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May 25, 1995
One often hears older generations bemoaning the current crop of teen-agers as undisciplined, self-centered and disrespectful, but we are more hopeful.After all, haven't adults always believed that the youth of their day are 10 times worse than when they were young? Now, as then, we have troubled kids and kids who cause trouble.But we also have plenty of kids who work hard in school, help out at home and know the meaning of manners. And, once in a while, we find a young person who goes far and above what's expected of any good citizen, child or adult.
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By Jessica Evans and For The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2014
The ladies are back from the Sunshine State and instead of bringing sunshine to New Jersey they brought storms.  Teresa G: Teresa G is obviously still dealing with her mortgage fraud case. Teresa, Melissa, Dina and Amber all go to a spa to debrief about the Florida trip. They tell Teresa how other Teresa is upset with her for continuing to spread the rumor about Rino sleeping with his mother-in-law. Later when Dina brings up the issue again to Teresa G, Teresa G doesn't want to apologize for something she didn't do and says she has too much on her plate to get invested in someone else's drama.
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April 2, 2014
Q: I've seen amber necklaces for babies that are intended to ease teething pain. Does this remedy work? Is it safe? A: Infants and toddlers are developmentally primed to put objects of curiosity into their mouths, so pediatricians worry about small objects that could enter the respiratory tract and cause breathing difficulties or choking. Vendors of the necklaces claim that Baltic amber contains succinic acid, which when released in response to body temperature, they purport, has analgesic benefits.
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By Jessica Evans and For The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
It's still wintertime in New Jersey and the Garden State ladies can't wait to escape to Florida. But first, drama must happen before they go to paradise. As always, Teresa G. is staying strong for her girls during this difficult time and wants to keep life as normal as possible. In the car on the way to school, older daughter Gia tells Teresa G. how proud she is of her, and how she is staying strong for the family. So many feelings! After Gia is dropped off, Teresa G. tells younger daughter Audriana, who is also in the car, about how Gia is a great big sister and how mommy and daddy are going through some difficult times.
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By Vida Roberts and Vida Roberts,Sun Fashion Editor | August 13, 1995
Jewelry and talismans made of amber have been highly regarded ever since man and woolly mammoths roamed the earth together. Amber is not a stone, but the petrified resin of pine trees that flourished as many as 40 million years ago.Flora and fauna -- trapped in the sticky substance -- have been preserved in amber in detail, and it is these pieces that are prized by collectors and connoisseurs. The prospect of keeping in touch with ants, dragonflies and plants that date from the time of the dinosaurs is only part of the appeal of amber.
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By Jean Leslie and Jean Leslie,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 2, 1996
ON NOV. 20, Amber Schnaath of Ilchester Elementary School rode to school in high style.A firetruck from Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department picked her up at home and drove her to school, honking the horn to alert her fellow students to her arrival.Sparky the fire dog accompanied her, and Amber received a commemorative medal as a souvenir.Amber was the winner of a drawing at Cider Mill Farm in Elkridge and the unusual ride to school was the prize.Deep Run artistBev Riling, parent volunteer at Deep Run Elementary School, is planning for an artist in residence to be at the school in the winter.
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By Patricia Chargot | March 22, 1999
In "Jurassic Park," some scientists found a chunk of amber, a hard, yellowish substance formed millions of years ago from pine tree resin. It was a fossil with a dead mosquito trapped inside.The mosquito had lived during the dinosaur age. It had bitten a dinosaur and drawn some blood. The blood contained dinosaur DNA, which the scientists used to create a real dino.Amber comes from northern Europe. The largest amber supply comes from the Baltic Sea, which borders Denmark, so the Yak went to visit.
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By JODY K. VILSCHICK | December 18, 2005
Signs stipulating mandatory headlight use went up recently along Route 32, between Route 108 and Interstate 70. That generated many comments, and the Nov. 20 Traffic Talk discussed this new safety measure for that stretch of road. Lee Nelson wondered, however, how this affects vehicles with daytime running lights. "My question, which would apply to any of the locations you mention that display `mandatory headlight area.' How does the law define headlight use?" she wondered. She said that both of her vehicles have daytime running lights.
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,katherine.dunn@baltsun.com | November 20, 2008
Amber Womack finished off her Eastern Tech soccer career with a sensational three-goal performance in the state Class 2A girls final. Unfortunately, she and her teammates had to settle for the runner-up trophy when River Hill won the title on penalty kicks. The senior forward, an All-State first-team selection, finished the season with 13 goals and is now looking forward to basketball season. She plans to play soccer in college and is considering Grambling, Tampa and Loyola, among others.
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By Debbie M. Price and Debbie M. Price,SUN STAFF Sun researcher Andrea Wilson contributed to this article | June 8, 1997
In a Sunday Arts article about amber artifacts at the Smithsonian, the time of the early Baltic amber trade was stated incorrectly. The initial flourishing was around 3100 B.C.The Sun regrets the error.WASHINGTON -- There's a very strange creature inside this chunk of amber. The tiny little body is curled a bit like a scorpion's tail. But wait, there's a round head, big eyes -- and a face, for crying out loud.It's an itty-bitty space alien.What's going on?Francis Hueber, curator of paleobiology for the National Museum of Natural History, has them going there for a minute.
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By Jessica D. Evans and The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2014
Oh my, Jersey! This episode was so drama-filled I ' m going to get straight into it. Teresa:  While shopping for a costume for Bobby's first responders party, the twins and Melissa tell Teresa's how Amber's husband didn't want to go to guys' night because he didn't want to associate with Joe. Later, Teresa gives ice cream to her daughters and Milania can ' t stop screaming. In her side interview, Teresa says how she use to be hot-tempered, but now she isn ' t. While she says this, the clip of her infamously flipping the table at Danielle in Season 1 played.
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By Lauren McEwen and For The Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2014
We pick things up in Dallas, where Sarah Newlin's sister, Amber, is cured and has a totally different outlook on life and sisterly love. Pam, Eric and Mr. Gus are trying their best to get info out of her, but Amber tells them that her sister no longer is Sarah; she's Numi. She's changed and she's also the antidote. That's when Mr. Gus gets really excited. If Sarah's the antidote, she's worth a lot of money. Amber should give her up for the cash. They try to remind Amber that Sarah is responsible for Hep-V, which killed her boyfriend.
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By Lauren McEwen and For The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2014
This wasn't the most exciting episode of “True Blood,” but it did what it could to move the story along. Trouble for Pam and Eric Eric Northman, still in his Texan cowboy disguise, stands dazed in the tunnel in which we left him last episode, vision wonky thanks to the Hep V. Still, he makes short work of a bunch of machete-bearing Yakuza members -- until a couple more turn up, holding Pam by the neck with a silver chain. Captured, they are taken to a Yakanomo Corp.
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By Jessica Anderson and Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | April 22, 2014
Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter and killed her mother, Bobbie Jo Cortez, 36. Virts was indicted Monday by a grand jury in Baltimore County on nine counts, including murder, kidnapping, attempted sexual abuse and other charges, according to court records. The murder charge alone carries a potential life sentence. No trial date has been set, but Virts is expected to appear in court for an arraignment hearing within 30 days.
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April 2, 2014
Q: I've seen amber necklaces for babies that are intended to ease teething pain. Does this remedy work? Is it safe? A: Infants and toddlers are developmentally primed to put objects of curiosity into their mouths, so pediatricians worry about small objects that could enter the respiratory tract and cause breathing difficulties or choking. Vendors of the necklaces claim that Baltic amber contains succinic acid, which when released in response to body temperature, they purport, has analgesic benefits.
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By Sandra Crockett and Sandra Crockett,SUN STAFF | July 1, 1997
On a sunny Saturday morning, a dozen teen-agers are slapping together bologna sandwiches in the small Glen Burnie apartment Amber Coffman shares with her mother, Bobbi.Every so often, there's a knock on the door, Amber yells "come on in" and a new face joins the mix. Rap music booms from a radio in Amber's bedroom as the friends dissect their favorite topic: their social lives."How do people know that I went out with him?" Amber asks.They just know.The conversation shifts to the "The Lost World," which Amber saw the day after it hit the movie theaters.
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