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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2013
Saying climate change is already underway, a panel of scientists is urging Maryland officials to plan to accommodate rising seas of up to 2 feet along the state's shoreline in the next 40 years — and perhaps nearly 6 feet by the end of the century. In a report to be released Wednesday and commissioned by Gov. Martin O'Malley, the group of 21 scientists from Maryland, Virginia and other mid-Atlantic states said recent, more sophisticated studies suggest that sea level is rising faster than forecast just five years ago. With 3,100 miles of bay and ocean coastline, Maryland is vulnerable to a rising sea level, experts say. The state has 450 facilities and about 400 miles of roads and highways in low-lying areas that could experience flooding aggravated by climate change, according to state officials.
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BUSINESS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Staff Writer | October 7, 1992
Five companies with operations in Maryland received awards yesterday at a conference sponsored by the Maryland Center for Quality & Productivity and the American Society for Quality Control.The companies that received the awards were Bausch & Lomb Eyeware Division in Oakland, IBM Corp. -- Federal Systems Co. in Gaithersburg, Maryland Plastics Inc. of Federalsburg, Perdue Edible Oil Refinery in Salisbury and McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. of Seabrook.The Bausch & Lomb division, received the Senate Productivity Award for Manufacturing.
SPORTS
January 3, 2003
The number 814 Career assists by UM's Steve Blake, who is 21st all-time and fifth in ACC history. He said it "If you try to rush the game, it won't come to you. Let the game come to you." Ryan Randle, Maryland center
SPORTS
April 22, 2012
In an interview with Capitol Hoops, Maryland center signee Shaquille Cleare talked about playing with his future Terps teammates at the Capital Classic on Saturday.
BUSINESS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Staff Writer | October 7, 1992
Five companies with operations in Maryland received awards yesterday at a conference sponsored by the Maryland Center for Quality & Productivity and the American Society for Quality Control.The companies that received the awards were Bausch & Lomb Eyeware Division in Oakland, IBM Corp. -- Federal Systems Co. in Gaithersburg, Maryland Plastics Inc. of Federalsburg, Perdue Edible Oil Refinery in Salisbury and McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. of Seabrook.The Bausch & Lomb division, received the Senate Productivity Award for Manufacturing.
NEWS
By Amanda Yeager, ayeager@tribune.com | December 6, 2013
The objects displayed on a shelf in the depths of UAV Solutions' headquarters in Jessup might look like toys, out of context. To the untrained eye, the plastic doodads - some thick, some thin, some glossy, others matte, and in a variety of subdued colors, like black, brown, tan and white - could be sandcastle molds, toy submarines - maybe DEVO hats in conservative hues. The reality is much more practical: They're parts of engines, circuit boards, radios. And each was printed by one of the company's 3D printers.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 4, 2014
Robert V. Hess, who turned his experience as manager of a disabled veterans thrift store into a career as a homelessness solutions expert, died of liver cancer Dec. 24 at his home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The former Perry Hall resident was 57. After working in Baltimore for 25 years, he held top posts in Philadelphia and New York, where he was commissioner of the Department of Homeless Services. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Bernard Lawrence Hess, a city schools psychologist, and Barbara Ann Neumeister Hess, a DuPont manager.
NEWS
May 10, 1991
As part of the campaign to enhance productivity and quality, the U.S. Senate has established the U.S. Senate Productivity Award.The award will honor organizations that have significantly improved productivity.The categories for competition include manufacturing, service andsmall businesses.The selection process will be handled by an independent committee, established by Maryland Sens. Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski, in cooperation with the Maryland Center for Quality and Productivity.
FEATURES
February 7, 2000
The Maryland Center for the Book has named Sun staff writer Rafael Alvarez the winner of its first Rising Star Award. The award, which honors a Maryland writer showing exceptional literary promise, will be presented May 12 at the Maryland Library Association's annual conference in Towson. Alvarez, a lifelong resident of Baltimore, is the author of "The Fountain of Highlandtown," a collection of short stories, and "Hometown Boy," a collection of his articles for The Sun. His latest book, "Orlo and Leini," is the six-story saga of a Baltimore junkman and his tormented Greek lover.
SPORTS
By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2012
Berend Weijs was a favorite of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon. It's not that the 6-foot-10 center was a top scorer. But he was affable, worked hard in practice and was a shot blocker. Weijs had an eventful two years. He played under two coaches - Gary Williams and Turgeon - and has witnessed the recent departures from the program of Terrell Stoglin, Ashton Pankey and Mychal Parker. Forward Hawk Palsson, who left before last season to play overseas, was also part of the class that entered with Weijs in 2010.  Point guard Pe'Shon Howard, who is trying to come back from knee surgery, is the only class member remaining with the Terps.
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