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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | October 22, 1995
WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities confined thousands of inmates to their cells at the country's 70 low-, medium- and high-security penal institutions yesterday after prisoner uprisings at four institutions in different states left dozens of inmates and staff members hurt and caused millions of dollars in damage, government officials said.The uprisings at institutions in Alabama, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Tennessee were the most extensive in the federal system in years. Inmates set fire to mattresses, broke windows, threw chairs and hurled baseball bats in outbursts that seemed to ignite spontaneously.
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By Bill Daley and Bill Daley,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | September 29, 2004
Food manufacturers just love wasabi, using this Japanese rhizome (or cheaper American horseradish) to jazz up oils, mayonnaise, dressings, crackers, nuts and even jams. Those looking to experience the trend can find wasabi products in a variety of locations, from neighborhood supermarkets to fancy food stores and Asian markets. Here are some of the wasabi products to look for: Hime Japanese horseradish powder, $2.80 to $4 an ounce. This powder makes a green paste with a flavor as bold as its bright green color.
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By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2014
Police, fire and hazardous materials crews responded to Baltimore's Penn Station Monday evening after a white powdery substance was found on a train inbound from Washington. Baltimore Fire Capt. Roman Clark said the powder found on the 5:05 p.m. MARC train from Washington was tested and found to be non-hazardous. A conductor making an announcement in D.C. rapped a faulty microphone against a wall, causing the powder to fall. Hazmat crews were then alerted, Clark said. Officials did not identify the substance.
BUSINESS
April 7, 2002
Chapel Grove Winchester Homes has released nine single-family home lots with another 205 scheduled for release later in its Chapel Grove development in Odenton. The Anne Arundel County homes range in base price from $364,000 to $407,000. The community offers public water and sewer facilities as well as gas heat and is near the Crofton Golf Course and Park. Standard features include brick fronts, 9-foot first-floor ceilings, hardwood foyers and powder rooms, security systems and tiled master bathrooms with Jacuzzi-brand soaking tubs.
NEWS
September 3, 2000
Mexican sweet chocolate is a blend of ground cocoa nibs (the seeds of cocoa pods), raw (unrefined) sugar, and cinnamon. It should not be confused with "instant" drink mixes, cocoa powder or milk chocolate. Molded into small cakes, it is available at many supermarkets specializing in Mexican foods. Store dried polenta in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Use within 6 months of purchase. Cole's Cooking A to Z
NEWS
March 17, 2004
On Monday, March 15, 2004, HOWARD P. BRAY, beloved father of Shelly Calow (Michael), Andy Bray and the late Ricky Bray, son of Estelle M. and the late Harry Bray, brother of Suzanne, Anne and Paul. Grandfather of Patrick. Relatives and friends may call at the Borgwardt Funeral Home, 4400 Powder Mill Rd., Beltsville, MD., Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Service and Interment will be private
SPORTS
By Ray Frager | March 6, 2009
Cavaliers@Celtics 8 p.m. [ESPN] You figure these two teams very well could end up butting heads to decide who gets to the NBA Finals from the Eastern Conference. And have you noticed how LeBron James (left) is being called LBJ these days? Next thing you know, instead of tossing powder into the air before a game, he'll be picking up a dog by his ears.
FEATURES
By Nancy Byal and Nancy Byal,Contributing Writer | October 17, 1993
When you're out of an ingredient, improvise. It's more convenient than making a frantic trip to the store. Check your shelves to see if you can substitute other ingredients already on hand. To remember how, clip this handy chart and post it in a kitchen cupboard.Substitutes* 1 tablespoon cornstarch (for thickening) equals 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.* 1 teaspoon baking powder equals 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar plus 1/4 teaspoon baking soda.* 1 cup sugar equals 1 cup packed brown sugar, or 2 cups sifted powdered sugar.
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By Richard Simon and Mary Curtius and Richard Simon and Mary Curtius,LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 3, 2004
WASHINGTON - A powdery substance suspected to be the poison ricin was discovered yesterday in a Capitol Hill mailroom near the office of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, raising new fears of bioterrorism. Several tests found the white powder to be ricin, a potentially deadly toxin derived from castor beans, and additional tests were being conducted. At a late night Capitol Hill news conference, Frist, a Tennessee Republican, said the incident was being investigated as a crime. Frist, a physician who has written about bioterrorism, sought to reassure Capitol Hill staffers that all precautions were being taken.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2011
The unidentified substance found Wednesday on a Baltimore-bound Southwest flight was determined to not be a threat, a spokeswoman for the airline said. Hazmat and rescue crews from Palm Beach County investigated a "suspicious chemical powder" found on a Southwest Airlines 737 jet, determined the powder was not dangerous and then released the plane back into the airline's control, said Ashley Dillon. At about 7:30 p.m., the company was working to get the plane in the air and minimize the delay for passengers, she said.
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