June 3, 2013
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May 30, 2013
Harford County government's green star for the third quarter was awarded to Denise Carnaggio, deputy director of the Office of Economic Development, for reducing and rethinking with technology. Sometimes it's difficult to realize the effort that goes into managing a records repository. In addition to the careful attention to detail required for documents to be categorized and filed correctly, a lot of time and work goes into tracking down files, moving storage boxes, making photocopies and destroying documents whose retention period has expired.
May 28, 2013
On Wednesday, I was fortunate to have attended Medea Benjamin's talk on drone warfare at the Pratt Library. It's time Americans began to understand and speak out against the misuse of this technology. There is no basic problem with unmanned aerial vehicles, but their deployment and purpose needs far more oversight. How fortuitous President Barack Obama has begun the conversation ("Setting limits on drones," May 24). Mercifully, the CIA "fly-boys" are to be relieved of their drone duties.
May 28, 2013
Anne Arundel County firefighters didn't use a ladder to snatch a cat from a tree last week, but rather a thermal imaging device to rescue a kitten inside the wall of a Glen Burnie apartment. Fire department officials said members of Station 26, in South Glen Burnie, responded to the 8000 block of Nolpark Court in on May 24 after getting a call about the possibility of a cat stuck inside the wall of an apartment. Firefighters arrived and said they heard a faint noise sounding like a cat meowing.
May 26, 2013
These two programs will meet for the third time, but this will be their first matchup in the NCAA tournament. Stevenson has won the previous two contests in this series, including a 12-11 overtime victory on Feb. 12. The No. 4 Mustangs (21-2) have won 10 games in a row and have not dropped a game since April 9. They rank third in Division III in faceoff percentage (69.3 percent) courtesy of junior Brent Hiken and sophomore Sam Wyatt, who rank fourth (71.7) and seventh (67.7), respectively, in individual faceoff success.
May 24, 2013
Republicans and Democrats appear to agree on at least one thing: that the United States is facing a STEM (science, technology engineering and math) crisis. In his most recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared that he wants to "reward schools" that focus on STEM classes, for they are "the skills today's employers are looking for to fill jobs right now and in the future. " And as far to the other end of the political spectrum as you can get, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas deemed May 6-12 to be the first ever "Celebration of STEM Education Week in Texas.