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Brewpubs and beer drinkers could benefit from recent legislative measure

What's better than going to your favorite brewpub to drink a cold glass of craft beer? Taking it home with you in a bottle.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 07:19am EDT

Tags: CNS, beer, Brewing, Sarah Tincher

Maryland lawmakers crack open official state sandwich legislation

From the official state bird, the Baltimore Oriole, to the official state dessert, the Smith Island Cake, Maryland has just about every state symbol covered. But that's not enough for some lawmakers who for the second year in a row are trying to add one more "official" to the pile: a state sandwich.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 07:31am EDT

Tags: crab, soft-shell crab sandwich, CNS, sandwich

Wanted: A few more women aviators

More than 100 years since the first woman earned her pilot's license, there is still a significant gap between the number of women and men involved in aviation.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 08:52am EDT

Tags: CNS, aviators, Women

Wild college mascots in danger

As March Madness approaches, college mascots are busy getting ready for excited fans, tailgating students and historic games. But their wildlife counterparts aren't so lucky.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 08:57am EDT

Tags: mascot, mascots, CNS, University of Maryland

Are Maryland crab cakes the real deal? Seafood labeling could pose problems for restaurants

Marylanders -- lawmakers included -- take their crabs very seriously, which prompted a legislative proposal that would let residents know when their "Maryland style" crab cakes aren't the real deal.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 12:58pm EST

Tags: crab, crabcake, CNS, Maryland, food, crab cake

Television revenue the main difference between values of Orioles and Nationals

The Baltimore Orioles were dubbed a billion-dollar franchise in October by business and financial website Bloomberg News, which would make it the most valuable non-football professional sports franchise in D.C. and Maryland.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 08:34am EST

Tags: Orioles, nationals, CNS, revenue

With climate change, Maryland state insect could be forced to move north

Climate change has become synonymous with melting glaciers and blazing summer months, but there is one very small casualty of global warming that isn't front page news: butterflies.

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 07:44am EST

Tags: CNS, Maryland, butterflies, climate change

Maryland and D.C. among worst for food allergies

Food allergies in children have risen 50 percent since the late 1990s, with Maryland and D.C. having some of the highest rates in the country. And no one knows why.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 09:57am EST

Tags: allergies, Food allergies, allergy, CNS

Bird Friendly coffee takes flight in Maryland

Bird Friendly coffee -- grown and processed with the aim of protecting the habitats of migratory birds -- is gaining popularity, with some Maryland retailers embracing the environmentally conscious brew.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 12:29pm EDT

Tags: Bird Friendly coffee, coffee, birds, CNS, Capital News Service, Maryland, Maryland retailers