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Volume xviii, Issue 20 ~ May 20 - May 26, 2010

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This Week’s Features . . .

If Time Was Money ...

After nine years, Don Hooker compiles the Bay Blues Festival’s greatest hits and biggest catastrophes

For the Love of Luca

A little boy gives you a big chance to fight childhood cancer

Dock of the Bay

Hey, Hey, Hey, Get Out of My Way: The Blue Angels’ support plane, Fat Albert, has a few tricks up its wings ...

Wanted: Local Food for Gov’s Barbeque: Team up now to serve Maryland’s best …

One More Reason to Love Chocolate: Dark chocolate has a chemical that helps your brain fight strokes …

This Week’s Creature Feature: Feathering their nests everywhere

Sporting Life

by Dennis Doyle

The Bay’s Other Great Filter

Scooping up suspended plant matter and algae, a typical menhaden filters seven gallons of water a minute.

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Sky Watch

by J. Alex Knoll

Identifying the unidentified

Look low in the west after sunset for your own UFo

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by Mark Burns

Robin Hood

As a classic, this one is outfoxed even by Disney’s animated version. But it is a bold take on the origins of the hero, with plenty of action.

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Bay Gardener

by Dr. Francis Gouin

Your Sycamores Are Not Dying

But thanks to sycamore anthracnose, they are suffering and won’t fill out until this summer.

Bay Reflections

First Date Blues

How the Bay Blues Festival helped me ditch the blues?

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