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For most people, snow days are spent relaxing and having fun. For two Baltimore friends, Thursday's snow day offered an opportunity to earn a little extra cash.
Possibly the biggest snowstorm of the season has already shut down airports in Charlotte and Atlanta, but it won't be long before the weather wreaks havoc on regional airports as well.
It's not Valentine's Day without roses, but will snow keep all those flower orders from being delivered? At Bell Flowers in Silver Spring, the answer is no way.
A more acidic bay could make it more difficult for mollusks, such as oysters, to build their shells through a process called calcification. But it could help crustaceans, such as blue crabs, build their shells more quickly. This could disrupt the evolutionary balance of the two because blue crabs prey on oysters.
EarthBrew Compost founder Eric Steiner collects used coffee grounds from local Starbucks to make compost, cutting back on waste and preserving natural resources.
Lawmakers in the state capital are being asked to consider a new bill that would prohibit restaurants and markets from selling mislabeled seafood, and require labeling of the origins of crabmeat.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources ice breakers hit the frozen waters around the Chesapeake Bay to open up the channels for area watermen who've been frozen out of business since the sub-freezing temperatures hit the area.
With their close proximity to the federal government, Maryland hotels have been hit especially hard by the reduction in government travel spending.