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  • Texas courthouses make endangered list of historic sites

    Texas courthouses make endangered list of historic sites
    The endangered list keeps growing and growing: the California condor, the Asian elephant, the Texas courthouse... You read right. This week, 70 Texas courthouses made the list of endangered sites put out by the National Trust of Historic Preservation....
  • Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

    Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
    The American Library Association awarded Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively, on Sunday during the ALA's annual conference. Enright was recognized for her novel, "The...
  • Q&A: Rapper Killer Mike insists he's a 'nice guy'

    Q&A: Rapper Killer Mike insists he's a 'nice guy'
    Despite his intimidating name and his forceful, cinderblock-to-the-chest flow, Atlanta rapper Killer Mike (aka Michael Render) insists most of his days are filled with laughter. "I've been out on the road with El-P and eXquire and all the crews are...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Oh, I believe in yesterday

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: Oh, I believe in yesterday
    MAYBERRY, N.C. -- Former sheriff Andy Taylor died here last week. Mayberry is in mourning. Sheriff Taylor was one of the last links to another, simpler time. Before there was a traffic light or drive-through banking here, before we got our first...
  • At 5-4, point guard carries sky-high dreams

    At 5-4, point guard carries sky-high dreams
    Jaleesa Armstrong grew up with the sound of her three older brothers constantly bouncing their basketballs throughout the family's Englewood neighborhood home. The sound — which was different on the living room carpeting; different on the...
  • How much weight does Jesse Jackson Jr.'s illness deserve in the scales of justice?

    How much weight does Jesse Jackson Jr.'s illness deserve in the scales of justice?
    If you think that Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mental illness explains away all his bad behavior, you may need treatment for an excessively mushy heart. If you think his mental illness explains absolutely nothing, you are suffering from a heart made of nails....
  • Jackson Jr.'s 'promise' turns pitiful

    Jackson Jr.'s 'promise' turns pitiful
    Even by the jaded standards of Illinois politics, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s spending spree with his campaign cash sounds breathtakingly shameless, partly because it sounds so senseless. Back in the early 1980s, his father, the Rev. Jesse L....
  • Rosa Parks gets a 'forever' stamp for her 100th birthday

    Rosa Parks gets a 'forever' stamp for her 100th birthday
    If you're going to make "forever" stamps, it's hard to go wrong by invoking Rosa Parks' long-lasting legacy. On Monday, the United States Postal Service began to issue their new Parks stamps -- called forever stamps because their rates never change -- to...
  • The tide of Islamophobia

    Today, the Maryland Conservative Action Network (MDCAN) is hosting a daylong conference in Annapolis entitled "Turning the Tides." Those scheduled to attend include Republican state Dels. Nic Kipke and Neil Parrott, Frederick County Board of Commissioners...
  • Girls Basketball Notebook: Weaver Team Has A Solid Starting Five

    Girls Basketball Notebook: Weaver Team Has A Solid Starting Five
    Weaver may have lost Kenya Stewart to graduation, but the Class M champion Beavers still have a few more Stewarts — namely Kenya's two younger twin sisters, Alyssa and Amanda. "I've got a solid five," Weaver coach Wendell Williams said. "My...
  • How Republicans win in 2016

    Last week's column was all about why certain of us (49 percent nationally) continue to identify with the party of individualism and free markets. This week, a related topic: what it will take to increase that 49 percent to 51 percent in 2016. First,...