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Michael Collins

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  • Baltimore's bottle tax is a bad idea

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seems to think raising the container tax on soft drinks is creative ("Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike," Nov. 14). Just keep taxing the average Joe out of Baltimore. Is that a really good plan? Here...
  • Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak

    Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak
    Old Town Laurel's oldest resident, one who stood silent witness to the birth of our country, the creation of our town and the growth of the modern world, has died. On Nov. 18, the 250-year-old champion willow oak, located at Park Place on Talbott Avenue...
  • The New Irish Heroes

    Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen.  Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
  • Conaway should be held accountable

    City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway now admits she signed papers stating that her primary residence is in Baltimore County ("Councilwoman Conaway drops $21 million libel suit," Aug. 2). If she does not live there, as she claims, why did she apply for a...
  • Funerary urns as modern art

    Funerary urns as modern art
    They may be cast in steel, assembled out of driftwood, machined on industrial lathes or hand-carved out of salt, but ultimately all of these urns have two common purposes: to contain and to heal. Rather than be burned, buried or sequestered in a...
  • $533 million Everglades land deal gets initial go-ahead

    South Florida water managers today gave the initial go-ahead to Gov. Charlie Crist's scaled-down, $533 million land deal for Everglades restoration. The South Florida Water Management District now must negotiate the final details with U.S. Sugar Corp....
  • Extension 720 Program Guide June 2009

    MONDAY, JUNE 1ST SOFT DESPOTISM, DEMOCRACY'S DRIFT Are you concerned about the United States drifting away from its core principles? Do you sense that many of western civilizations governments may be veering away from their classical liberal roots...
  • June 16 - Dr. Michael Collins

    June 16 - Dr. Michael Collins
    Blue Collar, Blue Scrubs A memoir from Dr. Collins' days as a construction worker to his entry into medical school. Appearing: Tonight 7:00 p.m. Indian Prairie Library 401 Plainfield Rd. Darien (630) 887-8760 To purchase a copy of the book: Blue...
  • Apollo 11 Astronauts Pitch Mars Mission

    Apollo 11 Astronauts Pitch Mars Mission
    The first astronauts to walk on the moon are now aiming for a new destination: Mars. On Monday, The Apollo 11 crew will be at the White House to be honored by President Barack Obama on the 40th anniversary of their historic landing. And they plan to...
  • Senior water officials flying at taxpayers' expense

    Senior water officials flying at taxpayers' expense
    Aircraft used to manage water supplies from Orlando to the Keys also give rides to high-ranking public officials, flying at taxpayer expense. Trips by the South Florida Water Management District's governing board include flights with only one passenger,...
  • South Florida Water Management District spends tax dollars at lavish resorts

    South Florida's top water managers, advisers and staff have spent more than $219,000 in five years on overnight meetings at resorts from Key Largo to Walt Disney World, billing the public for rooms and receptions, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel has found....