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  • Stop playing politics with hunger

    One of the biggest pieces of business Congress has yet to resolve is the farm bill, legislation that has enjoyed bipartisan support for decades. Unfortunately, the process to reauthorize this crucial bill has taken a sharp and disheartening turn this...
  • Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores

    Maryland food stamp fraud alleged against Baltimore stores
    A federal grand jury indicted 10 Baltimore business owners or operators on charges of stealing nearly $7 million from food assistance programs by agreeing to debit cash for beneficiaries without selling food — then keeping a cut of the proceeds....
  • Young Afghan militants ready to die, eager to kill

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history. His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
  • Red Cross blood drive planned during Cal Ripken World Series

    The American Red Cross and the Cal Ripken Youth Baseball Division are teaming up to host the inaugural Red Cross Day Blood Drive during the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen on Aug.17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Each donor will receive a coupon for a...
  • Joel Brinkley: A costly effort in Afghanistan

    They're stealing from our people who are trying to help them and killing our soldiers who are trying to train them. And when called on it, they say we are lying. It's probably no surprise that I'm talking about Afghanistan. But a new U.S. government...
  • Joel Brinkley: 'Zero Option' might be best option in Afghanistan

    For American forces in Afghanistan, this should be the last straw. It started in early July, when President Obama was once again so furious with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that for the first time he began talking about the so-called "Zero Option" --...
  • Pamela Anderson talks training for N.Y. Marathon to benefit Haiti

    Pamela Anderson talks training for N.Y. Marathon to benefit Haiti
    Pamela Anderson is running in the New York City marathon in November to help raise funds for Haiti. Now if only the streets of New York were lined with sand and everyone were required to wear a red swimsuit ... The former "Baywatch" babe, 46, has...
  • John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network

    John "Jock" T. Menzies III, founder of aid network
    John T. "Jock" Menzies III, chairman of The Terminal Corp. and founder, president and chairman of American Logistics Aid Network, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being injured in an accident at his Arnold home. He was 69. Mr....
  • Manager: Damage from fatal stand off likely $100,000+

    Manager: Damage from fatal stand off likely $100,000+
    As the investigation continues, we are getting a better look at the damage left behind by the 32-hour fatal stand off. Brent Davis, the co-owner and manager of Southlake Village Apartments has only gotten a view from the outside as the investigation...
  • Blood donations way down: American Red Cross issues plea for donors

    Blood donations way down: American Red Cross issues plea for donors
    Vacations and school being out have cut in to needed blood donations. The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because fewer donations than expected were...
  • Apartments re-opened following standoff

    Apartments re-opened following standoff
    Weekend Update: Residents of all three buildings involved in last week's standoff have been allowed back home.  That is, with the exception of those whose apartments were damaged by police activity.  The manager of the apartment complex says six...