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  • As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'

    As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'
    WASHINGTON -- As the Senate passed the immigration reform bill, a protester dressed in a blue cap and graduation gown stood up in the visitor gallery and chanted, "Si se puede!" Other activists dressed in turquoise and orange shirts joined in with the...
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • Social work career is about giving back to the community

    Social work career is about giving back to the community
    Who:  Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
  • Unequal outcomes

    Unequal outcomes
    It may seem paradoxical that even as more black and Hispanic students attend college, America's system of higher education is becoming more racially polarized and unequal, with whites far more likely to graduate, earn advanced degrees or find good jobs...
  • La Cañada attorney dies of lung cancer

    La Cañada attorney dies of lung cancer
    Attorney Michael Thomas O’Callaghan, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who was active in many local organizations, died last week in Pasadena. He was 49. O’Callaghan passed away on Aug. 12 after a long battle with lung cancer, his sister,...
  • A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race

    A Baltimore face for Baltimore's race
    For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • Howard E. Chaney, state health official

    Howard E. Chaney, state health official
    Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist

    On the Town: Zontians welcome an inspiring journalist
    While members of the Zonta Club of Burbank themselves make for a roster of inspiring women who, in myriad ways, have contributed to the betterment of Burbank and the surrounding area, the organization’s monthly dinners have a history of presenting a...
  • Howard student says community college path helped her grow by degree

    Howard student says community college path helped her grow by degree
    Howard Community College student Katie Dunklee won't name the four-year school — her top choice — that turned her down for admission out of high school, but nowadays she doesn't lament the rejection. In fact, to hear the Elkridge resident...