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1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. My career began in the mid-1990's as a teacher in the Baltimore City Public School System. I then served a year in AmeriCorps...
Senator Ben Cardin's fight to protect EPA authority over pollution discharge permits controlling many of the pesticides in our waterways ("Cardin Leads Fight Over Pesticides," July 3) is critical to the health of the Chesapeake Bay and to all of us who...
— First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years. Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
IRVINE — The City Council has approved a $250,000 master plan to build the Orange County Great Park Museum of Heritage & Aviation. The Orange County Great Park Board Corp. had approved the plan in December. The museum will commemorate Marines...
Tags: Physical Conditions, Human Interest, Health
Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and other members of the congressional "supercommittee" created by this summer's federal deficit ceiling law are charged with making a plan to reduce the federal budget deficit. That's a daunting task. But as new Census...
One-hundred percent proficiency no laughing matter To the editor: This letter is not about Tim Rowland saying, "Schools are chasing results that are flatly unobtainable." Nor is it about the editorial pronouncing some children "incapable of...
Re. "Editorial: Newport should ban smoking in parks, (Editorial, July 17): "We generally cringe when government noses its way into civil liberties." This is the best editorial I have ever read in the Daily Pilot or its big brother, the Los Angeles...
The persistence of poverty in Baltimore is disturbing. It is even more so when one looks deeper into the official data. The 2010 American Community Survey (ACS) estimates that 25.6 percent of Baltimore's population "for whom poverty status is determined"...
FOX 17 NewsWhat to do When Your Kid Isn't Invited (Source: CNN.com) Olivia Nakamura can still remember the neighbor who always hosted a barbecue in his front yard for his son's birthday party. He'd invite all the kids on their suburban Seattle block, except her son...
A statewide gathering of school superintendents celebrated a landmark court settlement in Anchorage on Thursday. “It’s a historic time,” said Mike Hanley, the state commissioner for education. “This settlement is great for our...
Tags: Petroleum Industry, Sean Parnell, Finance, Judges, File Sharing
The South Dakota Voices for Children's Bridge to Benefits website has been updated and now includes new eligibility requirements for benefit programs. Programs include Energy Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly food stamps),...
Parents have long understood that noisy toys are hazardous for their nerves, but this year a consumer advocacy group is highlighting the threat they pose to children's health. On Tuesday, in advance of the annual holiday shopping rush, the Illinois...
Tags: Lisa Madigan, Hospitals and Clinics, Consumers, Family, Toys
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