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  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
  • Airport Ordeal

    Airport Ordeal
    I feel naked. And naive.   Naked because I have no luggage, and naive to think my bag would have arrived in Port-au-Prince ten hours after bidding it adieu in Chicago.    It might get here tomorrow morning.   It might not.   No one here is in too much...
  • Viewpoint: Imperial Valley's connection to a devastated Haiti

    Viewpoint: Imperial Valley's connection to a devastated Haiti
    Haiti is still dealing with the devastating effects of the 2010 earthquake. Many individuals and organizations throughout the U.S. have committed their time and resources to ease the hardships in this devastated land. Imperial Valley Hope for Haiti was...
  • A Dream Realized

    A Dream Realized
    Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti

    Hudsonville Couple Still Helping To Rebuild Haiti
    Even before it was in the headlines, helping Haiti was on the hearts and minds of Nate and Brenda Yonker. Nate made the first trip there in 2006 to use his trade skills as a plumber to provide relief to poor areas. The next year, he took his wife...
  • Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress

    Two years later, Haiti's quiet progress
    Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
  • Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today

    Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today
    With the mountains of Hispaniola taking their toll, Tropical Storm Emily could degenerate into a tropical wave later today, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. The system already has weakened considerably and lost organization,...
  • Haiti quake victim's foot saved with radical surgery in Orlando

    Haiti quake victim's foot saved with radical surgery in Orlando
    Sometimes, out of tragedy come life-affirming lessons of hope and humanity. Take Eunice Francois' story. The 26-year-old Haitian missionary was at her parents' home outside of Port-au-Prince participating in a prayer group when her world came crashing...
  • Hurricanes and Haiti

    The expression "sheets of rain" meant nothing to me until I lived in Haiti. I used to sit on a terrace on a low hillside in Port-au-Prince and watch the progress of rainstorms as they descended on the capital. The city sat below me, palms waving in the...
  • Rush Limbaugh's farewell: Haitian aid

     
    by Mark Silva We noticed a note today that Glenn Beck, the FOX News commentator, will be the keynote speaker at next month's summit of the Conservative Political Action Committee. Replacing the black-shirted Rush Limbaugh on that stage. We've also......