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  • Embrace all children as 'ours'

    Embrace all children as 'ours'
    How can we stop the cycle of poverty in neighborhoods like Sandtown? One step Americans can take is to try regarding the black kids in the ghetto, the Hispanic kids in the barrio, and the Native American kids on the reservation as "our kids." Their problems are our problems.
  • Getting into the act

    Getting into the act
    May is Older Americans Month, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Older Americans Act into law. That led the way for the formation of Carroll County's Department of Aging in 1972, which has evolved into...

    Increasing penalties for safety violations will save lives

    Increasing penalties for safety violations will save lives
    A page of history may well be worth a volume of logic. So here is a page of history about suffering and death on America's highways and one big reason why it is still happening today. In 1966, after intense press coverage of auto safety problems and of...

    Review: 'The League of Outsider Baseball' by Gary Cieradkowski

    Review: 'The League of Outsider Baseball' by Gary Cieradkowski
    Graphic artist Gary Cieradkowski created the "Infinite Baseball Card Set" after his father died before the 2009 World Series. The cards were an homage to their shared passion for the game and, especially, to their fascination with obscure players: those...

    City rioting evokes memories of 1968 unrest

    City rioting evokes memories of 1968 unrest
    Watching televised scenes Monday night of looting, burning and rock-throwing in Baltimore brought back memories for Jewell Chambers. The West Baltimore resident was a young reporter for the Afro-American newspaper the last time the city saw a similar...