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  • Manchester Head Start To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    Manchester Head Start To Celebrate 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Anniversary
    MANCHESTER — A 50th anniversary celebration for Manchester Head Start is set for Saturday in Northwest Park. President Lyndon B. Johnson announced Project Head Start in 1965. In the first year, more than 500,000 children were enrolled, including...
  • What if Bernie Sanders pulls a Eugene McCarthy?

    A white-haired senator from a Frost Belt state, a one-time writer with a social-justice streak, an unlikely yet powerful energizer of young people. This year, it's Bernie Sanders of Vermont. In 1968, it was Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota. Sanders's bid for...
  • 'The Astronaut Wives Club' review: A splashy summer soap

    'The Astronaut Wives Club' review: A splashy summer soap
    More than 30 years after "The Right Stuff," Philip Kaufman's 1983 movie based on Tom Wolfe's tome devoted to the Mercury 7 space program, "The Astronaut Wives Club" seems like inordinately fertile material for a primetime soap. Essentially a slow-motion...
  • Time capsule returns to Massachusetts Statehouse cornerstone

    In an elaborate ceremony steeped in tradition, a time capsule dating to 1795 was returned Wednesday to the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse, with a set of 2015 U.S. mint coins and a silver plaque added to its contents for a future generation to...
  • New Britain's Alton Brooks, 93, To Be Honored Saturday

    NEW BRITAIN — When Alton Brooks got a job at the Landers, Frary & Clark factory in 1942, the assignments for a black worker were always the worst in the factory. "You'd be an assistant in the foundry. You'd work with the hot metal, doing a lot...
  • Fathers, here's an economist's guide for raising savvy kids

    Fathers, here's an economist's guide for raising savvy kids
    As Father's Day approaches this Sunday and dads all over America prepare for the one day out of the year when no one is allowed to look at us as if we are stupid, I thought it might be helpful to share some insights that younger men could use to raise...
  • The socialism behind Baltimore's Opportunity Collaborative

    The socialism behind Baltimore's Opportunity Collaborative
    Regarding your recent story on regional solutions to Baltimore's problems, as usual there was no mention of the role personal responsibility plays in alleviating poverty or of the primary issues of unwed mothers, absent fathers and poor parenting ("A...
  • Politicians' foundations not new

    The Clinton Foundation has received significant attention lately with former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's interest in becoming president. The foundation was set up soon after former President Bill Clinton left office in 2000. It...
  • What was it like to be 'Stalin's Daughter'?

    What was it like to be 'Stalin's Daughter'?
    "Why is it that I cannot find my own right way?" Svetlana Alliluyeva asked herself in 1986. She had rejected the confining privileges of being Joseph Stalin's daughter when she defected from the Soviet Union in 1967, writing to the son and daughter she...
  • Almanac

    May 19, 1915 Louis Chevrolet, the French-American daredevil auto driver, has returned to the automobile racing game after an absence of five years. Chevrolet until 1910 was considered one of the country's premier pilots. In the Vanderbilt of that year...
  • Announcements: South county rabies clinic, 'Jumping the Broom' and more

    Rabies clinic Owensville Primary Care, in partnership with Anne Arundel County Animal Control and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, will hold a summer rabies clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. June 14 at its parking lot, 134 Owensville Road in West...