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  • 'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win

    'The Culture War' -- a battle the GOP can't win
    The argument is over and conservatives have lost. Some of them just don't know it yet. That's the takeaway from the remarkable events of last week wherein the states of Indiana and Arkansas executed high-speed U-turns -- we're talking skid marks on...
  • Where journalism history is concerned, John Bartlow Martin's name has merit

     Where journalism history is concerned, John Bartlow Martin's name has merit
    It is unlikely that most of the dozens of journalists who walked away with Peter Lisagor Awards at Friday night's ceremonies at the Union League Club could tell you much, if anything, about Lisagor, who was the late Chicago Daily News Washington bureau...
  • Selck settling into new role at Loaves & Fishes helm

    Selck settling into new role at Loaves & Fishes helm
    When the time came to find a new leader for Loaves & Fishes Community Services, the Naperville nonprofit's board of directors wound up keeping things close to home. Applications for the top job at the social services agency came in from near and far...
  • Geremy Davis Trying To Make Giant Impression In N.Y. Camp

    Geremy Davis Trying To Make Giant Impression In N.Y. Camp
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The running play went to the right, and Geremy Davis, the former UConn wide receiver and sixth-round draft pick of the Giants, was lined up to the far right. As the play unfolded under a baking sun at the Giants' practice...
  • Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters

    Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters
    Diversity lacking in ad On Monday, I watched a visit Florida-type commercial on television and noted the lack of diversity. Everyone in the commercial was white. The state of Florida is truly multicultural in population and in tourists; yet the appeal...
  • Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

    Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
    Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92. Wright, who had been living in a nursing home in Fort Worth, died early Wednesday morning,...
  • Campaigns amid the ashes of unrest

    Riots can bring out the best in politicians -- and the worst. The Watts riots in Los Angeles 50 years ago, among other civil disturbances of that period, led President Lyndon B. Johnson to pass the Fair Housing Act of 1968. They also led him secretly...
  • Letters: Stormwater program; Gullible citizens; Establishment; Crownsville study

    Letters: Stormwater program; Gullible citizens; Establishment; Crownsville study
    Stormwater program The April 6 Anne Arundel County Council public hearing on a bill to phase out the county's stormwater program filled the council chambers with Riverkeepers, residents, property managers and environmental representatives. The crowd...
  • Cada vez son menos las cenas de Estado en la Casa Blanca

    Cada vez son menos las cenas de Estado en la Casa Blanca
    WASHINGTON - Una cena de Estado en la Casa Blanca siempre ha sido una de las invitaciones más codiciadas en Washington: el ambiente glamuroso, las personalidades con esmoquin o vestido largo, la comida preparada por la cocina más famosa del país. Pero...
  • 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...
  • 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...