| May 4, 2015
| 6:01 AM
Who's to blame in Baltimore? As the smoke clears and debris-filled streets are put back in order, fingers are pointing.
Some will blame the community. They will wonder at the futility of poor, black Baltimoreans burning and looting their own...
| May 2, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Is Sanders a contender?
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will compete with Hillary Rodham Clinton and TBA for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders is a serious politician. He is a thoughtful public servant who has studied the issues and can...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 4:59 PM
By the end of May, renovations to the basement of the Izaak Walton League building at 899 Jay St. should be finished, meaning the space will be ready in time to host, for a first time, a summer lunch program for children run by Elgin's parks and...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 12:42 PM
To save millions of dollars in compensation and ease streamlining of store operations on base, Department of Defense officials are weighing a plan to convert the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to a non-appropriated fund activity, which could reduce...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:29 PM
It's just a stretch of sparse grass in Parramore, but in the months to come it will be the site of a three-bedroom, two-bath house that Army veteran Keon Madison and his family will call home.
It'll be energy efficient, environmentally friendly,...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 12:55 PM
Tallahassee melted down last week.
I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction.
But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:54 PM
More than other 2016 presidential entrants, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., seems to have positively affected, even excited, Republicans. Ross Douthat writes, "Rubio more than most candidates fits the way most Republicans want to think about their party and...
| Apr 23, 2015
Roger Schaffer believes he has discovered a new danger to the Republic, "Radical libertarians" (The Capital, March 31). Our social equilibrium seems to be threatened by such supposed evil influences as the tea party, Ayn Rand...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:40 PM
HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the Human Services Department unanimously was approved by a Senate panel Thursday. But Acting Secretary Ted Dallas did not get through the first leg of the confirmation process unscathed....
| Apr 21, 2015
| 1:04 PM
A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads...
| Apr 22, 2015
With their war against gays and lesbians in ruins, Republicans have turned their attention to an old standby: The poor. Gays and lesbians may have rich friends to advocate for them, but who cares about the poor? They are easy targets.
Florida State Rep....