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  • Guest Column: Placing blame won't help Baltimore

    Guest Column: Placing blame won't help Baltimore
    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...
  • Bernie Sanders, abortion and racial interaction: Letters

    Bernie Sanders, abortion and racial interaction: Letters
    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...
  • Izaak Walton League Center renovation expands services for Elgin residents

    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...
  • Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted

    Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted
    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...
  • Orlando launches mortgage-free housing development for veterans

    Orlando launches mortgage-free housing development for veterans
    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,...
  • Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    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...
  • Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?

    Jennifer Rubin: What's Marco Rubio's secret?
    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...
  • Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card

    Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card
    Libertarian ascendance 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...
  • Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary

    Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary
    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....
  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    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...
  • Republicans take aim at the poor

    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....