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  • Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate

    Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declined to fund a proposed East Baltimore job-training program backed by an influential community group, sparking a war of words over whether City Hall is doing enough to help the unemployed. The interfaith coalition...
  • Westboro to Reimer: The word of God will not be silenced [Letter]

    Susan Reimer's raging is in vain. ("Is the death of Westboro Baptist leader Fred Phelps cause for celebration?" March 21.) Pastor Fred Phelps preached a faithful gospel to this generation, and he was the soul that The Lord our God used to teach the...
  • Monday night ministry reaches racetrack workers

    Inside the hushed contours of the racetrack kitchen, deep in the cloistered, hardscrabble world of the backstretch at Laurel Park racetrack, every head was bowed. The Rev. Segundo Mir, who pastors a mostly Spanish-speaking flock at First Baptist Church of...
  • Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many

      Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many
    Mary E. Parker's schedule was full in her final days, her calendar lined with appointments as people young and old asked to spend an hour with her to talk, laugh, cry, pray and learn. At age 94, there was no slowing down for the diminutive great-...
  • Families of faith: An answer to foster children's prayers

    Families of faith: An answer to foster children's prayers
    Two years ago, Bill and Margaret Coyle opened the door to a social worker and opened their Orlando home to Conner. The 2-1/2 year-old blond-haired Energizer bunny with brown eyes was in desperate need of a safe place to crash. And the Coyles were...
  • Fred Phelps: Satan's servant

    My parents taught me never to speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Fred Phelps, who died last week at the age of 84, I think they would have made an exception. The man, who will be referred to in this column without the modifier "reverend,"...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Greenbrier Christian girls blank Denbigh Baptist in soccer

    Girls soccer: Greenbrier Christian blanked Denbigh Baptist 3-0 in one of the few games played Tuesday amid the wintry mix of precipitation around Hampton Roads. Boys lacrosse: Robbie Berndt scored six goals as Norfolk Academy beat Christchurch 14-7.
  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84. Q:...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Kecoughtan 6, Hampton 3, 10 innings GLOUCESTER 12, PHOEBUS 2 Phoebus 200 00 -- 2 4 3 Gloucester 360 12 -- 12 13 0 WP: Jordan Harvey. LP: J. Voris. Standouts: Phoebus, C. Ward 1-2 (double, 1 run, 1 RBI); Gloucester, Derek Poole 1-4 (2 runs),...
  • America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes

    America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes
    Only a decade ago, Christian social conservatives were a commanding force in American politics. They helped elect one of their own, George W. Bush, to two terms. They were a cornerstone of a GOP coalition that appeared to hold a permanent electoral...
  • This week's list of athletic events and makeup dates that are available

    Here are the area's high school events from Tuesday through Saturday with makeup dates where known: TUESDAY, JAN. 28 BOYS BASKETBALL Nansemond River at Heritage, Feb. 12 Denbigh at King's Fork, Feb. 11 Lakeland at Phoebus, Feb. 12 Woodside...