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  • Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism

    Witnessing A New Optimism In Journalism
    To mark the 250th anniversary of The Hartford Courant, Editor Andrew Julien made the following remarks at an Oct. 25 gala celebrating the event. The paper turns 250 Oct. 29. It's no big secret that it's been a rocky few years for us in the business of...
  • Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year
    A Howard County high school teacher who was raised in a family of educators and turned to the profession as a second career was named the state's Teacher of the Year Friday. Jody Zepp, 54, of Owings Mills, was born in Baltimore and grew up in...
  • Spanking Is Not A Clear Cut Issue For Every Parent

    It's time once again for me to clarify my position on spanking. I arrived at this reluctant conclusion because twice in the last week, I've been informed that I believe in it, which is not exactly true. The problem is that in today's anti-intellectual...
  • Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time

    Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time
    There are perhaps four speeches in American history that so electrified the public that they propelled their orators to the front rank of presidential politics overnight: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address of 1860, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of...
  • Conaway's willful ignorance

    Conaway's willful ignorance
    Del. Frank Conaway asks what his "rejection in [sic] the belief that man evolved from monkeys" has to do with his "service as an elected representative in the Maryland House of Delegates" ("Conaway: My views on evolution are not pertinent," Oct. 26)....
  • 2 questions to help teach kids responsibility

    Back in sixth grade, my teacher devised a system to keep our class in line. He divided a bulletin board into halves and wrote "Responsible" on one side and "Not Responsible" on the other. He put every child's name on a circle of paper and pinned the...
  • A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified

    A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified
    With John Deasy no longer in charge at the Los Angeles Unified School District, the school board needs a new superintendent who shares his passion for improving the lives of children in poverty, but not his adversarial approach or his refusal to listen to...
  • Ronald Reagan's words remain relevant today

    Ronald Reagan's words remain relevant today
    Monday marked the 50th anniversary of then-private citizen Ronald Reagan's landmark speech in behalf of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964. Reagan's remarks gave meaning to a campaign the establishment had said was a fool's errand, and...
  • L.A. tech economy is underrated, venture capitalist Peter Thiel says

     L.A. tech economy is underrated, venture capitalist Peter Thiel says
    The Los Angeles start-up economy seems destined to live in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered some fresh optimism to Los Angeles entrepreneurs and investors. The region's technology industry is...
  • Ned Yost maintains optimism heading into Game 6

    The journey began in the dead of night in California and ended just before morning broke across the Midwest. The Royals landed in Kansas City around 5 a.m. and most required an extra hour of transit before reaching their homes. About 10 hours later, the...
  • Controller's race adds drama to Board of Equalization makeup

    Controller's race adds drama to Board of Equalization makeup
    Despite overseeing more than $44 billion in yearly tax collections, California's Board of Equalization and the candidates on the Nov. 4 ballot for the wonky panel remain little known to most voters. That obscurity tends to drain political drama from the...