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  • Mike Satz, Broward State Attorney

    Mike Satz, Broward State Attorney
    Last week: A salute to State Sen. Jeremy Ring, who is championing a bill in the Florida Legislature to help career prosecutors and public defenders pay off student loans. Starting pay for such lawyers is around $40,000, but many young lawyers have law...
  • Project Homeless Connect providing services for needy

    Project Homeless Connect providing services for needy
    Robert Taylor says problems with alcohol cost him his job as a city laborer four years ago. He quit drinking, but without a permanent source of income or place to stay, it's been difficult for him to get back on his feet. He's held a few odd jobs, but...
  • About Tom Shea

    About Tom Shea
    In 1979, Tom Shea founded Florida’s first outplacement firm, which became one of the original units of Right Management.  As CEO of Right’s Florida/Caribbean Region, he heads six offices statewide and in Puerto Rico.  Now in over 50 countries,...
  • I'll pay extra for the backpack that won't sing

    Parenting can be an assault on the senses, from the effluvia of the diaper pail to the torture of bare feet on a rug strewn with Legos. But nothing tortures a parent suffer more than the musical assault of the Childhood Industrial Complex. When I was a...
  • New housing program in Balto. Co. aims to shorten shelter stays

    New housing program in Balto. Co. aims to shorten shelter stays
    Tana Poff ran out of cash soon after arriving in Baltimore County from York, Pa., hoping to start a new life. The pregnant 23-year-old was working at the checkout lane at Food Lion, but her part-time wages weren't enough. "It didn't work out the way I...
  • Program approaches suburban homelessness as fixable condition [Editorial]

    To be without a roof over one's head — homelessness — is usually considered the nadir of poverty in America. To many, it implies not only a lack of money, but the exhaustion of options, the end of the rope, dereliction. But there's another...
  • United Way hotline a resource for furloughed workers, those with Obamacare questions

    United Way hotline a resource for furloughed workers, those with Obamacare questions
    Furloughed government workers in need of social services and individuals with questions about Obamacare can call the United Way of Central Maryland's 211 hotline to get help. The free hotline is available to connect those in need to connect to food...
  • Beware of Affordable Care Act scams

    Now that a big part of the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) has gone into effect, there's an unfortunate development -- a new crop of scams that fraudsters have come up with in order to secure unauthorized use of your personal information. You...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA FESTIVAL What does rap magnate Jay Z do to follow up last year’s Budweiser Made in America Festival, which brought two days of 30 top......
  • Ravens notes: Will roster trend continue for Ravens draft picks?

    Ravens notes: Will roster trend continue for Ravens draft picks?
    With the Ravens needing to cut down their roster from 75 to 53 by Saturday at 6 p.m., there will undoubtedly be some anxious moments for many players over the next two days. However, recent history suggests that the 10 members from the team’s 2013...
  • Are employee associations unions?

    Against a backdrop of skirmishes between Costa Mesa's organized labor and its conservative council majority is a kind of war on words. On one side is Mayor Jim Righeimer and his supporters, who in an effort to save the city money say they're fighting...