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  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown

    Time for Boehner to cut his losses and end the government shutdown
    The current row over who's to blame for the latest government showdown brings to mind the story of the two men arguing on a street corner whether the world is round or flat. They agree to ask an amiable passer-by to settle the matter. He ponders the...
  • Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud
    A woman who ran an apparent bogus business in Glendale was arrested this week after she allegedly defrauded elderly victims who paid her to help them get Section 8 housing vouchers to avoid a long waiting list, police said. Naira Shakhmuradyan was taken...
  • Doctors operate on heart of a 25-week-old fetus [video]

    Doctors operate on heart of a 25-week-old fetus [video]
    A wire the width of a hair. A balloon just a few millimeters wide. A needle measuring 11 centimeters exactly.  These were the tools that a team of doctors in Los Angeles used to open up a narrow aortic valve in the heart of a 25-week-old fetus still...
  • Mayor picks new CHA chief

    Mayor picks new CHA chief
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday named a City Hall aide as the new Chicago Housing Authority chief, a day after the agency's CEO resigned. Emanuel nominated Building Commissioner Michael Merchant, an attorney and City Hall insider who has held his post...
  • Baltimore County's working poor aren't all criminals [Letter]

    Regarding your editorial against Baltimore County blocking affordable housing in Rosedale, my son has some college, works as an electrical journeyman and has held the same job for 10 years, has a credit score in the high 700s and owns his own car ("Just...
  • From the Boathouse: Make it a safe holiday on the harbor

    Ahoy! My radar is showing that Thanksgiving is closing in fast, and I cannot believe a year has sailed by already. Also, the day after Thanksgiving is the infamous Black Friday, when I batten down the hatches as the crazed holiday shoppers attack the...
  • Rosedale doesn't need another Section 8 housing development [Letter]

    While you are espousing about how terrible it is that Rosedale doesn't want low-income or Section 8 housing, you should look up Hollander Ridge ("Just saying no isn't good enough," Nov. 20). Hollander Ridge was also in Rosedale, at Pulaski Highway and...
  • Finding support for low-income housing [Letter]

    In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
  • Council ought to act in local residents' interests [Letter]

    I just want to comment on the decision made by Baltimore County Council ("Baltimore County Council rejects low-income housing project," Nov. 18). This council acted in the best interest of the residents of this community for a change. Baltimore County...
  • Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients

    Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients
    Tisha Guthrie applied for a housing voucher in 2004 when she became legally blind. After waiting five years for approval, she says, she still struggled for a long time to find quality housing. She had lived in one Mount Vernon apartment for a year before...