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  • Around Town: Happy 89th birthday to Hy

    Hy Vego turned 89 this week and one of the week’s highlights was a party in his honor La Caņadans Paul and Reva Dietz held the party. Hy is Reva's dad. The invitations announced “no gifts, please” and informed invitees that our...
  • Rebel Rebel

    Rebel Rebel
    Ever the tough guy, even Marlon Brando would have been delighted by the new unexpectedly feminine direction being taken this summer and fall by that staple of macho menswear, the biker jacket. The mercurial actor, who died in 2004, became an eternal...
  • Norway tragedy should make us look inward

    What a tragedy that has occurred in Norway, all because someone sees no value in "multiculturalism," a word that is defined also by religious tolerance and racial equality. This makes me reflect upon our own country and some of the racial comments I...
  • Education Matters: Still carrying the victims' scars

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • United States can erase debt, if it backs off overseas war, and aid

    Common sense tells us all that we can't spend more than we bring in — as individuals, as a people, or as a government. Sooner or later, debt will have to be paid in full, or our country will simply collapse as a nation. It's that simple.  Is it...
  • Futility in Afghanistan

    When 30 American servicemen were killed last week in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, it raised anew whether our efforts there are worth the cost, and whether they are achieving anything. Here's another reason for doubt: Many Afghans firmly believe we...
  • Jameel T. Freeman, specialist in U.S. Army, killed in Afghanistan

    Baltimore native Army Spc. Jameel T. Freeman was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, military officials said Friday. He was 26. He is survived by his wife and two children, said his longtime friend and martial-arts instructor Del Ali Rawlings....
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • Renaissance Institute teachers know their history

    As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections. Their own histories are fascinating, too. Leibovitz's...
  • Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest

    Baltimore Book Festival 2011: Tales of Mobtown boom, bust and bigotry energize fest
    Among hundreds of books sure to be embraced or argued about at this weekend's Baltimore Book Festival, one potent group narrative leaps from the pages of the schedule. A string of tenacious writers are presenting new or reissued books that chronicle...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...