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  • Highland: County school bus schedules hit the Web Aug. 15

    It's getting close to the start of yet another school year. Just a few short weeks and our kids will be back with their teachers, learning, asking questions, hitting the books, doing homework, rushing to extracurricular activities — all those things...
  • Barack Obama: America's liar in chief

    President Obama has the talent to say things that are demonstrably false and make them sound not only plausible but inspiring. When asked a couple of weeks ago whether he thought the Supreme Court would uphold ObamaCare as constitutional or strike it down...
  • Barely Loafing in Las Vegas, Part 2

     
    Still hanging out in the desert with a Horse with No Name. Actually, it???s a rented Kia Sportage. It has been almost two weeks here in Las Vegas on vacation (shattering my own personal record) observing the World Series of......
  • Foodies on food stamps

     
    From Whole Paycheck to Whole Food Stamp.There's provocative story in Salon headlined, "Hipsters on food stamps." Subhed: "They're young, they're broke, and they pay for organic salmon with government subsidies. Got a problem with that?"The story happens...
  • Baltimore rocks (... and raps ... and scats)

    Did you know Tori Amos received a citation from the Mayor of Baltimore for a song about the 1980 Orioles? Or, that before Tupac Shakur was "West Coast," he was "East Coast" and a student at the Baltimore School of the Arts? Baltimore has been home to a...
  • Possible candidates

    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • Black students sent away

    Those who know the story first-hand have dwindled to a precious few. For more than 40 years, Maryland taxpayers paid for the graduate education of hundreds of African-American teachers, lest they breach the walls of segregation at the University of...
  • Explaining infant's death a difficult task for police

    As Baltimore County investigators take a fresh look at the unexplained death in November of an infant boy whose mother has since been charged in her other son's death, experts say such mysteries can be tough to unravel. The key to finding answers in...
  • Mere words can't erase those images

    Image accomplished. The mission may be awaiting final resolution, but the Iraq War has now delivered what could become its signature image, a Kodak Moment of creepiness that shows a hooded Iraqi seemingly wired for electro-torture by American military...
  • Respected doctors confront a tragedy

    Dr. Solbert Permutt is a giant in the world of lung research, a gregarious, outspoken 76-year- old professor with the enthusiasm of a teen-ager, a flamboyant taste for large bow ties and a history of teaching generations of doctors at Johns Hopkins...
  • Should UIC, University of Hawaii stay in race for Obama library?

    The University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Hawaii should be proud to be included among the four semifinalists to be the site of President Barack Obama's presidential library, as announced last week. But the next phase of this competition...
  • Allowing blood donations from gay men could help save over a million lives: U.S. study

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase the amount of available blood by hundreds of thousands of pints (liters) each year and save more than a million lives a year, a California study showed on Friday....