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  • Letter: Public subsidies are not to blame for health issues

    Regarding the June 14, letter commenting on New York's proposed ban on sodas ("New York Mayor Bloomberg's ban on sodas should be backed") my interest soon changed to destain when the author listed "public subsidies" a culprit to the obesity epidemic,...
  • Getting doctors to practice what they preach

    It's ironic that the year we, both new medical students, moved across the street from the nation's best hospital and began learning how to manage the health of others is the same year we stopped taking care of our own. It was a year of ups and downs....
  • Time for 'Occupy' to grow up

    Time for 'Occupy' to grow up
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his counterparts in several other cities may have done the protesters of the "Occupy" movement the biggest possible favor by kicking them out of the parks where they have erected tent cities for the last several weeks....
  • Tea party, 'Occupy' don't stack up with '60s protests

    Tea party, 'Occupy' don't stack up with '60s protests
    Once again, rage in the streets has captured the nation's attention, as it did during the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights revolution of the 1960s. Now it is the turn of the tea party and Occupy Wall Street movements. But the latter two have not...
  • 'New Year's Eve' drops the ball on good storytelling

    'New Year's Eve' drops the ball on good storytelling
    Let's hope your New Year's Eve is better than the movie titled "New Year's Eve." This hectic ensemble comedy has so many interwoven story lines and exudes so much synthetic good cheer that it leaves you feeling exhausted long before midnight strikes....
  • Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill

    Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill
    As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill. Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
  • Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner

    Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner
    I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
  • Maryland's mismanaged pensions

    Maryland's mismanaged pensions
    There are serious clouds over the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and the way the O'Malley administration has managed it. Consider the following: 1. The rate of return in the year ending March 31 was 3.18 percent, and the rate of return over...
  • Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital

    Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital
    At the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital there will be Xboxes and a basketball court for kids, sleeper-sofas for families, single rooms for all patients, an improved dining menu and extensive soundproofing. It's part of an effort to make the...
  • NYC mayor welcomes, presents gifts to 'Jet' Favre

     
    So Brett Favre was in New York for a press appearance that included mayor Michael Bloomberg. There were gifts and here's what Bloomberg gave the Jets' new quarterback: * Cheescakes from Junior's Cheesecakes. * A mass transit MetroCard with $4......
  • LB Pierce could be bigger loss to Giants in Burress mess

     
    If Plaxico Burress??? legal problems were confined to the wide receiver, the Giants could feel confident that their Super Bowl repeat aspirations weren???t too badly damaged when a gun that Burress reportedly was carrying in a club Friday discharged...
  • Former NY mayor riles Colorado pols with 'rural' gun remarks

    DENVER (Reuters) - Republican politicians in Colorado have slammed former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg for saying parts of the Western state that recalled two lawmakers last year over new gun laws were so rural they didn't even have roads. Colorado'...