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  • Hunger pains

    Hunger pains
    In the first two weeks after Hurricane Sandy battered the Mid-Atlantic region, leaving millions without power, relief agencies provided an estimated 4.9 million meals to the victims — the equivalent of 150 tractor-trailer loads of food. That was a...
  • 'Lost' Renoir apparently stolen from BMA

    'Lost' Renoir apparently stolen from BMA
    A painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir that was recently rediscovered appears to have been stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1951. As a result of the discovery, the FBI has begun an investigation, and an auction scheduled for Saturday morning in...
  • Republicans are the ones to be ashamed

    Letter writer Ilene O'Connell says she "has never been more ashamed" of her country than she was on the evening of Election Day ("Ashamed of country that re-elected Obama," Nov. 8). She asks, "How can people ignore the doubling of the price of gasoline,...
  • In tough times, elected officials ignore the needs of the poor

    Some may be shocked by Steve Kilar's recent story highlighting the fact that one in four Baltimore residents live in poverty, and that many more struggle just above the outdated official poverty line ("Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4...
  • Obama bought the election with entitlements

    President Obama constantly speaks of rebuilding America's middle class, but by expanding welfare, Social Security and other entitlement programs he is actually building a lower class that is dependent on the Democratic Party for its survival. This type...
  • Let Columbia's poor eat overpriced organic?

    Recently, The Sun published on-line a bizarre story about professional low-income affordable housing advocates lobbying Howard County to include affordable low-income housing in the future high-end pricey Columbia downtown residential development area ("...
  • Obama's pattern of misinformation

    I thought it was just the liberal media (The Sun included) that suppressed information that could possibly impact voter decision-making. However, it is patently obvious the Obama administration itself did that with its foot-dragging and inept...
  • Share Your Blessings: Where to donate this holiday season

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help...
  • Letter: Including low-income housing in high-end Columbia makes little sense

    On Sept. 27, your papers published a bizarre story about professional low-income affordable housing advocates lobbying the Howard County government to include affordable low-income housing in the future high-end pricey Columbia downtown residential...
  • Romney's classic rich-guy mistake: Confusing wealth and virtue

    Romney's classic rich-guy mistake: Confusing wealth and virtue
    It was a clear sign the campaign has gone on too long when I had a dream about Mitt Romney a couple of nights ago. Other than the fact that the Romney summoned from my unconscious was sitting at a breakfast table with me and was willingly answering...
  • Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms

    Baltimore power outages dip below 53,000 for first time since storms
    As of 9:16 a.m. Thursday, according to BGE, power was out for 52,501 customers, and power was restored for 654,218 customers since the storm began. The breakdown is: 6,573 customers out of power in Anne Arundel County and 129,165 customers with power...
  • Food stamps help families with kids

    As an organization working to end childhood hunger in Maryland, Share Our Strength appreciates your editorial about the merits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food stamp recipients are the new welfare queens," Dec. 4). Three-...