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  • How can we afford First Lady's trip to Africa?

    I don't get it ...the United States is in extreme debt and getting higher every second. Yet Michelle Obama and daughters are apparently enjoying their travels in Africa. ( "Aids Activists Share Plight With First Lady" June 24.) The plight of AIDS will...
  • Why fighting AIDS in Africa is absolutely in our interest

    Thomas McDonough of Towson, asks if U.S. taxpayer dollars sent to fight AIDS in Africa are not better used right here in Baltimore or Detroit, at least for now ("African AIDS money better spent at home," June 25). Senora McGuire of Dundalk deplores the...
  • Honor Independence Day by helping returning veterans

    The president's announcement of the start of Afghanistan troop withdrawals marks a new phase in the war on terror. No group of Americans will be happier about the reduction of forces in harm's way than our service members and their families. And whether...
  • First lady announces restaurant chain's plan to cut calories, sodium

    — First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years. Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
  • Annual food drive looking for healthy donations

     Annual food drive looking for healthy donations
    Harvest for the Hungry will kick off its annual food drive this week with an emphasis on collecting healthy food donations. The organization's 26th annual food drive will run March 3 through 10. This year the group is partnering with United Way of...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Take a kitchen break and support area youth fundraising efforts with good food

    Local youth will be preparing some good eats as a way to do some fundraising for their respective organizations. Why not take a break from cooking and enjoy a homemade meal prepared by local youth – all while supporting great causes. The St....
  • Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics

    Review: 'VEEP' shines a hilarious light on often dim-witted world of politics
    "VEEP" is the kind of series that separates HBO from almost every other channel or network making television these days. It takes great risks, dares to break new ground, includes some of the most imaginative artists working in the arts and aims for...
  • New Miller library branch prepares to open learning garden

    New Miller library branch prepares to open learning garden
    The new Miller library branch in Ellicott City will open its Enchanted Garden next weekend, an outdoor learning space that will be one of the few nationwide to be owned and tended by a public library. The space, which will offer classes and activities...
  • Doctors group says no junk food for the Obamas

    Doctors group says no junk food for the Obamas
    First Lady Michelle Obama is on a mission to get our kids to eat healthy, but every now and then she is known to indulge on a cheeseburger or other food that is not so good for the body. A few years ago she made a lunch run with staff to a Five Guys...
  • On beauty, with Susan Heydt

    On beauty, with Susan Heydt
    What makes a person beautiful? Susan Heydt doesn’t answer that question with “cosmetics,” which might be odd coming from a woman who makes a living as a makeup artist. For her, beauty is on the inside, and makeup is about how a person...
  • Veterans battle with the calendar

    Veterans battle with the calendar
    — First, a reality check: Almost nowhere but at a meeting of the Justin Bieber fan club would a 30-year-old, let alone a 22-year-old, be considered old. In the age-skewed world of elite athletes, though, swimmer Brendan Hansen and gymnast Nastia...
  • Morgan hosts White House forum on concerns of African-American community

    Morgan hosts White House forum on concerns of African-American community
    A senior White House adviser outlined President Barack Obama's initiatives to make college more affordable and provide assistance to small businesses during an African-American policy forum at Morgan State University on Friday. Valerie Jarrett, a...