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  • Mitt Romney has much more important things to talk about than his taxes

    Mitt Romney has much more important things to talk about than his taxes
    To call Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a "mad dog," as Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank did, is an affront to the canine community and those suffering from legitimate mental illness. Mr. Reid was completely sane when he spread hearsay about an...
  • Abell community holds its annual street fair

    Abell community holds its annual street fair
    Three artists, two of them octogenarians and the other half their age, were among a group of artists sharing a booth on a cool fall Sunday afternoon at the annual Abell Street Fair Paul Moscatt, 81, who lives in the 3100 block of Abell Avenue, where...
  • Quadriplegic receives computer to help with everyday tasks

    Quadriplegic receives computer to help with everyday tasks
    Shawnice Singletary was driving in Northeast Baltimore in May when someone pulled up next to her car at an intersection and fired a gun at her. Bullets slammed into her face and neck. At the Johns Hopkins Hospital emergency department, doctors saved...
  • Romney charity is admirable, not manipulative

    The article you published on Sept. 22, "Romney paid 14% of income in taxes in '11," implies that Mitt Romney "manipulated" his taxes by making charitable donations. Never once did you mention that the Romneys gave 30 percent of their income to charity...
  • Poverty line doesn't begin to cover those who need help

    Thank you to Dan Rodricks for his recent column "Our official national lie" (Aug. 8), which highlighted the discrepancy between the federal poverty line and what real families can actually afford. A recent study by Feeding America, the nation's largest...
  • Catonsville rec program's new leader has paid her dues as volunteer

    For 15 years, Saundra Owens worked during the day at Social Security Administration, came home to make 60 sandwiches for the kids at the after-school program she ran at a local church, then went to coach basketball until 10 p.m. The kids in the...
  • Sarbanes wants to encourage grassroots funding of campaigns

    Money's influence on politics has long been a problem, one that politicians needing cash to fund their campaigns have not had much incentive to solve. U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, a Towson Democrat who represents part of Howard County, is hoping to change...
  • Group rallies to paint, landscape house of man with ALS

    Group rallies to paint, landscape house of man with ALS
    The North County community just came up with its own version of the popular television show "Extreme Makeover." Friends of Michelle and Matt O'Reilly, of White Hall, spent several weekends transforming the outside of their 134-year-old house from cracked...
  • Is U.S. aid to Syrian rebels helping al-Qaida?

    Is U.S. aid to Syrian rebels helping al-Qaida?
    A recent intelligence leak confirms something that regular readers of this column already know: that the Obama administration has officially authorized covert support of local "rebel" groups, through government agencies like the CIA, with the goal of...
  • County Council member holds Back to School Extravaganza

    Prince George's County Council member Mary Lehman will hold a Back to School Extravaganza Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at High Point High School, 3600 Powder Mill Road, in Beltsville. This free event, open to District 1 families, offers free...
  • Maryland Food Bank hands out food to hundreds affected by Sparrows Point shutdown

    Maryland Food Bank hands out food to hundreds affected by Sparrows Point shutdown
    The Maryland Food Bank said it handed out food Wednesday to hundreds of families affected by the mass layoffs at Sparrows Point. About 2,000 workers lost their jobs after RG Steel filed for bankruptcy in late May and idled the Baltimore County steel...
  • Cool baby clothes, warm hearts fuel Baltimore start-up

    Cool baby clothes, warm hearts fuel Baltimore start-up
    Why are cool-looking baby clothes so hard to find? That's the question that led two local fathers of young children to launch Charm City Babies in July. The company makes and sells onesies with clever messages and vintage sensibilities, and donates one...