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  • Will 2012 be the year American democracy dies?

    Will 2012 be the year American democracy dies?
    Who's buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, among others. And they're doing much of it in secret. It's a perfect storm -- the combination of three waves that are about to...
  • Spirited women honored for community activism

    Spirited women honored for community activism
    A growing media and resource company in the city is again shining a light on women who are making a difference in their communities, excelling professionally and offering their lives of service as examples for others to emulate. Monyka Berrocosa, founder...
  • Hopkins' Best Dressed Sale and Boutique funds hospital projects

    Hopkins' Best Dressed Sale and Boutique funds hospital projects
    Bargains fill the racks at the 45th annual Best Dressed Sale & Boutique this weekend in Baltimore. Every stitch has been donated to this high-end rummage sale that takes place in a cavernous carriage house, and all proceeds benefit Johns Hopkins Hospital....
  • Medical community seeks to increase use of donor breast milk in Maryland

    Medical community seeks to increase use of donor breast milk in Maryland
    LaQuasha Singletary was having a normal pregnancy until the day her blood pressure shot up and her vision blurred. The Pikesville woman was rushed to Sinai Hospital, where she delivered a 2-pound, 8-ounce baby boy named Caleb Lyles 10 weeks sooner than...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A caretaker is taken care of

    When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list. Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list. A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
  • Ruxton woman helps sick kids create happy memories

    Ruxton woman helps sick kids create happy memories
    Kim Meagher has always been generous with her time and volunteers with countless organizations, but as she began her work at Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House, she was struck by an Internet quote that spoke to the charity's mission. "I came across...