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Baltimore Sun reporterThe faces of the Haitian disaster arrived Wednesday aboard the Navy hospital ship Comfort as a procession of earthquake victims, looking lost and scared, staggered off helicopters or strained to look up from their stretchers while corpsmen carried them...
Sun reporter"How old are you, Sister?" The question brings a sly smile to the face of Sister Agnes Barbara Hettel. "I'm 92," she replies. "I'm one of the young ones." That's an inside joke. And David Snowdon gets it. Probably only God knows more elderly nuns....
Sun StaffMayor Martin O'Malley, with one hand on his guitar and the other on a cell phone, juggled his City Hall duties with his devotion to Irish music yesterday, attending St. Patrick's Day Mass in a historic church, singing with his Celtic rock band at a...
Tags: Maryland, Fells Point, Long Term Care, Government, Holidays
Sun StaffDr. Stephen H. Pollock has one order for the two heart attack patients he treated yesterday at St. Joseph Medical Center, after their efforts to dig out of the snow nearly killed them: Put away the shovels. "I did tell them that they may never shovel...
Sun Foreign StaffFirst of two parts SOWETO, South Africa - It's morning in Soweto. Minibus taxis rattle along the streets, jarring residents awake with their blaring horns. Smoke rises from the coal fires burning in the overcrowded shacks of squatter camps. Children in...
Sun StaffCompanies that set up out-of-state corporations to avoid Maryland taxes will begin paying at least $38 million a year into state coffers under a bill that will go into effect without Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s signature. Ehrlich announced last night...
Sun Staff"Start spreading the news," the singer wails. "I'm leaving today. I want to be a part of it: Leisure World, Leisure World." A wave of gray and white heads floats past the band. Light bounces off the spangled dresses and sparkling jewelry of women...
Sun StaffAs Joseph Palcyznski neared the violent end he had predicted, two women loomed largest in his life: the one he asked to marry him and the one who gave him birth. Tracy Whitehead was 20 when she met the man she knew as "Joby." She was older than his...
Sun StaffLt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend pledged yesterday to help relieve senior citizens of the "crushing financial burden" of prescription drugs, unveiling a plan to give steep discounts to 200,000 Marylanders who don't have private coverage. Townsend's...
YESTERDAY, IN what used to be the basement of a department store, a prosecutor named Patricia Deros called 106 minor criminal cases - drug possession, trespassing, theft, perverted practices, rolling dice for money - in Early Disposition Court, the one...
Tags: Defendants, Theft, Punishment, Court Administration, Illnesses
Goldie Robinson withdrew from friends and family before she finally vanished in June. While relatives and co-workers tried in vain to reach her, someone sold 78-year-old Robinson's car and bought another car and a van in her name, South Daytona police...
Tags: Osceola County, Employees, Stock Broking, Orlando, Vehicles
As people age, the senses through which they come to know the world often deteriorate, altering what they can see and hear. In turn, that changes how older people function and interact with others, sometimes with unfortunate consequences. Seniors may...
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