Baltimoreans have their own stories of Cummings, a civil rights advocate and towering presence in Maryland and national politics whose devotion to his city and its people endured until his death Thursday at age 68. His constituents mourned his death after awaking to the news — some calling into radio stations in tears, while others reflected on the loss his death represents to the city, state and country.
Staffs pick of the week for the Humane Society of Carroll County. Give a friend a forever home. Humane Society Of Carroll County 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158, Reach them at 410-848-4810 or www.hscarroll.org, Baltimore Humane Society 1601 Nicodemus Rd. Reisterstown, MD 21136410-833-8848 or www.bmorehumane.org, Adopt a Homeless Animal Rescue or www.aaha-rescue.org (email firstname.lastname@example.org) and Double Dog Dare Rescue, www.doubledogdarerescue.org