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Maryland WeatherThere is a storm in the forecast for Baltimore. The National Weather Service says we have a 60 percent chance for precipitation on Sunday as another storm crosses the southeastern U.S. and tracks up the coast. This time, with temperatures in......
It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream. That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about. Buford has a new job,...
When he heard the president's words last Monday, Norm Kent said he jumped out of his chair and threw up his right fist as if "Giancarlo Stanton had just hit a home run in the bottom of the ninth for the Marlins." Carole Benowitz said, "I had goosebumps....
WASHINGTON -- My inner Pollyanna was basking in blissfulness, rolling in the hay of righteous rhetoric, backstroking through the sunny sibilance of aspiration. Drunk, apparently, on alliteration. It was a perfect day. Cold but not freezing. Crowded...
Hagerstown Community College will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Celebration Monday, Jan. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kepler Theater. The celebration will begin with a musical performance by the New Joy Fellowship Seventh-day Adventist...
When Jim Smoote II completed his quilt, called "Obama 44," in time for an exhibition that opened in Washington for the 2009 presidential inauguration, he expected that the exhibit — like others he'd been involved in — would travel widely to...
Hope all is well. It was a lovely January weekend, for sure. Wouldn’t it be nice to think that spring is here? Oyster supper set for Saturday The Rohrersville Ruritan will hold an oyster, ham and turkey dinner Saturday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. The...
Aldon Morris is a Northwestern University professor who has accompanied busloads of students traveling from the school's Evanston campus to Chicago's Far South Side, passing through areas where President Barack Obama once stomped as a community organizer....
A letter to my daughter, Natalia: When Barack Obama was sworn in as president four years ago, I watched on the frigid National Mall with 1.8 million others after taking a long bus ride from South Florida. I stood next to an elderly woman from Fort...
South Bend TribuneEvery year around Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January, we start hearing about King’s best-known speech, delivered during the 1963 March on Washington. We all know and have heard many times the vision of racial equality so beautifully expressed...
At the risk of being branded a one-trick pony, I launch into this week's column. Last week, in this space, I pondered the self-imposed chains that continue to shackle black America. Today, I revisit that theme. As the father of two, and uncle to, an...
Tags: Father's Day, Jesse Jackson, Bill Cosby, Politics, Black History
The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross is planning blood drives in the days ahead. On Wednesday and Monday, Jan. 14, blood donors can visit Red Cross headquarters on Conrad Court in Hagerstown. Wednesday’s drive runs from...
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