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Listen, Whitey!: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 By Pat Thomas (Fantagraphics), 192 pages, $39.99. Without the rich cultural heritage of African-Americans, life in the U.S. would resemble Rachel Carson Silent Spring: A dead zone, the...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Greenwich Village, Pete Seeger
Having spent my career working to address the burden of disease in disadvantaged communities in central Maryland, I appreciated Del. Jim Hubbard and Hannah Pingree's op-ed ("Hold chemical companies to account," June 4). Maryland needs to be doing more...
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The Reducers have been on an indefinite hiatus. That’s just one thing more to admire about one of the greatest rock bands in the history of Connecticut. Oh, we like to jump up and down when a local act leaves town and gets big, our friends in other...
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Six elementary schools have been added to the prestigious Maryland list of Blue Ribbon designees after they were recognized as the highest performers and for raising achievement of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Interim state Superintendent...
Tags: Worcester County, Students, Science, Whitehall, Education
DEP ReleaseThe Department of Environmental Protection has begun its annual live, 24-hour webcast of a nesting pair of peregrine falcons living on a ledge on the Market Street side of the Rachel Carson State Office Building in Harrisburg. Three cameras chronicle...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little behind this morning, so we're going to dispense with the formalities and instead will dive right into a quick countdown of the Top 5 stories making news this 18th day of......
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekAttendees at this afternoon's inaugural session of the new Independent Fiscal Office got a one-word answer to that question this afternoon: "Yes," quipped Tom Jackson, an economist with Global Insight, the world-controlling firm that's been providing...
The lessons of MyanmarRe "As many as 200 Myanmar monks arrested in raids," Sept. 27 I feel there is a lesson for all Americans to be learned by what is happening in Myanmar. That country was stolen from the people by the army. America is also being...
With the challenges of feeding a rapidly growing global population, farmers are looking for new seed traits that can improve yields, withstand extreme weather, and provide greater end-user value. Brazil, where regulators are steadily approving new biotech...
We applaud Sen. Ben Cardin's courageous opposition to the pesticides bill now before the U.S. Senate ("Cardin opposes break on pesticide," July 4). This proposal would cancel the Environmental Protection Agency's permit program limiting the amount and...
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