| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Imagine this television commercial. A man in a suit sits at a small table surrounded by adorable children.
“Which is better,” he asks. “Borrowing billions from China to spend on an ineffective government program, or spending a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Alcee L. Hastings represents his native state of Florida by serving as Congressman for District 20, which includes parts of Broward, Palm Beach, and Hendry Counties. Congressman Hastings was first elected in 1992 and is currently serving his 11th term...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Man, do we still have some work to do.
It seems that in the 2010 decade, every time humankind takes a step forward, someone does something — calculated or spontaneous — that drags the whole lot of us back a few steps.
For every Nobel-...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Ana Dominguez of Hagerstown has had her 2-year old son, Kevin, on the Early Head Start waiting list since he was less than a year old.
As a parent who is working and going to school, she said finding somebody to take care of him during the day has...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Head Start of Washington County Inc. has laid off some staff members and is enrolling fewer children for the upcoming school year due to budget cuts as a result of sequestration, according to Executive Director Paul Pittman.
The organization, which...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:44 PM
There's still a month before the local school year begins, but the Anchorage School District is starting a special project to narrow the academic gap between pre-kindergarten Alaska Native boys and their fellow students.
With Alaska Native boys...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Just five states will spend less per capita than Michigan to get the word to uninsured residents about how to enroll for medical coverage under the federal health care law starting this fall.
Michigan's $5.7 million in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:16 AM
SEATTLE (AP) — The lawyers who represent poor people charged with federal crimes across the country say they already face an unfair fight when they head into court against the resources of the Justice Department — and that's only going to...
| Jul 7, 2013
Cindy Beard is the North Central Region RSVP/Foster Grandparent Program director.
If you need a reason to get up in the morning and fill your time with something that is infinitely rewarding, give the Foster Grandparent Program a call. There's a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The Baltimore County state's attorney's office will determine whether to pursue charges against a Lansdowne man in the death of a 16-month-old girl who was left in a hot truck for four hours Friday.
The medical examiner's office ruled that Sybriya...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The state has 10 days to pass a new budget before the end of the fiscal year.
Last week the House passed a $28.3 billion spending bill. The Senate Appropriations Committee was reviewing it Thursday. Will Dando, chief of staff for Sen. Rich Kasunic, D-...