| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Once again, there won't be much national interest in the 2012 federal election results here in Maryland next month.
President Barack Obama, who carried the state by 25 percentage points four years ago, is a cinch to capture the state's 10 electoral votes...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:19 PM
My husband and I are just off a long weekend soloing with the Fabulous Mikey, perhaps the cutest 21/2 -year-old grandchild in the universe. And the smartest, too.
After he was safely returned to the care of his mother — with no new scars or...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:11 PM
More so than her words about George Zimmerman getting away with murder, I was taken aback at the sight of Juror B-29.
"She's black," I said to my daughter.
Indeed, Juror B-29 could be any one of my four daughters, my sister, my mother, my aunts...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Fox59 News has learned that Public Safety Director Frank Straub is seeking support of the Fraternal Order of Police to settle a lawsuit filed by black police officers claiming discrimination in IMPD promotions practices.
The lawsuit dates back to...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The mayoral race is taking a bilingual turn in the week leading up to the election.
There are currently two advertisements airing on WSYW 810 AM and WEDJ FM Radio Latina Indianapolis. The stations are considered sister stations. According to the General...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:30 AM
What is the Latino experience? Honestly, I’m not sure.
Being born to a Mexican-American father with roots in Brole and Imperial by way of Sonora and Durango, Mexico, and a white mother of Scottish, German and Dutch descent raised in the Midwest...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Monday, April 9 is the statewide voter registration deadline. If you are new to Indianapolis or have recently moved or changed your name, you need to update your registration records by the deadline. Plus, 17-year-olds who will be 18 on or before November...
| Jan 18, 2012
There are now more people age 65 and over in the United States than ever before, and this group is increasing at a faster rate (10,000 per day) than the general population.
The only state that showed a decline in the 65-and-older demographic was Rhode...
| Jan 27, 2013
"What's in a name?" inquired Shakespeare's Juliet. A good question. After all, Broward County by any other name would still be Broward County. Yet, there's a certain logic in changing Broward to Fort Lauderdale County in order to give the area greater...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:48 AM
WASHINGTON -- As a new Congress convenes, it has become an unquestioned truth among Republicans that their party has as much of a mandate as President Obama because voters returned them to power in the House.
The mantra has been intoned by John Boehner,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
A specter is haunting the Congressional Black Caucus, the specter of integration. It is discomforting enough that the now 43-member CBC has included a Republican since 2011, when Florida's Allen West became the first Republican to join the CBC since 1997....