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By Jerome H. Skolnick | June 21, 1995
:TC WITH ALL the hoopla about affirmative action, the public is scarcely aware of a federal program that discriminates against blacks. You could look it up -- but not under the "affirmative action" heading. Instead, check out the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986, which mandates a minimum 10-year sentence for anyone convicted of selling 50 grams or more of crack cocaine or possessing that amount with the intent to sell. By contrast, dealers in powder cocaine have to be convicted of selling 100 times the amount of crack to trigger the same penalty.
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April 24, 1991
Maybelline has introduced Shades of You, a line of cosmetics especially for black women. The line includes a wide range of shades and special formulas that won't make sking look chalky. The foundation, lipstick, concealer, powder blush and pressed powder sells for between $3.35 and $5.50.A free phone call will tell you where the line is available. Dial 1-800-282-7423. The operator will ask you to punch in your ZIP code and you'll hear the name and location of one or more stores in your area.
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By Scott Shane and Scott Shane,Moscow Bureau of The Sun | December 10, 1990
MOSCOW -- Message to Willi Syndikis of Meckenheim, Germany: Dora Brodyanskaya of Moscow received your box of food. She is most grateful, even though she says there's a sting to accepting gifts from the former enemy, vanquished by the Red Army 45 years ago."I confess it, there's a little residue of feeling left from the war," she said.But Mrs. Brodyanskaya, a fragile 86-year-old widow who moves with difficulty around her cozy, two-room apartment, didn't really need the aid.In fact, Yelena Marukhina, the 30-year-old Red Cross nurse who delivered the box, needed it more than Mrs. Brodyanskaya.
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By Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon and Joe Graedon and Teresa Graedon,Special to the Sun; King Features Syndicate | December 1, 2002
I used to experience violent migraine headaches until I started using feverfew on the advice of a friend. Are there any side effects I should know about? I would hate to stop, because feverfew has been a godsend for me. Feverfew is a wildflower that grows abundantly in the North-eastern United States. This herb was used by ancient Greek healers. Research has shown that feverfew helps reduce the severity and incidence of migraines. Side effects might include mouth ulcers, indigestion and increased heart rate.
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January 24, 1999
Add nutrition to any bread with the Cornell Enrichment Formula. Before measuring flour into measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon each of soy flour and nonfat milk powder, and 1 teaspoon wheat germ. Spoon in flour and level off. Repeat for each cup of flour used in the recipe.-- The Food Lover's TiptionaryPub Date: 01/24/99
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May 1, 1998
In yesterday's Live section, the wrong venue was listed for the Si Kahn and Marci Marxer concert tomorrow. The concert will take place at Paint Branch Unitarian Church, 3215 Powder Mill Road, Adelphi. Call 301-588-7525.+ The Sun regrets the errors.Pub Date: 5/01/98
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December 9, 1996
Police logEllicott City: 11900 block of Frederick Road: Someone returned home Thursday and found a powder room window broken out. It is not known if anything was taken.Ellicott City: 8400 block of Cotoneaster Drive: A gold 1990 Ford Probe with Maryland license tag CTH-789 was stolen at 10: 30 p.m. Dec. 2.! Pub Date: 5/05/96
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By Matthew Hay Brown and Matthew Hay Brown,matthew.brown@baltsun.com | September 17, 2008
WASHINGTON - Amid continuing questions from some lawmakers and others about the FBI's investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks, the FBI is asking the National Academy of Sciences to review its probe, Director Robert S. Mueller III said yesterday. Among the issues that the independent organization likely would examine is how FBI analysts traced anthrax powder that was mailed to two U.S. senators and several news organizations to the Fort Detrick laboratory of Bruce E. Ivins, who killed himself in July.
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By Kevin C. Thornton | August 29, 1995
In an office on a phoneI caught her in the viewfinderframed in binders and blinds.Her voice is little,so little it's a Bradford pear in early springblossoming softly, brilliantbut so short you only notice when it flowers.In an office of definitionsher tiny voice defies precision,it slips effortlessly into first positionand dances gaily on my toes.It's a squeak. Baby-powder softand so much stronger than I remember it being last week.There's me on this neutral phoneconnected and disconnected,the baby blooming in spring so soonI want to press her here against my earbefore the bloom passes.
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October 9, 2003
On Sunday October 5, 2003, beloved husband of Corinne; father of Lucy, Celia, Marie, Dena, and the late Jan Mikulak; grandfather of Polly, Erin, Kaan, Semra, and Jason; great grandfather of Anna and Victoria; father-in-law of Haluk, Bill, Carlos, and Roger. Memorial service will be held at Borgwardt Funeral Home, 4400 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD, on Saturday, October 11, at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Coronary Care Unit Fund, c/o Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, Attn: Martha McDowell.
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