Rage abates in Baltimore as officers charged

...pendulum has finally begun to swing."U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from West Baltimore, not far from where Gray...So many felt like the system had worked against them," Cummings said Friday. "As we approach the evening of our lives, we...
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After decades, NFL decides to give up tax-exempt status

...introduced legislation to eliminate the section of the IRS code that allows leagues tax-exempt status. Chaffetz and Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the committee's ranking Democrat, called the NFL's decision "an important and positive step toward restoring...
DEA chief to retire amid pressure over sex scandal

...and nine Republicans, including its chairman, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and the committee's top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland. Chaffetz went a step further, calling for Leonhart to resign or be fired. On Tuesday, the two lawmakers said...
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House uses Tax Day to pass bills targeting IRS

...seem to believe there is a serious problem with federal employees not paying their taxes. There is not," said Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. "This legislation is designed to demonize federal employees rather than help the government collect taxes."The...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 19

...a 73-71 win over Michigan, and the Blue Devils advance to the round of 16 for the 12th time in 14 years.2011 - Omar Cummings becomes the first player in MLS history to score a goal in four consecutive season openers with a goal in the Colorado Rapids...
JV Bears take Delta's Dean S. Cummings title

The Juneau-Douglas High School girls junior varsity basketball team swept through three games of the Dean S. Cummings Sr. Tournament in Delta Junction over the weekend, topping the Point Hope Harpooners 57-45 in Saturday night's title game...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...collection "The Droning Shaman," for example, includes her Tlingit translations of works by modern American poet e.e. cummings, ninth century Chinese poet Han Shan, and 17th century Japanese poet Basho, known for his mastery of haiku.Some of her...
Photo: Wilting in the sun

Juneau landscapper Carrie Cummings waters flowers Saturday on the median of Egan Drive near Glacier Avenue. "They are used to the whole rain forest thing," Cummings said. "This hot weather is hard on them, and all the traffic going by can create a drying wind as well."
Fairbanks firefighters face extra workload in 2011

...the total was 140. Fire chief Warren Cummings says some of increased workload has to...It's one of those cycle things," Cummings said. "It's just our turn to have...were clustered at the start of summer. Cummings said the department has not struggled...
Photo: Hanging up decorations around town

Carrie Cummings, of the city's landscape division, hangs flowering pots at Franklin and Front Streets on Monday. The city puts out almost 200 of the pots each summer.


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