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Memorial Day

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  • Stop the fighting [Editorial]

    Baltimore police deployed extra officers around Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill and a handful of other schools this week to ensure students' safety in the wake of recent threats and violent attacks against Latino students. The beefed-up...
  • Mariners Christian stands out at 15th Pilot Cup

    Mariners Christian stands out at 15th Pilot Cup
    Last year, when Mariners Christian won a Daily Pilot Cup championship, the school's athletic director, Mac Thompson, forgot to pick up a trophy at the engraving company's shop. This year, he said he'll make sure to retrieve the hardware. He might need...
  • Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15

    Kenwood band members grieve for slain guitarist, 15
    Second in an occasional series Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist...
  • 'Maleficent' has wickedly good $70-million debut; 'West' goes south

    There was no defeating the mistress of all evil this weekend. Disney’s  summer tent-pole “Maleficent,” the live-action film based on the fairy-tale villain from “Sleeping Beauty,” took in a bigger-than-expected $70...
  • 'Frozen' Easily Tops Weekly Home Video Sales Chart

    A lack of new releases in the home entertainment industry's no man's season - the period of time between the Memorial Day weekend and the end of the school year - was all it took for Walt Disney's "Frozen" to once again become the top-selling disc the...
  • Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools

    Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools
    Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve...
  • Retail sales up 4.3% in May

    Good weather and sales promotion in stores drove consumers into malls in May as the summer shopping season began.  Major chain stores posted a 4.3% sales increase in May compared with the same month a year earlier in figures released Thursday, beating...
  • Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end

    Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end
    Every year in Laguna Beach the world ends on June 15. It's the convergence of several catastrophic events: Dogs are no longer allowed on the beach during the day. School ends, give or take, and worst of all, the tourists start arriving, meaning...
  • Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. As I sit in my yard toward sunset on a lovely, long June evening, my gaze  falls upon my small bed of poppies, in gorgeous full bloom, and the sight of  these...
  • REVIEW: Rusted Root brings (mostly) fun to Sands Bethlehem Event Center's 2nd Memorial Day fest

     
    What made Pittsburgh jam/world music band Rusted Root such a success back in 1995 with the hit “Send Me On My Way” was the fun vibe it had. Rusted Root at Sands Bethlehem Event Center That vibe was present for......
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Eyes Franchise Box Office Record

    "X-Men: Days of Future Past" may soon become the highest-grossing film in the 14-year-old series' history, providing another textbook lesson, as if one was needed, in the vital importance of the foreign box office to modern blockbusters' bottom lines....