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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years

    Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years
    I drew this cartoon 14 years ago for our Memorial Day editorial page. It seems even more appropriate on this hallowed day.
  • Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven

    Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven
    One of the most famous combat veterans from World War I is a stray bull terrier mutt from New Haven whose wartime exploits made him the first military dog to be promoted to sergeant. When Stubby died in April 1926, the New York Times ran a half-page...
  • Girls lacrosse All-Metro first team

    Girls lacrosse All-Metro first team
    Emily Cooper Archbishop Spalding, junior, attacker *Smart shooter with ability to beat face guards; averaged four goals per game *Led the Cavaliers with 83 goals; also had 12 assists *Scored seven goals, including two in overtime in early-season...
  • Gary Stein: Florida should lead yelling for VA change

    Remember the fallen. That's what we should all do at some time on Memorial Day. And after we do that, it's time to push for help for those who made it through back home, only to be fighting a bureaucratic and political nightmare waiting for them. The...
  • Nancy Fink, Navy commander

    Nancy Fink, Navy commander
    As commanding officer of Navy Recruiting District Chicago, Cmdr. Nancy Fink figures to have a busy Memorial Day weekend. She, her children and any members of her Brownie troop who wish to attend will participate in two Libertyville events, including a...
  • 'American Pickers' films in Newport News, Smithfield

    'American Pickers' films in Newport News, Smithfield
    Cast members and producers from "American Pickers" filmed at several locations in Hampton Roads over Memorial Day weekend.  The shows were filmed at residential locations in Newport News and Smithfield, said Jodi Friedman, a producer for the show. ...
  • Memorial Day event speaker Jimmy Weldon talks renewing patriotism

    Memorial Day event speaker Jimmy Weldon talks renewing patriotism
    An aircraft flyover by the Condor Squadron kicked off this year’s Memorial Day service held at the war memorial at McCambridge Park on Monday. World War II veteran and actor Jimmy Weldon was featured during the ceremony with his well-known speech...
  • Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent

    The Savage Mill Trail at Savage Park is a popular destination, but the park’s scenic beauty belies its inherent dangers. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, county police Sgt. Michael Johnson came face to face with those dangers when, during a...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/25/14 for 05/25/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, Cork, Ireland, on this date in 1976. This birthday guy played the role of Scarecrow in "Batman Begins" and its two sequels. His other film work includes "Inception," "Red Eye" and "28 Days Later." On...
  • Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town

    Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town
    As Ocean City braces for Senior Week, the annual migration of graduating high school students to the beaches, thousands more young partyers are expected to join them. A loosely organized College Takeover Beach Week also starts this weekend, an event that...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/26/14 for 05/26/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and comedian Bobcat Goldthwait was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on this day in 1962. This birthday guy may be best known for playing Zed in the "Police Academy" movies. His other film work includes "Shakes the Clown," "Scrooged" and "One...