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Memorial Day

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  • Defense in Boulis murder trial challenges testimony of key witness

    Defense in Boulis murder trial challenges testimony of key witness
    Attorneys for the men accused of arranging the murder of Miami Subs founder Konstantinos "Gus" Boulis went on the offensive Friday, attacking the memory and credibility of a key prosecution witness in the case. Dwayne Nicholson, a former bodyguard for...
  • What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference

    What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference
    In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
  • Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4

    Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4
    For what seemed like an eternity Monday night in an awful 5-2 loss to the Kings, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook just stood there, helpless, stuck in hockey no-man's land. At the nine-minute mark of the first period, Seabrook found himself frozen...
  • At Chapman's Stroke Boot Camp, small steps add up to richer lives

     At Chapman's Stroke Boot Camp, small steps add up to richer lives
    At Alison McKenzie's summer camp, her counselors organize all the usual activities: arts and crafts, dance lessons, Olympics-style competitions. Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their fears, find strength they didn't know they had and make...
  • Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition

    Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
    Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools. "There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. State park lifeguards...
  • IMLCA recommends ways to boost attendance at championships

    IMLCA recommends ways to boost attendance at championships
    Nearly two months after announcing it would convene a panel to study what it called a "disturbing trend" of declining attendance at NCAA Division I men's lacrosse Championship Weekend, the Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association has issued...
  • Ocean City's dreary summer puts a dent in tourism

    Ocean City's dreary summer puts a dent in tourism
    Ocean City began the summer with high hopes for a blockbuster season, fueled by a newly rebuilt fishing pier, the return of the Dew Tour and the possibility of an influx of tourists from northern beaches ravaged by superstorm Sandy. But nature had a...
  • Hotel Week kicks off Sunday with discount lodging in O.C.

    Hotel Week kicks off Sunday with discount lodging in O.C.
    Every year toward the end of August, when summer is almost over, Ocean City looks for new ways to encourage people to come to the beach one last time. So why not a little financial incentive? Beginning Sunday, the town kicks off Hotel Week (Aug. 18-29 -...
  • Notebook: SUNY Cortland player charged in May assault

    Notebook: SUNY Cortland player charged in May assault
    SUNY Cortland men's lacrosse player Jonathon T. Foltz has been charged with second-degree gang assault in an early-morning attack during Memorial Day weekend in Auburn, N.Y., according to the Auburn Citizen. Police said Foltz, 21, who is a rising senior...
  • NCAA open to non-NFL stadiums hosting lacrosse championships

    NCAA open to non-NFL stadiums hosting lacrosse championships
    In response to an attendance downturn at recent NCAA men's lacrosse championship weekends, the organization is now open to allowing non-NFL stadiums to serve as hosts in upcoming years. The development comes on the heels of three consecutive years of...
  • Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'

    Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'
    In 2011, the closure of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles for an entire weekend spawned the term "Carmageddon" in anticipation of a colossal traffic nightmare. It didn't happen. This month, Caltrans closed the 405's northbound offramp to heavily used...