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Memorial Day

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  • A Judge Ruled By Respect For Law, And Faith

    Jerry Wagner's life was guided by two forces. One was his concern for his community, which he exhibited through service in the General Assembly, town politics and the judiciary; when he died last month, he was the Hartford district's oldest active judge....
  • Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions

    Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions
    Corona del Mar's dozen dolphin topiaries will be replaced with younger, svelte versions, probably in November, a city spokeswoman said. The existing topiaries date to 1993, when early members of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District added...
  • Why Republicans must win the Senate in 2014

    If next month produces a big Republican year, with the GOP gaining control of the Senate and expanding its majority in the House, it will say little or nothing about 2016, when a presidential electorate and a very different Senate class combine to...
  • San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards

    San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards
    The San Diego Zoo this week began construction of a new habitat area for critically endangered Asian leopards. The area, set for completion by next Memorial Day, will accomodate the zoo's two male Amur leopards and two female snow leopards. The two...
  • To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal

    To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal
    Karmen Bailey Walker didn't know yet about the traffic stop or the gunfire, but she knew in her gut the gravity of what she was seeing: Prince George's County police cruisers streaming past her on the highway. A phone call confirmed what she dreaded...
  • Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son

    Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son
    A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday. Idaho State Police detectives said the skeletal...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday. "Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
  • Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives

    Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives
    Over Memorial Day weekend in 2010, one of California's most powerful regulators hosted a small dinner party at his vacation home on the rugged Sonoma County coast for two top officials at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The host was Michael Peevey, a...
  • Paul Feig Re-Teaming with 'Heat' Writer for Female-Centric 'Ghostbusters'

    Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig. Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter: It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
  • Remains found in Idaho believed to be man missing since 2000

    SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday. Idaho State Police detectives...
  • What money to defend police brutality should be spent on [Letter]

    What money to defend police brutality should be spent on [Letter]
    I hail reporter Mark Puente and The Baltimore Sun for your investigative report on Baltimore police officers' excessive use of force and the astronomical financial and psychological costs of this to our city ("Undue Force: Suits against police cost...