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Memorial Day

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  • Serve those in uniform

    The most recent Defense Department budget envisions a smaller, lighter force serving the country in the years to come. That makes sound financial sense for a federal government swimming in debt, but it illuminates the rocky road traveled by veterans as...
  • History's 'Houdini' Unlocks 3.7 Million Viewers on First Night

    History's two-part original movie "Houdini," featuring Adrien Brody as The Great Harry Houdini, drew 3.7 million viewers for its first installment on Monday night, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates. While a solid number, it lags a handful of...
  • Pat Toomey: Much work remains to correct problems at VA

    Pat Toomey: Much work remains to correct problems at VA
    Pennsylvania is home to many historically significant places in our country's military history. Valley Forge, Lake Erie, Gettysburg and others were the scenes of profound sacrifice for freedom and our nation's defense. For more than 200 years, our...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Veterans Memorial Fund Reaches Milestone

    The Simsbury Veterans Memorial has reached one third of its funding goal of $175,000. The fund drive to date has been largely donations from Veterans organizations and from brick paver donations by individual Veteran and their families. The committee...
  • Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school

    Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school
    For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said. According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
  • Survey: Los Angeles Missing From 2014 and 2013 Tentpoles' Shooting Locations

    Hollywood has long complained about it, but runaway production has lately reached crisis proportions. The number of films leaving Los Angeles to shoot in states and countries with generous tax incentives has accelerated -- a fact borne out by a new...
  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • New coal plant pollution controls eyed

    New coal plant pollution controls eyed
    Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences. The...
  • Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

    Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'
    The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale. Steve Ballmer...
  • Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure

     Jackie Robinson West players not feeling pressure
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It doesn't matter to the kids from Jackie Robinson West that millions of eyes will be on them Saturday afternoon in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series. It doesn't matter that the Nevada team...
  • Delray city workers may get an extra day off

    Delray city workers may get an extra day off
    Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year. Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off. Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...