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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • 'Warrior culture' keeps America safe

    Scott Martelle expresses a nice sentiment that would work in an ideal world. But in reality, his view is unrealistic. ("If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?," Opinion, May 24) Martelle's assumption is...
  • Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer

    Fire will temporarily halt distribution of popular Daisy Cutter beer
    Cans of Half Acre Beer Company’s popular brew Daisy Cutter will be in short supply for about a week after a recent fire destroyed the brand’s entire inventory of cans, the Chicago brewer said. A blaze over the Memorial Day weekend at the...
  • Theodore Roosevelt comes to Hampton Roads

    Theodore Roosevelt comes to Hampton Roads
    When President Theodore Roosevelt came to Hampton Roads on May 30, 1906, it wasn't the energetic commander-in-chief's first visit. Nine years earlier he'd made the trip down from Washington, D.C. to witness a naval review as the Asst. Secretary of the...
  • Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]

    Losing lacrosse too [Commentary]
    The recent three-day 2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse championship event at M&T Stadium drew the lowest attendance yet — 78,234 — since Baltimore introduced it to NFL stadiums in 2003. And the Baltimore Ravens, the main stadium tenant, did not...
  • Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors

    Ocean City sees increase in Memorial Day visitors
    The number of visitors to Ocean City was up more than 8 percent on Memorial Day weekend, according to official estimates. A city spokeswoman said Demoflush numbers showed an average of more than 251,000 visitors this year compared with 231,000 in 2013....
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?

    How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?
    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
  • Seacrets general manager denies reports that Ravens players were kicked out of club

    Seacrets general manager denies reports that Ravens players were kicked out of club
    Scott Studds, the general manager of Seacrets, has seen the video and read the various media reports about what happened to a few Ravens at his Ocean City bar over Memorial Day weekend, and he said he wanted to set the record straight. “I got...
  • U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan

    U.S. soldier free after almost five-year captivity in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
  • Box Office: Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Enchants With $24.2 Mil, Set for $68 Mil Opening

    "Maleficent" cast a spell at the Friday box office to nab $24.2 million Stateside. Disney's Angelina Jolie-starrer looks to make magic this weekend to open to a stellar $68 million. If the estimate pans out, "Maleficent" will mark the highest-grossing...
  • Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism

    Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism
    Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...