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Memorial Day

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  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • World War II flier story revealed, thanks to researcher

    World War II flier story revealed, thanks to researcher
    The telegram arrived June 20, 1944. Catherine Pokrifcsak says she was home from work the day her family got the kind of news that families of American men at war have been receiving for centuries: Your son/husband/brother is dead. Second Lt. Peter...
  • 'Blended' Looking Like a Blunder at the Box Office

    Adam Sandler's recent box office troubles continued Friday with "Blended" shaping up to be a Memorial Day dud, according to early ticket sales. Sandler's romantic comedy, as of Friday afternoon, is on pace to earn roughly $5 million in its first full day...
  • Portland water scare: Water bottles sell out, restaurants close

    Portland water scare: Water bottles sell out, restaurants close
    Facing the largest boil-water order in the region’s history, Portlanders emptied stores’ supplies of bottled water, chucked potentially contaminated food and braced for a complicated Memorial Day weekend. About 670,000 people in the...
  • Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town [Editorial]

    Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town  [Editorial]
    Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...
  • Lacrosse finals get the bird [Letter]

    Lacrosse finals get the bird [Letter]
    In a recent editorial, The Sun opined that Baltimore is an "ultimate sports town" and that the NCAA should permanently locate the lacrosse final four event in Baltimore ("Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town," April 29). Yet in the Sports section, an...
  • Casino Miami Jai-Alai promotions for May

    Casino Miami Jai-Alai promotions for May
    Casino Miami Jai Alai has free concerts, bar specials and cash giveaways this month.. The casino holds a 10K Slot Tournament at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 29th. 30K Fridays will be on May16th and 30th.  Players will have a chance to win free playprizes from...
  • Man accused of stabbing to death girlfriend's son competent to stand trial

    A 27-year-old man accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend’s son – a student at David Starr Jordan Middle School in Burbank – was found mentally competent to stand trial after a months-long psychiatric evaluation, authorities said....
  • Seminole Coconut Creek for May

    Seminole Coconut Creek for May
    Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has handbag and Lord & Taylor gift card giveaways, then a Can Am Spyder Roadster and a SeaDoo RXT 260 on May 24. Michael Kors Handbag Event   Friday, May 9 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Earn $20 comp dollars between...
  • Getting into Indy's race scene

    Getting into Indy's race scene
    INDIANAPOLIS — On a sunny spring Saturday, Al Unser Sr. was back in Indy doing what he's famous for: zooming around a 2.5-mile oval track at adrenaline-pumping, ear-splitting, mind-boggling speeds. Now 74, the four-time winner of the...
  • Ticket sales for lacrosse championship weekend down from past Baltimore events

    Ticket sales for lacrosse championship weekend down from past Baltimore events
    Despite lower ticket sales for the NCAA men’s lacrosse championships at M&T Bank Stadium than in previous years the event has come to Baltimore, NCAA and Ravens officials said they remain upbeat that the three-day tournament later on Memorial Day...