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Memorial Day

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  • Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters

    Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters
    If you are a veteran or in the military, 10 chicken wings at Hooters are on the house on Memorial Day. This year, that goes for spouses, too. "Military spouses have to make some of the toughest sacrifices in the world, especially when their loved ones...
  • If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?

     If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?
    What a society chooses to memorialize says a lot about what it values, which is worth contemplating this weekend as the nation recognizes the sacrifices of military men and women who died in service to their country. The history of Memorial Day is...
  • Jennifer Lawrence Big Draw for 'X-Men' Fans, Survey Finds

    Jennifer Lawrence wasn't a household name when "X-Men: First Class" hit theaters in 2011. Three years later, she has an Oscar on her mantel thanks to "Silver Linings Playbook," and a monster franchise in her quiver with the global success of "The Hunger...
  • Paul Greenberg: The forgotten massacre

    Strange, the once obscure villages that war makes unforgettable, forever resonant with the echoes of battle. Gettysburg. Hastings. Lexington and Concord. The fate of nations, and of freedom, was determined by what happened at such places. And their...
  • WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.

    WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.
    When 43 World War II veterans board two planes out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 31, they will be carrying with them memories of comrades lost, just as they once carried letters from home into battle. Their Honor Flight trip,...
  • 405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'

    405 Freeway carpool lane: Eric Garcetti calls smooth opening 'Carvana'
    After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents. From a Getty Center balcony...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...