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Memorial Day

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  • Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City

    Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City
    If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing. Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • 'Frozen' Easily Tops Weekly Home Video Sales Chart

    A lack of new releases in the home entertainment industry's no man's season - the period of time between the Memorial Day weekend and the end of the school year - was all it took for Walt Disney's "Frozen" to once again become the top-selling disc the...
  • Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools

    Baltimore police dispatch officers to head off racial tensions at schools
    Baltimore police plan to deploy officers around city schools until the school year ends to ensure student safety amid recent racial tensions, while school officials joined civil rights leaders to urge students of different races to peacefully resolve...
  • Retail sales up 4.3% in May

    Good weather and sales promotion in stores drove consumers into malls in May as the summer shopping season began.  Major chain stores posted a 4.3% sales increase in May compared with the same month a year earlier in figures released Thursday, beating...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel

    Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel
    Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday. Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
  • Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end

    Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end
    Every year in Laguna Beach the world ends on June 15. It's the convergence of several catastrophic events: Dogs are no longer allowed on the beach during the day. School ends, give or take, and worst of all, the tourists start arriving, meaning...
  • Wait, are those your real boobs?

    Wait, are those your real boobs?
    Michelle Lytle turned some heads at Hollywood Beach on Memorial Day this year. "You would see people from far away do double takes and start walking towards her," said Lytle's fiancee, Robyn Graves, 30. "People were taking photos and stuff like that,"...
  • Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. As I sit in my yard toward sunset on a lovely, long June evening, my gaze  falls upon my small bed of poppies, in gorgeous full bloom, and the sight of  these...
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......