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  • HII's Ingalls division wins Coast Guard contract

    HII's Ingalls division wins Coast Guard contract
    Huntington Ingalls Industries failed in its bid to design a new Coast Guard offshore patrol cutter, which is designed to replace medium endurance ships in the fleet. But when it comes to building Coast Guard flagship cutters, the company appears to be...
  • Smells like ... a Westsider: All wet lawn and the sweat of a trophy wife

     Smells like ... a Westsider: All wet lawn and the sweat of a trophy wife
    Last Saturday I approached no fewer than 30 strangers and sniffed them. They sniffed me back. Some thought I smelled nice, though a few gagged. We were part of an "olfactory public artwork" at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, a one-day installation,...
  • Bands present star-spangled concerts

    Friday is the Fourth of July, which means it's a good a time to strike up the band. Or in this case, bands, since four local bands have Independence Day programs on tap. So get those lawn chairs planted and flags waving. The Allentown Band, under the...
  • So, you always wanted to own your own tank

    PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. The tank took two direct hits at the end of the Cold War that hurt its reputation more than any battlefield defeat. The first blow was the image of Michael Dukakis grinning as he clung to a tank turret while running for president in...
  • Family Time: Kid-friendly celebrations for July 4th

    Join Pip the Colonial Mouse for the national bell ringing ceremony and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Pip will wear 18th-century attire and a tri-corner hat when he greets kids for the event at 1 p.m....
  • Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney

    Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney
    The Umatilla 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the District 11 championship on June 23 in Belleview. The team plays next in the Florida state tournament July 9 in Jupiter. The team is seeking donations to defray the cost of its upcoming trip...
  • Bondholders demand Phila.'s Please Touch Museum pay up

    Standard & Poor's Rating Services has cut its credit rating on Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum by two notches to D, its lowest rating, is reserved for borrowers who have defaulted on their commitments. The downgrading from last year's CC, or 'highly...
  • Cooperstown beyond the hall

    Cooperstown beyond the hall
    Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...
  • Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum

    Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum
    Around the dawn of the 6th century, the philosopher Boethius noted that "music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior." It's still hard to argue with him. In the centuries after Boethius, artists illuminated music's benefits and...
  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...
  • Thursday's Bulletin Board

    Thursday Amrit Yoga, 10 a.m. at South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-201-8870. Chair Jazzercise, 9:30 a.m. at Southwest Focal Point Community Center, 301 NW 103rd Ave., Pembroke Pines. $6. Call 954-...