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  • Lockheed Martin takes children to work

    Lockheed Martin takes children to work
    It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant. In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
  • Groundbreaking held for Ridgely Manor Park

    By August, piles of earth will be transformed into the new Ridgely Manor Park with plenty of green space, places to walk and places to play. Construction on the Yakona Road site began early in April with a brief groundbreaking ceremony on the site on...
  • Wanna be a drought-buster? Heed the lessons of the slop jar.

    Wanna be a drought-buster? Heed the lessons of the slop jar.
    If you're a city person, you might only have read of chamber pots, an inconvenient though useful contraption from an earlier time. In the part of Texas where I grew up, the term "chamber pot" was a tad too genteel. We called these essentials "slop jars"...
  • Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown

    Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey. Some 6,000 to 7,...
  • Leonard A. Siems

    Leonard A. Siems
    Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86. "He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
  • Breaking out the big sander

    Breaking out the big sander
    Most portable sanders are light-duty tools built for final smoothing with fine-grit paper. But to deal with burns and scrapes or to erase decades of wear and tear, it takes the end-of-the-line product: bench machines, or heavy-duty belt sanders and...
  • Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building

    Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building
    A Kia dealership in Northwest Indiana caught fire late Wednesday and burned into the morning, according to authorities. The Burns Harbor Fire Department was alerted to the blaze about 11:15 p.m. A police officer was the first emergency responder to...
  • Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire

    Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire
    Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.  The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride

    Knott's Berry Farm breathes new life into old mine train ride
    A long-overdue renovation of the Calico Mine Ride will introduce state-of-the-art technology to the first major Knott's Berry Farm attraction while preserving the groundbreaking work of a legendary theme park innovator. Photos: Calico Mine Ride at Knott'...