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  • Dollree Mapp dies at 91; arrest led to landmark search warrant ruling

    Dollree Mapp dies at 91; arrest led to landmark search warrant ruling
    On May 23, 1957, three police officers arrived at Dollree Mapp's Cleveland duplex, looking for a man they believed had been involved in a bombing. Mapp, a streetwise woman who knew her rights, refused to let them in without a search warrant. They didn't...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Local Army alums know all about 'living in enemy territory'

    Local Army alums know all about 'living in enemy territory'
    The 115th Army-Navy football game will be played just 25 miles from the United States Naval Academy on Saturday, so it's probably natural to view the game at M&T Bank Stadium as a home date for the Midshipmen, even though the Army has a very significant...
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • 'Something very special' about Army-Navy

    'Something very special' about Army-Navy
    As he opened the broadcast of ESPN's College GameDay on Saturday morning from the Inner Harbor, ESPN's Chris Fowler said, "All of us are so proud to be here." The popular Saturday morning television show, launched in 1987 and hosted by Desmond Howard,...
  • Peter Schmuck: New coach gives Army hope in one-sided Army-Navy rivalry

    Peter Schmuck: New coach gives Army hope in one-sided Army-Navy rivalry
    The pomp and ceremony that surrounds the annual Army-Navy Classic is certainly something to behold. The march-on by the Corps of Cadets and the Brigade of Midshipmen is worth the price of admission, and just about everything else that goes on over the...
  • Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy

    Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy
    The slide rule was still in vogue when Danny Hunley arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding, and the Navy didn't have enough nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to amass a fleet. The year was 1974, and the Mathews County resident had joined the company as...
  • Stewart H. 'Stew' McLean, developer

    Stewart H. 'Stew' McLean, developer
    Stewart H. "Stew" McLean, a retired developer and homebuilder who enjoyed writing and bird watching, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice of multiple-system atrophy. He was 88. The son of Alexander H. McLean, a career Air Force officer, and Frances...
  • A poignant reunion with Army-Navy football game

     A poignant reunion with Army-Navy football game
    Homecomings are a college football ritual, replete with memories, reflection and fellowship. Saturday was mine, in more ways than one, and it came on a grand stage: The 115th Army-Navy game. Much to my father’s regret, his only child was neither...
  • On The Fly: Shabazz Having Some Problems In Miami

    On The Fly: Shabazz Having Some Problems In Miami
    NBA writer Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel on former UConn player Shabazz Napier, sent to the D-League recently but called right back up by the Miami Heat because of injuries: "He can still make plays, but he's really struggling keeping...
  • Torture is not a partisan issue

    Torture is not a partisan issue
    I have been researching interrogation and teaching military ethics to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy for years. I looked forward to the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report on the CIA interrogation program to answer some...