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  • Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran

    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran
    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, a retired decorated career Army officer who had fought in Vietnam and remained a staunch advocate for veterans, died Sunday at Northwest Hospital of complications from diabetes. He was 74. The son of James Robert Nesbitt Sr., a...
  • David Chirinos

    David Chirinos
    David Chirinos, a former Marine Corps corporal who served in Afghanistan, died of complications from cancer and liver failure Sept. 13 at his Parkville home. He was 27. Born in Miami, he was the son of Rosa Chirinos. He was a graduate of South Ridge High...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane A report of shoplifting was received on Sept. 1 from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed a female conceal merchandise, including wearing a pair of boots out of the store. Items valued at $93.18 were recovered. Larisa...
  • Richard House on 'The Kills'

    Richard House on 'The Kills'
    It isn't often that literary fiction mixes successfully with the thriller genre. The delicate balance between the rich texture and characters of the former with the propulsive narrative momentum and puzzle-solving aspects of the latter is fiendishly...
  • Special dog provides more than assistance for Ellicott City veteran

    The living room of John and Michelle Barbare's townhouse in Ellicott City is filled by a crib, baby clothes and toys that belong to Cameron, their 1-month-old son. In the midst of these things lies Javier, the family's dog. It's a comforting environment,...
  • Bay Transit to begin fixed courthouse bus route Monday

    The Courthouse Circulator, a new fixed Bay Transit bus route through the courthouse area of Gloucester, will begin Monday, according to Jean Duggan of Bay Aging. Duggan said the route is a pilot route that will focus mainly on the Main Street corridor...
  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

    Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
  • The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]

    The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]
    Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights. One of its many unintended...
  • Why should two white missionaries get the first Ebola treatments?

    Two American missionary medical workers stricken by Ebola in Liberia were the first to receive a scarce, experimental treatment drug. And now the question ricochets across the Internet: “Why them?” With more than 1,000 dead and hundreds...