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  • Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher

    Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher
    Howard L. Smith Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools science teacher who was a Korean War veteran, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a stroke. He was 83.
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...

    Portugal Legionnaires' outbreak kills 10, no new infections seen

    LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has killed 10 people since erupting two weeks ago and 38 are still in intensive care, the health ministry said on Friday, but the risk of contracting the illness is now...

    Dreaming of Evangeline: WWII love letters on eBay tell an unlikely romance

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Like her name, the letters to Evangeline are from another time. They were written in the 1940s by three World War II soldiers dreaming of a young woman back home. Eighteen handwritten letters to Evangeline Poteat, a 22-year-old working...

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...