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  • William D. Townsend, public works official

    William D. Townsend, public works official
    William D. Townsend, former assistant director of Baltimore County's Department of Public Works and a World War II veteran, died Feb. 23 at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harford County. He was 92. "The cause of death was failure to...
  • Donnelly says Obama is like Hitler, Stalin on gun control

    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a Republican candidate for governor, on Tuesday likened President Obama to dictators such as Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin on the issue of gun control.   The comparison, issued in a tweet, included an image...
  • Donnelly stands by tweet likening Obama to Hitler, Stalin over guns

    Donnelly stands by tweet likening Obama to Hitler, Stalin over guns
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly is standing by his comparison of President Obama’s gun control policies to those of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Kim Jong Il and other dictators, saying that government encroachment on citizens’...
  • Iowa welcome mat awaits Christie, but not Jersey swagger

    DES MOINES -- As the Chris Christie Mystery Tour continues, he may want to swing by Iowa, where a rare welcome mat awaits the beleaguered governor of New Jersey. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Assn., has been plying the party fundraising...
  • Advertising former presidents

    As Presidents Day is approaching, we are starting to see commercials featuring George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as spokesmen. One of these men was our first president and father of our country. The other is considered the greatest president in...
  • L.A.'s Bachelors Ball is revel without a cause

    L.A.'s Bachelors Ball is revel without a cause
    You may have watched George Washington ride onto the floor of a packed hotel ballroom astride a white stallion. Or gaped as trapeze artists teetered high overhead in the big top. Or slurped from your friends' drinks until 4 a.m., using a long straw...
  • We have failed Egypt [Commentary]

    Three years ago this month, millions of brave Egyptians were celebrating the fall of their brutal, corrupt dictator, Hosni Mubarak. To the American eye, the Arab Spring was even more remarkable than the revolutions that brought down the Soviet empire...
  • Christie keeping low profile at governors meeting in Washington

    WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his star power dimmed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, is shirking the spotlight at a meeting of the National Governors Assn. in Washington this weekend, but his support among fellow...
  • Hampton black history then, now and in between

    On Sunday, Feb. 9, 1975, the Daily Press published a full page of local black history called "Their Past Catching Up With Their Present." The page also included a listing of six famous black heritage people, and an information box featuring African words,...
  • Christie finds relief dissing high school nerd

    For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years? You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
  • "Abe Lincoln" visits John Marshall Elementary

    "Abe Lincoln" visits John Marshall Elementary
    Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to students at John Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday in the form of actor J.P. Wammack, who told second graders of the early life, presidency and assassination of the nation’s 16th president. PHOTOS: Abraham...