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  • Replica of Revolutionary War-era French ship to arrive in US

    A replica of the French tall ship that brought General Marquis de Lafayette from France to America in 1780 is set to arrive in Yorktown, Virginia, on Friday as part of a 12-city tour along the East Coast. Here are three things to know about the ship and...
  • Despite a warm welcome, Christie has an uphill climb in South Carolina

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. South Carolina has a history of rough-and-tumble political campaigns. But that may not translate to Republicans in this early presidential primary state's embracing a sometimes-brash governor from New Jersey. Making his first visit here...
  • Hermione set to dock in Yorktown Friday

    Hermione set to dock in Yorktown Friday
    As part of its first voyage to the U.S., the 18th century replica of the Hermione is set to make its debut in Yorktown. The ship is set to dock along the Yorktown Waterfront around 8 a.m. Friday, according to a news release. Public deck tours of the ship...
  • Trial begins in fight over control of oldest US synagogue

    A fight over control of the nation's oldest synagogue went to trial Monday, with the congregation that worships there arguing its very existence is at stake and the other arguing the congregation has lost its way and has gone "beyond the pale." The...
  • What candidate -- Democrat or Republican -- can be a commanding commander in chief?

    What candidate -- Democrat or Republican -- can be a commanding commander in chief?
    Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for another such...
  • Williamsburg Distillery to start gin, rum and bourbon production

    Williamsburg Distillery to start gin, rum and bourbon production
    A colonial-themed craft distillery — where costumed characters would greet visitors — plans to begin production of gin, rum and bourbon whiskey¬†this summer. Williamsburg Distillery could have Jamestown Gin and Yorktown Rum ready after some...
  • In quest of a wartime leader

    WASHINGTON -- Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for...
  • Today's front page, traffic & weather

    Today's front page, traffic & weather
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know for your Monday. WEATHER Sunny earlier today but turning cloudy later in the day with snappy winds out of the south. Rain tonight and most of tomorrow. Temperatures will hit a high of 72, and...
  • Announcements: Green Drinks Annapolis, pet adoptions, others

    Green Drinks Green Drinks Annapolis will hold a networking happy hour for those who are environmentally-minded from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 12 at the Chart House, 300 Second St. This event will feature a short presentation about climate change and sea...
  • Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?

    Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?
    Were the four Naperville mayoral candidates, Steve Chirico, Jim Haselhorst, Doug Krause and Marty Walker looking for some immortality instead of just the top spot in town? Possibly. Chirico was the top vote-getter and will take over for Naperville's...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Leila is an 8 year old reading enthusiast. If she’s not curled up somewhere with a good book, you can either find her dancing her heart out or making some kind of elaborate creation out of anything she can get her hands on. Mariella Mystery...