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  • Bel Air teen receives Eagle Scout Award

    Brady Daniels Kautsch, 17 of Bel Air, earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award, on Dec. 13, 2012 and was formally recognized in a ceremonial Court of Honor on March 17, at the Church of St....
  • Goldberg: What 'the Iron Lady' forged

    In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television and the fact that the telegenic Thatcher had a "certain imbecile...
  • Thatcher made history by standing firm

    Thatcher made history by standing firm
    In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television — and the fact that the telegenic Mrs. Thatcher had a "certain...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
  • Review: 'The Case of the Missing Moon Rocks' by Joe Kloc

    If you think everything the astronauts brought back from outer space is locked up tight in a museum somewhere, I've got a moon rock to sell you. At least, somebody might. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • Inheritance Windfall: Record-Breaking Year For Estate Taxes Helps Fuel Budget Surplus

    Inheritance Windfall: Record-Breaking Year For Estate Taxes Helps Fuel Budget Surplus
    Even if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes. With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
  • Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit

    Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit
    Hillary Clinton will be given the “Award of Merit” from her alma mater -- she is a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School -- before addressing law school alumni, faculty and staff in Woolsey Hall.¬† Details of the award from the Yale Law School web...
  • Design challenges stall Ford launch

    The Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier will be launched in November as opposed to July as originally set in a contract between the Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding, a Navy official said. "We have agreed to push back the launch of CVN 78 (the Ford's...
  • Carrier price tag up; Valve shortage cited

    Carrier price tag up; Valve shortage cited
    A government watchdog agency said Newport News Shipbuilding's inability to get critical valves in a timely fashion has driven up the cost of its next-generation aircraft carrier. The price increases associated with the Gerald R. Ford aren't new and...
  • Shipyard Official: Ford valve shortage is mostly resolved

    Shipyard Official: Ford valve shortage is mostly resolved
    A valve shortage that has driven up the price of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is mostly resolved, according to a top Newport News Shipbuilding official. A March 28 report issued by the Government Accountability Office identified the yard's...
  • 5/30/2013-New Jersey Shows The Way

    5/30/2013-New Jersey Shows The Way
    Chris Christie might be my kind of Republican. I don't know yet. I haven't looked closely at his record or stand on the issues, but he seems to be a pragmatic politician who's not afraid to build friendships in the other party, at least, with President...