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Harry S. Truman

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  • Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'

    Dr. Lester Breslow dies at 97; UCLA dean was 'Mr. Public Health'
    Dr. Lester Breslow, the UCLA researcher who became known as "Mr. Public Health" because of his research emphasizing the beneficial effects of avoiding certain behaviors, such as smoking, overeating and failing to exercise regularly, has died. He was 97....
  • Getting a ducky start to the new year

    The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
  • Traffic: Accident on northbound Route 97 prior to Route 100

    As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on northbound Route 97 prior to Route 100, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on southbound I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel, Admiral Cochrane Drive at Harry S. Truman Parkway in Anne Arundel...
  • Pitts: Exhibit A for African-Americans brainwashed by the Democrats

    I just read Leonard Pitts' column in the Baltimore Sun ('Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks': Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race," Nov. 6). Based on what I have read, he is "Exhibit A" for the African-Americans who have been "brainwashed" by the...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 Years Ago?

    Ten Years Ago An Ocean View Boulevard resident used a garden hose to put out a fire that engulfed a bathroom. The cause of the blaze was determined to have been a candle that had been left burning unattended. Twenty Years Ago The La CaƱada...
  • For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel
    He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king. Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
  • Romney is this year's Dewey

    Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
  • McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?

    McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?
    It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task." But what does history...
  • Who owes the city the big bucks?

    Who owes the city the big bucks?
    It's no secret that the CTA is strapped for cash, but it appears the agency's employees are too. About 1,300 CTA employees, who account for 13 percent of the CTA's workforce, owe money to the city, according to data released last month by the city. The...
  • Where to find local flu clinics

    Where to find local flu clinics
    The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
  • CTA unveils plans for Wilson stop

    CTA unveils plans for Wilson stop
    The CTA on Thursday unveiled its plans for the ailing Wilson station, the three time winner of Going Public's annual Crust Station contest that dishonors the most disgusting CTA stop. Wilson will be transformed into a transfer station for Purple Line...