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Next time you want to argue an officiating call or blame the refs or curse the umpire, remember Miguel Rivera. Remember the fears. The cheers. And, finally, the tears. Remember that this 15-year-old freshman at Orlando University High School hit a...
When Marine Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote called home from Afghanistan, he liked to couch his dangerous plans for the day in innocuous terms. A 9-year military veteran on this third combat deployment, the 27-year-old from El Dorado knew he might be crossing...
After a tense decade of air raid sirens, duck-and-cover drills and fears of Soviet superiority, hope for America came in an unlikely form in the late 1950s: a lanky, 23-year-old Texan with a head full of curls and huge hands that ranged across a piano...
There are a lot of places and interesting things to do on spring break. But an off-duty California police officer capped off his vacation by becoming a hero. Cpl. Justin Rogers of the Pinole Police Department was on vacation in Hawaii and had just...
Valley 610Two area educators will be among 20 receiving The National Liberty Museum’s Teacher as Hero awards. Honored will be Jean Donegan-Vrabel, a guidance counselor at Governor Wolf Elementary School in Bethlehem, and Nicholas Milonas, a sixth grade...
There's a story Americans have learned about the Supreme Court, a story that affects the way we view high-profile cases like the ones about same-sex marriage that it heard last week. In this story, the Supreme Court has played a crucial, maybe the...
Tags: Gays and Lesbians, Elections, Abortion, Abortion Issue, Politics
I'm no sailor. As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends. But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...
Tags: Antarctica, Arts and Culture, Slavery, Norway, U.S. Navy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The recovering drug addict with a long rap sheet who had just sat down on the bench at a north Philadelphia train station often wondered if he was a good person, and perhaps never considered that anyone thought he was a hero to...
L.A. NOWSan Bernardino County sheriff's Deputy Jeremiah Alan MacKay, who died last week in a shootout with accused killer Christopher Dorner, was remembered at his funeral Thursday as a "cop's cop" with an infectious sense of humor. Colleagues at the service........
Hattie Carroll finally has a seat at the head of the table, and for that she has Hagers-town to thank. It’s an honor the black kitchen helper never had in life, as folk singer Bob Dylan angrily pointed out in his ballad, “The Lonesome Death...
Tags: Steve Allen, Dance, Entertainment Events, Lawyers, Fred Astaire
If you head out to see the Gerard Butler action movie “Olympus Has Fallen” this weekend, you’re probably going for the pyrotechnics: The White House is blown to smithereens, the Washington Monument dramatically implodes, many bad guys...
email@example.comThe national outdoor magazine Field & Stream has recognized Doug Hutzell of Hagerstown as a Hero of Conservation for his restoration efforts on behalf of Beaver Creek as part of the Beaver Creek Watershed Association. On Saturday, Field & Stream will...
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