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  • Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending

    Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending
    Across America, manufacturing workers and their families are starting to hope again. Unemployment remains unacceptably high at 8.2 percent, but it has come down from 10 percent in October 2009. After the worst recession since the Great Depression, the U....
  • Military spending could be put to better use

    As a nonviolent activist, I was really disappointed to see the op-ed by Clayola Brown ("Sequestration would destroy U.S. economy," Aug. 27). What astonished me is that it was written by the president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute. Surely, all...
  • No Easy Day -- Navy Seal's book on bin Laden raid out today

    No Easy Day -- Navy Seal's book on bin Laden raid out today
    After weeks of hype and recrimination, the public gets a look today at a Navy Seal's account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden -- a book that already is selling better than "Fifty Shades of Grey." The author of "No Easy Day," is identified on...
  • Timothy B. Ruff, businessman

    Timothy B. Ruff, businessman
    Timothy B. Ruff, who was owner and president of Ruff Roofers Inc., which was known for its exacting craftsmanship, died Friday of undetermined causes at his Queenstown home. The former Catonsville resident was 53. "We are waiting for the results of an...
  • 'No Easy Day' is a compelling account of Bin Laden's killing: Book Review

    -------------------- No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer Dutton: 315 pp., $26.95 -------------------- Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette did not put the first slug into Osama bin...
  • State police step up truck inspections for 9/11 anniversary

    State police are stepping up truck inspections near the Fort Meade headquarters of the National Security Agency in the days surrounding the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. State police Capt. N.W. Dofflemyer, who is overseeing the...
  • U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders

    U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
  • Local first responders remember the fallen on 9/11

    Firefighters and police officials across the region on Tuesday marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people. Fire Station 21 in Glendale held a flag ceremony in honor of the people, including the first responders, who...
  • Baltimore region marks 9/11 anniversary

    Baltimore region marks 9/11 anniversary
    On a sunny Tuesday morning, with weather reminiscent of a harrowing day 11 years ago, dozens of people surrounded the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland at the Inner Harbor, watching in silence as the shadows from Baltimore's World Trade Center moved across the...
  • Our Laguna: American Legion Post remembers 9/11

    Our Laguna: American Legion Post remembers 9/11
    Gray skies and a drizzle didn't dampen the ardor of the speakers and guests at a ceremony in remembrance of that tragic day 11 years ago and the unquenchable spirit with which we responded. Laguna's American Legion Post hosted the ceremony, which began...
  • Romney's bizarre neo-con dalliance

    Romney's bizarre neo-con dalliance
    Its candidate having blundered into unfamiliar foreign-policy territory by accusing President Barack Obama of apologizing in the current Mideast crisis, the Romney campaign has now bizarrely compounded the political misstep by throwing more fuel on the...