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  • Elliott Franklin Sears, engineer

    Elliott Franklin Sears, engineer
    Elliott Franklin Sears, a World War II veteran who later worked as an assistant chief engineer for the Navy Department in Washington, died Sept. 5 of heart failure at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Southern Maryland. The longtime Woodmoor resident...
  • Congress does nothing, goes on vacation

    Congress does nothing, goes on vacation
    The best news to come out of Capitol Hill last week was largely buried in the back pages. It was the statements made by senior Republicans that if President Barack Obama wins reelection in November, they will retreat in their position on raising taxes...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island

    Corona del Mar Today: Whole Foods opens at Fashion Island
    A Whole Foods Market grocery opened its doors Wednesday morning at Fashion Island, drawing hundreds of customers who lined up for a chance to be among the first to explore the 32,000-square-foot shop. "I'm just really excited about having [it] close by,"...
  • Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training

    Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training
    At Fort Meade, where the suicide rate among service members is six times higher than that of the entire state, a crowd of 75 soldiers offered mostly silence when Mark Fisher asked them to list potential warning signs that a colleague is about to take...
  • Maryland braces for mandatory federal spending cuts

    Looming federal budget cuts the nation faces in January could strike a body blow to Maryland's economy, taking $2.5 billion in personal income out of residents' pockets and crimping social programs in health and human services, education, and workforce...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • 'Jersey Shore Shark Attack' swims into Syfy Summer 2012

    'Jersey Shore Shark Attack' swims into Syfy Summer 2012
    It's the guidos of "Jersey Shore" versus killer sharks this summer on Syfy, with "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" kicking off the network's summer Saturday movies June 9. Joey Fatone of 'N Sync and Vinny Guadagnino of the real "Jersey Shore" head up the cast...
  • Baltimore welcomes a new archbishop

    Baltimore welcomes a new archbishop
    Today's installation of William E. Lori as the 16th archbishop of Baltimore is a noteworthy event, not only for the half-million Catholics in an archdiocese that stretches from Middle River to the mountains of Western Maryland, but for non-Catholics, too....
  • Howard County military notices

    Army Maj. Melissa Covolesky, of Mount Airy, will graduate from The Army's Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School on Thursday, May 24, with a Master of Laws in military law and a specialty in international law. Covolesky, is the daughter of...
  • Castille dominates, Kimbrough repeats in Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K

    Castille dominates, Kimbrough repeats in Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K
    WILLIAMSBURG — Twelve months ago, Chris Kimbrough had no idea what to expect as she lined up to compete in her first USA Track and Field Masters' class championship race. One year later, a confident and comfortable Kimbrough added a second...
  • Canada, the forgotten ally

    Canada, the forgotten ally
    During one of his stand-up routines, comedian and late-night host Jon Stewart told a joke that encapsulated the often misunderstood relationship between the United States and Canada. Said Mr. Stewart, "A Canadian came up to me and asked, 'What do...