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  • 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...
  • Flag Day ceremony in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • Congress must spare veterans benefits

    Your recent article neglected to mention that the billions in budget cuts proposed by "sequestration" threaten to raise health care premiums and cuts benefit cuts for veterans ("Federal contractor? Brace yourself," Sept. 29). Young veterans recently...
  • Review: 'Ike's Bluff' offers an unconventional take on Dwight D. Eisenhower

    -------------------- Ike's Bluff President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Evan Thomas Little, Brown: 481 pp., $29.99 -------------------- For even cursory students of the 1950s, Evan Thomas' new book, "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower'...
  • U.S. investigators visit Libya compound where ambassador was killed

    U.S. investigators visit Libya compound where ambassador was killed
    BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A team of U.S. investigators travelled for the first time to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday to analyze the crime scene where the U.S. ambassador was killed in an attack last month, Libyan and U.S. sources said....
  • U.S. must have balance in budget cuts

    Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in...