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  • Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...
  • For runners helping special needs marathoners, it's a labor of love

    For runners helping special needs marathoners, it's a labor of love
    They crossed the finish line together, father and son, having completed the marathon Saturday in 3 hours, 53 minutes and 52 seconds. Not a bad time considering Chris Brennan pushed 12-year-old Ryan the whole way in a running stroller. At the end, as...
  • Disabled veteran says of his new home: 'We couldn't say thank you enough'

    Disabled veteran says of his new home: 'We couldn't say thank you enough'
    When retired Staff Sgt. Brian Mast was handed the keys to his new Parkland home, he felt an independence he had not experienced since before losing his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan. On Saturday — about a week after moving into a house...
  • John "Bob" Moriconi, Decorated Military Veteran, Dies At 84

    John "Bob" Moriconi, Decorated Military Veteran, Dies At 84
    John R. "Bob" Moriconi, a decorated military veteran and former custodial foreman in the Manchester public schools, died Oct. 5. He was 84. Moriconi enlisted in the U.S. Army at 17, just after the end of World War II. His career lasted 24 years. The...
  • Trial of former Terps recruit Trayvon Reed delayed

    Trial of former Terps recruit Trayvon Reed delayed
    Et cetera   The trial of Trayvon Reed, who was dismissed from the Maryland basketball team after being charged in late July with theft under $100 and second-degree assault, has been postponed until Dec. 19, his attorney, David Putzi, said. Reed was...
  • William A. Reinke, international health expert

    William A. Reinke, international health expert
    William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
  • 1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast

     1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast
    The photos showed a nurse, a hospital worker and a street sweeper wearing face masks. The story reported how a rapidly spreading disease was overtaxing the city's and nation's hospitals, doctors and nurses. Published in the Tribune 96 years ago this...
  • Saturday marks the 90th anniversary of Notre Dame's Four Horseman

    The U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City's eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of...
  • 'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

    'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend
    The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend. Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
  • U.S. general says Iraq retaking some ground from Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. troops in the Middle East said on Friday Iraqi forces are "incrementally" recapturing ground from Islamic State militants who seized much of the country's northwest this year, but he added that major Iraq advances...
  • Ebola didn't have to kill my uncle, Thomas Eric Duncan

    Ebola didn't have to kill my uncle, Thomas Eric Duncan
    On  Sept. 25, my uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse he had recently been in Liberia. But he was a man of color with no health insurance and no means to pay...