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  • The Prospector: Despite sluggish beginnings, Martez Ivey blossoms into America's top offensive lineman

    The Prospector: Despite sluggish beginnings, Martez Ivey blossoms into America's top offensive lineman
    Martez Ivey can’t help it. He’s human. So every once in a while, he lets himself peer into the future. He can see himself emerging from a fog-filled NFL stadium tunnel on a Sunday afternoon. People tell him he’s the best. They say he...
  • John V. Shields Jr. dies; Trader Joe's CEO made grocery chain a powerhouse

    John V. Shields Jr. dies; Trader Joe's CEO made grocery chain a powerhouse
    John V. Shields Jr., a former CEO of Trader Joe's who made the quintessentially California grocery chain a national powerhouse by breaking out of the Golden State and building stores throughout the U.S., has died. He was 82. Shields, who lived in...
  • Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history

    Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ray Link said his father never really talked about his service during World War II until recently. "Daddy didn't tell us much," he said. "It takes somebody, something finally to get it out." That someone was 15-year-old Mitchell...
  • Disney's Mira Lago purchase may pave the way for development

    Disney's Mira Lago purchase may pave the way for development
    For years, environmentalists have tried to prevent 3,000 acres of land called Mira Lago, bordering the Disney Wilderness Preserve, from becoming a housing development. Now, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has bought the property in Osceola and Polk...
  • Defense Department event gives hope to loved ones of POWs, MIAs

    Defense Department event gives hope to loved ones of POWs, MIAs
    Despite having never met her uncle, Army Sgt. Frank Torigian, Glenda Frese has spent the last 15 years trying to bring his remains home from their unknown resting place in North Korea. Torigian went missing, and ultimately died, during the Korean War...
  • Md. can enforce dam cleanup

    Md. can enforce dam cleanup
    When the Conowingo Dam was built in 1928, it blocked a free-flowing section of the mighty Susquehanna River, creating a 14-mile-long, 9,000-acre reservoir at the head of the Chesapeake Bay near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line. While the dam has provided...
  • 'Wreaths Across America' Ceremony Is Planned In New Britain

    'Wreaths Across America' Ceremony Is Planned In New Britain
    NEW BRITAIN - Fairview Cemetery will be the scene of a military memorial ceremony on Dec. 13, with more than 1,300 holiday wreaths to be placed on veterans’ grave sites. The ceremony is party of national Wreaths Across America Day. More than 900...
  • Brass tacks: Tuba-licious event on tap

    Brass tacks: Tuba-licious event on tap
    If you have ever wondered "who plays a tuba?" — and who hasn't? — you will be able to find an answer, or hundreds of them, Saturday at the venerable and exquisite Palmer House Hilton, where some 400 tuba-playing people will gather with their...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas to decline national bowl game invite

    St. Thomas Aquinas to decline national bowl game invite
    ORLANDO -- When the inaugural high school State Champions Bowl Series officially extends it invitations on Tuesday, one of Florida's powerhouse football schools will be passed over — by choice. St. Thomas Aquinas, the state's No. 1-ranked team...
  • Michel du Cille dies at 58; photojournalist won Pulitzer three times

    Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose compassionate pictures captured the human cost of war, natural disasters, disease and broken government programs, died Thursday in Liberia while covering the Ebola epidemic for the Washington Post....
  • Local Army alums know all about 'living in enemy territory'

    Local Army alums know all about 'living in enemy territory'
    The 115th Army-Navy football game will be played just 25 miles from the United States Naval Academy on Saturday, so it's probably natural to view the game at M&T Bank Stadium as a home date for the Midshipmen, even though the Army has a very significant...