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  • Walter Dean Myers dies at 76; his books focused on young blacks

    Like many of the protagonists in his dozens of young adult books, Walter Dean Myers was once a troubled, sensitive and intelligent young man living an aimless life. A writer's heart beat in his chest, the passion for words there even as he stumbled...
  • Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War

    Years Home, Female Iraq Vets Endure The Wounds Of War
    It's been nine years since Eunice Ramirez served in Iraq, but she still suffers from war wounds — post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, respiratory problems and frequent crying triggered by her memories. Suzanna Smaldone, who also returned...
  • UMUC offers discount tuition to federal workers

    UMUC offers discount tuition to federal workers
    Back in April, it seemed like a win-win deal. The federal government, with a workforce that has grown increasingly dissatisfied with training opportunities, negotiated a first-of-its-kind program: A Maryland college that caters to non-traditional...
  • Amateur explorers find historic fort in Everglades

    Amateur explorers find historic fort in Everglades
    It was one of several forts the U.S. Army built in South Florida in the 1800s, allowing soldiers fighting the Seminole Wars to rest and regroup. Fort Harrell was one of the more obscure outposts, wedged into a rugged swamp area, accessible mainly by...
  • Winter Garden man worries he'll be dead before Army executes daughter's killer

    Winter Garden man worries he'll be dead before Army executes daughter's killer
    Edward Bowman fears he won't live to see his daughter's killer executed. The Winter Garden man, 71, has waited 26 years for the U.S. military to carry out a 1988 death sentence handed to Ronald Gray, the soldier who raped and murdered Kimberly Ann...
  • 18th Judicial Circuit races Seminole-Brevard

    GROUP 19 Donna M. Goerner 43, Altamonte Springs Years in practice: 18 Law school: University of Florida Job experience: Office of the State Attorney, 1995-2007; Maher, Guiley & Maher, May-August 2007; The Law Office of Donna M. Goerner, P.A.,...
  • Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?

     Who leads the sports pack after the NFL?
    OK, what do we talk about now? Uh, how 'bout them Jags? No, nevermind, but the truth is that our national infatuation with soccer and its World Cup quietly died when the United States was eliminated. Wait! Put down those tweets, soccer fans. It...
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    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors

     Iraq's fracture adds to pain of soldier's survivors
    When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the Landecks. Richard and Vicki Landeck live in...
  • As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq

    As unrest continues, families left to mourn soldiers killed in Iraq
    Cpl. Christopher Lee Poole Jr. would have celebrated his 29th birthday this Fourth of July. A "firecracker baby," his parents called him. Every year his mother still gets him a big cake, and every year his family still gathers in his honor. But the...
  • The Supreme Court's muddy new ruling on the contraceptive mandate

    In a bizarre attempt to have it both ways, the Supreme Court held that a small evangelical Protestant college in Illinois did not have to include contraceptive coverage in employee health insurance even though it didn't fill out the paperwork the...