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  • WWII prisoner of war receives apologies during visit to Japan

    WWII prisoner of war receives apologies during visit to Japan
    Darrell Stark, age 92, of Stafford Springs, recently met with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-2) to talk about his recent trip to Japan. Stark and six other former prisoners of war held by Japan during World War II made the journey as guests of the Japanese...
  • Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System

    Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System
    This question demands an immediate answer: How effective is Hartford's aging flood control system? It was raised in an Aug. 13 letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to city engineer Constantin Banciulescu in which the Corps rated the city's...
  • Damming the bay's pollution

    Damming the bay's pollution
    Here's the gist of the recent report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Conowingo Dam: Don't confuse a red herring with a red tide. The notion that all the pollution woes of the Chesapeake Bay could be heaped on one 86-year-old hydroelectric...
  • Timber Creek player wins spot on film crew of Army All-America bowl

    Timber Creek player wins spot on film crew of Army All-America bowl
    Timber Creek offensive lineman  Ryan Urquart missed his entire senior year after herniating a disk during the preseason.  He turned 10 games on the sideline into a video project that won him a spot on the film crew for the U.S. Army All-America bowl...
  • Calvert Hall's Lawrence Cager to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Calvert Hall's Lawrence Cager to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
    Calvert Hall wide receiver Lawrence Cager will play in the 15th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl, one of the premier senior all-star football games in the country. The game will be televised live on NBC Jan. 3 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas....
  • Pet cemetery lets best friends stay together after death

    Pet cemetery lets best friends stay together after death
    Rhona Levy gazed into the small oak casket and stroked the soft hair lying on the white satin pillow. "I will always be with you," she said, leaning down to kiss the tiny forehead. Then Levy removed a pendant from her neck and clasped it around the...
  • Edward F. Peters Jr., engineer

    Edward F. Peters Jr., engineer
    Edward F. Peters Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel engineer and decorated Word War II veteran who landed at Normandy, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Timonium resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, he was the...
  • Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies

     Dr. Thomas Murphy, Vietnam veteran and cardiac surgeon, dies
    After serving as an Army surgeon in Vietnam at the height of the war, Dr. Thomas E. Murphy joined the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in 1970 and through the years worked to make the cardiac department one of the best equipped and...
  • Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine

    Inside The Lab: The Race To Create An Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Rick Chubet paces from machine to machine inside a clean, white lab at Protein Sciences. The vaccine scientist pulls up to a monitor displaying fresh results from a test. Two lines, one blue, one red, cut across a graph. He walks to...
  • Dredging Conowingo Dam won't save the bay

    Dredging Conowingo Dam won't save the bay
    In a world of competing policy priorities, there is one policy objective that seems to generate more agreement than any other — we must protect the Chesapeake Bay. To do so requires good science, and recently we acquired some. The U.S. Army...
  • Ruppersberger nearing end of 12-year run on House intel committee

    Ruppersberger nearing end of 12-year run on House intel committee
    When Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the House committee that oversees the nation's intelligence agencies, Osama bin Laden was still alive, Edward Snowden was still in college and the government's response to the threat of cyber attacks was still...