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  • Garry Marshall Made His Mark On Pop Culture With 'Mork & Mindy,' 'Laverne & Shirley'

    If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel. But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy goes much deeper. His TV work stretches from writing for...
  • CIA, U.S. military at odds over Afghanistan pullback plan

    The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
  • Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway

    Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway
    A soldier from Oceanside has died in Afghanistan in a "noncombat incident," the Department of Defense announced. Chief Warrant Deric Michael Rasmussen, 33, died Sunday in Mazar-e Sharif. No details of the death were announced except that it is under...
  • It's a desert, not a playground

    Two interest groups weren't even allowed to the table to discuss sharing Johnson Valley, a pristine desert landscape near Twentynine Palms prized by both off-road vehicle drivers and the Marine Corps for training. ("Marines, off-roaders compromise over...
  • Syria, Egypt strife sparks surge in cyber attacks: McAfee

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria's civil war and political strife in Egypt have thrown up new battlegrounds on the Web and driven a surge in cyber attacks in the Middle East, according to a leading Internet security company. More than half of incidents in the...
  • The Americana in Canton to close in July

    The Americana in Canton to close in July
    The Americana, a restaurant and bar at the corner of Kenwood Avenue and Hudson Street in Canton, will close in July, according to owner Alex van Breukelen. The announcement was first made on the bar's Facebook page Wednesday morning, where van Breukelen...
  • Region's Firearm Factories Invested Heavily To Build AR-15

    Region's Firearm Factories Invested Heavily To Build AR-15
    It doesn't take long to see the effects of massive investment at the Connecticut factories that make the AR-15 military-style rifle. Deep in the heart of the sprawling Colt firearms plant in West Hartford, Bobby Craddock sets up rifle barrels in an...
  • Simeon All Access | Spotlight's on Donte Ingram

    Simeon All Access | Spotlight's on Donte Ingram
    Note to readers: Simeon's Class 4A sectional semifinal game against DuSable has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday because of snow. Simeon coach Robert Smith pulled junior guard Donte Ingram into his office for a chat a couple of weeks ago. "I...
  • Wedded: Abby von Kelsch and Chad Omweg

    Wedded: Abby von Kelsch and Chad Omweg
    Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013 Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...
  • McMullen is Hall of Famer

    Perryville's Merritt "Mickey" McMullen began his softball career in 1954, playing fast pitch before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1957. He returned in 1960 and played both fast pitch and baseball in the Baltimore Major League until 1985. In 1962,...
  • Battling his demons from an old war, he goes the extra mile for vets

    Battling his demons from an old war, he goes the extra mile for vets
    CALAVERAS COUNTY — The Walking Man of Murphys, as he's known along a certain stretch of California 4 in Gold Country, sings. Loudly. "You've lost that loving feelin' …," the ex-Marine croons, his off-key notes traveling across traffic...