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  • Somerset wind project doesn't add up [Letter]

    Somerset wind project doesn't add up [Letter]
    I'd like to respond to the several articles, opinion pieces and letters addressing the topic of wind turbines in Somerset County ("Gone with the wind farm?" April 20). Do the math. Reporters, editors and readers should question the claims of Pioneer...
  • Don't judge Blue Angels captain so quickly [Letter]

    Don't judge Blue Angels captain so quickly [Letter]
    As a passionate aerospace buff and American taxpayer, I'm discouraged a man of Capt. Gregory McWherter's talent, training and expertise would be relieved of his Blue Angels command based on allegations of a "nasty work environment." I've read Susan...
  • Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies

    Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies
    EVERETT, Wash. -- The numbers tell the story in the lovely but dangerous Stillaguamish Valley, site of a deadly March landslide, one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Thirty-seven days spent searching for victims -- first...
  • The war correspondents' view from Afghanistan

    Wars are often at their most dangerous as they are winding down, fraught with unpredictability and chaos. But that is also the time when the conflict's true trajectory becomes clear, and the perspective of thoughtful and seasoned observers takes on...
  • Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral

    Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral
    Michelle Howard might be used to being the first to do a lot of things, but Tuesday's first is a big one. In a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at  Arlington National Cemetery, Howard became the first woman promoted to...
  • Letter: Citizens United needs to be overturned

    I call on state leaders to approve SB1272 and put the Overturn Citizens United Act on the November ballot. While in the U.S. Navy between 1968 and 1974 I served three cruises off the coast of Vietnam. I did so as I believed in our democracy and a...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • LBJ ring missing from archives

    LBJ ring missing from archives
    When Samuel L. Morison of Crofton was charged this week with stealing documents from the U.S. Navy's archive in Washington, it was a rare event for the facility. "There has not been a theft like this in recent memory," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for...
  • Pentagon orders U.S. aircraft carrier Bush nearer to Iraq

    Pentagon orders U.S. aircraft carrier Bush nearer to Iraq
    The Pentagon announced Saturday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had ordered the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush to move during the day from the North Arabian Sea into the Persian Gulf, placing it closer to Iraq. "The order will provide the...
  • Ocean City air show hits high notes

    Ocean City air show hits high notes
    The 7th annual OC Air Show finished its first day to the applause and cheering of the thousands who showed up to watch the aerial acrobatics up close. They were not disappointed. The air show is a weekend long celebration of aeronautic precision and...