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  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Bet on Your Baby In the season finale of this...
  • Blueberry Festival jam-packed with summer diversions

    There were blueberries aplenty at Historic Bethlehem's Blueberry Festival on Saturday, but there were also hammocks, and these whispered fetchingly of summer leisure. Blue hammocks, red hammocks, white hammocks, rainbow hammocks. Of the vendors at the...
  • Philippines death toll from Typhoon Rammasun rises to 40

    Typhoon Rammasun swept through the Philippines on Wednesday, leaving 40 dead and 17 injured, according to the government disaster management agency. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in a statement early Thursday that...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

    Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field
    Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
  • As in the Navy, shape up or ship out: My Word

    Following a report that more than 70 percent of firefighters are overweight, Darryl Owens' July 28 column, "Fat firefighters are a safety risk for themselves, public," outlined numerous initiatives being taken to address the problem. There is another...
  • Lakeland company assembles full fleet of jet fighters

    Lakeland company assembles full fleet of jet fighters
    Unbeknownst to many, an entire fleet of military aircraft is being quietly assembled just up Interstate 4. We're talking MiG-21s, A-4K Skyhawks, MB-339s and more. This isn't a museum. It's a growing fleet of more than 70 fighter jets, capable of...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267. Summer...
  • Billy Hurley III shoots 63 to take lead at Greenbrier Classic

    Billy Hurley III shot a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy...
  • Former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura wins $1.84 million in defamation suit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. Jesse Ventura won his defamation case against the estate of author Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who said he punched out the former Minnesota governor for criticizing the SEALs' role in the Iraq war. The jury awarded a total of $1....