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  • Fest planner: Aug. 15-17

    Fest planner: Aug. 15-17
    This weekend's fest lineup comes with a bit of a PSA: No need to duck and cover, that whooshing noise overhead is just the Air & Water Show back for a 55th year along Lake Michigan's shores. In addition to fighter jets and parachuters along the lakefront,...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La CaƱada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface. The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • No more sharing for Siemian at quarterback

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than...
  • At end of round-the-world trip, Kerry's plane breaks down in Hawaii

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The globe-trotting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was forced to catch a commercial flight on Thursday after his U.S. Air Force plane encountered technical difficulties before takeoff from Hawaii at the end of a nine-day round-the-...
  • U.S. Navy Video: Super Hornets from USS George H.W. Bush in action

    In this video uploaded a few days ago, the Navy shows F/A-18 Super Hornets from the USS George H.W. Bush as they take off for Iraq and land safely.
  • Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets

    Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets
    Chicagoans eager to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform their famed daredevil stunts at the air show this weekend can catch the military jets a few days early when they fly over the city for a photo shoot Wednesday. Six pilots are scheduled to fly...
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
  • Frank Ottofaro Sr. recognized as "a champion of property rights"

    I'm late to the game on this, but the General Assembly recognized the late Frank Ottofaro Sr. during it's session last February. (yes, I'm very late) For some back story about Ottofaro's issues with the city, you can see it here. Here's a copy of that...
  • Jean Johnson, Owner Of Well-Known Bait Shop, Dies At 87

    Jean Johnson, who owned the J&J Bait Shop in Manchester, died July 15. She was 87. For nearly 25 years, the Johnson family sold bait to fishermen out of their basement at 233 Center St. For part of that time, the shop was open 24 hours a day. If...
  • Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew

    Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew
    On a moonless night in the summer of 1943, a Japanese destroyer tore through a U.S. Navy patrol-torpedo boat guarding the waters around the Solomon Islands. The boat was PT-109, skippered by a young lieutenant from Massachusetts named John F. Kennedy....
  • More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration

    More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration
    Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning. As part of the Battle of...