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  • A call for leadership

    At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East. This was not a step the president wanted to...
  • Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune

    Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune
    Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...
  • Submarine sighted off Broward's coast

    Submarine sighted off Broward's coast
    It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery. Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
  • Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit

    Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit
    When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside. Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
  • Judith P. Gordan, hospital volunteer

    Judith P. Gordan, hospital volunteer
    Judith P. Gordan, a longtime hospital volunteer and museum docent, died of congestive heart failure Monday at her Roland Park home. She was 89. The daughter of Thomas Carlyle Paterson, a stockbroker, and Thelma Powell Paterson, a socialite, Judith...
  • Peninsula residents named to state boards

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named several Peninsula residents to state boards this week. They are: * Stephen G. Jurczyk of Williamsburg, Director, NASA Langley Research Center, named to the Aerospace Advisory Council; * Veronica Williams, of Hampton,...
  • Leslie Charles BrucknerApril 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014

    Leslie Charles Bruckner<br/>April 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014
    Les Bruckner was born in 1918 in Monroe, Michigan, and died on September 21, 2014 in Pasadena, California. Football and family were the cornerstones of his life. He played football at Michigan State University, and later received a Master Degree from the...
  • Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'

    Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'
    The daughter of a veteran firefighting pilot said he "died a hero" when his air tanker crashed Tuesday while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Geoffrey Craig Hunt was flying one of four planes being used in the initial attack on the Dog...
  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza

    Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza
    FARMINGTON — Henry "Hank" Palm, a Travelers executive, who was integral in the development and building of Hartford's Constitution Plaza, died on September 1. He was 81. Palm was born in Verona, N.J. in 1933, where his parents Hugo and Rigmor Palm...