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  • Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River

     Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River
    Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...
  • 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...
  • Peninsula military bands join others for summer concerts

    Each summer, the Peninsula's two excellent military bands, together with other musical organizations, entertain us with outdoor music. Here's a look at what's on tap in the coming weeks. US Army TRADOC Band, Fort Eustis Now in its 82nd season, the...
  • Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many

    Killing of Libyan human rights lawyer shocks many
    Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify. The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
  • Fireworks returning to Fort Monroe

    Fireworks returning to Fort Monroe
    HAMPTON — Fireworks will return to Fort Monroe this Independence Day, although the display will not be the classic aerial display seen from miles away. Instead, Fort Monroe officials are planning a "close proximity" show similar to fireworks at...
  • 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...
  • Peter Arnett: In Baghdad, we could see the fall of Saigon all over again

    Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
  • 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,...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married

    After 25 years, Norfolk couple would like to get married
    NORFOLK — Tim Bostic and Tony London — the lead plaintiffs in the push for same-sex marriage equality in Virginia — didn't anticipate the intense public interest their quest has generated. But it's not unusual these days for people...