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  • Obama sees no quick fix in Iraq

    U.S. warplanes and drones stepped up attacks against Islamist militants in northern Iraq on Saturday, as President Obama warned that the effort to help Iraqi forces deny a safe haven to “barbaric terrorists” and help rescue thousands of...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific

    Baltimore para-swimmer Snyder wins fourth title at Pan Pacific
    Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder of Baltimore won his fourth title of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., winning the men's 100-meter freestyle S11 on Friday, the third day of competition at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center....
  • Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Becca Meyers on Thursday became the second Baltimore-area swimmer in two days to break a world record at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Meyers, of Timonium, swam her morning preliminary in the women's 400-meter...
  • 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...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State's Last Textile Mill Back Up And Running

    That the state's last traditional textile mill is back in business is cause for celebration. The Warren mills in Stafford Springs made quality woolens for men's suits and coats for 160 years. Hearts were broken when the operation closed in December,...