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  • Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...
  • Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology

    Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology
    Lockheed Martin has received a contract for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test human exoskeleton technology, which is basically a framework worn over clothing that is designed to help with heavy lifting. Specifically, the Navy is testing two Fortis...
  • PRESEASON POSTCARD: POC MT. EAST

    3 TIDBITS ON THE CARDINALS 1. Culkin in command. Mike Culkin, 42, is the new head coach, replacing Phil Dorn who left to become the coach at Catasauqua. Culkin, a Scranton Central grad, coached at Pocono Mountain East for six years before leaving for...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La Caņada’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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media

    Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media
    A sailor based in Washington state has been found guilty of threatening to rape a California naval recruit in a social media posting and will now face internal discipline, Navy officials told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. Nicholas Lord, a sailor...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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.
  • Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'

    Annapolis Shakespeare ends Playhouse residency with swirling 'Tempest'
    After three successful seasons, the Annapolis Shakespeare Company is completing its final production as a resident theater company at Bowie Playhouse with a fine production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," continuing weekends through Aug. 17. Annapolis...