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  • Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class

    Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class
    Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame. The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty. The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • Blackbeard epic 'Crossbones' has NBC crossing its fingers

    The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s. In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical epic from NBC...
  • Living Here: Military installations

    Living Here: Military installations
    War headlines from Iraq and Afghanistan have given way to a steady drumbeat of news about military drawdowns and budget cuts, but that won't change one fact: the U.S. military has deep roots in Hampton Roads. Every branch of the service is represented...
  • T.J. McFarland recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles mulling next step with Tommy Hunter

    Left-hander T.J. McFarland was prepared to make his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday when he received a call telling him he was headed to Baltimore to give a depleted bullpen an extra arm. McFarland arrived at Camden Yards about 90 minutes...
  • Trailblazers To Generals: Women's Legacy

    At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...
  • The Hulls Of Derby: Different Trajectories In War Of 1812

    The Hulls Of Derby: Different Trajectories In War Of 1812
    The USS Constitution never looked better than on the morning it sailed from Alexandria, Va., fully provisioned, with an inexperienced but enthusiastic crew of 450 men eager for action and adventure. Then word came later that day, June 18, 1812: A...
  • Film Review: 'Godzilla'

    Someone should tell Warner Bros. that when they've got a presence as big as Godzilla, they don't need movie stars, because frankly, who remembers the characters in a rampaging-kaiju movie anyway? Still, just to be safe, the studio has stuffed Gareth...
  • 'Kingdom of Ice' uncovers a polar adventure frozen in time

    'Kingdom of Ice' uncovers a polar adventure frozen in time
    The great achievement of Hampton Sides' unforgettable new book about a group of American Arctic explorers only becomes apparent halfway into its 400-plus pages. "In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette" tells...
  • Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

    Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'
    In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267. Summer...