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  • 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...
  • New mystery from Hampton author

     New mystery from Hampton author
    Dotsy Lamb, history professor, Ph.D. candidate, world traveler and amateur sleuth, is back in Hampton resident Maria Hudgins' fifth book in the "Dotsy Lamb, Travel Mystery" series, "Death In An Ivory Tower." This time Dotsy is visiting what Hudgins...
  • Little girl surprised to throw first pitch to deployed dad

    Little girl surprised to throw first pitch to deployed dad
    A little girl who threw the first pitch at a Charlotte Knights game got the surprise of her life when she realized who was behind the catcher's mask. It was 8-year-old Isabella's father, a Gunner's Mate 1st Class in the United States Navy who had been...
  • History: War efforts

    History: War efforts
    As Europe edged toward the climactic events before World War I, the United States teetered into conflict with its southern neighbor, Mexico, in the throes of its 1910-20 revolution. On April 21, 1914, the U.S. Navy occupied the port city of Veracruz,...
  • Washington mudslide: Search ends for last 2 bodies

    EVERETT, Wash. -- The numbers tell the story in the lovely but dangerous Stillaguamish Valley, site of a deadly March landslide, one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Thirty-seven days spent searching for victims -- first...
  • 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...
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake. The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as...
  • Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

    Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
    Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. At the same time, however, the head...
  • Employers Must Reach Out To Returning Vets

    How do you recognize a military veteran? Really see them, once they're out of military fatigues? No boots and camouflage. After the homecoming is over, with its flags and patriotic speeches and TV cameras and families weeping in relief. How do you get...
  • Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history

    Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two of the top destinations on a recent trip to Charleston — Ft. Sumter and the Confederacy's H. L. Hunley submarine — transcend the label of "Civil War attraction." These sites appeal to students of U.S. history, to...
  • Malaysia plane: 'Rapidly fading' signals add urgency to search for missing jet

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner resumed on Saturday, five weeks after the plane disappeared from radar screens, amid fears that batteries powering signals from the black box recorder on board may have died. Australian Prime...