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  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park

     American flags fly in honor of military members at Castaways Park
    Overlooking Newport Harbor on Saturday morning, the flags outnumbered the audience. About 100 people gathered in the middle of Castaways Park where 1,776 American flags were rippling in the onshore breeze. Attached to many of those flags were names,...
  • Spice sellers undisturbed in Newport News, Hampton

    NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice. But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
  • San Pedro development will give female veterans a place to call home

    San Pedro development will give female veterans a place to call home
    One of the first housing projects in the country focused on female veterans facing homelessness is nearing completion on a breezy San Pedro hilltop overlooking a butterfly preserve. Volunteers of America is spending $15 million converting family housing...
  • Idaho Navy veteran has one goal — to be interred beside her wife

    Idaho Navy veteran has one goal — to be interred beside her wife
    Leaning on a sturdy walker for support, Madelynn Lee Taylor walked into the office of the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery with one simple goal. Taylor is 74 years old, a veteran, widow and church deacon. She wanted to register for a niche in the...
  • 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...
  • Sacrifice 40,000 jobs for seven? Put wind farm on hold [Letter]

    Sacrifice 40,000 jobs for seven? Put wind farm on hold [Letter]
    Regarding The Sun's editorial asking Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that would delay approval of a wind farm in Somerset County ("Gone with the wind farm?" April 20), I take offense at you describing industrial turbines as "windmills." That's like...
  • 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...