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Veterans Day

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  • National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
  • Arrested in 1 killing, man says he was a cartel hit man for decades

    RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez's...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Teen suicide prevention talk at CVHS, GPD to host ID theft prevention talk, Vietnam vets to be honored

    A free discussion titled “Teen Suicide Prevention” will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. this Thursday in the library at Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta. Ilin Magran of Healthy Start/Student Support Services and...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
  • Burb's Eye View: Swimming with yard-sale sharks

    Burb's Eye View: Swimming with yard-sale sharks
    The sharks were circling. I spread the chum as neat and symmetrical as I could. Beaded necklaces were laid in tight lines toward the sidewalk, waiting to be gobbled by the first of the deal-seekers. Next came the stacks of video games — two piles,...
  • Cheney Mason reveals stroke after Casey Anthony trial

    Cheney Mason reveals stroke after Casey Anthony trial
    The Casey Anthony trial did take a personal toll, defense attorney Cheney Mason reveals in a News 13 interview. Mason said he suffered a stroke on Veterans Day 2011. According to reports that day, Mason asked to taken to a Daytona Beach hospital because...
  • Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend

    Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend
    Angeles National Forest is waiving its visitor fee this weekend in honor of President's Day.  Beginning Saturday through Monday,  visitors aren't required to purchase the usual National Forest Pass, according to a news release from John Wagner of the U....
  • New Olympic Sport

    New Olympic Sport
    There are certain traditional editorial cartoons I like to draw. Christmas cartoons, New Year's Day, Labor Day, Groundhog Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Father's Day and that annual...
  • Girl Scout troop secures money for wheelchair-accessible swing

    Girl Scout troop secures money for wheelchair-accessible swing
    A wheelchair-accessible swing soon will be a fixture of a St. Charles park, thanks to the efforts of a local Girl Scout troop. The seven girls of Troop 4849 of Wredling Middle School were recently awarded a St. Charles Youth Commission grant to pay...
  • Veterans Classic will bring top men's basketball teams to play at Navy

    Veterans Classic will bring top men's basketball teams to play at Navy
    Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy men's basketball event on Friday, Nov. 14. The Midshipmen will welcome 2014 NCAA tournament teams Michigan State, Tennessee and Virginia Commonwealth to Alumni Hall in what they anticipate...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...