| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Michael Geer was shocked when he learned that many people were unaware a U.S. soldier has been held captive by the Taliban for several years.
The St. Francis High School freshman, 14, started a campaign to get the word out. He secured a banner on a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:42 PM
“My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday.
A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made.
The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A few points about the proposed 2014-15 academic year calendar for Harford County Public Schools are worth making.
The proposed calendar, meanwhile, is available for public review and comment on the school system's website, hcps.org..
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Many of the errors that Grammar Policemen write me about are ones that almost no one would notice.
This is why I prefer flashier, funnier bad grammar, particularly involving sentences where the modifiers are wildly misplaced. An example I've seen...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing.
The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men.
The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:15 PM
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....