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  • Herbert S. "Stokes" Walesby, newspaper artist

    Herbert S. "Stokes" Walesby, newspaper artist
    Herbert Stokes Walesby, former art director of the News American who volunteered aboard the SS John W. Brown, where he sketched his shipmates, died of lung cancer Nov. 14 at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. The former Sykesville resident was 85. "He...
  • McCann family increases reward, launches website

    McCann family increases reward, launches website
    The family of Annie McCann, the Virginia teenager found dead near a Baltimore housing project in November 2008, have increased the reward they're offering for tips in the case - to $15,000 - and launched a new website.  Dan and Mary Jane McCann have been...
  • New push to allow early voting in Virginia

    New push to allow early voting in Virginia
    There's a new push to allow people in Virginia to vote early.  A Fairfax County State Senator introduced the legislation. During last week's election some lines in Fairfax County were up to four hours long. And at some precincts in Roanoke County, people...
  • Ellicott City man dies after accident on Tough Mudder obstacle course

    Ellicott City man dies after accident on Tough Mudder obstacle course
    An Ellicott City man died over the weekend after an accident on the Tough Mudder obstacle course in West Virginia, the first such death in the three-year history of the outdoor run that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet."...
  • Two Christiansburg pawn shop owners charged with keeping improper records

    Two Christiansburg pawn shop owners charged with keeping improper records
    Two Christiansburg pawn shop owners have been charged with keeping improper records at their store. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, several violations were found during a search of records at Bargain Pawn on Radford Road in...
  • The GOP's listening problem

    The GOP's listening problem
    WASHINGTON -- I know it's early, but I have a sinking feeling the Republican Party is taking all the wrong lessons from last week's election. Short-term, that's a boon for Democrats. Long-term, it's a problem for the country. The GOP should be listening...
  • Eldon Davis dies at 94; architect designed 'Googie' coffee shops

    Eldon Davis dies at 94; architect designed 'Googie' coffee shops
    Eldon Davis, an influential architect known as the father of the California coffee shop for midcentury designs inspired by the Space Age and the region's car culture, has died. He was 94. Davis died Friday at a West Hills hospital of complications from...
  • Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

    Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights
    Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
  • Barbara Willis dies at 94; California ceramist

    Barbara Willis dies at 94; California ceramist
    Nearly 40 years after she had stopped producing pottery, Barbara Willis made a startling discovery at a Long Beach flea market in 1995. Without her knowledge, she had become a highly collectible artist. After she pointed to a vase and said, "I made that,...
  • Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa

    Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa
    "Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself. Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
  • Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio

    Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio
    Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82. Ross died Friday at Providence St....