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  • Flying again is freedom for a veteran helicopter pilot and double amputee

    Tammy Duckworth, a former Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost both her legs to a rocket-propelled grenade in Iraq, hoists herself into a single-engine Piper Cherokee. She taxis to a runway, pushes the throttle and pulls back on the yoke to coax the...
  • Selling in a slowing market

    If for-sale signs have sprouted like weeds in your neighborhood and the grass is growing up around them, it's no time to panic, say real estate experts. It's time to go back to the basics. For years, nothing seemed to faze home buyers. Price didn't...
  • Mother, father are charged in deaths of infant twin girls

    A 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old man living in the basement of a vacant Northeast Baltimore rowhouse have been charged with the beating deaths of their 1-month-old twin girls. Sierra Swann and Nathaniel Broadway, both of the 1900 block of E. 31st St....
  • Avoiding tunnel is impractical, costly, CSX says

    Any attempts to reduce the flow of hazardous chemicals through Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel, where a chemical-laden train derailed July 18 and burned for four days under ground, would face almost insurmountable legal and practical obstacles, safety...
  • History lessons in Lynchburg area

    Adrive around Virginia's Lynchburg area links history from Thomas Jefferson's era to the end of the Civil War to June 6, 1944. Lynchburg, which traces its beginnings to a ferry established by John Lynch in 1757, is the site of Poplar Forest, an octagonal...
  • Hampton archive: The burning of Hampton: 'It seemed as if hell itself had broken loose ...'

    Few people knew what to expect when the Civil War broke out in April 1861. For weeks, the rhetoric was more heated than the skirmishes on the field. But here in Hampton, where the Rebels had exchanged gentlemanly notes with Union-held Fort Monroe in an...