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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Honoring our veterans [Commentary]

    Honoring our veterans [Commentary]
    As Marylanders celebrate Memorial Day with ceremonies, parades, barbecues or other festivities, we owe it to ourselves to also remember the reason why this is a national holiday: It's a day to honor our fallen heroes — all those who made the...
  • Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters

    Veterans and military get free Memorial Day wings at Hooters
    If you are a veteran or in the military, 10 chicken wings at Hooters are on the house on Memorial Day. This year, that goes for spouses, too. "Military spouses have to make some of the toughest sacrifices in the world, especially when their loved ones...
  • Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business

    Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business
    Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer. Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
  • Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter

    Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter
    After an unusually cold and snowy winter, many Marylanders are expected to take advantage of the sun forecast for this holiday weekend by getting out of town. More than 754,000 people throughout the state will travel between Friday and Memorial Day,...
  • Baltimore County beaches ready for Memorial Day weekend

    Baltimore County beaches ready for Memorial Day weekend
    For many area families, Memorial Day weekend means a trip to the beach. Last year, nearly 3,000 people took part in that tradition at two Baltimore County parks — without ever going near the Bay Bridge. Baltimore County government doesn’t...
  • Baltimore police respond to five shootings in 24 hours

    Baltimore police respond to five shootings in 24 hours
    Three people were wounded and two men were killed in Baltimore from Thursday evening through Friday. At around 9:40 p.m. Friday, officers responded to Gertrude and Baker streets for a reported shooting, according to Det. Brandon Echevarria, a police...
  • Memorial Day marked with crabs, parades, pool openings and solemn celebrations

    Memorial Day marked with crabs, parades, pool openings and solemn celebrations
    Standing over a large tub, Gary Moree sorted crabs and stocked his walk-in cooler Friday at Bay Island Seafood, preparing for the onslaught of Memorial Day weekend customers. The cooler was stacked to the ceiling with bushels of Maryland and Delaware...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • Duke returns to lacrosse title game with 15-12 win over Denver

    Duke returns to lacrosse title game with 15-12 win over Denver
    "A couple more nights in the greatest city in the world." Those were the words shouted by a Duke player in an M&T Bank Stadium tunnel moments after the Blue Devils' 15-12 victory over Denver in Saturday's NCAA men's lacrosse Final Four matchup....
  • What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference

    What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference
    In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
  • Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations

    Adding a historical note to Memorial Day celebrations
    With his fife's high-pitched notes soaring over the enthusiastic throngs that gather each year at historic sites to celebrate Memorial Day, Dave Embrey is an attention-getter. Clad in historically accurate attire, the longtime Savage resident performs...
  • Notebook: Notre Dame's Kavanagh comes up big vs. Terps

     Notebook: Notre Dame's Kavanagh comes up big vs. Terps
    At 5 feet 8, 170 pounds, Notre Dame's Matt Kavanagh was one of the smallest players on the field Saturday in his team's semifinal matchup with No. 7 seed Maryland, which has the nation's top-ranked scoring defense. But the sophomore attackman's stats...