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Memorial Day

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  • NCAA open to non-NFL stadiums hosting lacrosse championships

    NCAA open to non-NFL stadiums hosting lacrosse championships
    In response to an attendance downturn at recent NCAA men's lacrosse championship weekends, the organization is now open to allowing non-NFL stadiums to serve as hosts in upcoming years. The development comes on the heels of three consecutive years of...
  • Goodness, what a blessing

    Goodness, what a blessing
    Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder. It was 8:30 in the morning on...
  • Right-hander Chris Tillman was terrific in tough-luck Orioles loss

    Right-hander Chris Tillman was terrific in tough-luck Orioles loss
    On most days, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman’s performance on Saturday afternoon would have been enough for him to earn his 15th win of the season. But locked against an opposing pitcher – Oakland’s Jarrod Parker – who hasn&...
  • Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'

    Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'
    Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian. "I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
  • Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says

    Marylanders to travel more this Labor Day weekend, AAA says
    Forecasts of sunny skies are combining with falling gas prices and an apparent "pent-up demand" for getaways to put Maryland on course for its busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the end of the recession. AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting that 678,...
  • Ravens rely on Sommerhof behind the scenes at M&T Bank Stadium

    Ravens rely on Sommerhof behind the scenes at M&T Bank Stadium
    Although every game or event held at M&T Bank Stadium is special for Roy Sommerhof, there's something about the first home game of the regular NFL season for the Baltimore Ravens that has his pulse racing faster than usual. Despite the fact that...
  • Federal workers are victims, not villains

    Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
  • Patriotism alive and well in disagreement [Editorial]

    It didn't seem possible a dozen years ago today (Wednesday), but a lot of things have returned to normal. There have been fireworks and parades on the Fourth of July. Kids still try to catch a glimpse of Santa on Christmas Eve. Kids in 4-H still have...
  • Ulman, Howard council honor National POW/MIA recognition day

    Ulman, Howard council honor National POW/MIA recognition day
    The black-and-white POW/MIA flag, with its image of a hunched prisoner flanked by barbed wire and a menacing guard tower looming overhead, has been a sober reminder since 1971 of the more than 83,000 American soldiers who have been taken prisoner of war...
  • Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend

    Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend
    The 2014 NCAA men's lacrosse Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium will have some competition right next door. The newly released Orioles 2014 schedule has home dates against the Cleveland Indians over Memorial Day weekend, as first noted by the...
  • UMES' Boozer, Brown among HOF candidates

    Colleges UMES' Boozer, Brown among HOF candidates Former running back Emerson Boozer and lineman Roger Brown of Maryland State, now UMES, are among 25 finalists for the Black College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. The finalists...
  • DNR's Park Quest brings out the best of the outdoors

    Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly. The shoes he had...