| Dec 2, 2012
It comes as no surprise to hear anti-tax activist Grover Norquist talk about tax cuts, but it does come as a surprise to hear him raise the subject of pink unicorns.
Pink unicorns are purely imaginary — a trait he says they share with the...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:59 PM
South Hagerstown High School
First marking period
Distinguished honor roll
Grade nine — Adrian I. Bolton, Nicholas P. Carey, Alexis M. Davis, Olivia I. Griffin, Jacob A. Hardesty, Eletria U. Herbert, Micaiah A. Hiner, Megan E. Langmyer, Amy...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Board of Education and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the Washington County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet):
WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
820 Commonwealth Ave.,...
| Nov 21, 2012
I am encouraged by the surprisingly bipartisan coalitions that backed recent state victories for marijuana legalization, gay marriage and prison sentencing reform. Maybe we all can get along.
What makes these coalitions so remarkable is how much their...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:41 AM
The ACC will release its all-conference football teams in a little over a half-hour. Here's what the ballot I filed yesterday afternoon with the ACC office looked like (Virginia linebacker Steve Greer and Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum made my first...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Sixteen Florida State Seminoles were named to the three All-ACC teams announced by the ACC on Monday afternoon. Veteran defensive ends Cornellius Carradine and Bjoern Werner and kicker Dustin Hopkins were part of a five-man Seminole group...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:59 PM
GRAND ISLE, La. -- A second Filipino oil worker has died following last week's Gulf of Mexico oil platform blast, the Philippine government said Friday.
Avelino L. Tajonera died early Friday from injuries sustained in the November 16 explosion and fire...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:48 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE - Purdue finished the non-conference season with a 3-1 record after beating Marshall 51-41 at Ross Ade Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Boilermakers gained 443 yards on offense and were aided by two interception returns for touchdowns in...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Market Grille has opened in Manchester, on Buckland Hills Drive in the former Hops building. The restaurant is the fifth eatery for the Mill Restaurant Group, and its second new opening of 2012, after the debut of Republic in Bloomfield this summer....
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown took on Republicans and the Cato Institute and joked about Jesuits in a speech to his climate change conference in San Francisco Thursday. Speaking to about 250 scientists, activists, policy officials and Richard Branson, Brown blasted...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Sometimes it's very easy to dismiss a college football bowl game simply because of its name or when it's played, but tonight's Beef ‘O' Brady's Bowl has the makings to be a very good contest. Being played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, this...