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  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed invincible. But it may be of no more strategic significance than Jimmy Doolittle's bombing run against Japan in World War II. Doolittle's raid gave a psychological boost to the United States, but it had to be followed by much sterner stuff before victory was achieved.
  • Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji

    Towson Scout celebrates birthday on Mount Fuji
    Drew Perkoski didn't celebrate his 14th birthday with the usual cake and candles. Instead, he was atop Mount Fuji, tired from his hike, hungry and wondering "How can I breathe better?" he said. "Mount Fuji is, if anything, humbling," he said,...

    Hickory's bid for Cal Ripken World Series comes to an end

    Hickory's bid for Cal Ripken World Series comes to an end
    Harford County's run in the Cal Ripken World Series came to an end Friday evening when its host team, the Hickory Hornets, lost 7-5 to West Raleigh, N.C., in the United States Championship played at Cal Sr.'s Yard, the signature field of the Ripken...

    Hickory, Prince George's to meet in U.S. semifinal at Cal Ripken World Series

    The Hickory Hornets, Harford County's host team, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday, falling, 6-3, to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park. Despite the loss, Hickory (3-1) will play in today's U.S. semifinals...

    Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series

    Harford team drops first game at Cal Ripken World Series
    Harford County's tournament host team, the Hickory Hornets, suffered their first loss in Cal Ripken World Series pool play Wednesday morning, falling 6-3 to West Raleigh, N.C., at Nationals Park in the Ripken Experience presented by Under Armour complex...