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  • Brewing trouble in Asian waters

    Brewing trouble in Asian waters
    Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
  • Shootings are God's will, Godlessness or other?

    In an interview with Fox News hours before the Aurora gun massacre, George Zimmerman, who stands accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, said that the young man's death was "God's plan." Hours after James Holmes used three guns, including a...
  • Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot

    Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot
    Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime Timonium resident was 87. Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
  • The atomic age turns 67

    This week marks the 67th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given the fact that 100 million Japanese were prepared to fight to the death to defend their homeland, most historians believe that...
  • Seafood, produce on tap this weekend in HdG

    Yawn, dear readers, Today, Aug. 10 is Lazy Day. Celebrate by lying in a hammock in the cool shade with an iced glass of lemonade and this column, and read on.....yawn. Ray Astor informed me that August commemorates the 67th anniversary of several...
  • Hiroshima bombing still misrepresented by government propaganda

    I was initially elated that a letter writer had remembered the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ("The atomic age turns 67,"Aug. 9). But elation turned to disappointment as the author went on to recite the myth, perpetrated by...
  • IndyCar driver Sato takes chance, goes for it

    IndyCar driver Sato takes chance, goes for it
    Takuma Sato nearly won the Indianapolis 500 in May, but a bold move for the lead relegated the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver to 17th as he spun while trying to pass eventual winner Dario Franchitti on the final lap. His car owner Bobby Rahal...
  • Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room

    Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room
    The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
  • Head of the Class: Locals scoring honors, degrees

    Paige Cook, of Parkton, recently participated in a Spring Break trip to Japan, as part of her "Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy" class at Washington College, Chestertown. Olivia A. Cypull, of Baldwin, a senior at Loch Raven High School is a...
  • Letter: Pulling troops out prior to victory harms U.S. foreign policy

    The United States has not won a war since 1945. We have been involved in numerous conflicts and our military has performed magnificently — considering the political interference and (mis)direction endured.  This interference has caused us to lose...
  • Notebook: MLL to use instant replay on scoring plays in 2013

    Notebook: MLL to use instant replay on scoring plays in 2013
    Major League Lacrosse announced Wednesday that it will implement instant replay on scoring plays for the 2013 season. Specifically, replay will be used to determine only whether the ball had completely crossed the plane of the goal; whether a goal scored...
  • UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University

    UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University
    The UMBC men's lacrosse team will open their fall schedule Thursday when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years. The time for the scrimmage at UMBC Stadium is 4:30 p.m. The Retrievers will compete in the annual...