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  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj. Lawrence R. Bailey, a Laurel resident serving as the assistant Army attache in Vientiane. Bailey always wore a parachute when he flew.
  • 'Project Runway' recap: Almost time for Fashion Week

     
    Janelle reports on this week's Project Runway:Previously, New York City was inspiring. April’s clothes were sad. Now, who will go to fashion week? Heidi tells the final four that they’ll each design a collection, but only three will show at...

    Review: 'The Rocket' soars at points

    Review: 'The Rocket' soars at points
    "The Rocket" winds through the mountains of northern Laos, the contemporary drama carrying a touch of fable and a powerful sense of place. Ahlo (Sitthiphon Disamoe), the 10-year-old at the center of the movie, makes an appealing rooting interest, not...

    REVIEW: 'The Rocket' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'The Rocket' ★★&#9733
    "The Rocket" winds through the mountains of northern Laos, the contemporary drama carrying a touch of fable and a powerful sense of place. Ahlo (Sitthiphon Disamoe), the 10-year-old at the center of the movie, makes an appealing rooting interest, not...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A package from home makes a difference

    In December 1970, 280,000 American troops remained in Vietnam. The scuttlebutt at Khe Shan, the isolated outpost eight miles from the Laotian border, was that the war was winding down. No one actually believed that. The Marines were supporting combat...