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Congressional Gold Medal Honorees

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  • Charles Wells, printing firm owner

    Charles Wells, printing firm owner
    Charles Nelson Wells, a retired owner of a printing firm and a World War II veteran later honored for his service with a Congressional Gold Medal, died of a blood disorder Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital. He was 87 and lived in Lochearn.
  • Betty Ford is dead at 93, founded addiction center

    Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with...

    Seventy years later, pioneering black Marines honored

    Seventy years later, pioneering black Marines honored
    When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort. But the worst of it, Howard...

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds and a high temperature near 90 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a 60 percent chance of rain and a low temperature around 73 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this morning'...

    Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service

    Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service
    William Foreman wasn't looking to make history when he elected to join the United States Marine Corps after the Selective Service System called his number for World War II. The lifelong Catonsville resident could have joined the Army or Navy, like most...