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  • 50 years ago: Peace activist passes through Harford on way to see JFK

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 6, 1962: Max Daetwyler, a 76-year-old man from Switzerland, passed through Harford County on his journey from New York to Washington, D.C. Daetwyler was an advocate of scrapping all armaments...
  • UMUC names new president

    The University of Maryland University College named Javier Miyares as its president Monday, effective immediately. Miyares, 65, has been a member of the UMUC management team for 10 years and its acting president since February, when he took over for...
  • Punish Guillen for his comments on Castro?

    Frankness is his charm Kevin Baxter Los Angeles Times Should Ozzie Guillen be punished for speaking his mind? No, not if the Marlins believe in free speech. However, South Florida has only a tenuous relationship with free speech — especially...
  • Let's not forget that Selig (and Angelos) rubbed elbows with Castro

    Let's not forget that Selig (and Angelos) rubbed elbows with Castro
    By now, you've heard the news: The Miami Marlins on Tuesday suspended Ozzie Guillen for five games for telling Time magazine he loves and respects Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. I wrote earlier that while I find Guillen's remarks stupid and insensitive --...
  • Obama a Marxist? Hardly

    I saw the point of the writer who complained about Leonard Pitts' rather frequent accusations of "racism," but to say that President Obama's policies are "socialistic, Marxist" ("No racism here Mr. Pitts " Readers Respond, Aug 11)? Give me a break. This...
  • Congress: Learn to negotiate

    Congress: Learn to negotiate
    This month, disapproval of Congress hit an all-time high — The New York Times reports that 82 percent of Americans give Congress the thumbs-down. Both parties get low marks, so the general disgust can't be attributed only to ideology. What the...
  • Occupy protests: Politics is like a box of chocolates

    I am happy to see that once again there are Americans raising their voices in protest. I know I'm not happy with the direction that our elected officials, the banking industry and the military-industrial complex are taking this country. Our third...
  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses. But visitors shouldn't count...
  • Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba

    Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba
    It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers. But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork. The Florida travel...
  • Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts

    Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts
    Desperately lagging in the world baseball market, the Orioles are attempting to step up their international efforts, and this weekend might serve as a primary example of that change in philosophy. An Orioles contingent — to include manager Buck...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 3 performances

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Week 3 performances
    Week 3 and tonight's the first night I'll lament not hearing the announcer say "Navratilova" in that special way. And as if that's not sad-making enough, it's "their most memorable year" night. Hope your heartstrings are screwed in tight because they're...
  • Former Oriole Luke Scott still not afraid to speak his mind

    Former Oriole Luke Scott still not afraid to speak his mind
    Though he never had the chance to wear the cartoon bird on his cap day-in and day out, former Orioles outfielder and current Tampa Bay Ray Luke Scott is doing his best to, well, remain a cartoon character with his new ballclub -- and he’s still...