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John F. Kennedy

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  • 10th anniversary of Pearl Harbor was low-key

    The Sept. 11 observances that were the focus of much of the nation last weekend were in marked contrast to the somewhat understated 10th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Perhaps what presaged this change was TV's ascendancy and power,...
  • Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans

    Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans
    Responding to a public outcry, the Maryland Transportation Authority agreed Thursday to scale back a proposed toll hike on the Bay Bridge — one of several revisions to a hotly debated package of rate increases. The authority board reached a...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Oh, I believe in yesterday

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: Oh, I believe in yesterday
    MAYBERRY, N.C. -- Former sheriff Andy Taylor died here last week. Mayberry is in mourning. Sheriff Taylor was one of the last links to another, simpler time. Before there was a traffic light or drive-through banking here, before we got our first...
  • Package of toll increases wins final OK from state agency

    Package of toll increases wins final OK from state agency
    The Maryland Transportation Authority gave final approval Thursday to the largest package of toll increases in the state's history, which will double the cost of a round trip through the Baltimore harbor crossings to $8 by July 2013. In another move, the...
  • Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett

    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett
    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett, a retired Baltimore Sun news photographer whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Homewood at Plum Creek, a Hanover, Pa., retirement community. The former Ellicott...
  • Steve Jobs: Hero to a generation

    Steve Job's death had the same impact on the younger generation of today that the death of John F. Kennedy had on a previous generation While it is difficult to quantify the impact of one person on an entire generation, it is safe to say that the passing...
  • Mormonism isn't a cult

    Mormonism isn't a cult
    If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be Mormon, would you vote for that person? Earlier this year, Gallup pollsters asked that exact question, and 76 percent of those who responded said yes, they would....
  • Work begins to shore up Tydings Bridge on I-95

    The Maryland Transportation Authority has begun work on a $43 million project to shore up the foundation of the nearly 50-year-old Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge on Interstate 95, where the flow of the Susquehanna River has eroded some of the piers...
  • College reunion weekend prompts memories of the early 1960s

    Two things prompted me to write this particular column, sharing memories of the early 1960s. One was seeing Caroline Kennedy on "The Late Show with David Letterman" talking about her new book based on the interviews her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy, gave...
  • State toll increases take effect Tuesday

    State toll increases take effect Tuesday
    Gene Egeberg of Bethesda, whose professional travel takes him across Baltimore Harbor several times a day, figures the new toll increases in Maryland will cost him $294 per year. And in 2013, that will go up to $517. After months of debate and...
  • Re-use of Carver would be best solution to school crowding

    Regarding the proposal to build a new elementary school in either Mays Chapel or Dulaney Springs, I believe there is a better solution to the York Road corridor overcrowding issue then building a school in either of the proposed locations. The solution...
  • Honor our veterans by encouraging them to get health care

    For more than 230 years, our brave service men and women have underwritten our freedom by duty, honor and selfless service. On Friday, Nov. 11, Americans everywhere will give pause on Veterans Day to honor our men and women who have served in the armed...