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  • McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges

    McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges
    Greg Wagner can't remember how his body felt before he suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm as a 3-year-old. He has overcome its effects, including limited mobility on his right side, to play baseball and finish five marathons. "The way I see it is,...
  • Port VFW ladies celebrate Christmas with conference

    Hope you all had a peaceful and filling Thanksgiving. Now, it's official…Christmas is just around the corner, less than three weeks away! My friend, Divina Dominguez of Aberdeen, celebrated her birthday on Nov. 30. And David Read, Port, enjoyed...
  • CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?

    CBS puts Lara Logan and producer on leave for Benghazi, but what does that mean?
    CBS News put correspondent Lara Logan and producer Max McClellan on leave Tuesday in the wake of an internal investigation that was critical of their flawed report on the attack on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya. The Sept. 11, 2012 attack...
  • Christmas bingo, breakfast, tree-lighting planned in Port

    Renovations are underway at C.M.Tugs Restaurant as the new owner readies the building for its re-opening. Much sympathy is extended to the family and friends of David Dawson of Perryville, as he lost his battle with cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospice on...
  • Senate obstructionists run wild [Editorial]

    Senate obstructionists run wild  [Editorial]
    After "60 Minutes" ran a devastating piece on the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham pledged to block President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and for the next secretary of...
  • CBS issues tepid Benghazi correction on '60 Minutes' Sunday night

    CBS issues tepid Benghazi correction on '60 Minutes' Sunday night
    I have to admit I was surprised by what a flimsy correction "60 Minutes" issued on air Sunday night. I think the show's millions of loyal viewers deserved something more substantive for so serious an error. On Oct. 27, "60 Minutes" aired a report...
  • Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll

    Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll
    Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County. And he finds it...
  • Benghazi apology is big, bad news for '60 Minutes'

    Benghazi apology is big, bad news for '60 Minutes'
      The apology by CBS News for a Benghazi report it aired Oct. 27 on "60 Minutes" is big, bad news for the network. Lara Logan, who was the correspondent on the report, went on the network's morning show and made the apology in the video that runs with...
  • After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone

    After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone
    On a brisk afternoon 50 years ago, Timothy Hyman snapped pictures as officials cut a ribbon to open the newest stretch of Interstate 95, connecting Baltimore to Delaware and onward north to Maine. Amid the large crowd gathered at the Maryland-Delaware...
  • Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer

    Dorothy Higdon, of Mays Chapel, secretary and scout volunteer
    Dorothy Beksinski Higdon, a homemaker and former secretary once active in scouting, died of heart disease Friday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 89. Born Dorothy Beksinski in Baltimore and raised in Fells Point, she was the daughter of Walter and...
  • 7 years prison for ex-soldier accused of trying to join terror group

    7 years prison for ex-soldier accused of trying to join terror group
    A former Army intelligence specialist pleaded guilty Monday to destroying his computer in an attempt to cover his tracks before flying to Africa in a bid to join the Somali militant group al-Shabaab. Craig Benedict Baxam, 26, of Laurel was sentenced in a...
  • America abandons its responsibility for Iranian dissidents in Iraq

    America abandons its responsibility for Iranian dissidents in Iraq
    In 2003, I served as a senior military officer at Camp Ashraf, Iraq. In keeping with my responsibility as an oath-bound Army officer and under the Geneva Convention, I made a solemn promise to the group of 3,000 Iranian dissidents living there. I...