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  • Will sports miss military flyovers?

    Less loud and fun Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel Military flyovers are just as much a part of major sporting events in America as beer and hot dogs. It's seems like a long-standing tradition and that's what makes sporting events, well, an event. It's...
  • Little action to stop defense cuts, despite warnings

    Defense officials and their allies in Congress have done their best to create a sense of crisis about impending budget cuts, but their warnings have failed to produce any visible result. Instead, partisan divisions have hardened over how to avoid the...
  • Last word on 1996 reunion is a tribute to friendship and memories

    Last word on 1996 reunion is a tribute to friendship and memories
    I've never heard anyone compare a high school reunion to a funeral. Yet even though I shared a fine evening of reminiscing, joking, belly laughs and good-natured ribbing with my fellow Sykesville High School Class of 1966 at our recent 45th anniversary...
  • How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives

    How 'Harry Potter' changed their lives
    Thirteen-year-old Alexander Williams was always so reluctant to read that his school arranged to get him special help. But he felt differently about the stories when they were told on a big screen. Most people who love the films begin with the books. But...
  • Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents

    Boston performance part of July 4 celebration for Catonsville residents
    "She used to tie her hair up in ribbons and bows, sign her letters with X's and O's," sang Sgt. 1st Class Erica Russo as she smiled and swayed in front of a small group of backup vocalists. As her strong alto voice belted out the familiar notes of Trisha...
  • Stop torturing monkeys in the name of research

    The use of monkeys at Aberdeen Proving Ground in a training session amounts to institutionalized torture ("APG shouldn't needlessly harm monkeys," Sept. 27). In their recent opinion article, physicians Barbara and Martin Wasserman pointed out the...
  • Darlington fire company dedicates World Trade Center I-beam as part of 9/11 memorial

    Darlington fire company dedicates World Trade Center I-beam as part of 9/11 memorial
    Ten years later and we still can't forget. More than 350 firemen and women, police officer, friends, relatives and nearby residents gathered inside the still-rather-new Darlington Volunteer Fire Company station, 1520 Whiteford Road, on the 10th...
  • Howard school board resumes search for new superintendent

    Now that the Howard County public school system is up and running after delaying its first day in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, school board members are turning their focus back to the search for a replacement for Superintendent Sydney L. Cousin,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 13 'The Splendor of Trumpet and Organ' Classical concert featuring the orchestra of St. John's Episcopal Church takes place at 4 p.m. at 9120 Frederick Road in Ellicott City. Tickets are $25, free for those 18 and younger accompanied by an...
  • Spending millions to kill each terrorist

    Is there any way to look at the war in Afghanistan as anything but a mounting failure? I don't think so. The "metrics," as former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld would say, aren't looking good. This week, as the ninth anniversary of the start of the...
  • William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies

    William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies
    Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean. Mr. Carey, 81, died...
  • Soldiers' return an occasion for celebration, gratitude

    During the week after Christmas, my family and I returned to BWI on a military rotation flight after 10 days of leave in Germany. After passing through customs we were met by several hundred people enthusiastically cheering service members returning...