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  • 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...
  • Civilian pilot strays into restricted air space over Washington

    The U.S. Air Force sent two F-16 jet fighters to intercept a civilian plane that had strayed into restricted air space over Washington, D.C., at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. The military planes, based at Andrews Air Force Base, escorted the smaller craft until...
  • Open combat roles to women

    Open combat roles to women
    With the recent announcement that Australia will allow its female soldiers to serve in all combat roles, including the special forces and infantry, the United States government is once again confronted with an age-old question: Why are American women...
  • Letter: Reasons for running in HdG

    Editor: I am Dave Glenn and I am really excited for the opportunity to run for the Havre de Grace City Council in the city I am so proud to call my home. Let me first introduce you to the candidate. I have been a resident of Havre de Grace since 1967. I...
  • After long journey, Rosenberg finds a seat on the board

    After long journey, Rosenberg finds a seat on the board
    Having a father in the United States Air Force has forced Cole Rosenberg to adjust to new surroundings. Moving eight times can do that. "I've gotten good at making friends from the activities I'm involved in," said Rosenberg, a junior at Hammond High...
  • Point of pride: Pro wrestlers raising troop morale in Iraq

    It has been a tough year to be a pro wrestling fan. In addition to the usual snickering from friends and co-workers over the genre's farcical nature and low-brow humor, fans endured the media's sensationalistic coverage of the Chris Benoit double murder-...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • Some skeptical about NASA reforms

    America's most spectacular spaceflight successes were born of reforms spurred by catastrophic accidents - from the fatal Apollo fire that paved the way for the first moon landing to the Mars Observer mishap that fostered efforts to explore the red planet....
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Club Notes for Aug. 30 to Sept. 6

    Editor's Note: Club information is printed free for local nonprofit activities weekly. Submit information two weeks in advance; all items run, space permitting. Submit by: Email: commnews@capgaznews.com Mail: Community News, The Capital, P.O. Box 911,...
  • Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him

    Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him
    The Islamic State has been wounded. While the video of the execution of reporter James Foley displayed the group's depravity, its timing also suggests that recent counterattacks are having a significant effect on its leadership. The group's expansion...