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  • Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game

    Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game
    A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown. While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops
    Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military. Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
  • Man rescued from bottom of Atkisson Dam

    Man rescued from bottom of Atkisson Dam
    Emergency crews rescued a man who was tangled in a rope and trapped at the bottom of the Atkisson Dam in Harford County on Wednesday morning. The man was not in the water of the dam but was suspended above the spillway side on a rope, according to the...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10
    "I've always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs." -- Frank Underwood While Gavin strokes Cashew and tracks someone by GPS from his secret lair, Doug is in Joppa, having Rachel read scripture...
  • Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive

    Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive
    Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82. The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
  • Panama Canal opened markets for Carroll farmers [Column]

    The Panama Canal officially opened on Aug. 14, 1914, when the SS Ancon sailed the newly constructed 48-mile waterway from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. That path linking the two bodies of water on the Isthmus of Panama is mentioned a number of...
  • Baltimore VA office worst in nation for processing disability claims

    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office. The...
  • Several local prospects to display skills at NFL scouting combine

    Several local prospects to display skills at NFL scouting combine
    INDIANAPOLIS -- As the NFL scouting combine kicks off today at Lucas Oil Stadium, several draft prospects with local ties have been invited to audition for coaches, scouts and executives. Here's a look at the group: Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle...
  • Columbia native Muth making steady climb up U.S. Army ranks [Bits & Pieces]

    When I think of ice skating in this area, I immediately go to Patricia Muth, who has taught the sport here and in Laurel for more than four decades. Co-founder of the Columbia Figure Skating Club, she was inducted into the Howard County Community Sports...
  • No to tax breaks for military retirees [Editorial]

    No to tax breaks for military retirees  [Editorial]
    Maryland, like the rest of this country, owes its military veterans a debt of gratitude. Not just those who were wounded in the armed conflicts of recent years but everyone who ever wore a uniform of the armed services of this country. From the...
  • William A. Miller Jr., newsman

    William A. Miller Jr., newsman
    William A. Miller Jr., a seasoned newsman and public relations executive who was the first managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, died Wednesday of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. "He was a very special...
  • Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear

    Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear
    Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...