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  • Five locals set to play in national high school football all-star games

    Five locals set to play in national high school football all-star games
    Five local football players will wrap up their high school careers this week with appearances in national All-America games. The first kicks off tonight with Meade All-Metro defensive end Niquekko Cook and Dunbar running back Coleman Blackston playing...
  • Guard gets no respect from the Army [Letter]

    Guard gets no respect from the Army [Letter]
    After reading Matthew Brown's article about the rivalry between the U.S. Army and the Maryland Army National Guard, I recognize again, as I did during my service in Guard, the Army's entrenched inability to acknowledge the Guard's status as a quality...
  • At 97, North County resident works out every weekday

    At 97, North County resident works out every weekday
    Jacksonville Senior Center member Jim Turfler, who turned 97 on March 2, will have the honor of starting the center's third annual golf tournament at Hillendale Country Club on April 22. He will be the first to tee off and said he plans on sending his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground commander promoted to Pentagon

    Aberdeen Proving Ground commander promoted to Pentagon
    Maj. Gen.-promotable Robert S. Ferrell, the former senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, has accepted a promotion to the Pentagon after less than two years at the helm of the Harford County Army post. Ferrell has served since February of 2012...