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  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti [Editorial]

    Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti  [Editorial]
    We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • The key to Dundalk's future: jobs [Letter]

    The key to Dundalk's future: jobs [Letter]
    Patricia Warble's letter laying blame for the negative transformation of Dundalk to greed, neglect and opportunism truly misses the point of what ails Dundalk and its surrounding communities ("Dundalk needs more than a new marketing plan," June 12)....
  • Gilman QB Kai Locksley names top 6 colleges

    Gilman QB Kai Locksley names top 6 colleges
    Gilman quarterback Kai Locksley announced on Twitter Thursday that he has narrowed his college list to Auburn, Virginia Tech, Maryland, Texas, Oregon and Florida State -- in no particular order. Locksley, the son of Maryland offensive coordinator Mike...
  • Graduate gets a scare as uninvited serpent drops in on college commencement

    An article in the June 11, 1964, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported an unexpected guest at a graduation ceremony. A three-foot blacksnake nearly broke up the commencement exercises at Catonsville Community College on Sunday, June...
  • St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent

    St. Frances' Smith is 'average Joe' with above-average talent
    At first glance, it's probably hard to see Rahshaun Smith and say he's an underdog. He stands 6 feet 3, weighs 230 pounds and has a deep, booming voice. His nickname is Shaq — and it was given to him at age 12. On the football field, Smith...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
  • Aberdeen hopes to avoid another 'absolutely horrible' sequestration, leader of Harford Army Alliance says

    Aberdeen hopes to avoid another 'absolutely horrible' sequestration, leader of Harford Army Alliance says
    The president of Harford County's Army Alliance told community leaders Monday federal budget cuts and the uncertainty of any future BRAC process raise plenty of questions about the future of Aberdeen Proving Ground. "The defense budget is really critical...
  • A day to honor all veterans [Editorial]

    Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the massive invasion of Normandy that cost the lives of 9,000 Allied soldiers. It is a day not only for recalling the heroic efforts of those who stormed the beaches that day but of the World War II generation...
  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Army engineer honored for improving battlefield communications

    Army engineer honored for improving battlefield communications
    Imagine a life without smartphones, without Skype, without Wi-Fi-enabled laptops. Now imagine being a soldier in Afghanistan, patrolling remote valleys with only the most basic form of communication: A radio that can transmit only to other soldiers...