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  • At obstacle course gyms, exercisers run the fitness gamut

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire. Fitness experts say obstacle course gyms offer a fun, goal-oriented workout that cultivates endurance, strength and agility....
  • Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'

    Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'
    The bullets kept coming. An off-duty police detective, who had been trying to help capture a fleeing suspect, was on the ground, shouting to be heard over 19 gunshots unleashed at him. "I'm a cop, I'm Hallandale Police," Hallandale Beach Detective...
  • Pa. man sentenced to three years for Westminster armed robberies

    A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to serve two consecutive 18-month sentences in the Carroll County Detention Center for a series of robberies, some armed, he committed in Westminster. Christopher Adam Johnson, 27, of Hanover, pleaded not guilty but...
  • A pastime pivot

    A pastime pivot
    Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist. Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China. Once he left the...
  • Comptroller's Race: McLaughlin Wins Easily Over Cadena In GOP Primary

    Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller. "I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...
  • Life sentence upheld for U.S. Marine who killed prostitute

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps Pacific commander has approved the life sentence recommended by a court martial for a former U.S. Marine who murdered a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii, a spokesman said Tuesday. The military court found...
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Prep Notebook: Athletes prep for SAT conflict

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has made a few announcements that could affect several athletes across the state. The biggest change centers around the November SAT date. For the last 30 years, the test was held on the first...
  • Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost

    Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The contract increase – one of the largest...
  • Military News

    Pfc. James M. Sachtjen of Arnold graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp April 25 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C. Sachtjen successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training as one of 43 recruits in Training Platoon 3028,...
  • Thomas Richard NortonFebruary 6, 1936 - August 1, 2014

    Thomas Richard Norton<br/>February 6, 1936 - August 1, 2014
    A Life Celebration Mass will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Burial will follow at 10am, Friday, September 5, 2014 at Riverside National...
  • Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni to speak at Colonial Williamsburg

    Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni to speak at Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG – Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni will appear at Williamsburg Lodge for a talk and a book signing on Sept. 22, Colonial Williamsburg announced this week. Zinni is scheduled to sign copies of his new book, "Before the...