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  • Resigned to guns

    When President Obama addressed the families and colleagues of victims of the mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington last week, he lamented what he called a sense of "creeping resignation" among Americans toward the epidemic gun violence that...
  • Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service

    Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service
    Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
  • Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case

    Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case
    The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent. Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
  • Mystery of the Baltimore blimp

    For more than a week I've watched the white U.S. Navy blimp circling over Baltimore ("Baltimore blimp not affected by federal government shutdown," Oct. 3). But instead of hanging out on social media on the subject, I've contacted the mayor's office,...
  • Despite shutdown, the system is working

     Despite shutdown, the system is working
    I served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam war, and I am deeply indebted to those who gave their lives so we could enjoy living in a free society. Our founders, who believed in the Creator, were the architects of a system of checks and balances that...
  • Navy seeks dismissal of lawsuit related to sex assault case

    The U.S. Navy has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks removal of the Naval Academy superintendent from a high-profile sexual assault case. The alleged sexual assault victim has agreed not to oppose the motion to dismiss, according to...
  • In Annapolis, spirits move Halloween revelers through city's history

    In Annapolis, spirits move Halloween revelers through city's history
    Annapolis is a town rich in history, and its reputed ghosts are certainly part of the state capital's lore. There's the spirit of Reverdy Johnson, a politician and lawyer who died at the governor's mansion in 1876; and plasterer Thomas Dance, who...
  • Naval Academy graduation has to do without the Blue Angels

    Naval Academy graduation has to do without the Blue Angels
    He saw his first Blue Angels show in Detroit at age 6, and Thomas Frosch says the experience inspired him to want to become a pilot. He saw four more performances while attending the Naval Academy, including one the "Blues" put on before his graduation in...
  • Longtime Baltimore port union leader dies

    Longtime Baltimore port union leader dies
    Richard P. Hughes Jr., the former leader of the International Longshoremen's Association who worked in the Baltimore docks before the advent of metal shipping containers and forklifts, died Wednesday, the ILA announced. Hughes, a lifelong Baltimorean,...
  • Harford residents remember 9/11

    Harford residents remember 9/11
    The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red, white and blue Wednesday as people gathered and waved American flags at motorists in an observance of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Car and truck drivers...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Meetings •The Savage Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Room 3 at the Faith and Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St. Free and open to the public. Information: 301-725-1241. •The North Laurel Civic Association meets at 7...
  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...