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  • Fallujah redux [Commentary]

    Fallujah redux [Commentary]
    When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...
  • Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid
    The 150th anniversary of Confederate Major Harry Gilmor's "Great Train Raid" of the Civil War will be remembered with a bus tour retracing his route of destruction through northern Baltimore County in the summer of 1864. The tour, on Saturday, July 12,...
  • Weather clears for 34th annual Kingsville parade

    Weather clears for 34th annual Kingsville parade
    The organizers of Friday's Independence Day parade in Kingsville were watching the weather closely during the hours leading up to the parade start time, hoping storms driven by Hurricane Arthur would not force them to cancel. The skies began clearing by...
  • Spirited past, bright future for Havre de Grace Opera House

    Spirited past, bright future for Havre de Grace Opera House
    The theater is dark and cool on a sweltering recent afternoon, the colored wigs, stepladders and old furniture in the aisles remnants of a just-ended community play. Handbills in a glass case recall a 1905 musical. The ceiling is antique tin. The...
  • Free concerts and movies beckon in historic district [Mostly Main Street]

    Free concerts and movies beckon in historic district [Mostly Main Street]
    I hope everyone enjoys a great Fourth of July celebration. In our family we have an extra reason to celebrate-our dear daughter-in-law, Kristen, was born in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July. Can't get any more patriotic American than that. Happy...
  • Westminster's history offers insights into personality of Carroll County [Column]

    Westminster's history offers insights into personality of Carroll County [Column]
    Studying the history of Westminster during the celebration this year of our community's 250th (sestercentennial) provides a great opportunity for insight into Carroll County's personality. In 1731, Dr. Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of...
  • Walking a fine line on Iraq [Commentary]

    Walking a fine line on Iraq [Commentary]
    How far can President Barack Obama involve the U.S. in Iraq without taking ownership of a war he opposed and supposedly ended? Iraq finds itself once again on the precipice of civil war, presenting Mr. Obama with a difficult choice: Is the U.S. back in or...
  • Aberdeen unveils 'one of the finest' 9/11 memorials Saturday

    Aberdeen unveils 'one of the finest' 9/11 memorials Saturday
    A memorial to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks was unveiled Saturday by Aberdeen city leaders who were joined by first responders from the city and Harford County emergency officials, as well as Aberdeen Proving Ground military...
  • Obama seeks aid for rebels in Syria

    Obama seeks aid for rebels in Syria
    — President Barack Obama asked Congress on Thursday for the first time to approve direct U.S. military training for Syrian rebels, but he remains deeply ambivalent about intervening in a deadly conflict that has spilled over into neighboring Iraq,...
  • Not all media rolled over for Iraq war [Commentary]

    Not all media rolled over for Iraq war [Commentary]
    It's usual that an accusation against reporters comes from the political right, whether alleging they're in the tank for President Obama or that they're giving Hillary Clinton a free ride on the Benghazi terrorist attacks. But now a charge comes from...
  • A call for compassion [Commentary]

    A call for compassion [Commentary]
    Growing up in rural Harford County — a red county in a blue state — I quickly became exposed to the many fears that conservative voters have concerning illegal immigration. The Mexicans, I was told as a child (because apparently everyone who...
  • The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor

    The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor
    Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor. Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...