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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday

    Ownership of 1879 Renoir painting could be determined Friday
    A court hearing Friday could determine the future of a small Renoir painting that was reported stolen 62 years ago from the Baltimore Museum of Art — while the artwork's clouded past is becoming even more of a mystery. U.S. District Judge Leonie...
  • Chaos in Anbar Province [Editorial]

    Chaos in Anbar Province  [Editorial]
    Al-Qaida returned as a force be reckoned with in Iraq this month when militants affiliated with the terrorist group captured two important cities in Anbar Province along the country's western border with Syria, a hotbed of Sunni Muslim resistance to the...
  • Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award

    Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award
    The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Navy lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer James C. "Jimmy" Lewis as the recipient of the fourth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award. "Jimmy Lewis is a natural selection for the fourth Tewaaraton...
  • Robert Gates, the silent fox in the chicken coop [Commentary]

    Robert Gates, the silent fox in the chicken coop [Commentary]
    One of the best and most enduring aspects of presidential cabinets has been the willingness of many chief executives to appoint at least one member from the opposition party. The practice demonstrates bipartisanship and also gives the president access...
  • Traffic fatalities down, but not far enough [Editorial]

    Traffic fatalities down, but not far enough [Editorial]
    Traffic fatalities may have been down in 2013, but we'd be better off with none. In 2013, 21 people were killed on roadways in Harford County, down substantially from the 31 killed in 2012. Over the past eight years ending with 2013, the number of...
  • Leading Lansdowne business group an added role for Catonsville resident

    Leading Lansdowne business group an added role for Catonsville resident
    The Lansdowne Business and Professional Association has named Catonsville resident Wayne McDowell its interim president following the death on Jan. 1 of Charles E. Kountz, Jr., 67, who had led the organization for many years. "Due to the passing of...
  • Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Four inducted into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame
    Havre de Grace High School students had an opportunity to hear from four men Friday, men who have worked to be examples of the school's motto: "Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve." The four speakers, who are graduates of Havre de Grace-area high schools,...
  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Shame on GOP for using vets as political props

    My heart is broken to see the veterans lined up in their wheelchairs outside the World War II Memorial which was closed off to them due to the shutdown of the our federal government ("'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them,'" Oct. 2). My...
  • Havre de Grace council honors Vietnam veteran

    Havre de Grace council honors Vietnam veteran
    Havre de Grace city officials honored a local Vietnam War veteran, who earned the second-highest honor a member of the Army can earn during wartime, and also announced the appointment of an interim city director of administration. "God bless you, sir,...
  • 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...