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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Unions are not the answer

    Unions are not the answer
    I take issue with much of Lane Windham's recent commentary ("If not labor unions, then what?" Jan. 29) beginning with the fundamental premise that it was the unions that provided us with economic redistribution. Like many other academicians, Ms. Windham...
  • J. Dennis Carper, marina owner

    J. Dennis Carper, marina owner
    J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91. Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...
  • Charles L. Hayes, Monumental Life executive

    Charles L. Hayes, Monumental Life executive
    Charles L. Hayes, former secretary and senior vice president of Monumental Life Insurance Co., died Feb. 3 of cancer at the Brookshire Hospice in Hillsborough, N.C. The former Towson resident was 85. Charles Lawton Hayes was born and raised in...
  • Look Mickey, it's a Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at National Gallery

    Look Mickey, it's a Roy Lichtenstein retrospective at National Gallery
    Among the things produced by post-World War II consumer-driven culture was artist Roy Lichtenstein, who loved to chronicle its commercial products and other pop cultural attributes. The National Gallery of Art's big and cheerful Lichtenstein retrospective...
  • Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor

    Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor
    Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94. Born in Summit, N.J., and...
  • Two Marylanders to win Citizens Medal

    Two Marylanders are among about a dozen people from across the country who will receive the Presidential Citizens Medal next week, the nation's second-highest civilian honor, the White House announced on Friday. Janice Jackson, a Baltimore resident,...
  • Grace Maynard, antiques dealer

    Grace Maynard, antiques dealer
    Grace Maynard, a retired Howard County antiques dealer, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. She was 91. She was born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills. Her father, William Hard Maynard, who had...
  • Guns, swimming pools and our selective urge to regulate the threats we face

    Guns, swimming pools and our selective urge to regulate the threats we face
    I grew up in Baltimore, in a world where guns were, unambiguously, for deterring or killing people. Family lore says that back in the 1920s, my grandfather used a gun to scare off the Mafia — the Black Hand, as Sicilians of the time called it....
  • Is there a World War going on?

    Editor: Someone once wrote that "war is hell!" Is this a worldwide, unnoticed, undeclared war now in existence? If there is a World Wide War, why is there only silence, why isn't the media reporting it? If there is a World Wide War are the Political...
  • Mikulski poised to become Senate committee chair

    Behind-the-scenes jostling for committee chairmanships in the U.S. Senate has left Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski poised to take over the Senate Intelligence Committee — a move experts said Tuesday could bolster the role cybersecurity plays in...
  • Pasadena man charged in theft of Glen Burnie cemetery markers

    Pasadena man charged in theft of Glen Burnie cemetery markers
    A Pasadena man was charged with stealing bronze grave markers that vanished from grave sites in Glen Haven Memorial Park in Glen Burnie, according to Anne Arundel County police. Dustin Landon Grogan, 42, of the first block of Wishing Rock Road, is...
  • Capitol College creates new scholarship

    Capitol College announced last week the creation of a new scholarship in remembrance of Brig. Gen. Harold R. Johnson, the college's fifth president. The Brigadier General Harold R. "Johnny" Johnson and Marcia Baciu Johnson Scholarship was created by...