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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Howard students prove they know their history

    More than 260 Howard County middle and high school students participated in the county’s ninth annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 16, presenting their historical research that related to the theme “Turning Points in History:...
  • Improve your financial savvy at Money Matters Fair [Elkridge]

    Howard County Councilman Calvin Ball will host the seventh annual Money Matters Fair in partnership with Howard Community College, the Howard County Library, Howard County Public School System, Making Change and Friends of the Howard County Library. The...
  • 'The Graw,' what it was and could still be 100 years later

    'The Graw,' what it was and could still be 100 years later
    With the fifth annual Graw Days celebration coming up in Havre de Grace Saturday, Oct. 13, it's also important to remember this past Aug. 24 just marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Havre de Grace Racetrack, the reason for the celebration....
  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • Park service announces new shuttle service for National Mall

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Visitors to the National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery will have new transportation options in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. A new shuttle and tour service begins operating Monday at Arlington cemetery, the...
  • Tax cuts for the rich have made us poorer

    Tax cuts for the rich have made us poorer
    With a slow economic recovery looming over families in Maryland and all across America, the debate over the continuation of the Bush tax cuts has boiled to the surface. As essential programs struggle to survive on decreased revenue in a time of increasing...
  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
  • The power of naps

    The power of naps
    When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job? Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations. First, there were a rash of reported...
  • Howard Co. pinball enthusiasts relive past, keep hobby alive

    Howard Co. pinball enthusiasts relive past, keep hobby alive
    Barry Schwartz got a job scooping ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in the Mall in Columbia in 1979, just so he could cash in his paychecks for quarters to feed the pinball machines in the arcade. "Pinball was a huge part of my life when I was 16," the...
  • APG joins University of Delaware in effort to improve care for wounded warriors, civilians

    The Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the University of Delaware have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to collaborate on an orthopedic rehabilitation project that will improve rehabilitative care for wounded...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets

    With new book, Madeleine Albright sheds light on long-hidden family secrets
    In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life. And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...