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  • Lake JROTC cadets visit Washington D.C. for class credit

     
    Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Mount Dora and Eustis high schools who recently made an eight-day trip to Washington, D.C. and toured the Pentagon will earn class credit for their efforts. Cadets from both schools got to visit monuments, Arlington National
  • Unemployment: How to get ourselves out of the job crisis

     
    President Obama and unemployment: Factories, auto manufacturers, healthcare providers and retailers are hiring, reports The Times' Don Lee, but the unemployment rate is nowhere near the magic 8% pundits say we need to reach for President Obama to win...

    On Location: Mayor Bloomberg touts production industry in N.Y.

     
    In a bid to expand film and television production in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg along with the city’s film commissioner Katherine Oliver on Monday announced the opening of five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard.

    Big guns at the Battle of Craney Island

    Big guns at the Battle of Craney Island
    I've been thinking a lot about gun tubes over the past few weeks while completing the stories for my current series on the War of 1812 in Hampton Roads. Though far smaller in size and armed with far fewer guns, the 15 American gunboats that attacked HMS...

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...