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When Frank White was 23 years old, he was on a ship in the South Pacific, wishing away the torpedoes and kamikazes. "I was the oldest junior officer on the ship," said White, now 93, sitting on his back porch in Wilmette. "It was a young man's war."...
MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man plans to walk more than 200 miles across part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of an effort to help fellow veterans. WHMI-FM reports (http://bit.ly/1911JcQ ) that Joe Ostervik of Howell plans to begin...
South Bend TribuneMark Howie, of South Bend, recently had to make a decision about what to do for dinner. His wife, Molly, had a nephew’s ballgame to attend. He had to fly solo through cuisine-land. So he went to CVS, 51467 U.S. 31 North, to pick up a frozen pizza...
It was Good Friday in 1975. The Vietnam War was coming to an end, and I was going to school at Mount Saint Mary’s college in Emmittsburg during the day while working as a correction officer at the Maryland Correctional Institution at night. It...
In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
MODERN MEALS: REMAKING AMERICAN FOODS FROM FARM TO KITCHEN May 17-August 18. Guests will be able to examine how Americans began eating foods that were mass-produced in the first half of the 20th century. The exhibit includes images and artifacts that...
Daily American Staff Writer, @damichellegThe Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. But it was not forgotten Thursday as Somerset County Korean War veterans were honored in a ceremony at the Somerset County Office Building. Lt. Col. Kang Moon Ho, assistant defense attache for...
The Hartford CourantThe leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill...
Much like the nickname “Shug,” Claude R. McGaughey III’s plans after college were a mystery to him. McGaughey, who trains Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness favorite Orb, was a student at the University of Mississippi’s business...
People keep asking me whether I think the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) will vote June 7 to ban beach bonfires in much of Southern California. I've been invited to speak before several groups in the last few weeks, and the...
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BALTIMORE — Wednesday morning at Pimlico race track was similar to most mornings for Claude McGaughey III. Except there were lots of reporters around, which made it different. McGaughey is a thoroughbred horse trainer, currently the one in the...
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