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South Bend TribuneEven after almost 70 years, Ray Micin-ski, of South Bend, wonders if he was shaking because he was cold or because he was scared. It was the morning of April 16, 1944, and he was a 19-year-old gunner’s mate on the USS Gandy, a destroyer escort....
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Company TownIn 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....
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelAir 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...
Opinion L.A.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...
TribLocal - Tinley Park » NewsVillage Clerk Pat Rea brought a special piece of history back home with him from the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston Harbor last week. Rea, …...
No one imagined the destruction about to unfold as the CSS Virginia eased from its berth late on the morning of March 8, 1862, for what was supposed to be its maiden voyage. But even as the sailors at Portsmouth’s Gosport Navy Yard prepared to...
When Abraham Lincoln stepped ashore at Fort Monroe late on May 6, 1862, he hoped his visit would prod Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and his Army of the Potomac into action. By the next morning, however — after finding that McClellan’s long...
When the USS Monitor left Hampton Roads on the afternoon of Dec. 29, 1862, the southwest wind was light, the skies clear and the seas smooth. Nobody imagined that just 36 hours later the famous ship hailed as the savior of the Union after its historic...
Wedding date: Feb. 24, 2013 Her story: Kimberly Carlins, 32, grew up in Ocean Pines. She is a government contractor for URS Corp. in Germantown. Her father, Leo, is a repairman for Sears, and her mother, Renee, is a secretary for a nonprofit...
Natalie Muneses, a student at The Science and Math Academy at Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, will be among the 2,550 students from across the country invited to participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program. The Naval Academy...
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,...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there. Instead of promoting happy hours and...
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