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Maryland WeatherFROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Memorial Day was first proclaimed in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, commander, Grand Army of the Republic, designating May 30 for decorating the graves of the Union’s dead. New York was the first to adopt the custom......
Tags: Memorial Day, New York, Human Interest
Reality CheckBucky takes on another episode of Bachelor Pad. Poor Bucky.:OK, while I’m waiting for Bachelor Pad to start tonight, I have a pretty good idea and I’m giving it to ABC free of charge. On the next season of Bachelor......
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The Swampby Frank James Some news stories leave you wondering just what to believe. A small New York Times story falls into that category. An excerpt: HOUSTON -- The descendants of Geronimo have sued Skull and Bones, a secret society at......
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, capping a European tour with an address to the Turkish Parliament today, issued a call for "a common ground'' between East and West that he has voiced in his travels across the......
Spin CycleIt???s petition warfare in Nassau as Democrats and Republicans wrestle for control of the county legislature, where Democrats hold a slim 10-9 majority. Both parties are fighting over the Independence and Conservative support in the belief that having...
The Swampby Christi Parsons On a day when Americans acknowledge the service of veterans past, President Barack Obama today told members of the military currently serving around the world that he will honor their work with a commitment to the "hard......
The Swampby Mark Silva As President Barack Obama heads for Oslo this week to accept the Nobel Prize for Peace -- only the third sitting president to accept the award -- he is ramping up the U.S. military deployment in Afghanistan,......
The Swampby James Oliphant Here's a strange story for your morning. According to the New York Times, a seven-foot metal cross that recently was the subject of a Supreme Court case has disappeared into thin air. The cross, originally erected as......
Reality CheckThe Fantastic Bucky (that's now his official name) reports on tonight's Amazing Race. Take it away, Bucky!: When last we saw our amazing racers, they were listening to a Beatles cover band in Hamburg, sobering up from drinking huge boots of......
Reality CheckHere's Bucky on last night's Amazing Race:So, I’m working without a net tonight (on the road, no DVR.) Feel free to comment in with any corrections/additions if I got something wrong or omitted entertaining details.The teams are still in France........
This weekend's Memorial Day proclamation from President Barack Obama was like so many other gracious sentiments commemorating America's war dead. And like all the others, whether delivered by a president or by some junior councilman from the smallest...
Every once in a while, I’m swept up in nostalgia and the very real memories of my youth: floating lazily in a cold, spring-water pond snugly tucked inside a multi-patched rubber inner tube; being chased by the gander in my grandparents' backyard;...
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