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What will you be doing at 9 p.m. Wednesday night? If you were fascinated by the meteor that streaked across the Russian sky last month -- briefly outshining the sun -- then you should plan to watch "Nova" on PBS. Wednesday's episode of the excellent...
Theodore Richard Byrd, 88, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Cary, N.C. He moved to North Carolina from Shepherdstown, W.Va., in 2003. He was born April 16, 1924, in Porterstown, Md., the son of the late Clarence and Annie Drenner Byrd. He was...
Tags: Raleigh, Wake County, U.S. Army
Juanita Bogard Steadman died February 18, 2013 in her home of natural causes. Born April 28, 1908 in Cape Giradeau, Missouri, Juanita graduated from Glen Ellyn High School (Illinois) in 1923 and lived with her family in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1933, she...
I owe my parents an apology for my behavior as a teenager. I now know how it feels be on the receiving end of sullen, snotty and otherwise disrespectful attitudes. My parents deserved better. Something has to be done with Congress. When the elections...
Tags: Politics, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Petroleum Industry, Voting
There's an old army barracks ballad, "Old Soldiers Never Die." Likely you're familiar with it thanks to Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The old war horse famously quoted it in his farewell speech: Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. I imagine those...
It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
Howard and Miriam Buhrman celebrated 70 years of marriage with their family at the Parlor House in Waynesboro, Pa. The Buhrmans were married on Valentine’s Day, 1943, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, Md. Howard Buhrman served in...
"Empanada for a Dream" As debates about the escalating murder rate in Chicago continue to rage on, Juan Francisco Villa's solo, "Empanada for a Dream," offers a portrait simultaneously timely and a time capsule of life in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs...
Williston, N.D.: Elmer Diedtrich, 85, of Williston, N.D., formerly of Aberdeen, died at the Mercy Medical Center in Williston, N.D., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Good Shepherd...
As Henry Mouzon Sr. conjures memories of his tenure aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid during World War II, he serves notice that, at age 87, his mind is still as sturdy as the 41,000-ton ship that carried him to the shores of East Asia and...
George Aratani, a Los Angeles businessman who donated millions of dollars to Japanese American causes, and with his wife endowed the nation’s first academic chair to study the World War II internment of people of Japanese descent and their efforts...
Few people could see the fruits of their labor more easily than Harvey L. Spears. The general contractor and developer had a tough time driving through his hometown of Eustis, or anywhere else in Lake County, for that matter, without passing one of...
Tags: U.S. Navy, George H.W. Bush, Mount Dora, Port Orange, Eustis
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