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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterStuart Witt, a former test pilot who runs the airport in this weathered desert town, was working at his desk when he heard the explosion. "I turned and looked out the window," said Witt, 54. "There was a trace of dust in the air over by the east-side...
Of all the columns I've written for this newspaper over the last couple of years, none has elicited a more heated response than the one published in January 2006 about the Great War of 2007. Indeed, it still gets quoted back at me more than a year and a...
What hath God wrought? Late last month, after more than 150 years, Western Union discontinued all telegram and commercial messaging services. Not just STOP but full stop. The news traveled fast—the company posted the notice on its website—but...
Maybe it's because a working model of the Mars rover is plopped in the nook of what was once a grand, ornate fireplace. Or because the old coach house, with its loft that once stored hay, now accommodates a design for a spacecraft powered by solar sail....
Domingo Rosillo del Toro, Wright Brothers, Key West to Havana flight It was a time when aviation was in its earliest stages, when it took guts just get in a plane, let alone fly over 90 miles of open water. But tempted by a competition with $10,000 in...
The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum has been taking the Glenn L. Martin Company rocket age history on the road to Harford County. Thanks to support from the Dresher Foundation, the museum is offering its outreach STEM education program "From Sand...
The following items were taken from police reports: La Grange Noise disturbance A woman reported being woken up by sidewalk cleaning and street sweeping May 3 in the 70 block of East Harris Street. Theft A theft valued at more than $500 was...
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
Star TribuneAloft in space, Curt Brown looked down on Earth with the pioneer of orbit himself, astronaut John Glenn, riding beside him. It was a childhood dream come true for Brown, who now lives in western Wisconsin, to command the space shuttle Discovery with his...
The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.A group study exchange team from Japan has spent the week in Wilson as part of an international cultural program hosted by the Wilson Rotary Club. The group, which arrived in the area on Saturday, got the chance to meet fellow Rotarians Tuesday during a...
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The News & ObserverThe House passed a bill Wednesday requiring voters to show a photo ID when they go to the polls in 2016, after an emotionally charged debate that underscored North Carolina's political polarization. House Republicans pushed through the measure saying...
The News & ObserverThe state House passed a bill Wednesday requiring voters to show a photo ID when they go to the polls in 2016, after an emotionally charged debate that underscored North Carolina's political polarization. House Republicans pushed through the measure...
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