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  • From Elsewhere

    From its news service, the Army honorably discharges its first black chaplain, a Civil War-era, Prince George's County-born man who had been court-martialed and dismissed due to alcohol consumption.
  • Hard-Boiled Anniversary

    Today marks the 75th anniversary of Dashiell Hammet's The Maltese Falcon. What, you ask, does that have to do with local news and culture? Well, Hammet was born in 1894 in St. Mary's County and raised in Baltimore (and Philadelphia), that's what. To...

    Beyond the Beltway

    Bear Attack: According to Rotten Tomatoes, Chip Silverman and Miles Harrison Jr.'s 2001 book Ten Bears--which tells the tale of Morgan State University's circa-1970 lacrosse team, the first all-black lax squad--is officially under development at Warner...

    News Hole

    Stay for 'Scope? From today's Post, NASA engineers present -- challenging President Bush's insistence on abandoning the program -- a "preliminary design review" that shows the Hubble Space Telescope could be serviced using only robots. Today's Morning...

    Chicken Out

    Correction: Frederick N. Rasmussen's Perdue obituary also went over Frank's, um, creative driving. Frank Perdue picked the wrong weekend to die if he wanted to go out with all eyes on him. Not many chances for in-depth coverage when you're competing with...