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Monday, February 20, 2017

Reporters have Tough Jobs, too
Harry M. Covert

On this not so solemn occasion, I'll remind everybody it is Presidents Day 2017. Despite all the ongoing skullduggeries, for the fun of it, 45 men have led the nation.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Putin's Maritime Spy-boys Visit
Harry M. Covert

The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming. Let's update this. Seriously it's the "Hunt for Red February," and the vessel is 70 miles off the Delaware coast. A spy ship.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Publication, Mumps and Clothing
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – I finally got my article published. Sort of. It went on a website written by a friend who writes about Alfred Wallace. ( It took me seven years to research and write and would take over a year for a journal (magazine) to publish it.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Lefty’s 'Duck Shots’ and Winning
Harry M. Covert

I was glad to see Lefty Driesell honored by the Maryland Terps over the weekend. There was a full house of fans and former players on hand for the unveiling of a big banner hanging from the rafters recognizing his 17 years and 348 wins at College Park.

Monday, February 13, 2017

How to Get a Big Raise from Taxpayers
Cindy A. Rose

Last month I questioned whether or not we were losing “free” public education. I pointed out how Frederick County Public School (FCPS) children were being asked, more and more, to fund participation in their own learning.

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