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Sports Digest | October 28, 2013
Marine Corps Marathon Bedada wins men's race, Calway takes women's title on flatter course Girma Bedada won the 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington on Sunday with a time of 2 hours, 21 minutes, 32 seconds. Bedada, 33, of Ethiopia, was one of the favorites heading into the race. Patrick Fernandez of Alexandria, Va., finished second with a time of 2:22:52. Colorado resident Kelly Calway finished first among the women (2:42:16) with Gina Slaby of Virginia Beach, Va., (2:48:04)
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By Baltimore Sun staff | October 27, 2013
Anne Arundel County police say Baltimore Police Officer Christopher Lee Robinson, 37, shot his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend before turning the gun on himself Sunday. Robinson was having a hard time moving on from the end of the relationship, especially upon learning a few weeks ago that Hartman had begun dating Hoffman, and he continued to text her and send her flowers, said Wayne Robinson, Christopher's brother and another member of the Baltimore Fire Department. "He was having problems with this girl," Wayne Robinson, who was friends with Hoffman, recalled.
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Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | September 3, 2013
Republican businessman Charles Lollar kicked off his campaign for governor Tuesday with a four-day, 17-stop bus tour of Maryland. The Charles County businessman, Marine major and Republican activist was the subject a "Draft Lollar" campaign to convince him to run. Tuesday, Lollar and supporters began a tour in a 16-seat bus that bears his photo. Lollar, 42, describes himself as a fiscal conservative and social libertarian who believes the state's top job is about managing tax payer money.
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By Paul Greenberg | August 12, 2013
Dear Ex-Marine, It was wholly a pleasure to be told again that there is no such thing as an ex-Marine or former Marine -- because once a Marine, always a Marine. The same principle applies to judges, physicians and military officers. Semper Fi and all that -- always faithful. But what about those Marines who aren't always faithful? How else refer to, say, Lee Harvey Oswald except as a former Marine? What happens to those Marines who are court-martialed and dishonorably discharged?
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2013
Allison Pavlansky knows the challenges facing the military: Questions about mission after two long wars; budget pressures and spending cuts; rising reports of sexual assaults, and the scrutiny they have drawn. As she prepared to take her oath at the U.S. Naval Academy on Thursday, she expressed optimism for the future. "I'm just as confident now as when I made my decision," said Pavlansky, 18, of Youngstown, Ohio. "And I know that over the next nine years, everything will be taken care of. It won't be easy, but we'll get through everything.
SPORTS
By Aaron Kasinitz, The Baltimore Sun | June 14, 2013
When he first arrived in College Park in the fall of 2007, Drew Snider didn't feel comfortable. The Seattle native attended Maryland to play for one of the nation's most storied lacrosse programs, but he didn't know anyone on the East Coast. Snider also struggled to get acclimated to both the college lifestyle and the speed of college lacrosse. So coach Dave Cottle called the young midfielder into his office for a meeting that fall. Cottle The Terps ' coach explained that the team would make Snider feel at home and encouraged him to channel his emotions into productivity on the field.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2013
Donald C. Hubbard Sr., a retired director of human resources who was also a labor lawyer, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at Rutherford House, an Annapolis hospice. He was 84. The son of a pharmacist and a homemaker, Donald Creel Hubbard Sr. was born and raised in Jackson, Miss., and graduated from Woodward Academy in College Park, Ga. From 1942 to 1943, he served in the merchant marine and then enlisted in the Marine Corps. He served in the South Pacific until being discharged in 1945 with the rank of lieutenant.
SPORTS
By Colleen Thomas and The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2013
The Naval Academy will host its first-ever bowl game this year, as organizers announced Monday the move of the 2013 Military Bowl from RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis in December. “This move puts our game into a facility that honors the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces,” said Steve Beck, DC Bowl Committee president and executive director. “The big benefit for other schools coming in, if you talk to college players, playing at a military academy is unique and special.
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May 13, 2013
The Marine Corps League, Harford County Detachment 1198 held its annual installation of officers and Marine of the Year presentation April 23 at the Jarrettsville VFW post. The Marine of the Year award was presented to Evelyn Remines. This is the most prestigious award any Detachment Marine can receive. Through her dedication to numerous programs and activities, Remines best exemplifies what it takes to be the best of the best. The 2013-2014 officers are Commandant Pete Arnold, Senior Vice Commandant Gene Wlock, Junior Vice Commandant Evelyn Remines, Judge Advocate Jeff Beavers and Junior Past Commandant Don Benson.
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By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2013
Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in St. Mary's County after complications from leg surgery. He was 96. "He said he would make it to his 96th birthday, and he did," said his daughter, Linda Armiger of Solomons. "It was Easter weekend and we had all the family.
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