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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsBeneath gray skies, aging South Florida veterans gathered to mark two pivotal World War II events on Wednesday -- the 70th anniversary of the battle of Midway in the Pacific and the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the launch of the......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI wrote about the latest local war casualty for today's print column -- 22-year-old Michael Metcalf of Boynton Beach, an Army soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday when the Humvee he was driving detonated a roadside bomb. Metcalf,......
KickingTiresThe U.S. Army is looking for a few more miles to the gallon, and a new troop carrier that might replace the famed gas-hungry Humvee could get as much as 70% better fuel economy. Specifically, the Army is working with......
Tags: Trucks, Gasoline Industry, Hybrid Vehicles, Hummer, Consumers
Maryland WeatherSpace Cadets! It would be hard to find a better opportunity to watch the International Space Station fly over Baltimore than the one we're expecting Tuesday evening.The Heavens-Above web site shows the flight track carrying the giant tinker toy from Lake....
Reality CheckBucky is here to report on tonight's Amazing Race, which I totally wasn't watching because, hello, Ravens-Steelers game! (Sigh.) Take it away, Bucky!And so, we begin the penultimate leg of The Amazing Race, Season 17. It is always my favorite......
The Swampby Mark Silva at 9:40 am, updated 2:05 pm EDT President Barack Obama, on vacation this weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, made a house call. The president went to vist the Rev. Billy Graham at......
KickingTiresIn the wake of its unprecedented worldwide recalls, Toyota has asked an independent panel of experts to evaluate the company from top to bottom, looking at every aspect of the business from vehicle safety systems to internal company communication. The.......
The SwampPresident Obama, in Chicago for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, waves Friday morning as he boards Air Force One to depart to Louisiana. (AP/Evan Vucci) by Ashley Powers, Jim Tankersley and Bettina Boxall As BP continued its effort to......
The Swampby James Oliphant, Peter Nicholas and Nicole Santa Cruz Striking an increasingly aggressive posture as the Deepwater Horizon disaster enters its second month, the Obama administration said Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into the...
KickingTiresThe U.S. Army thinks hydrogen fuel-cell technology could be applied to its vehicles, and it???s starting with the workhorse M1 Abrams battle tank. So far, the testing is happening only in the laboratory, but the Army believes fuel cells can......
Tags: Vehicles, Hybrid Vehicles, Armed Forces, Defense
The SwampNote: you can follow continuously updated coverage of the Kagan hearings here. by Mike Memoli In pointed questioning, the Senate Judiciary Committee's leading Republican accused Elena Kagan of treating the U.S. military in a "second-class" way during...
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