Today in History
Today in History
Today is Friday, May 24, the 144th day of 2019. There are 221 days left in the year.
Memorabilia from astronauts Armstrong, Glenn up for auction
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As the sons of a legendary astronaut, Matt Carpenter says he and his little brother "were blessed to grow up around some pretty interesting stuff."
That included the extraordinary headgear the boys would wear during youthful afternoons spent pretending to be fighter pilots.
Northeast US marinas, coastal dwellers cast wary eye on Jose
DEEP RIVER, Conn. (AP) — Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the middle of next week.
At the Brewer Fiddler's Cove Marina in Falmouth, Massachusetts, manager Scott Carpenter said Friday that one customer had asked for his boat to be hauled out ahead of the storm, but they have not made other storm-related plans.
A Houston woman will have a decade to think about her crime following her sentence for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Anita Adams, 31, of Houston plead guilty in May after she was charged with embezzlement from her employer. Adams was the company's bookkeeper.
According to Scott Carpenter, the Fort Bend County District Attorney's Office Economic Crimes Division chief prosecutor, Adams plead guilty to theft on May 15, 2017. Adams was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Four air and space pioneers will be enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Ohio in a ceremony this fall in Texas.
The Class of 2017 will include Capt. Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and retired Maj. General Charles Bolden Jr., a shuttle astronaut and former NASA Administrator.
Also being inducted are Robert Gilliland, a super-sonic SR-71 program test pilot; and Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the revolutionary turbojet engine.
All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, fighter pilot, senator
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero.
He was the first American to orbit the Earth, a war hero fighter pilot, a record-setting test pilot, a longtime senator, a presidential candidate and a man who defied age and gravity to go back into space at 77.
Lovett totals 3 TDs as Princeton overtakes Dartmouth 38-21
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — John Lovett rushed for two touchdowns, threw for one, and Princeton used 31 straight second-half points to clinch a share of the Ivy League title with a 38-21 win over Dartmouth on Saturday.
Princeton (8-2, 6-1) trailed 14-7 earlier in the second quarter after Jack Heneghan's 8-yard TD pass to Cameron Skaff gave Dartmouth the lead for the second time. Tavish Rice cut the deficit to 14-10 with a 23-yard field goal, capping a 13-play, 85-yard drive.
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- Daily Times-CallDwain Miller, Early Advocate of Boulder's Green Belt, Dead at 89November 3, 2018
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