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Civil Rights Act signed
On this day in 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, perhaps the most important U.S. law on civil rights since Reconstruction (1865–77) and a hallmark of the American civil rights movement.
“Gonna Fly Now (Theme From ‘Rocky’)” is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts
On July 2, 1977, Hollywood composer Bill Conti scores a #1 pop hit with the single “Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky).”
Amelia Earhart disappears
On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific.
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Monday shed fire in Bel Air could have been started by riding...
by James Whitlow on July 21, 2021 at 2:42 pm
A Monday shed fire in Forest Hill may have been sparked by a hot lawnmower that had been recently ridden, the Office of the State Fire Marshal reported.
Baltimore spending board OKs $525,000 settlement for Gun Trace...
by Emily Opilo on July 21, 2021 at 2:14 pm
Baltimore’s spending board approved a $525,000 settlement Wednesday for a man who served four years in prison after a traffic stop by two members of the Gun […]
Water main break causes temporary water shutoff in Westminster
by Kristen Griffith on July 21, 2021 at 2:11 pm
Westminster homes had their water shutoff temporarily after the city alerted the public about a water main break Wednesday morning on Westmoreland Street […]
As the world asks how COVID emerged from Wuhan, China pushes...
by Jean Marbella, Heather Mongilio, Colin Campbell on July 21, 2021 at 11:00 am
Chinese officials are spreading a conspiracy theory about Fort Detrick in Maryland, demanding the U.S. open the post to inspectors seeking the origins of the […]
Howard’s Nimrit Ahuja secures Howard County girls outdoor...
by Jacob Calvin Meyer on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am
Howard junior Nimrit Ahuja headlines the 2021 Howard County Girls Track and Field All-County package as the Athlete of the Year.
New Columbia Association president leads through financial COVID...
by Allana Haynes on July 21, 2021 at 9:30 am
Newly hired Columbia Association CEO and President Lakey Boyd said she aims to use her position to promote a positive environment for those who live and work […]
To help a fellow coach in need, Dulaney High lacrosse coach Kyle...
by Melissa Whatley on July 21, 2021 at 9:30 am
Kyle Fiat, head lacrosse coach at Dulaney High School, recently vowed to ‘Keep the Pedals Spinning’ when he set off on an almost 350-mile bike ride to […]
Anne Arundel commemorates Leroy Perry 40 years after he was...
by Ada Romano on July 21, 2021 at 9:27 am
People’s Park was overflowing with attendees hugging as music about peace and unity blasted in the background to commemorate Leroy Perry 40 years after he […]
Stephen C. Traugott, retired Martin Marietta aeronautical...
by Frederick N. Rasmussen on July 21, 2021 at 9:00 am
Stephen C. Traugott, a retired Martin Marietta Inc. aeronautical engineer whose work began with the Project Mercury missions and ended with the Space Shuttle, […]