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  • Public agency serves vets better: Front Burner

    In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides free health care to more than 6.2 million...
  • NO: Public agency serves vets better than the private market

    In 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides free health care to more than 6.2 million veterans, at over 1,700 hospitals,...
  • Carmakers, others fund research toward cars that talk to each other

    A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on...
  • Farmington Saxophonist Starts Career With Coast Guard Band

    Farmington Saxophonist Starts Career With Coast Guard Band
    FARMINGTON — Petty Officer First Class Joe D'Aleo has been living his dream for the past year as a tenor saxophonist for the Coast Guard Band. D'Aleo, 26, performed with various music organizations In Farmington while growing up, then pursued a...
  • Big 10 move reflects UM's strong academics, not just sports [Letter]

    Big 10 move reflects UM's strong academics, not just sports [Letter]
    I think The Sun is missing the academic aspect to the University of Maryland joining the Big Ten ("The real lesson of Maryland's move to the Big 10," Aug. 14). The best way I can describe this missing piece is a statement from a colleague at a recent drug...
  • Oak Park lawyer makes second feature film: a 'supernatural punk rock romantic comedy'

    Oak Park lawyer makes second feature film: a 'supernatural punk rock romantic comedy'
    Mike Cramer's first film, a personal tale about eclectic former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mark Fidrych, won acclaim when it was released amid news of Fidrych's sudden death in 2009. Now the middle-aged Oak Park lawyer is approaching film festivals with a...
  • Colleges find teachers need teaching, too � on how to teach

    KENNESAW, Ga. Michele DiPietro had his listeners in stitches with his impressions of dumb things college students say in class. Then he sobered them up with advice about how they could do their own jobs better, how to handle such recurring classroom...
  • Just a taste of alcohol for children is too much, research shows

    PITTSBURGH A parent enjoying an alcoholic drink might find his or her young child to be curious about what's in that bottle or glass. It raises the question: Should the parent offer the child just a taste? Will it remove the temptation or encourage use...
  • University program aims to diversify conservation workforce

    SEATTLE Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu's closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state's national...
  • Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment

    Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment
    "Cancer" is a very scary word, which is why being diagnosed with prostate cancer can trigger a dramatic reaction in men and doctors that can do more harm than good, new studies report. About 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their...
  • Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist
    Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88. Dr. Beer was dining...