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  • 'Gun Center,' money to offset sequester cuts included in O'Malley's $222 million in supplemental budget

    'Gun Center,' money to offset sequester cuts included in O'Malley's $222 million in supplemental budget
    Gov. Martin O'Malley today released a $222 million supplemental budget that creates a "Gun Center," strives to save a baseball program and sets aside another $10 million in case federal sequestration cuts take a toll on Maryland. The governor designated...
  • Virginia Medical Reserve seeking volunteers

    Virginia Medical Reserve seeking volunteers
    More than 1,700 volunteers participate in the Medical Reserve Corps in Hampton Roads, divided among eight units. The Corps, which has more than 12,500 volunteers statewide, supports public health in the community, working in conjunction with local offices...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • Hope fills the air at Walk MS event

    Hope fills the air at Walk MS event
    Bill Bisch was in the midst of throwing a football during a family Thanksgiving game when his legs gave out and he fell face down. The 57-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was quickly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). "MS changed my life...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Packing a frugal first aid kit

    The Frugal Traveler: Packing a frugal first aid kit
    On a recent trip to the Caribbean, an accidental injury reminded me that skimping on first aid supplies is a packing strategy with potentially serious repercussions. Repercussions I was going to have to deal with before I could possibly continue with my...
  • Quinn rallies with pro-gun control supporters

    Quinn rallies with pro-gun control supporters
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn rallied today with pro-gun control forces on the Capitol’s front lawn, saying Illinois needs tougher gun laws because he’s “tired of going to funerals.” Standing before the showcase statue of...
  • Military News

    MEDINA: Navy Seaman Melnard B. Medina, son of Bernardita and Michael Medina of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Medina completed a variety of training...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The importance of being an Eagle

    I was perusing one of my old journals dated 1964, trying to understand what went wrong. I was two weeks away from making Eagle Scout. But after participating in a gang fight on 237th Street, becoming an Eagle was out of the question. My biggest regrets...
  • State's Attorney event honors those who stand for victims' rights

    The words "victims" and "celebration" don't often go hand in hand, but this week the Historic Courtroom of the Circuit Court Building in Annapolis hosted a Victims' Rights Week Celebration honoring residents and criminal justice professionals who work...
  • Health care educators lead way with technology

    Health care educators lead way with technology
    Through raising awareness, providing information and supporting and leading advocacy efforts, health educators across the nation help millions of people each day learn more about life-changing topics such as diet, disease and exercise, among others.      ...
  • On the Town: Speakers address GCC annual foundation dinner

    On the Town: Speakers address GCC annual foundation dinner
    The new Glendale Community College Supt./President David Viar was introduced at the college foundation's annual dinner meeting. Introductions took place over a salmon dinner prepared and served by culinary arts students in the Los Robles Culinary Arts...