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  • Peaker graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Duvowel M. Peaker Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Peaker studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received instruction and...
  • Newport safety specialist being honored

    The White House on Tuesday will honor a member of the Newport Beach Fire Department for his efforts in preparing volunteers to help the city respond to a disaster, according to a news release. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...
  • Disaster preparedness in spotlight

    Newport Beach community members gathered mid-morning Tuesday to watch a live-stream of a White House event honoring a Newport Beach Fire Department employee for his disaster-preparedness efforts. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...
  • Adams Chevrolet supports Havre de Grace baseball

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, Adams Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Havre de Grace Little League through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment...
  • Bel Air teen receives Eagle Scout Award

    Brady Daniels Kautsch, 17 of Bel Air, earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award, on Dec. 13, 2012 and was formally recognized in a ceremonial Court of Honor on March 17, at the Church of St....
  • '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...