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  • Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm

    Marine gets rare spinal surgery to stop pain in his arm
    A foot and half separated Marc Burleson from the buried bomb he was trying to defuse last December in a narrow alleyway of a small Afghanistan village. The bomb exploded, mutilating the Marine's face, ripping off part of his right arm, paralyzing his...
  • Federal security contractor to lay off 93 in Maryland

    A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed. G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
  • Helping veterans to recover with hunting

    Helping veterans to recover with hunting
    There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt. Actually, he can...
  • Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist

    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist
    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
  • Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore

    Mikulski, VA secretary pledge added staff, training in Baltimore
    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
  • Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

    Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant
    A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
  • 'The Body Of War' Examines Psychic and Physical Damage Caused By the Iraq War

    'The Body Of War' Examines Psychic and Physical Damage Caused By the Iraq War
    The Body of War TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean. Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...
  • Unions sign on to help build injured Anderson soldier a handicap-accessible home

    Unions sign on to help build injured Anderson soldier a handicap-accessible home
    An injured Anderson soldier is one step closer to getting a home that meets his needs. Several unions have agreed to work together to build a home that is handicap accessible for Tim Senkowski. The unions were contacted by The Path Home, a non-profit...
  • Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman

    Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman
    Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
  • Blackhawks to visit Obamas at White House

    WASHINGTON—The reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will visit President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on March 11. The visit, at 2 p.m. Chicago time, will see the president salute his hometown hockey...
  • In Iraq speech, no 'Mission Accomplished' moment

     
    by Mike Memoli President Obama addresses the nation from the Oval Office tonight, marking the fulfillment of a campaign pledge to wind down the war in Iraq. But his remarks will be carefully calibrated, officials say, to avoid any definitive......