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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • William O. Goldstein, lawyer

    William O. Goldstein, lawyer
    William O. Goldstein, a Korean War veteran who practiced law in Baltimore for half a century, died Aug. 21 of kidney failure at Roland Park Place. He was 87. The son of Dr. Albert E. Goldstein, an internationally known urological surgeon, and Elsie May...
  • Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security

    Navy Yard shooting reopens debate on base security
    The deadly shooting at one of the region's largest military facilities Monday reopened the debate about whether officials have done enough to secure the nation's massive portfolio of domestic bases. At least 13 people were killed and several more were...
  • Wounded vet to get new home in Hillside

    Wounded vet to get new home in Hillside
    An Army veteran who lost his legs in a roadside bombing hopes to walk into his new donated home in July. It includes the feature he wanted most of allĀ  – an attached garage. After more than a year of fund raising and planning, volunteers in west...
  • Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer

    Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer
    Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit. "I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move." Teammates and...
  • 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...
  • Injured warriors face a different fight today

    Injured warriors face a different fight today
    Three years ago, after losing his legs to a roadside blast in Iraq, Mike Fradera lay in a Texas Army hospital bed, going stir-crazy. He craved the freedom that a new set of government-issued limbs promised. Three years later, padding around on his...