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  • 3 teens killed in crash were recent high school grads

    3 teens killed in crash were recent high school grads
    The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house. Their vehicles...
  • Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy

    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., head of nuclear medicine at Mercy
    Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
  • 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...
  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
  • Wounded warriors travel with Bealefeld to New York City

    Wounded warriors travel with Bealefeld to New York City
    The bus carrying Cody Stanton and other wounded soldiers breezed up Interstate 95 on Tuesday to the site of the former World Trade Center in New York, with an escort arranged by Baltimore's police commissioner. The side door opened, and Stanton, who lost...
  • Gala to raise funds for homes away from home for family of wounded military

    Gala to raise funds for homes away from home for family of wounded military
    Dale I. Beatty vividly remembers his first glimpse of a Fisher House, a home away from home for wounded troops and their families. The former North Carolina Army National Guard staff sergeant had lost both legs in an explosion in Iraq in 2004 and was...
  • Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm

    Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm
    Scott Parsons keeps going. Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
  • Consumers can donate hotel reward points to families of wounded veterans

    Consumers can donate hotel reward points to wounded warriors and their families starting today. The "Hotels for Heroes" program, created by bipartisan federal legislation passed in December, is designed to defray travel costs of wounded veterans being...
  • Mishawaka veteran injured in IED blast comes home

    Mishawaka veteran injured in IED blast comes home
    SOUTH BEND – A Mishawaka native was among the wounded warriors honored at halftime of the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game Saturday. Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt also has a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He flew into South Bend with his wife and...