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  • Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

    Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
  • The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]

    The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]
    Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights. One of its many unintended...
  • Why should two white missionaries get the first Ebola treatments?

    Two American missionary medical workers stricken by Ebola in Liberia were the first to receive a scarce, experimental treatment drug. And now the question ricochets across the Internet: “Why them?” With more than 1,000 dead and hundreds...
  • Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief

    Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief
    Dr. Robert R. Hahn, former emergency room chief at what is now the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, died Aug. 7 of coronary artery disease at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 93. "Dr. Hahn was a wonderful, wonderful man. He...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez rejoins the Orioles, hopes to start soon and other notes

    Ubaldo Jimenez rejoins the Orioles, hopes to start soon and other notes
    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was back with his teammates Monday after pitching well in an injury rehabilitation start at Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday night. And he said he is eager to get back on the mound in a major league game. “[I’...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    In the 6800 block of Waltons Lane A report of shoplifting was received on Sept. 1 from Wal-Mart. Loss prevention observed a female conceal merchandise, including wearing a pair of boots out of the store. Items valued at $93.18 were recovered. Larisa...
  • 44 years after risking life for comrades, helicopter pilot gets his Silver Star

    44 years after risking life for comrades, helicopter pilot gets his Silver Star
    It was the kind of mission that Warrant Officer George Carlton Bloodworth flew daily in Vietnam. But on Sept. 20, 1969, it went badly wrong. Bloodworth was piloting the second of two scout helicopters on a reconnaissance mission over the Mekong Delta...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist

    Dr. John M. Freeman, neurologist
    Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Ruxton resident...
  • Dr. John M. Freeman dies at 80; expert in children's epilepsy

    Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80. His death...
  • Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast

    Virginia: Uninsured are less sick, and less costly, than forecast
    Low income Virginians who could gain coverage if the state expands Medicaid are probably not as sick as state government number-crunchers first thought, new cost estimates from the Department of Medical Assistance Services suggest. In fact, the 10-...