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  • Postal Service gets high marks from public

    Postal Service gets high marks from public
    Kevin Timmons loves his job. On a chilly and drizzly day recently, he walked briskly from one shop to the next in a Baltimore County strip mall. "Mailman!" he called as he stepped inside one store and held up a bundle of mail. Timmons flashed a smile...
  • Commissary funding restored; base tobacco prices rising

    Commissary funding restored; base tobacco prices rising
    House and Senate conferees negotiating a package to fund the Department of Defense through September 2015 have protected commissary operations by restoring 90 percent of a planned $100 million cut. Once again lawmakers thwarted a cost-saving...
  • Lawyer: No charges in Puckett investigation

    RICHMOND - Federal authorities won't mount a case against former state Sen. Phil Puckett over his resignation and has closed its investigation, Puckett's attorney said Friday. Thomas J. Bondurant Jr. said in a news release that the U.S. Attorney for the...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This American Cancer Society program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • Long-delayed Colorado VA hospital suffers another setback

    Construction of the Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora, Colo. — already years behind schedule and hundreds of millions of dollars over budget — was dealt another blow when the company building the facility was told it could walk away...
  • Navy releases updated hair styles for women

    Navy releases updated hair styles for women
    The Navy released its updated hairstyle regulations for female sailors earlier this week in its All Hands magazine. It took nearly a year to come up with the new policy that allows a broader range of acceptable hairstyles, which the magazine article...
  • VA delay triggers $6,324 bill for dying veteran who got married

    GOLD BAR, Wash. When Rob Arthur was diagnosed with brain cancer back in January, the gaunt, gray-haired Vietnam veteran decided to wed his longtime girlfriend, Debbie Shafer, in a hospital room. The marriage has been a source of comfort for this couple...
  • Parking woes at Hampton VA to continue

    Parking woes at Hampton VA to continue
    Venner Milewski, a Navy Vietnam veteran, has been a patient at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center for about six years. When he makes the 40-minute round trip trek from his home in York County, Milewski knows if he arrives by 8:30 a.m. he'll...
  • Hunters Run has three-day fundraiser for hospital

    Hunters Run has three-day fundraiser for hospital
    Hunters Run and Bethesda Hospital have a unique relationship. As the first-response hospital for the residents of the active-adult community, residents depend on the hospital for their medical care and response. Over the past years, the community has...
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveil mortgages with 3% down payment

    Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%. The move, targeting buyers with good credit but little cash, has drawn fire for...