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Fort Detrick (military base)

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  • The anthrax killings: A troubled mind

    The anthrax killings: A troubled mind
    He roamed the University of Cincinnati campus with a loaded gun. When his rage overflowed, the brainy microbiology major would open fire inside empty buildings, visualizing a wall clock or other object as a person who had done him wrong. By the mid-...
  • Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army

    Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army
    The Fort Detrick fire department has been named the best medium-sized department in the Army, base officials said Monday. The installation in Frederick hosts the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, the Army Medical Research...
  • Howard couple's beach home is like a fairy tale

    Howard couple's beach home is like a fairy tale
    Ellicott City residents Rosario and Maria Di Marco never lost their desire to have a second home by the sea in Lewes, Del. To this day, the quiet resort town holds happy memories of summer vacations at Fort Miles near Cape Henlopen Park when their...
  • Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days

    Pentagon cuts civilian furlough days
    The Pentagon on Tuesday cut the number of furlough days for 650,000 Defense Department civilians from 11 to six — a welcome surprise for workers who have been saddled with a 20 percent pay cut since early July. But defense officials and some...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...
  • Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say

    Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say
    A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday. Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
  • Defense employees frustrated by furloughs

    Defense employees frustrated by furloughs
    Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week. The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
  • Naval Academy Museum to close Mondays for furloughs

    Naval Academy Museum to close Mondays for furloughs
    The Naval Academy Museum is now a casualty of Defense Department furloughs. The museum in Preble Hall, normally a seven-day operation, will be closed on Mondays through Sept. 29, an academy spokeswoman said Friday. It will remain open Tuesday through...
  • Pain of sequestration is real

    Pain of sequestration is real
    Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
  • Doris McG. Neumann, educator

    Doris McG. Neumann, educator
    Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93. The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...