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  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
  • Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist

    Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist
    Nobody does investigative journalism on TV like Public Television's "Frontline" -- nobody, and that includes "60 Minutes." And Tuesday night at 9, the venerable series revisits Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, and the case of anthrax researcher...
  • 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...
  • Commissioners OK veterans shuttle to Baltimore, Frederick

    The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick. The commissioners voted 4-0 on a...
  • Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh
    Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...
  • Lead limits on military firing ranges outdated, report says

    Lead limits on military firing ranges outdated, report says
    Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges. Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
  • Six decades later, sons seek answers on death of Detrick scientist

    Six decades later, sons seek answers on death of Detrick scientist
    First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident. Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
  • 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-...
  • Pa. Game Commission sets 2011-12 seasons and bag limits

     
    On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission finalized the 2011-12 seasons and bag limits during its quarterly meeting in Harrisburg. ADOPTED 2011-12 HUNTING SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS SQUIRRELS (Combined Species): Special season for eligible junior hunters,...
  • Game Commission proposes seasons, bag limits; permanent use of crossbows

     
    Bear hunters in local WIldlife Management Unit 5C, which includes the majority of Lehigh and Northampton counties, got good news from the Pennsylvania Game Commission's board of commission's quarterly meeting on Tuesday. The board gave preliminary...
  • Seasons and bag limits set for 2012-2013 in Pennsylvania

     
    ADOPTED 2012-13 HUNTING SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS SQUIRRELS, Red, Gray, Black and Fox (Combined): Special season for eligible junior hunters, with or without required license, and mentored youth – Oct. 6-12 (6 daily, 12 in possession limit after...