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  • Dr. William Lamers Jr. dies at 80; championed modern hospice care

    "I'm not sick; I'm only dying," a friend told Dr. William Lamers Jr. The man had inoperable cancer and wanted to go home to die, but his doctor wouldn't let him out of the hospital.
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas.

    Rupert Murdoch should be voted off News Corp. board, advisors say

     
    An influential consulting firm is advising that shareholders vote News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch and 12 others off the board of directors of the media giant at its annual meeting later this month. Calling the phone-hacking scandal that led News...

    Births: Columbia families welcome new additions

    Suzanne and Samuel Hulthage, of Columbia, announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Annika Sophia Hulthage, on Aug. 31, 2011, at 9 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Her sister is Gabby. Her grandparents are Mary Beth Budd and Joseph Raksis, of...

    An old diary throws him a curve

    An old diary throws him a curve
    Reporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...