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  • Frank Lopez Sr. dies at 64; sought San Jose Vietnam vets memorial

    Frank Lopez Sr. dies at 64; sought San Jose Vietnam vets memorial
    Frank Lopez Sr., a decorated Marine whose nightmares from the Vietnam War led him to launch a drive for a memorial honoring fellow San Jose servicemen who gave their lives in the conflict, died Nov. 24 of illnesses stemming from exposure to Agent Orange,...
  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog

    VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog
    Mike Dalton starts his day at a Department of Veterans Affairs office in Oakland doing something he couldn't do a year ago: He signs on to a computer and calls up an application for disability compensation. With a few mouse clicks, he pulls the...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
  • 2005 - Timing Is Key In Cancer Cases

    Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.     At issue is whether...
  • Oops - Monsanto's Non-Approved GMO Crop Growing In Oregon and Farmers Are Scared

    American wheat farmers sell most of their crops to customers in Japan and Europe and other nations that don't want their people eating genetically modified foods. And that's why a lot of wheat farmers are freaking out about news that a strain of...
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
  • Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill

    Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill
    There will be a mixture of nine veteran, mid-career and new writers working this July at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford. Theresa Rebeck (Broadway’s “Seminar,” “...
  • Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • Genetically modified corn varieties are popping with news

    With so much recent news on genetically modified corn varieties, its a wonder anyone can keep up. But lest you end up the only one at the cocktail party tonight without the latest GMO corn scoop, here's a primer on the new developments.  The French...