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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • U.S. to begin cleaning up Agent Orange at tainted Vietnamese site

     
    More than half a century after the United States began dousing Vietnam with Agent Orange, it is about to begin cleaning up one of the most contaminated spots left over from the war....
  • New Casey challenger emerges

     
    A Bucks County businessman, David A. Christian, has formed an exploratory committee to run against U.S. Sen. Bob Casey in 2012. “I plan to speak with and listen to Pennsylvanians throughout the state to examine the opportunities available in this......
  • Agent Orange in the land of Rachel Carson

     
    It pains me to see the herbicide-inspired browning of the once-green vegetation along the shoulders of Routes 309 and 22 on my morning work commute. The pattern is established throughout the region, and probably the state. I understand the need to keep...
  • Obama: 'America’s military is the best that it’s ever been'

     
    Democrat Obama talks of reducing growing medical backlogs at VA hospitals and proposing a hiring credit for returning veterans....
  • October 14: Chicago Scene - Scott Lucas and and Local H

    October 14: Chicago Scene - Scott Lucas and and Local H
    Scott Lucas Local H Q101 Sessions CD Series and Record Release Show The Cubby Bear North 21661 North Milwaukee Avenue Lincolnshire Saturday, October 16 Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets $10/$12 www.cubbynorth.com Local H will release their first-ever...
  • Central Pennyslvanian Hospice Honors Veteran Patients

    Central Pennyslvanian Hospice Honors Veteran Patients
    A local hospice is making Veteran's Day count, by visiting veteran patients and honor them for their service. An AseraCare hospice nursing assistant made stops Thursday, visiting veterans to hear their stories and show appreciation for their work in...
  • More illness tied to agent orange

    Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32. No one else in his family has had diabetes. "For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...
  • San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River

    San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River
    Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • 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,...
  • A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away

    A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away
    It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families. The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...