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  • Bel Air family holds yard sale for ailing firefighter

    Bel Air family holds yard sale for ailing firefighter
    When firefighter AJ Pumilia went to the emergency room last June because he wasn't feeling well, the word "cancer" wasn't even mentioned. By December, the husband and father was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor and fighting for his life. "Doctors...
  • Maryland law enforcement agencies still collecting DNA samples

    Maryland law enforcement agencies still collecting DNA samples
    Police around Maryland said Wednesday that they would continue to collect DNA samples when suspects are arrested for violent crimes and burglaries, despite a recent ruling by the state's top court limiting the practice. Several law enforcement agencies,...
  • Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research

    Project seeks 1 million veterans to give blood, DNA for disease research
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease. Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
  • West Friendship: Stranger helps keep woman alive during moment of crisis

    Blanche DuBois knew all about the "kindness of strangers." After the happenings in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, so too, does West Friendship's Denise Oursler. Denise's daughter, Jill Haas, had just left the Oursler home on Route 144 to wait for...
  • Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam

    Seeing more than just blurred vision in your eye exam
    When people come to the Reisterstown office of Drs. Eickhoff & Rowe for eye exams, the optometrists do more than simply ask which line of letters they can read on the eye chart. Like other eye doctors, James Eickhoff starts with a "complete case history,...
  • Know the warning signs of heart attack and stroke

    February is American Heart Month. I couldn't let this month go by without researching and writing about heart disease. The warning signs of heart attack and stroke always bear repeating. The first paragraph of the Presidential Proclamation for American...
  • Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo

    Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo
    — "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female. Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point...
  • The average American eats 63 dozen doughnuts a year

     
    I've been meaning to publish Bucky's guest post all day, but breaking news -- such as it is in my world -- and time-sensitive material kept distracting me. Luckily Bucky is out in the wilderness of Wyoming this weekend......
  • Coffee house suggestions and more on Firehouse Coffee

     
    In the post on best places to get a great cup of coffee, I wasn't as clear as I should have been. I was hoping for independently owned coffee bars, shops or houses, or at the very least fairly local......
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': 12 couples perform

     
    12 dancers! Two hours during which my significant other and my cat will retreat far from the living room TV! Let's get straight to it!First up are Denise Richards and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. During rehearsal, Maks wears a frilly, two-piece pink......
  • A perk even better than winning at Augusta...

     
    ...and you only get it IF you win the Masters. Of course, this is coming from someone, me, who loves food and doesn't consider golf a sport. (Bucky's definition of sport is considerably broader. If you can drink beer while you do......
  • Astronaut's head replaced with computer

     
    Frustrated by the quirks, flaws and general squooshiness of the human brain, NASA decided to replace an astronaut's head with a computer. It seems to work just fine, although it could use some additional miniaturization. That's astronaut Heidemarie...