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  • Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets

    Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets
    On July 9, 2012, while deployed to Afghanistan, Sgt. Micah Welintukonis was shot, then hit by a suicide bomber. He was in a coma for two weeks, and spent four months at Walter Reed military hospital. Welintukonis’ wife Camilla, pregnant at the...
  • Carroll veterans, family, Cubs, Scouts journey to D.C. war memorials, museums in honor of D-Day

    The guffawing and teasing of three veterans filled one of the three buses leaving from Mount Airy to Washington, D.C., Sunday. The trip, which first visited war memorials and ended with a visit to the museums, was organized by David Hutchison, member...
  • Local service woman loses in 'Jeopardy!' title defense

    Local service woman loses in 'Jeopardy!' title defense
    Paige Ormiston's winning streak on "Jeopardy!" ended at one.  Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, won $32,200 in the episode that aired on Tuesday. But on Wednesday, she came up short.  Ormiston played well, earning...
  • Local service woman will be on 'Jeopardy' tonight

    Local service woman will be on 'Jeopardy' tonight
    Paige Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, was a champion for a day - on "Jeopardy!," that is.  Ormiston appeared on the popular syndicated game show on Tuesday and scored a big victory. She led her two opponents after...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...
  • Medal of Honor recipient embodies U.S. values

    The Medal of Honor awarded to retired U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter after he suffered horrendous wounds from an exploding grenade while trying to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan should remind us of the sharp contrast...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • Around Town: Younger generation will soon take charge

    A baby is born. A teen graduates from high school. A parent retires. A grandparent dies. There are generational shifts that occur every day. Then there are shifts that occur once a decade, when the balance of power shifts from one generation to another....
  • La Cañada High School graduates 50th class

    La Cañada High School graduates 50th class
    Cherishing memories forged in the last four years while inching with anticipation toward what the next four may bring, La Cañada High School’s graduating seniors bid adieu Thursday to their alma mater. The ceremony unfolded traditionally, but this...
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  • No injuries in crash of military jet into homes in Imperial County

    A Marine jet crashed into homes in the city of Imperial in Imperial County but there were no casualties, the city's fire chief said Wednesday evening. Two homes caught fire but everyone in the homes escaped, said Chief Tony Rouhotas. The AV-8B Harrier...
  • Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam

    Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam
    Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...