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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Richard Lewis Hill III

    Richard Lewis Hill III
    Richard Lewis Hill III, a longtime social and labor activist and volunteer at Baltimore Clayworks, died of pancreatic cancer at his Towson home on Oct. 7. He was 68. Mr. Hill was born in Manhattan, Kan., the son of a lawyer and a homemaker. He studied...
  • Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008

    Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008
    A 65-year-old Baltimore man was infected with hepatitis C by a traveling medical technician at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2008, he and his attorney said — making him the first Marylander to come forward in a sweeping investigation into the...
  • Obama shamefully politicized Memorial Day

    President Barack Obama paid tribute on Memorial Day to the men and women who have died defending America, singling out Vietnam veterans as an under-appreciated and sometimes maligned group of war heroes, vowing that "it will not happen again." This is...
  • Commentary: 'We will all remember – Graduation Day'

    What a way to start out Graduation Week 2012 in Harford County. First, a Joppatowne man is arrested and charged with killing, dismembering and eating the heart and part of the brain of another man. Next a tornado touches down in Fallston and does a...
  • McGovern and fellow vets sought peace

    In memory of George McGovern, we should not forget that he was a GI ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Originally, GI stood for General Issue, but it came to represent the men and women who wore a uniform in service to their country. At...
  • Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Five join Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Five new members were inducted into the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame Tuesday in conjunction with the EHS Class of 2012 commencement ceremonies the same day. The five newest members of the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame are: Retired Maj. Gen....
  • Former state Treasurer Dixon dies

    Former state Treasurer Dixon dies
    Richard N. Dixon, a conservative Democrat who served as Maryland's state treasurer for six years, died Thursday after suffering a stroke Tuesday, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp announced. He was 74. Mr. Dixon was the first African-American to win election by...
  • Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies

    Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies
    State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced on Thursday, June 7, that Carroll County native and former Maryland treasurer Richard Dixon, 74, has died. In a statement, Kopp said Dixon, who not only served as state treasurer but also was a state delegate...
  • Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community

    Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community
    One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
  • McGovern took on meat industry

    Last Sunday, we lost former U.S. Sen. George McGovern ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting...
  • Cary deRussy, publisher of Fishing in Maryland

    Cary deRussy, the former publisher of Fishing in Maryland magazine, died of emphysema complications Oct. 10 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. The former Mays Chapel resident was 70. Born Wilson Cary Nicholas deRussy in Baltimore and raised in...
  • Harry E. Sisk, accountant

    Harry E. Sisk, a retired accountant and Vietnam War veteran, died Saturday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Brooklyn Park resident was 66. Mr. Sisk was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park....