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By John F. Steadman and John F. Steadman,Staff Writer | March 7, 1993
Former Baltimore Colts quarterback John Unitas underwent coronary bypass surgery early yesterday at the University of Maryland Medical Center, his family said.Unitas, 59, was listed in serious condition last night, the normal post-operative condition after cardiac surgery."We're encouraged about his early signs," said John Unitas Jr., who visited with his father yesterday. "He's a man of great heart."The operation, directed by a team headed by Dr. Alejandro Sequeira, lasted three hours and was precipitated by a breathing difficulty and chest pains while Unitas was resting at Kernan Hospital after a successful Thursday operation for a right knee replacement, performed by Dr. Kenneth Spence.
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SPORTS
By LEM SATTERFIELD | April 15, 2007
Three-time All-Metro selection Vince Taweel of Hammond, winner of three Class 2A-1A state titles and 149 career bouts, has committed to Duke University, he said yesterday. "I spoke to their coach, Clar Anderson [on Friday night], but it was a tough decision between them, American and Maryland because of their combinations of academics and wrestling," said Taweel, who became Hammond's second four-time Howard County champion and earned his fourth 2A-1A South regional title. Taweel, who went 40-2 this season at 135 pounds, failed to win his fourth state title when he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament injury in his right knee in the state quarterfinals.
NEWS
December 12, 2007
The death of a man who was severely beaten outside a West Baltimore store Oct. 23 has been ruled a homicide, city police said yesterday. The victim, Lonnie E. Foote, 58, of the 6000 block of Park Heights Ave., died Nov. 6 at St. Agnes Hospital, according to his former wife, Arlene Clark. Police said an autopsy was performed Nov. 7 and, after an investigation, his death was ruled a homicide by blunt-force trauma Dec. 2. The case was turned over to the city homicide investigators the next day. But the homicide ruling was not revealed until yesterday.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 30, 2008
Zoe M. Parrott, a former longtime Dickeyville resident and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia Monday at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 96. Zoe McFadden was born and raised in Roanoke, Ind. She attended Butler University in Indianapolis, and earned a law degree from George Washington University Law School in 1940. In 1942, she enlisted in the Navy WAVES - Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service - and served in Washington as a member of the Judge Advocate Corps.
FEATURES
By LAURA CHARLES | November 21, 1990
TALKIN' TURKEY: Thanks to merchants here in town, members of the Pride of Baltimore II will be having a traditional Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow -- all the way in Malaga, Spain!Aside from turkey and all the trimmings, Pride members will be dining on Maryland crab cakes from Phillips Harborplace and cannolis from Vaccaro's bakery, washing the food down with wine from Boordy Vineyards.IN THE STRANGE-but-true category comes this: "Turkey Bowl 1990" today at the Kings Point Fairlanes in Randallstown!
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
Ruth E. Eger, the former executive director of the Joseph Richey Hospice who lectured widely on death and dying, died June 9 of pneumonia at Saint Agnes Hospital. She had just celebrated her 80th birthday. "Ruth was the most spirited and positive-thinking person. No problem was so big that we couldn't grow and learn from it, and she found that in everybody," said Catherine M. Frome, who was named clinical director of the Joseph Richey Hospice in April. "She turned Joseph Richey Hospice around and made its finances viable in order to care for the underserved in Baltimore," said Ms. Frome.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | May 8, 2000
In Baltimore City Two local doctors recognized for their medical research Two Baltimore physicians have won major prizes in their fields. Dr. Kenneth P. Johnson, professor and chairman of neurology at the University of Maryland Medical Center, was awarded the John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research. The prize honors his 30 years of leadership in designing and testing breakthrough treatments for MS and his pioneering work to identify an infectious trigger of the disease. Dr. Bert Vogelstein, the Clayton professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, won the Charles S. Mott Prize, which honors the most recent outstanding contribution in cancer research.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Sun Staff Writer | September 29, 1994
After having an office tower, airport terminal and several campus buildings named after him, Gov. William Donald Schaefer will soon be able to visit a hospital wing bearing his name as well.The University of Maryland Medical System is about to begin construction of the William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at Kernan, a $30 million, 128-bed medical facility on the grounds of the James Lawrence Kernan Hospital near Woodlawn.The two-level building will replace Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital on Argonne Drive, the state's largest and only free-standing rehabilitation facility.
NEWS
By Laurie Willis and Laurie Willis,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2002
A Baltimore Circuit Court jury deliberated just over an hour yesterday before awarding a Woodlawn man more than $6.2 million for injuries suffered in a 1999 accident that caused him to go blind. Kojo Oseitutu, 58, won the judgment against Grimes Tire Service. The incident happened May 18, 1999, as Oseitutu was putting a truck wheel on a chassis, said one of his attorneys, Bernard J. Sevel. "The truck wheel exploded, throwing the wheel into him, causing severe head fractures, brain damage, rendering him totally blind and also depriving him of his sense of smell and taste," he said.
NEWS
August 26, 2010
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun Semmes Guest "Buck" Walsh, a retired Monumental Corp. executive who enjoyed singing, died Friday of a brain tumor at his Owings Mills home. He was 84. Mr. Walsh, the son of a career naval officer and a homemaker, was born and raised in Annapolis. He was a 1943 graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1946 in civil engineering from Yale University and a master's degree in business from Harvard Business School in 1950.
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