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March 21, 2004
On March 18, 2004, WOODRUFF J. SALMOND, beloved husband of Doris A. Salmond (nee Stumpf); devoted father of Patricia Ann Fahey and Robert Woodruff Salmond; dear brother of Gilbert L. Salmond and the late Archibald Salmond; dear grandfather of Jamie Danielle Fahey, Zachary William Fahey, Elizabeth Preston Salmond, and John Henry Randolph Salmond; dear father-in-law of William G. Fahey and Cynthia Kerr Salmond; dear brother-in-law of Viola W. Salmond and...
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October 22, 2009
Edna May Woodruff Her partner for more than 40 years Kenneth Wilson died in July 2005. She is survived by her son David Woodruff, Iowa City, IA; daughter Nancy Woodruff, Eugene, OR. and two grandchildren.
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NEWS
March 16, 2006
On March 11, 2006, BETTYE GARDNER WOODRUFF beloved wife of the late J. Donald Woodruff Sr., M.D., devoted mother of Donald, David and Gary Woodruff. Also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Friday 11 A. M in the chapel of the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles Street. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD, 21211. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.
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By Ericka Blount Danois and Ericka Blount Danois,Special to The Sun | October 8, 2006
Learning how to make a video game involves more than knowing computer language. It involves telling a story. Over the summer, students at the Urban Video Game Academy learned to do just that - playing with remote-control cars, doing computer drawings, hearing speaker presentations and listening to vintage radio broadcasts. Founder Roderick Woodruff and his partners hope to nurture new storytellers who will venture into the video-gaming industry - a field in which African-Americans are woefully underrepresented as developers.
NEWS
By Ann LoLordo and Ann LoLordo,Sun Staff Writer | October 3, 1994
Debra Gough Woodruff, an assistant attorney general and registered nurse who prosecuted doctors for violating medical-care standards, died Friday in an automobile accident. She was 41.Ms. Woodruff of Lutherville worked in a unit within the state health department that handled matters before the Board of Physician Quality Assurance, the state panel that polices the practice and conduct of doctors in Maryland.Since joining the five-lawyer unit in 1988, she had prosecuted physicians accused of sexual misconduct, fraud, misprescription of drugs and misuse of medical services.
NEWS
By Dan Morse and Fred Rasmussen and Dan Morse and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 14, 1996
John Woodruff, a longtime Sun reporter whose assignments ranged from Baltimore zoning issues to the opening of China, died of cancer Sunday at his Cockeysville home. He was 57.He was described by colleagues and people he covered as a tough, fair and enthusiastic reporter."He honestly believed that journalists could make things better for people," said Gerald P. Merrell, The Sun's business editor. "He threw himself into any story, large or small."Richard O'Mara, former foreign editor and now a reporter for The Sun, recalled Mr. Woodruff saying, " 'Getting on the front page is like heroin.
NEWS
March 21, 1997
Woodruff Tabb George Jr., who worked in production for a Baltimore social service agency, died of a seizure Saturday at his Woodlawn apartment. He was 41.He worked for The Chimes Inc., a Baltimore-based agency that )) provides services for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. He also had been a kitchen helper.Mr. George, known as Woody, was born and raised in Riderwood. He attended the Ridge School, Camp Devereaux in Philadelphia and Zuni Presbyterian School in Virginia.
NEWS
By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | July 24, 1996
Dr. J. Donald Woodruff Sr., a world-renowned surgeon and professor of gynecologic pathology and gynecology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Hospital, died Friday of pneumonia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 84.A childhood bout of scarlet fever and nephritis and treatment by an old-fashioned Sparrows Point country doctor convinced a young J. Donald Woodruff that he wanted to pursue a career in medicine."It was old Dr. Eldridge, and he became a role model for my husband," said the former Bettye M. Gardner, who married Dr. Woodruff in 1939.
NEWS
By Newsday | August 10, 1993
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton secretly approved a CIA operation in the republic of Georgia, where a U.S. aide was killed Sunday. The clandestine U.S. program was designed to support vTC an embattled Eduard Shevardnadze's civil war struggle in the former Soviet state, according to administration sources.The operation, including the deployment in Georgia of U.S. Army Special Forces as security advisers this spring, was confirmed in the aftermath of the assassination of an American described as a U.S. Embassy officer from Moscow detached to Mr. Shevardnadze June 3.Killed by a single shot was Fred Woodruff, 45, of Herndon, Va., who had been scheduled to return home in a few days, U.S. officials said.
NEWS
By DAVID ZURAWIK and DAVID ZURAWIK,SUN TELEVISION CRITIC | January 30, 2006
ABC News co-anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt, two of the network's more celebrated journalists, were seriously injured yesterday when the Iraqi army vehicle in which they were traveling was hit by a roadside bomb near Taji. Woodruff, 44, who took over this month as co-anchor of World News Tonight, and Vogt, 46, were in serious but stable condition late yesterday at a U.S. military hospital after surgery for head injuries, according to a statement from David Westin, president of ABC News.
NEWS
March 16, 2006
On March 11, 2006, BETTYE GARDNER WOODRUFF beloved wife of the late J. Donald Woodruff Sr., M.D., devoted mother of Donald, David and Gary Woodruff. Also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Friday 11 A. M in the chapel of the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles Street. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD, 21211. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.
FEATURES
By DAVID ZURAWIK and DAVID ZURAWIK,SUN TELEVISION CRITIC | February 2, 2006
The game of musical anchormen (and women) that has been in play since NBC's Tom Brokaw retired in 2004, continued for a few more rounds yesterday at CBS, ABC and cable channel CNN. John Roberts, longtime White House correspondent and weekend anchor, is leaving CBS to join CNN as a senior national correspondent. Roberts, a 14-year veteran of CBS who had been considered heir apparent to Dan Rather as anchor of CBS Evening News, will start his new job at CNN Feb. 20. Rather was forced to resign in March.
FEATURES
By DAVID ZURAWIK and DAVID ZURAWIK,SUN TELEVISION CRITIC | January 31, 2006
Iran, Iraq, Jerusalem and Mountain View, Calif.: In his first month on the job at World News Tonight, Bob Woodruff seemed to spend more time reporting from the road than he did at the anchor desk. In naming Woodruff, 44, and Elizabeth Vargas, 43, as co-anchors to succeed Peter Jennings, ABC News President David Westin characterized the anchor-in-constant-motion as the future of TV news in a digital age. With co-anchors, ABC News could always have one on the road feeding new information to newscasts, the network's Web site and the anchor team's personal blogs, while the other was at the anchor desk in New York.
NEWS
By DAVID ZURAWIK and DAVID ZURAWIK,SUN TELEVISION CRITIC | January 30, 2006
ABC News co-anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt, two of the network's more celebrated journalists, were seriously injured yesterday when the Iraqi army vehicle in which they were traveling was hit by a roadside bomb near Taji. Woodruff, 44, who took over this month as co-anchor of World News Tonight, and Vogt, 46, were in serious but stable condition late yesterday at a U.S. military hospital after surgery for head injuries, according to a statement from David Westin, president of ABC News.
FEATURES
By DAVID ZURAWIK and DAVID ZURAWIK,SUN TELEVISION CRITIC | December 6, 2005
ABC extended a hand yesterday to what it hopes will be a new generation of news consumers by naming Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff to succeed the late Peter Jennings as co-anchors of World News Tonight. Vargas, 43, and Woodruff, 44, also will lead the network as it expands onto the Internet and into the digital age: Beginning Jan. 3, they will serve as anchors for network TV's first live version of a newscast for West Coast viewers -- as well as a live daily Webcast for ABCNews.com.
BUSINESS
By THE DENVER POST | November 2, 2005
Denver -- Lawyers for Qwest shareholders are now gunning for former CEO Joe Nacchio and former CFO Robert Woodruff. Nacchio, who led Qwest Communications International Inc. from 1997 to 2002, and Woodruff were not included in a $400 million settlement yesterday of a class action lawsuit against Qwest and former executives and board members. The suit claimed accounting fraud under Nacchio's watch that resulted in the company's restating $2.5 billion in revenue and the same amount in earnings.
SPORTS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | May 30, 1996
PARIS -- Baked to a fare-thee-well by the same hot sun and prodded by the same burning ambition, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi took separate but equally grueling forays into five-set territory yesterday at the French Open.But afterward, only the top-seeded Sampras, with his teeth still clenched and the surrender of the two-time champion Sergi Bruguera in his pocket, was left in contention for a first French title that is the one missing link in the Grand Slam records of both Americans.For the second time in three years, Agassi was dumped in the second round.
NEWS
By RASHEIM T. FREEMAN and RASHEIM T. FREEMAN,SUN STAFF | August 7, 2005
When AAGamer.com made its debut in August 2002 it ushered in a new era of multicultural game sites. Part educational site, part hip Web portal, AAGamer.com was started by Roderick Woodruff and his wife, best-selling author Connie Briscoe, after they noticed that they didn't see characters that looked like them in video games. "I always loved to play online games but I would always ask myself, 'Where are all of the black [characters]?'" says Briscoe, a New York Times best-selling author who likes to play games such as Star Wars.
NEWS
May 13, 2005
On May 11, 2005, ELAINE ALICE WALKER WOODRUFF, age 96, died at Glenside Nursing Home in Westfield, NJ following pneumonia. Elaine was born February 4, 1909, in Greenville, MI to Craig and Mildred Walker. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1927. She attended Johns Hopkins University's Summer Program after high school women were prohibited during the school year. She continued with her education at Central Michigan State College until her father died suddenly and her studies were cut short by the Depression.
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