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Doctors move up Thurmond surgery

...week on a chronically enlarged prostate. The surgery is elective, and the senator's life is not in danger, said John DeCrosta, a Thurmond spokesman. Doctors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington moved up the surgery -- which will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/met_268518.shtml
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Thurmond OK after collapsing

...senator never lost consciousness but complained that he felt dizzy and overheated after a near-fall, Thurmond aide John DeCrosta said. Mr. Thurmond's fall was broken by people standing near him, including an agent of the South Carolina Law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/21/met_268334.shtml
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Thurmond downplays today's surgery

...days. "He looked at his clippings and asked why everybody is making such a big deal out of all this," said aide John DeCrosta, who saw Mr. Thurmond Tuesday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. "He really doesn't like big deals." But Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/met_268586.shtml
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Thurmond returns to hospital for tests

...a little puzzled about why he hasn't been feeling like himself lately," said the senator's press secretary, John DeCrosta, adding that he didn't know exactly when Mr. Thurmond started feeling fatigued. Mr. Thurmond, 96, an Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/13/met_270133.shtml
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Thurmond: VA plan sent back to Augusta

...that a plan to cut 170 positions had been sent back to the Augusta facility for further study, Thurmond spokesman John DeCrosta said. Both Mr. Thurmond and U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings, D-S.C., had written Mr. West in July to protest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/05/met_271712.shtml
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Thurmond returns to Senate duties

...admitted with complaints of feeling fatigued. But the 96-year-old senator showed no sign of frailty Monday, aide John DeCrosta said. He called from Walter Reed at about 10 a.m. to say he needed a car sent around to bring him to work. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/14/met_270204.shtml
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Officials request amends for fish kills

...Corps of Engineers to compensate for the project's fish kills in a manner acceptable to Georgia and South Carolina. John DeCrosta, Mr. Thurmond's press secretary, said the senator has no plan to sponsor the amendment, preferring instead to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/01/met_257860.shtml
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Funds gone for cleanup of former military base

...million has been spent on the tract, and Mr. Truelove said it could cost another $3 million to $5 million to finish. John DeCrosta, a spokesman for U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, said more funds are not likely this year. At least 200,000 infantry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/25/met_251249.shtml
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Senator to leave hospital

...respiratory infection and pronounced him healthy on Wednesday. The senator "sounds strong," said his spokesman, John DeCrosta, who spoke Friday with Mr. Thurmond. "He's still a little hoarse, but he sounds good to go." It was the fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/03/met_219985.shtml
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Governor seeks aid for victims

...after U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., made his own plea to FEMA to look into the situation. His spokesman John DeCrosta said Monday, "Sen. Thurmond asked FEMA to double-check and make sure somebody didn't miss something." Last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/19/met_228497.shtml
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