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Starmometer
'Star Wars: Rogue One' Starts FilmingLucasfilm announced recently that their first film in the new standalone Star W
'Star Wars: Rogue One' Starts Filming
Starmometer / Posted 19 hours ago
Lucasfilm announced recently that their first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, “Rogue One,” has begun principal photography. Gareth Edwards (“Godzilla,” “Monsters”) is directing “Rogue One,” which tells the story of resistance... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
What is Black Hawk College, who are the board of trustees? The following information about the Black Hawk College District and Board of
What is Black Hawk College, who are the board of trustees?
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted yesterday
The following information about the Black Hawk College District and Board of Trustees is posted on the college's website at www.bhc.edu which also contains photos, hometowns and term... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Monarch Casino Black Hawk completes interior redesign and upgrade28 August 2015 BLACK HAWK, COLORADO -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Monarch Casino & Res
Monarch Casino Black Hawk completes interior redesign and upgrade
Rolling Good Times / Posted yesterday
28 August 2015 BLACK HAWK, COLORADO -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI) will welcome guests to Monarch Casino Black Hawk on August 29-30, 2015, for a... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Flash Flood Warning: Heavy rain continues in eastern IowaHeavy rain in eastern Iowa is leading to a few Flash Flood Warnings in the area
Flash Flood Warning: Heavy rain continues in eastern Iowa
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
Heavy rain in eastern Iowa is leading to a few Flash Flood Warnings in the area. The National Weather Service in Des Moines issued a Flash Flood Warning just before 3 p.m. for eastern Hardin County and Grundy County until 8:45 p.m. Friday. A Flash... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting MachineAt the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its o
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
At the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its offshoots over the past 14 years has been an organization still unused to the spotlight. Born from the wreckage of the United States’s failed attempt to rescue its hostages... Read more
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GalvaNews
Several in big crowd share concerns at Black Hawk College board meeting A stream of speakers stepped to the podium Thursday telling the Black Hawk Co
Several in big crowd share concerns at Black Hawk College board meeting
GalvaNews / Posted yesterday
A stream of speakers stepped to the podium Thursday telling the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees they fear for the future of the college's East Campus following changes made... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Walled Lake Northern runs away from Bloomfield Hills, 57Walled Lake Northern senior AJ Chuchla (6) celebrates one of his three touchdow
Walled Lake Northern runs away from Bloomfield Hills, 57
The Oakland Press / Posted yesterday
Walled Lake Northern senior AJ Chuchla (6) celebrates one of his three touchdowns with teammates in a 57-0 win over Bloomfield Hills on Thursday. Patrick McIntyre — Special to The Oakland Press COMMERCE >> He missed most of last season with an... Read more
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SportingNews
This Week in Poker: Loosli, Finger, Lopez win in BarcelonaBack to Barcelona we go, with a few stops all over America along the way, in th
This Week in Poker: Loosli, Finger, Lopez win in Barcelona
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
Back to Barcelona we go, with a few stops all over America along the way, in this edition of This Week in Poker. FC Barcelona stars Neymar Jr. and Gerard Piqué were unable to collect any results playing in various events at during the EPT Barcelona... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Young farmers coming back after ‘seeing the world’ They say if it happens once, it's an accident; twice it's a coincidence; and,
Young farmers coming back after ‘seeing the world’
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 2 days ago
They say if it happens once, it's an accident; twice it's a coincidence; and, if something happens three times, it's a trend.The idea that this area might be seeing slight trend in the number of... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
College board gets an earful in KewaneeA stream of speakers stepped to the podium Thursday telling the Black Hawk Coll
College board gets an earful in Kewanee
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 2 days ago
A stream of speakers stepped to the podium Thursday telling the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees they fear for the future of the college’s East Campus following changes made at the campus this summer.From the planned Veterinary Technology Center... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
State board won’t suspend tougher standards for dual-credit teachers The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) won’t agree to a request from the
State board won’t suspend tougher standards for dual-credit teachers
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) won’t agree to a request from the president of Black Hawk College to delay enforcement of stricter standards for teachers in dual-credit... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Man breaks into Trappistine Nuns building Authorities are working to find the person who broke into a building owned by
Man breaks into Trappistine Nuns building
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
Authorities are working to find the person who broke into a building owned by Trappistine Nuns Inc. located at the Mississippi Abbey.More >> Authorities are working... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Group claims to be Black Hawk Co. Election Office, sends out incorrect ballot request formsThe Black Hawk County Election Office says they've received a number of absente
Group claims to be Black Hawk Co. Election Office, sends out incorrect ballot request forms
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
The Black Hawk County Election Office says they've received a number of absentee ballot request forms that they haven't sent out; the ballot request forms are coming from a group that claims to be the Black Hawk County Election Office but really... Read more
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Methow Valley News
The return of high anxietyFlames, smoke, power outages and uncertainty recall the summer of 2014 In a co
The return of high anxiety
Methow Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
Flames, smoke, power outages and uncertainty recall the summer of 2014 In a community primed for anxiety, the thick blanket of smoke that settled over the valley early this week may have been a blessing of sorts. It hid smoke plumes from two days of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Morrison plans entrepreneur contestFast Pitch competitions are becoming increasingly popular nationwide. Similar t
Morrison plans entrepreneur contest
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
Fast Pitch competitions are becoming increasingly popular nationwide. Similar to the popular television show "Shark Tank," the contests give competitors a chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of experts who can help make their dream of... Read more
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News 8000
Iowa county officials reject wind turbinesBlack Hawk County will retain its status of having no industrial wind turbines
Iowa county officials reject wind turbines
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
Black Hawk County will retain its status of having no industrial wind turbines after county officials rejected a plan to erect three of the structures. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the Board of Adjustment declined a request Tuesday... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Black Hawk County officials reject wind turbinesWATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Black Hawk County will retain its status of having no ind
Black Hawk County officials reject wind turbines
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Black Hawk County will retain its status of having no industrial wind turbines after county officials rejected a plan to erect three of the structures. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit.ly/1fFZ9A5 ) reports that the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Black Hawk County officials reject wind turbinesWATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Black Hawk County will retain its status of having no ind
Black Hawk County officials reject wind turbines
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Black Hawk County will retain its status of having no industrial wind turbines after county officials rejected a plan to erect three of the structures. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit.ly/1fFZ9A5 ) reports that the... Read more
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FOX News
Colo. lawmakers take per diem on weekends, holidaysColorado lawmakers are taking per diem on weekends and holidays — days mileage
Colo. lawmakers take per diem on weekends, holidays
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Colorado lawmakers are taking per diem on weekends and holidays — days mileage reimbursements often show they’re at home — and the practice is costing taxpayers as much as $400,000 a year, Watchdog.org found. While lawmakers are allowed to take per... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Tourists flee several big wildfires threatening resort town in Washington stateThis scenic lakeside town in the Cascade Mountains counts on money from summer
Tourists flee several big wildfires threatening resort town in Washington state
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
This scenic lakeside town in the Cascade Mountains counts on money from summer visitors, but many tourists fled after large wildfires erupted last week that burned dozens of homes and threaten many more. Mike Steele, director of the Lake Chelan... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Enrollment drop leads to canceled classes at BHCMore classes than usual have been cancelled for this year’s fall semester at Bl
Enrollment drop leads to canceled classes at BHC
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 4 days ago
More classes than usual have been cancelled for this year’s fall semester at Black Hawk College.The reason? Enrollment is down at both the Moline and East campuses.In a meeting Friday of local educators and community leaders, Black Hawk College... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Waterloo Rev. fights to remove felony question from job appsIt can be said a criminal's punishment goes beyond the time they serve -- espec
Waterloo Rev. fights to remove felony question from job apps
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
It can be said a criminal's punishment goes beyond the time they serve -- especially when trying to return back to normal life. Every job and every housing form has a box asking if you have ever been convicted of a felony. Reverend Abraham... Read more
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Washington Post
Oshkosh Defense wins major contract to build the JLTVOshkosh's version of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. (William Kapinski/Courte
Oshkosh Defense wins major contract to build the JLTV
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Oshkosh's version of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. (William Kapinski/Courtesy Oshkosh) Oshkosh Defense won a major contract to build the ground vehicle that could become a symbol of the U.S. Army for a generation and eventually replace the... Read more
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Washington Post
One Bush gets praise for his handling of hurricanesFlorida Gov. Jeb Bush looks over flood damage caused by Hurricane Irene in sout
One Bush gets praise for his handling of hurricanes
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looks over flood damage caused by Hurricane Irene in southwest Miami in October 1999, during a helicopter tour of the area. (Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press) A year ago — before he lost 30 pounds, raised tens of millions of... Read more
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Freeman journal
Michael James Ewing, 52, Black Hawk, Colo.Michael James Ewing, Black Hawk, Colorado, July 19, 1963 - August 21, 2015. He
Michael James Ewing, 52, Black Hawk, Colo.
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Michael James Ewing, Black Hawk, Colorado, July 19, 1963 - August 21, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents Val and Marie Ewing and is survived by his life long partner and best buddy, Gregg Gerich and dogs, Shasta and Zazu.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Card Street Fire Grows to 9,000 Acres; Moves Away from Residential Areas Along River Update: Thursday, June 18th, 10:45 am. Now at 9,000 acres, the Card Street f
Card Street Fire Grows to 9,000 Acres; Moves Away from Residential Areas Along River
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
Update: Thursday, June 18th, 10:45 am. Now at 9,000 acres, the Card Street fire on the Kenai Peninsula has been pegged as the number one fire priority in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Firefighters gain ground despite smokeGentler winds allowed firefighters to make significant progress Sunday in battl
Firefighters gain ground despite smoke
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Gentler winds allowed firefighters to make significant progress Sunday in battling the numerous wildfires across Washington, but heavy smoke made it difficult for those crews to receive support from the air. As of Sunday morning, there were 16 large... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Firefighters gain ground in WashingtonGentler winds allowed firefighters to make significant progress Sunday in battl
Firefighters gain ground in Washington
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Gentler winds allowed firefighters to make significant progress Sunday in battling the numerous wildfires across Washington. Heavy smoke made it difficult for those crews to receive support from the air early Sunday, but the cloud began to lift over... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Progress made on Western fires as winds diminishWildfires More science stories Gentler winds were allowing firefighters to ma
Progress made on Western fires as winds diminish
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Wildfires More science stories Gentler winds were allowing firefighters to make significant progress on Sunday in battling the numerous wildfires across Washington state, but heavy smoke was making it... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires A 500 gallon bambi bucket, full to the brim and ready to go, is pulled out of
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires
KMTR Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
A 500 gallon bambi bucket, full to the brim and ready to go, is pulled out of a dip site by an Oregon Army National Guard HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter, near the Stouts Fire outside of Canyonville,... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires An Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter out of Pendleton, Ore.
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires
KMTR Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
An Oregon Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter out of Pendleton, Ore., arrives at the Roseburg Municipal airport, Aug. 5. The Chinook, along with two HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, are... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires Smoke plumes over the forests outside Milo, Ore., Aug. 5. Two Oregon Army Nat
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires
KMTR Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
Smoke plumes over the forests outside Milo, Ore., Aug. 5. Two Oregon Army National Guard HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters have been working out of the Roseburg Municipal Airport since Monday to support... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crew chief Sgt. Tracy Braeme, with Charlie Compa
National Guard soldiers train to help fight fires
KMTR Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crew chief Sgt. Tracy Braeme, with Charlie Company, 7-158th Aviation, unleashes 500 gallons of water on a target at the request of firefighting ground crews working the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Aerial attack strategies intensify to fight Fork ComplexCAL FIRE has called in the help of the U.S. National Guard for their aerial att
Aerial attack strategies intensify to fight Fork Complex
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
CAL FIRE has called in the help of the U.S. National Guard for their aerial attack strategy fighting the Fork Complex. The National Guard brought in a CH47F Chinook helicopter. The aerial technology is named after the Chinook winds because it causes... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Australians coming to help fight Washington wildfiresThe unprecedented fire season we are experiencing has shaken emergency managers
Australians coming to help fight Washington wildfires
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
The unprecedented fire season we are experiencing has shaken emergency managers that have been doing their jobs for decades, but luckily they have more help on the way. From county sheriffs to incident commanders down to the grunts digging fire line... Read more
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Washington Post
Arlington National Cemetery superintendent removedJack E. Lechner Jr. shown at Arlington National Cemetery on Oct. 29, 2013. (Jon
Arlington National Cemetery superintendent removed
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Jack E. Lechner Jr. shown at Arlington National Cemetery on Oct. 29, 2013. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) Jack E. Lechner Jr. was removed as superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery earlier this month after a review of his performance... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Old Weapon Systems Still Serve The Military WellDuring the recent Republican debate, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee chose t
Old Weapon Systems Still Serve The Military Well
Task & Purpose / Posted 9 days ago
During the recent Republican debate, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee chose the venerable B-52 Stratofortress to exemplify how the military was being hobbled by declining defense spending. But as some commentators have explained, his example was a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
First female Rangers recall grind, pressureThe first female graduates of the Army's Ranger School offered their initial pu
First female Rangers recall grind, pressure
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The first female graduates of the Army's Ranger School offered their initial public comments Thursday on their experiences breaking through that gender barrier, citing a mix of elation and exhaustion after an ordeal that one described as "the hardest... Read more
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TribLIVE
Female Army Ranger graduates cite ordeal of elite trainingThe first female graduates of the Army's Ranger School offered their initial pu
Female Army Ranger graduates cite ordeal of elite training
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
The first female graduates of the Army's Ranger School offered their initial public comments Thursday on their experiences in breaking through that gender barrier, citing a mix of elation and exhaustion after an ordeal that one described as “the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Reeling in the years: how the past comes back to haunt us In new film ‘45 Years’, Andrew Haigh focuses on the daily struggles of ordinar
Reeling in the years: how the past comes back to haunt us
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
In new film ‘45 Years’, Andrew Haigh focuses on the daily struggles of ordinary people When Andrew Haigh’s Weekend – his second film as writer and director – premiered at the SXSW Film... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Tourism packs powerful punchCory Jobe took in some tourist sites in the Dixon area – the Ronald Reagan Boyh
Tourism packs powerful punch
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
Cory Jobe took in some tourist sites in the Dixon area – the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home and Dixon Riverfront among them – ahead of the annual dinner Thursday evening in Oregon for the Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau. Jobe's visit... Read more
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Washington Post
Female soldiers provide their first accounts of completing Ranger SchoolArmy Ranger candidates Lt. Shaye Haver and Cpt. Kristen Griest want to see more
Female soldiers provide their first accounts of completing Ranger School
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Army Ranger candidates Lt. Shaye Haver and Cpt. Kristen Griest want to see more women in combat units and prove that they can keep up. (AP) The first female graduates of the Army’s Ranger School offered their initial public comments Thursday on... Read more
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GalvaNews
Defensive driving course for seniors planned by Farm Bureau units The Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a Defensive
Defensive driving course for seniors planned by Farm Bureau units
GalvaNews / Posted 9 days ago
The Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course on Wednesday and Thursday, August 26-27 at the Black Hawk College Community Education... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Adirondacks to GettysburgIRONVILLE - A lone granite headstone sits on the front lawn here at the Penfiel
Adirondacks to Gettysburg
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
IRONVILLE - A lone granite headstone sits on the front lawn here at the Penfield Homestead Museum next to a hand-held American flag and a metal Grand Army of the Republic marker placed in the ground. This is Billy's final resting place. Billy was 7... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Police chase ends with car in eastern Iowa creekA police chase last night ended when a car ran into a creek in Eastern Iowa. Po
Police chase ends with car in eastern Iowa creek
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 days ago
A police chase last night ended when a car ran into a creek in Eastern Iowa. Police say they were after a man named Marchello Rembert. The 32-year-old was driving with an invalid license. Police say the chase lasted about two minutes and ended at a... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Black Hawk board to meet in Kewanee next weekSome Kewanee-area residents have expressed concern about the future of the East
Black Hawk board to meet in Kewanee next week
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Some Kewanee-area residents have expressed concern about the future of the East Campus of Black Hawk College, following the removal of the campus vice president earlier this summer.The college’s Board of Trustees will meet in Kewanee next Thursday... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Otter authorizes National Guard to support Clearwater Complex FireGov. Butch Otter approved a request for assistance from the Idaho Emergency Ope
Otter authorizes National Guard to support Clearwater Complex Fire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Butch Otter approved a request for assistance from the Idaho Emergency Operations Center for National Guard personnel to support firefighting efforts on the Clearwater Complex in north central Idaho. “The devastation caused by the Clearwater... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Dracut lot to be turned into park honoring fallen soldierDRACUT, Mass. (AP) - The mother of a soldier from Dracut who died in Iraq in 20
Dracut lot to be turned into park honoring fallen soldier
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 10 days ago
DRACUT, Mass. (AP) - The mother of a soldier from Dracut who died in Iraq in 2003 has won a yearslong battle to have a town-owned lot turned into a park in her son's honor. The Sun of Lowell (http://bit.ly/1foWhHJ ) reports that Sue Boule (boo-LAY')... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Dracut lot to be turned into park honoring fallen soldierDRACUT, Mass. (AP) - The mother of a soldier from Dracut who died in Iraq in 20
Dracut lot to be turned into park honoring fallen soldier
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
DRACUT, Mass. (AP) - The mother of a soldier from Dracut who died in Iraq in 2003 has won a yearslong battle to have a town-owned lot turned into a park in her son's honor. The Sun of Lowell (http://bit.ly/1foWhHJ ) reports that Sue Boule (boo-LAY')... Read more
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Zero Hedge
We Are The Government: Tactics For Taking Down The Police StateSubmitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The people have the
We Are The Government: Tactics For Taking Down The Police State
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is so geared that... Read more
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