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Island Packet
Parris Island recruits learn land navigationRecruits of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, and Papa Company, 4th
Parris Island recruits learn land navigation
Island Packet / Posted 43 minutes ago
Recruits of Golf Company, 2nd Recruit Training Battalion, and Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, check their maps during a land navigation exercise Feb. 1, 2016, on Parris Island, SC. Recruits ventured into a wooded area with a compass and... Read more
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Air Force Times
Religious sign at MCB Hawaii again under fireIn its continuing battle to have a "God bless the military" sign at Marine Corp
Religious sign at MCB Hawaii again under fire
Air Force Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
In its continuing battle to have a "God bless the military" sign at Marine Corps Base Hawaii taken down or moved to chapel grounds, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation says it will pursue federal litigation if it is not permitted to erect nine... Read more
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Air Force Times
Active-duty suicides up, Guard and reserve down in 2014The latest report from the Pentagon on military suicides shows a slight uptick
Active-duty suicides up, Guard and reserve down in 2014
Air Force Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
The latest report from the Pentagon on military suicides shows a slight uptick in the suicide rate among active-duty personnel in 2014 compared with the previous year, but significant drops in rates for reserve and National Guard members when... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Should Women Be Required To Sign Up For The Draft?Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, introduced the Draft America's Daughters Act on T
Should Women Be Required To Sign Up For The Draft?
KPBS San Diego / Posted an hour ago
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, introduced the Draft America's Daughters Act on Thursday that would require women to register with the Selective Service. But Hunter said in a statement that he does not support the legislation. Instead, he would use it... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
Roy CarlisleRoy Bolton Carlisle was born to Bolton and Edith Carlisle on June 5, 1926. He h
Roy Carlisle
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted an hour ago
Roy Bolton Carlisle was born to Bolton and Edith Carlisle on June 5, 1926. He had bright blue eyes and was full of energy. He grew up and went to elementary school in the small farming town of Staples, Texas. Roy liked to go wolf hunting with his... Read more
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Roll Call
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 Race Forbes will run in the 2nd District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Fa
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 Race
Roll Call / Posted an hour ago
Forbes will run in the 2nd District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Facing a redrawn 4th District much friendlier to Democrats, Virginia Republican Rep. J. Randy Forbes has decided to run... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Prosecutors: Man pretended to be Marine to defraud VAA Shasta County man pleaded guilty today to pretending to be a decorated U.S. M
Prosecutors: Man pretended to be Marine to defraud VA
The Record Searchlight / Posted an hour ago
A Shasta County man pleaded guilty today to pretending to be a decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran in order to defraud the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to authorities. John Cal Howe II, 42, of Lakehead, pleaded guilty to 23 misdemeanor... Read more
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The Hill
Rep. Randy Forbes switching to new district in VirginiaRep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) is switching to a new Virginia district this year, bo
Rep. Randy Forbes switching to new district in Virginia
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) is switching to a new Virginia district this year, boosting his odds of reelection following redrawn boundaries in his state. Forbes announced Monday that he’ll run in Virginia’s 2nd district, which will have an open race... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Ronald and Nancy Reagan $1 Coins UnveiledPosted: Saturday, February 6, 2016 – 11:06 PM (CNS) – The designs of the Ronal
Beverly Hills News – Ronald and Nancy Reagan $1 Coins Unveiled
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016 – 11:06 PM (CNS) – The designs of the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin were unveiled today at a ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum marking the 105th... Read more
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examiner.com
It is wrong to draft women and put them in close combatSen. Ted Cruz on Sunday talked about his opposition to drafting women into comb
It is wrong to draft women and put them in close combat
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday talked about his opposition to drafting women into combat in the U.S. military in remarks to an audience at a town hall in Peterborough, New Hampshire. According to the Boston Globe, Cruz mentioned Saturday’s debate and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Nikhil Advani to direct Prisoners of WarIf the grapevine is to be trusted, Nikhil Advani, who is enjoying the success o
Nikhil Advani to direct Prisoners of War
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
If the grapevine is to be trusted, Nikhil Advani, who is enjoying the success of his recently produced film Airlift, is gearing up for another massive project ahead — the adaptation of Israeli television drama series Prisoners Of War for Indian... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse taking unusual approach of opening season on TuesdayIn his previous 15 years as Johns Hopkins coach, Dave Pietramala has arranged t
Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse taking unusual approach of opening season on Tuesday
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
In his previous 15 years as Johns Hopkins coach, Dave Pietramala has arranged the program’s schedules so that his team has opened the season on a Friday in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013 and a Sunday in 2014. But the Blue Jays, ranked No. 6 in the... Read more
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Daily Press
Forbes to run in 2nd DistrictForbes and Rigell announced the plan Monday afternoon. The move comes in the w
Forbes to run in 2nd District
Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
Forbes and Rigell announced the plan Monday afternoon. The move comes in the wake of a court-ordered change to the boundaries of the district Forbes now represents. Last month, a panel of federal judges ordered new lines for congressional districts... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mother & daughter help Red Cross with fire safetyThe Good Life Help at hand As part of its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, the
Mother & daughter help Red Cross with fire safety
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
The Good Life Help at hand As part of its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign, the American Red Cross installs free smoke detectors for anyone who requests them. Call 1-844-207-4509 and leave a message; a... Read more
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asianage
Nikhil the chosen one for desi adaptation of Prisoners of War showStill from Prisoners of War If the grapevine is to be trusted, Nikhil Advani,
Nikhil the chosen one for desi adaptation of Prisoners of War show
asianage / Posted 5 hours ago
Still from Prisoners of War If the grapevine is to be trusted, Nikhil Advani, who is enjoying the success of his recently produced film Airlift, is gearing up for another massive project ahead — the adaptation of Israeli television drama series... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Solomon Islands: In Kennedy's footstepsWreckage discovered below placid waters tells stories of danger and heroic expl
Solomon Islands: In Kennedy's footsteps
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Wreckage discovered below placid waters tells stories of danger and heroic exploits, writes John Borthwick. Kennedy Island in the Solomons, named for John F. Kennedy. Photo / John Borthwick "Don't mention the war!" shrilled John Cleese in his guise... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Red Cross ball held at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm BeachWhen we heard that this year’s Red Cross Ball was going to honor the angels of
Red Cross ball held at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
When we heard that this year’s Red Cross Ball was going to honor the angels of mercy, we thought they were talking about the guys who drive the liquor store delivery trucks. But no. The 59th annual International Red Cross Ball, held Saturday night... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Everyday Hero: Veteran wants to help post-9/11 veteransAfter graduating from the University of South Florida in 2009 John Robinson joi
Everyday Hero: Veteran wants to help post-9/11 veterans
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 8 hours ago
After graduating from the University of South Florida in 2009 John Robinson joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Afghanistan. Upon his return home - and now a veteran - he felt the need to do more, and so he created an organization called Post... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Toys for Tots drive a successMembers of the Marine Corps League Upper Peninsula Detachment 444 gathered at t
Toys for Tots drive a success
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
Members of the Marine Corps League Upper Peninsula Detachment 444 gathered at the Gladstone American Legion building recently to discuss the success of this year's program and to pass some torches for the coming year. According to Bill LaMarch, who... Read more
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Air Force Times
Online training for military caregivers in development by Blue Star FamiliesA new program will provide online training and support for military caregivers,
Online training for military caregivers in development by Blue Star Families
Air Force Times / Posted 9 hours ago
A new program will provide online training and support for military caregivers, Blue Star Families has announced. A limited pilot test of the initiative will begin at the end of this year, and it's expected to be available to caregivers everywhere... Read more
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Orange County Register
Draft registration for women would stir a sleepy federal agencyARLINGTON, Va. – Once a month, in a windowless office near the Pentagon, specia
Draft registration for women would stir a sleepy federal agency
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
ARLINGTON, Va. – Once a month, in a windowless office near the Pentagon, specially trained federal employees roll two lottery machines out of a closet to practice something the government has not had to do in more than 40 years: selecting young... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Veterans center in Portage Park to serve as 'community base'In a small storefront room in Portage Park, the gathering Sunday looked like mo
Veterans center in Portage Park to serve as 'community base'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
In a small storefront room in Portage Park, the gathering Sunday looked like most other Super Bowl parties. There was a big-screen TV, pizza, chips and drinks. But the West Montrose Avenue building also had paintings and photographs by veterans... Read more
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MLive.com
Amir Hekmati starts Facebook page, calls out 'evil' Iranian regimeFLINT, MI -- Amir Hekmati has started a Facebook page, offering updates since h
Amir Hekmati starts Facebook page, calls out 'evil' Iranian regime
MLive.com / Posted 13 hours ago
FLINT, MI -- Amir Hekmati has started a Facebook page, offering updates since his return to the Flint area Jan. 21 after spending more than four years in custody in Iran. "Dear Friends, I urge you all not to travel to Iran," he said in the Jan. 30... Read more
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Air Force Times
Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 — our 4th annual ranking of graduate degreesChuck Markos originally wanted an MBA to improve the quality of his small busin
Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 — our 4th annual ranking of graduate degrees
Air Force Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Chuck Markos originally wanted an MBA to improve the quality of his small business, but he didn’t know it would change the path he was on. After retiring from the Army in 2011 as a lieutenant colonel, Markos became the owner of a CrossFit gym in... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
A student’s storyThe step a student makes from high school to college is a milestone in their li
A student’s story
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
The step a student makes from high school to college is a milestone in their life. Leaving for college can be an intimidating process. Students are thrust onto a campus that they are not familiar with, surrounded by people that they do not know and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Norman Stafford of Pompton Plains dies at 76Norman Stafford PEQUANNOCK – Services will be held for Norman Vincent Stafford
Norman Stafford of Pompton Plains dies at 76
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Norman Stafford PEQUANNOCK – Services will be held for Norman Vincent Stafford, 76, of the Pompton Plains area of this township, who died on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Born in Durham, N.C., Mr. Stafford was raised in Washington Heights, N.Y., and... Read more
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Daily Record
97-old Cedar Knolls vet recalls Iwo JimaHANOVER - James Salerno never bragged about his time overseas. He certainly co
97-old Cedar Knolls vet recalls Iwo Jima
Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
HANOVER - James Salerno never bragged about his time overseas. He certainly could have. Now 97 years old, the long-time Cedar Knolls resident received many decorations for his service, most notably a Silver Star given for his heroic actions... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actionsThe Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtu
Pentagon orders commanders to prioritize climate change in all military actions
The Washington Times / Posted 22 hours ago
The Pentagon is ordering the top brass to incorporate climate change into virtually everything they do, from testing weapons to training troops to war planning to joint exercises with allies. A new directive’s theme: The U.S. Armed Forces must show... Read more
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FOX News
Fox News' Jenna Lee turns to prenatal Pilates to keep fitFox News’ Jenna Lee has always been an active person, having completed the Mari
Fox News' Jenna Lee turns to prenatal Pilates to keep fit
FOX News / Posted 23 hours ago
Fox News’ Jenna Lee has always been an active person, having completed the Marine Corps Marathon, the New Jersey Red Bank Triathlon and a Tough Mudder. Though she’s currently expecting her second child, pregnancy has limited her mobility but hasn’t... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ted Cruz slams suggestion of women in combat'It's dangerous and immoral': as US Army generals move towards fully integrati
Ted Cruz slams suggestion of women in combat
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
'It's dangerous and immoral': as US Army generals move towards fully integrating military draft He said he would hate the idea of his daughters being drafted into military His comments come days after... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort County seeking residents' input to create parks on preserved landOnline survey will provide information to Rural and Critical Lands Program Hik
Beaufort County seeking residents' input to create parks on preserved land
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Online survey will provide information to Rural and Critical Lands Program Hiking, fishing, kayaking, camping, horesback riding among possible activities Passive parks thought to be a draw for tourism, economic development Beaufort County wants... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the
Empty Bowls, antiques, singing Valentines to highlight week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 3:31 PM Week Ahead Best Bets: Top activities for the coming week.1. Empty Bowls fundraiserEmpty Bowls 2016 will be Thursday at Temple Baptist Church, 1500 Kingdom... Read more
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Boston Globe
Christie stays on offense in N.H. homestretchThe day after making headlines in the final Republican debate before the New Ha
Christie stays on offense in N.H. homestretch
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The day after making headlines in the final Republican debate before the New Hampshire primary with blistering attacks on Marco Rubio, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie kept up the offensive as he pushes for a strong finish in a state he made... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 Super Bowl Halftime: Coldplay joins historic list of performersColdplay, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. Coldplay, which has sold more tha
2016 Super Bowl Halftime: Coldplay joins historic list of performers
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
Coldplay, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. Coldplay, which has sold more than 80 million records worldwide and is best known for songs like "Yellow," "Fix You" and "Viva La Vida," will be the headline act for the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tigue recalled as reformer, straight shooterHARRISBURG — The late Rep. Thomas Tigue of Hughestown is remembered as a straig
Tigue recalled as reformer, straight shooter
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG — The late Rep. Thomas Tigue of Hughestown is remembered as a straight shooter who told it like it is. Tigue died last week, nearly a decade after the Democrat left office representing the 118th Legislative District. His loss recalls... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Vindy.com, Obituaries, Tributes, DONALD OWEN DAVIS, Youngstown, OhioHUBBARD – Donald Owen Davis, 72, died peacefully Wednesday evening, at Hospice
Vindy.com, Obituaries, Tributes, DONALD OWEN DAVIS, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
HUBBARD – Donald Owen Davis, 72, died peacefully Wednesday evening, at Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in October. Mr. Davis was born on Sept. 27, 1943, in Youngstown, son of George S.... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Super Bowl Sunday: Priya Mann learns to make pizza at Domino'sWhether you’re rooting for the Packers or Broncos, we all share a passion for f
Super Bowl Sunday: Priya Mann learns to make pizza at Domino's
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
Whether you’re rooting for the Packers or Broncos, we all share a passion for food and nothing brings friends and family together quite like pizza. We stopped by Domino’s in downtown Detroit a few hours before the mad rush. The pizza chain expects... Read more
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Air Force Times
Navy, Air Force lag behind in professionalism, top Pentagon official saysA force-wide look at misconduct among senior military officers — and the effort
Navy, Air Force lag behind in professionalism, top Pentagon official says
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
A force-wide look at misconduct among senior military officers — and the efforts to prevent it — found significant differences among the services’ cultures. “The Army and the Marine Corps have a very mature profession of arms,” said Rear Adm.... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military's move toward women in combat signals a major paradigm shiftEditor's note: The following is an opinion piece. The writer is not employed by
Military's move toward women in combat signals a major paradigm shift
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
Editor's note: The following is an opinion piece. The writer is not employed by Military Times and the views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of Military Times or its editorial staff. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's order that all... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veterans NewsVETERANS Banners of Honor program entries Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Ho
Veterans News
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
VETERANS Banners of Honor program entries Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Hometown Heroes program salutes those who have exemplified excellence in military and public service. Those with service time in the military, police, fire, emergency... Read more
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CBS Sports
Super Bowl 2016 Halftime: Bruno Mars set to join Coldplay and BeyonceMove over Coldplay and Beyonce. Make room for Bruno. Bruno Mars ended weeks of
Super Bowl 2016 Halftime: Bruno Mars set to join Coldplay and Beyonce
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
Move over Coldplay and Beyonce. Make room for Bruno. Bruno Mars ended weeks of rumors that he'd make an appearance in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. The Grammy-winning pop star confirmed as much when he wrote, "It ain't a party if Mr $how Up &... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Marine hero walks again(MEDIA GENERAL) — He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps to keep up the fight for
Marine hero walks again
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
(MEDIA GENERAL) — He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps to keep up the fight for our country’s independence, but now Lance Corporal Josh Burch is fighting for his own. “It was all kind of a blur,” he remembers while taking a break from his physical... Read more
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York Daily Record
2016 leisure, travel bus trips scheduledThe following York County groups are planning one- or two-day bus trips. For de
2016 leisure, travel bus trips scheduled
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
The following York County groups are planning one- or two-day bus trips. For details, call the numbers. Clearview Terrace Apartments is offering the following bus trips. For details, call 717-632-8081. Philadelphia Pops 100 Years of Broadway: April... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk upAs the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, t
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: boosting how heavy it allows women to be so that they are able to bulk up in the gym to carry heavy loads more... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tigue remembered as humble public servant and friendPITTSTON — The church was packed for longtime lawmaker Thomas Tigue’s funeral M
Tigue remembered as humble public servant and friend
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
PITTSTON — The church was packed for longtime lawmaker Thomas Tigue’s funeral Mass on Saturday. Mr. Tigue, who died Monday from cancer at age 70 in his Hughestown home, served for 26 years as a state representative, serving portions of Lackawanna,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
VeteransVETERANS Banners of Honor program entries Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Ho
Veterans
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
VETERANS Banners of Honor program entries Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Hometown Heroes program salutes those who have exemplified excellence in military and public service. Those with service time in the military, police, fire, emergency... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Santa Clara University scores one for the hometownSANTA CLARA -- Score one for the hometown: Santa Clara University's smooth-runn
Santa Clara University scores one for the hometown
Inside Bay Area / Posted yesterday
SANTA CLARA -- Score one for the hometown: Santa Clara University's smooth-running Saturday festival was one big happy and hype-filled hurrah. The Super Community Celebration, part of National Football League festivities leading up to today's game,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Santa Clara University scores one for the hometownSANTA CLARA -- Score one for the hometown: Santa Clara University's smooth-runn
Santa Clara University scores one for the hometown
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
SANTA CLARA -- Score one for the hometown: Santa Clara University's smooth-running Saturday festival was one big happy and hype-filled hurrah. The Super Community Celebration, part of National Football League festivities leading up to today's game,... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Marine colonel to head federal public defender's officeCLEVELAND (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chief defense counsel will become the n
Marine colonel to head federal public defender's office
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chief defense counsel will become the new head of the federal public defender's office in northern Ohio. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1R2nr7v ) Col. Stephen Newman has been appointed to a four-year... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Marine colonel to head federal public defender's officeCLEVELAND (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chief defense counsel will become the n
Marine colonel to head federal public defender's office
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps' chief defense counsel will become the new head of the federal public defender's office in northern Ohio. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1R2nr7v ) Col. Stephen Newman has been appointed to a four-year... Read more
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