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The Dalles Chronicle
A Boot is Bornhave production leads report to me which were much like squad leaders. I had a
A Boot is Born
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
have production leads report to me which were much like squad leaders. I had a production coordinator that was much like a platoon sergeant and as the production supervisor it was similar to being a platoon leader in the military.” After leaving... Read more
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Business Insider
Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why 'there are no bad teams, only bad leaders'became a Hell Week instructor for Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BU
Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why 'there are no bad teams, only bad leaders'
Business Insider / Posted an hour ago
became a Hell Week instructor for Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S), he had already served as a Navy SEAL platoon leader in the most decorated special operations of the Iraq War. Still, he learned a profound lesson about... Read more
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The Herald News
DAVE SOUZA: Dear AG Healey, ban pressure cookers, not gunsa Saturday night and saw all the flash blasting away from a Tommy Gun in the mo
DAVE SOUZA: Dear AG Healey, ban pressure cookers, not guns
The Herald News / Posted an hour ago
a Saturday night and saw all the flash blasting away from a Tommy Gun in the movie Dick Tracy or possibly a war movie like Platoon and thought “Wow this is dangerous.” If you know anything about movie firearms and even if you don’t, the big flash... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'They put us through hell': A Marine abused at boot camp explains why he spoke outlate one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, whe
'They put us through hell': A Marine abused at boot camp explains why he spoke out
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
late one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, when several drill instructors burst into his platoon's room. Many of them smelled like they had been drinking whiskey, he said, and they ordered the recruits to crawl... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Three Needs: Colorado Rockieswork from the catching unit, and little else. A few solid-or-better performance
Three Needs: Colorado Rockies
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted 19 hours ago
work from the catching unit, and little else. A few solid-or-better performances from role players — a first baseman (or platoon at the position) and right-handed-hitting outfielder, in particular — would go a long way. That and a solid backstop... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
End-of-semester plans for Livingston Parish schools announcednext two weeks. "The fact that some of our schools could not open after the fl
End-of-semester plans for Livingston Parish schools announced
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 hours ago
next two weeks. "The fact that some of our schools could not open after the flooding has forced us to share classrooms and platoon schedules; and we are very appreciative of everyone's patience and willingness to work together. But we want everyone... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Live coverage of tonight's high school footballberth, and possibly the No. 2 spot from Region 3-2A, which also means a first-r
Live coverage of tonight's high school football
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 hours ago
berth, and possibly the No. 2 spot from Region 3-2A, which also means a first-round postseason game at home. The Bucs' platoon QB system of Ross Wortman and Kohl Henke give opponents a lot to prepare for. Wortman is the better passer, while... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Church fire downtown causes $10,000 damagemorning. “It was an electrical malfunction in the basement, in the mechanical
Church fire downtown causes $10,000 damage
The Sudbury Star / Posted 22 hours ago
morning. “It was an electrical malfunction in the basement, in the mechanical room.” said Greater Sudbury Fire Services Platoon Chief Andre Groulx. The fire broke out about 8:05 a.m. and was discovered by the church member who was in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cadet Forces train in Hawke's BayAt the ready: A group of officer cadets in the middle of a 'cordon and search'
Cadet Forces train in Hawke's Bay
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
At the ready: A group of officer cadets in the middle of a 'cordon and search' operation by Cassion Platoon of the New Zealand Commissioning Course in Waipawa. For the first time a group of 120 officer cadets gathered in Central Hawke's Bay for an... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Church leaders hold prayer meeting outside El Cajon police headquarterswas mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thurs
Church leaders hold prayer meeting outside El Cajon police headquarters
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
was mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thursday night. Officers from a multi-agency platoon arrested two men on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly and used pepper balls to disperse a crowd of... Read more
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BC Local News
Close call for woman injured on Myra TrestlesRescue. "The injured patient was at Trestle No. 9 and the fire department gave
Close call for woman injured on Myra Trestles
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Rescue. "The injured patient was at Trestle No. 9 and the fire department gave her a ride to the waiting ambulance in the Gator," said Steve Wallick, platoon captain with the Kelowna Fire Department. The woman's injuries were not life threate... Read more
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NFL.com
Why young QBs are thriving in 2016; Odell Beckham Jr.'s anticshoning in on tendencies, but it enables the team to evenly split the touches be
Why young QBs are thriving in 2016; Odell Beckham Jr.'s antics
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
honing in on tendencies, but it enables the team to evenly split the touches between the backs. For Freeman, the move to a platoon system is good for business. Yes, he earned Pro Bowl honors a season ago after gaining 1,634 yards from scrimmage,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
3 Heads Roll: Change? Chaos? Democracy?the UNITE HERE locals canvassed city neighborhoods to find out what issues peop
3 Heads Roll: Change? Chaos? Democracy?
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
the UNITE HERE locals canvassed city neighborhoods to find out what issues people cared about most. They cultivated a platoon of candidates with roots in the community and, in many cases, connections to UNITE HERE or other unions. The... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Close call for woman injured on Myra TrestesRescue. "The injured patient was at Trestle No. 9 and the fire department gave
Close call for woman injured on Myra Trestes
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
Rescue. "The injured patient was at Trestle No. 9 and the fire department gave her a ride to the waiting ambulance in the Gator," said Steve Wallick, platoon captain with the Kelowna Fire Department. The woman's injuries were not life threate... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is It Sexist to Comment on Clinton's Smile?be offering too glaringly obvious an observation. It was obvious, but it stood
Is It Sexist to Comment on Clinton's Smile?
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
be offering too glaringly obvious an observation. It was obvious, but it stood largely alone, because a waiting Twitter platoon had been battling for some weeks beforehand to label any comment on Hillary Clinton’s facial expression as an... Read more
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Island Packet
Newest Marines: Honor graduates at Recruit Depot Parris IslandPfc. Kevin D. Carter, honor graduate for Platoon 3073, Kilo Company, 3rd Recrui
Newest Marines: Honor graduates at Recruit Depot Parris Island
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
Pfc. Kevin D. Carter, honor graduate for Platoon 3073, Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, graduated boot camp Sept. 30, 2016. Carter is from Virginia Beach,Va. Cpl. Vanessa AustinMarine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Pfc. Shallrae N.... Read more
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Island Packet
Off the bus, into the barber chair: Meet Parris Island's newest recruitsscheduled to graduate Dec. 16, 2016. Cpl. Vanessa AustinMarine Corps Recruit De
Off the bus, into the barber chair: Meet Parris Island's newest recruits
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
scheduled to graduate Dec. 16, 2016. Cpl. Vanessa AustinMarine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Rct. Tyler R. Vanpelt, Platoon 1096, Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, receives his first haircut in recruit training Sept. 19, 2016,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Peace Vigil In El Cajon After Night Of Violent Protestswas mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thurs
Peace Vigil In El Cajon After Night Of Violent Protests
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
was mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thursday night. Officers from a multi-agency platoon arrested two men on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly and used pepper balls to disperse a crowd of... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Pastors hold prayer service in El Cajon after fatal police shootingwas mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thurs
Pastors hold prayer service in El Cajon after fatal police shooting
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
was mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thursday night. Officers from a multi-agency platoon arrested two men on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly and used pepper balls to disperse a crowd of... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Three Needs: Cincinnati RedsScott Schebler posted some solid numbers and looks like he can, at least, serve
Three Needs: Cincinnati Reds
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted yesterday
Scott Schebler posted some solid numbers and looks like he can, at least, serve as the left-handed hitting side of a platoon in right field. Big-hitting prospect Jesse Winker is knocking on the door for a callup and has been seen time at both... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Library celebrates Civilian Conservation Corpson to join the military after leaving the camps. Approximately two million of t
Library celebrates Civilian Conservation Corps
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted yesterday
on to join the military after leaving the camps. Approximately two million of them fought in World War II. "They became platoon leaders, they became engine mechanics and they went from fixing trucks in the Cs to fixing tanks at the Battle of the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Prayer meeting to take place outside El Cajon police headquarterswas mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thurs
Prayer meeting to take place outside El Cajon police headquarters
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
was mortally wounded during a confrontation with officers, turned violent Thursday night. Officers from a multi-agency platoon arrested two men on suspicion of participating in an unlawful assembly and used pepper balls to disperse a crowd of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Josh Reddick's bat heats up at opportune time for the Dodgerseight runs batted in during 20 games entering Thursday. Reddick has teamed wit
Josh Reddick's bat heats up at opportune time for the Dodgers
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
eight runs batted in during 20 games entering Thursday. Reddick has teamed with Yasiel Puig to form a potent right-field platoon, his production in the sixth spot adding considerable depth to the lineup. Not coincidentally, the Dodgers won 16 of... Read more
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Daily Journal
After 30 years, Vineland Fire Captain hangs up his helmetshift ends at 7:30 a.m. Friday and his retirement becomes official at midnight.
After 30 years, Vineland Fire Captain hangs up his helmet
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
shift ends at 7:30 a.m. Friday and his retirement becomes official at midnight. Finishing up paperwork in the platoon commander’s office Thursday evening, Baldosaro said he never wanted to be anything but a firefighter. In 1968, he... Read more
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FOX News
Former Marine Details Alleged Abuse At Parris Islandin his statement, dated Nov. 3, 2015, that in addition to suffering boot-camp a
Former Marine Details Alleged Abuse At Parris Island
FOX News / Posted yesterday
in his statement, dated Nov. 3, 2015, that in addition to suffering boot-camp abuse himself, a Muslim recruit in his platoon was kicked, beaten and spun inside a laundry dryer by a drill instructor who appeared to be drunk. Four months... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
'They put us through hell': Marine recounts abuse at boot camplate one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, whe
'They put us through hell': Marine recounts abuse at boot camp
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
late one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, when several drill instructors burst into his platoon's room. Many of them smelled like they had been drinking whiskey, he said, and they ordered the recruits to crawl... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'They put us through hell': Marine recounts abuse at boot camplate one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, whe
'They put us through hell': Marine recounts abuse at boot camp
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
late one night, near the end of his three months at Marine Corps boot camp, when several drill instructors burst into his platoon's room. Many of them smelled like they had been drinking whiskey, he said, and they ordered the recruits to crawl... Read more
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The Hill
Dem lawmaker asks Pentagon to study blast exposure effectsthat the 84mm, anti-armor Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle will now be a part of th
Dem lawmaker asks Pentagon to study blast exposure effects
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
that the 84mm, anti-armor Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle will now be a part of the standard equipment for every Army infantry platoon. The weapon has a pressure of 5 to 12 pounds per square inch (psi), she wrote, but the established safe threshold... Read more
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Boston Globe
The five pitchers David Ortiz struggled with most in his career.448, .432, .446. As you may have guessed, that .219 is against Colon. That’s a
The five pitchers David Ortiz struggled with most in his career
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
.448, .432, .446. As you may have guessed, that .219 is against Colon. That’s actually pretty surprising, since Ortiz has a platoon advantage against Colon, and that Colon relies primarily on his fastball. Still, he managed to confound Ortiz. 2.... Read more
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Island Packet
Want to see the USMC investigations into Parris Island? Look herejustice proceedings or administrative actions, though no personnel have yet bee
Want to see the USMC investigations into Parris Island? Look here
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
justice proceedings or administrative actions, though no personnel have yet been charged. Siddiqui, 20, was a member of Platoon 3042, Company K, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion. An American Muslim of Pakistani descent from Taylor, Mich., he died... Read more
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Boston Herald
Joe Kelly didn't realize Red Sox clinched after walkoff lossTravis Shaw in spring training. Josh Rutledge, Brock Holt and Marco Hernandez a
Joe Kelly didn't realize Red Sox clinched after walkoff loss
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Travis Shaw in spring training. Josh Rutledge, Brock Holt and Marco Hernandez all mixed in some and, eventually, Aaron Hill platooned with Shaw. Then Yoan Moncada took over for Shaw vs. righties, but that lasted for less than a week before Shaw was... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazisuse of content On September 21, The Australian published a Bill Leak cartoon d
Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazis
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
use of content On September 21, The Australian published a Bill Leak cartoon depicting militant gay rights advocates as a platoon wearing a combination Waffen-SS and gay rainbow uniforms, captioned “Waffen-SSM,” where the SSM was a reference to... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
How Samora Machel signed his own death warrantwas no evidence of SADF soldiers anywhere in Mbuzini on the night of the crash.
How Samora Machel signed his own death warrant
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
was no evidence of SADF soldiers anywhere in Mbuzini on the night of the crash. Judge Margo was satisfied that “the SADF platoon commander in charge of the area from September to November 1986 was emphatic in his evidence that no SADF personnel... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
'Best player in college football'? Maybe ... but there's no question Jabrill Peppers is the most versatilethe elder Harbaugh said. “For me, it links the past with the future. When I pla
'Best player in college football'? Maybe ... but there's no question Jabrill Peppers is the most versatile
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
the elder Harbaugh said. “For me, it links the past with the future. When I played and started coaching, it was single-platoon football – your fullback was a linebacker, your halfback was a cornerback. Nobody ever left the field. This is a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Joe Kelly goes from worst (feeling) to first (place) after allowing walkoff slamTravis Shaw in spring training. Josh Rutledge, Brock Holt and Marco Hernandez a
Joe Kelly goes from worst (feeling) to first (place) after allowing walkoff slam
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Travis Shaw in spring training. Josh Rutledge, Brock Holt and Marco Hernandez all mixed in some and, eventually, Aaron Hill platooned with Shaw. Then Yoan Moncada took over for Shaw vs. righties, but that lasted for less than a week before Shaw was... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Liriano's strong outing overshadowed by bullpen strugglespicking between them won’t be much fun, and that’s a good thing. The tipping p
Liriano's strong outing overshadowed by bullpen struggles
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
picking between them won’t be much fun, and that’s a good thing. The tipping point could come down to a potential rival’s platoon splits, although Liriano handled eight right-handed Orioles bats with aplomb before a crowd of 44,668. He did get... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Executive Team of 25 students announcedSecretary - Kestrel Ritchie · Events - Josh Blackmore · Events - Bridget Watt
New Executive Team of 25 students announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Secretary - Kestrel Ritchie · Events - Josh Blackmore · Events - Bridget Watters · Events - Shirana Rengasamy · Platoon - Jake Cryer · Platoon - Madison Ridge · Platoon - Kathryn Ford· Logistics - Katherine Williams · Schools - Taylah... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Marine Cadets are looking for new recruitssaid. "It was a lot more screaming than I expected. A lot more push-ups ...I th
Marine Cadets are looking for new recruits
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
said. "It was a lot more screaming than I expected. A lot more push-ups ...I think it was good." The Connecticut Recruit Platoon will begin Oct. 12, a process all Marine Cadets go through, like six year veteran David Vargas. "It gives you a lot... Read more
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Island Packet
USMC: Siddiqui’s death didn’t stop hazing, recruit abuse in his platoonThe death of Pvt. Raheel Siddiqui wasn’t enough to end the hazing and abuse doc
USMC: Siddiqui’s death didn’t stop hazing, recruit abuse in his platoon
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
The death of Pvt. Raheel Siddiqui wasn’t enough to end the hazing and abuse documented in his training platoon at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. “Instances of recruit abuse continued to occur in Platoon 3042 (Company K, 3rd Recruit... Read more
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NFL.com
Dez Bryant diagnosed with hairline fracture in kneewill have to figure out whether it is worth it to risk Bryant's health against
Dez Bryant diagnosed with hairline fracture in knee
NFL.com / Posted 3 days ago
will have to figure out whether it is worth it to risk Bryant's health against the lowly 49ers this weekend. Presumably, a platoon of Jason Witten, Cole Beasley and Terrance Williams is enough to thwart arguably one of the worst defenses in... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
International film festival, workshops to come to campus for first timeeffects artist who received her Ph.D from Georgia State University. Amnet has
International film festival, workshops to come to campus for first time
Ball State Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
effects artist who received her Ph.D from Georgia State University. Amnet has worked on films such as "Die Hard" and "Platoon," and will be presenting a workshop on Foley and talking about international styles of Foley in Letterman Building... Read more
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Business Insider
Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why they still wake up before dawn every day — and why you should, tooIraq War, and established a culture of discipline and responsibility he calls "
Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why they still wake up before dawn every day — and why you should, too
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Iraq War, and established a culture of discipline and responsibility he calls "extreme ownership." He and one of his former platoon commanders, Leif Babin, got together after Babin left the SEALs in 2011 to form Echelon Front, a leadership... Read more
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Timmins Times
McGinn retiring after 39 years of service with TPSfirst year. He earned a degree in Law and Justice in 1992 and was promoted to
McGinn retiring after 39 years of service with TPS
Timmins Times / Posted 3 days ago
first year. He earned a degree in Law and Justice in 1992 and was promoted to staff sergeant in 1994 and given the role of platoon supervisor. Over the next several years the Timmins Police found themselves in a state of flux that saw it have as... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Next Big Thing: The Rise of Nickelbacks, the NFL's Most Versatile Perfomersor cornerbacks. And coaches are working to find and identify others, even if th
Next Big Thing: The Rise of Nickelbacks, the NFL's Most Versatile Perfomers
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
or cornerbacks. And coaches are working to find and identify others, even if they have to beat the draft bushes and platoon two or three players until they find the ideal mini-Sam linebacker for their needs. Making a Nickelback Sean Davis... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Museveni Must Stay Past 2021 - Former VPor president. It's like having a general commanding a huge army and then you d
Why Museveni Must Stay Past 2021 - Former VP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
or president. It's like having a general commanding a huge army and then you demote him to second lieutenant to lead a platoon. I don't see the reason why Ugandans don't see that simple reality. I never expected any ministry. I was only hoping... Read more
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Philly.com
Will Phillies bring in a proven hitter? Not likelythe younger ones. The most logical place for an upgrade is in the outfield or
Will Phillies bring in a proven hitter? Not likely
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
the younger ones. The most logical place for an upgrade is in the outfield or at first base, for a potential Tommy Joseph platoon partner. The best available outfielders are Cespedes, Jose Bautista, Josh Reddick, Ian Desmond, and Mark Trumbo.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Visual artist Robert Frank is subject of 'Don't Blink'sequels that were just as good — perhaps even better — than the movies that pre
Visual artist Robert Frank is subject of 'Don't Blink'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
sequels that were just as good — perhaps even better — than the movies that preceded them. Sigourney Weaver returns with a platoon of hopped-up Marines to take out the colony of acid-blooded creatures that she battled before. It screens at midnight... Read more
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SportingNews
The Twins didn't make as big a mistake as you think by releasing David Ortizwas only entering his age-25 season. Then there was Ortiz, a nice hitter with
The Twins didn't make as big a mistake as you think by releasing David Ortiz
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
was only entering his age-25 season. Then there was Ortiz, a nice hitter with some pop entering his age 27 season, but a platoon designated hitter. Ortiz had hit .203/.256/.381 against left-handers in 2002. If you want to fault the Twins for... Read more
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The Hill
Pennsylvania's in play and Donald Trump can win itCaptain who served in Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division. He is the au
Pennsylvania's in play and Donald Trump can win it
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Captain who served in Afghanistan with the 10th Mountain Division. He is the author of the national bestseller, "Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan." The views of Contributors are their own... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Marine Corps may replace 'The Few, The Proud' sloganThe Blue Angels, Marine Corps' C-130 Hercules, flies over the Silent Drill Plat
Marine Corps may replace 'The Few, The Proud' slogan
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Blue Angels, Marine Corps' C-130 Hercules, flies over the Silent Drill Platoon at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., on March 4, 2014. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Oscar L Olive IV via Marine Corps Times) By Jeff Schogol, Marine Corps Times/USA Today... Read more
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