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Daily Press
Aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy gets first building blockThe Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding celebrated a construction milestone Satu
Aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy gets first building block
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding celebrated a construction milestone Saturday for the future USS John F. Kennedy, marking progress toward building America's newest aircraft carrier while acknowledging challenges to come. In a keel-laying... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News shipyard to lay keel for JFK constructionJust before 11 a.m. Saturday, crane operator David Rushing will do what he does
Newport News shipyard to lay keel for JFK construction
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Just before 11 a.m. Saturday, crane operator David Rushing will do what he does best at Newport News Shipbuilding: Lift a very heavy piece of steel and put it in the right place. This particular job will be memorable, even for a 39-year veteran like... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Despite rocket explosion, aerospace firm Orbital ATK's profits are soaringTen months after a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station explode
Despite rocket explosion, aerospace firm Orbital ATK's profits are soaring
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Ten months after a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station exploded seconds after liftoff, profits are soaring for the NASA contractor that built it. NASA is continuing to pay the Virginia aerospace firm millions of dollars for work on... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Despite rocket explosion, aerospace firm Orbital ATK's profits are soaringTen months after a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station explode
Despite rocket explosion, aerospace firm Orbital ATK's profits are soaring
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
Ten months after a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station exploded seconds after liftoff, profits are soaring for the NASA contractor that built it. NASA is continuing to pay the Virginia aerospace firm millions of dollars for work on... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's keel-laying a long time coming for Newport News shipyardNewport News Shipbuilding will stage a keel-laying ceremony Saturday for the fu
Saturday's keel-laying a long time coming for Newport News shipyard
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Newport News Shipbuilding will stage a keel-laying ceremony Saturday for the future USS John F. Kennedy, which will become the second Ford-class aircraft carrier to enter the fleet. This moment has been a long time coming, and while it won't be open... Read more
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Linn County Leader
Emma Forbes, 85, Brookfield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at McLarney Manor.Funeral s
Emma Forbes
Linn County Leader / Posted 8 days ago
, 85, Brookfield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 at McLarney Manor.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Rhodes Funeral Home with Brother D.D. Russell officiating. Visitation will start at 4 p.m. Tuesday,... Read more
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Daily Press
Keel laying celebration for aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy set for SaturdayNewport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying celebration Saturday morning
Keel laying celebration for aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy set for Saturday
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying celebration Saturday morning for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy. The Kennedy, or CVN-79, will be the second Gerald R. Ford-class carrier in the Navy fleet. The 10 a.m. ceremony is not open to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Shipyard to host keel-laying ceremony for newest aircraft carrier, the John F. KennedyNewport News, Va. – Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony
Shipyard to host keel-laying ceremony for newest aircraft carrier, the John F. Kennedy
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 9 days ago
Newport News, Va. – Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony Saturday for the Navy’s next aircraft carrier, the John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The ship’s sponsor and daughter of the ship’s namesake, Caroline Kennedy, will participate in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Redistricting Virginia: Lawmakers convene to redraw congressional mapVirginia lawmakers return Monday to Richmond for a special session to redraw th
Redistricting Virginia: Lawmakers convene to redraw congressional map
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
Virginia lawmakers return Monday to Richmond for a special session to redraw the state’s congressional map, facing a Sept. 1 deadline after a federal court ruling they illegally packed black voters into Rep. Bobby Scott’s southeastern district. Some... Read more
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Providence Business News
Rising drug costs a stumbling block for defense measure, threat to pharmacy profits, including CVSWASHINGTON - Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often
Rising drug costs a stumbling block for defense measure, threat to pharmacy profits, including CVS
Providence Business News / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON - Congressional debate over the annual defense policy measure often centers on hot-button issues such as the future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, the fate of huge weapons systems and whether to lift budget caps. This year, a... Read more
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Daily Press
Aug. 4 Letters: Voting rights, small businessRevisit voting rights Re: "After 50 years, reflecting on the Voting Rights Act
Aug. 4 Letters: Voting rights, small business
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Revisit voting rights Re: "After 50 years, reflecting on the Voting Rights Act and its impact, future," Aug. 2. The Voting Rights Act at the moment is a car with a disabled engine plus wheels replaced with cinder blocks. The U.S. Supreme Court two... Read more
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The Washington Times
Navy admirals lack strategy training and experience, scholars warnMaritime scholars say in a report that the U.S. Navy is not doing enough deep t
Navy admirals lack strategy training and experience, scholars warn
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
Maritime scholars say in a report that the U.S. Navy is not doing enough deep thinking. They say that for years the Navy has put a low priority on producing cogent strategy papers that tell how its warships and combat aircraft would counter moves by... Read more

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