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  • Plantation Police assessment coming up

    If you are served by the Plantation Police Department, you may wish to take a moment and let assessors know how the agency is doing. A team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will observe the department...
  • Syrian government holds victory celebration in battered Qusair

    QUSAIR, Syria — Ecstatic Syrian authorities staged a victory rally Sunday  in the center of this battered but strategic town, where rebels were routed last week after having held control for more than a year, using it as a major logistics hub....
  • Survivors of Syrian fighting describe harrowing flight from Qusair

    BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon -- He fled and buried the injured along the way, crossing the border and arriving at a hospital here after weeks of fierce fighting in his Syrian town of Qusair. Ibrahim, a dark-haired man with bandages across his abdomen, said he...
  • Wounded veteran gets new home in Lebanon from nonprofit group

    Wounded veteran gets new home in Lebanon from nonprofit group
    LEBANON, Mo. -- Spc. Stephen Marcum was awarded the Purple Heart medal for his service in Afghanistan, but came home to face even more struggles in the Ozarks.  On Friday, however, he and his family celebrated a special milestone at a public ceremony....
  • Deadly clashes rage in Lebanon

    BEIRUT -- Deadly clashes raged for a second day Monday in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon as the army pressed an offensive against gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni Muslim cleric in the Mediterranean port city.  The bloodshed marks a serious...
  • Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition

     Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition
    Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale. "We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
  • Groundhog Day in Syria

    Groundhog Day in Syria
    In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
  • Major changes illuminate historic downtown Lebanon

    Major changes illuminate historic downtown Lebanon
    LEBANON, Mo. -- The City of Lebanon looked much different during this holiday season.  That's because money typically spent on Christmas lights was instead set aside to help pay for a more permanent lighting project.  The idea for the project started...
  • Detectives investigate at least six cases of child pornography

    Detectives investigate at least six cases of child pornography
    Lebanon, Mo. -- Lebanon police are investigating at least six cases of child pornography.  The department covers several Ozarks counties as part of a national task force that aims to hunt down adults who prey on children online. Detectives said the...
  • Lebanon school leaders propose bond issue to build new school, upgrade safety

    Lebanon school leaders propose bond issue to build new school, upgrade safety
    Lebanon, Mo. -- Outdated buildings and old security systems prompted Lebanon school leaders to push for changes, but the large-scale improvements would come at a cost for taxpayers. Superintendent Duane Widhalm said the district purchased a 100-acre-...
  • Said Musa Maragha dies at 86; Arafat ally became an enemy

    Said Musa Maragha, a Palestinian military commander who rose through the ranks of the Palestine Liberation Organization to become a trusted lieutenant of PLO leader Yasser Arafat, then broke away to lead Syrian-backed Palestinian rebels who besieged...