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  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.In need of transportation, he browsed the Internet looking for a car.  He found a 2006 Pontiac GTO at Parsons...
  • Two Arrested After Marijuana Growing Operation, Gun Stash Found In Middletown

    Maintenence personnel investigating a leak in an apartment discovered a marijuana growing operation and a cache of weapons, including an AK-47, which lead to two arrests Wednesday. According to Middletown police, maintenence personnel at The Madison...
  • Shopping Savvy

    Shopping Savvy
    Brides-to-be these days have no excuse for not saving money, especially on their milestone-day wardrobe. While many brides have sought out deals on designer gowns at sample sales, second-hand stores and online sites like eBay and OnceWed.com, the latest...
  • Biden reassures Iraqi prime minister of US support

    Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after...
  • Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions

    The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group. The Islamic State group,...
  • Melbourne soldier dies in Afghanistan

    Melbourne soldier dies in Afghanistan
    A Melbourne man in the Army died in Afghanistan on Sunday, the Department of Defense said Monday. Sgt. Pablo Ruiz, 37, was serving in Bagram when he died in a non-combat-related incident, the defense agency said. He was assigned to Group Support...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Malaysia says jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used...
  • Russia launches massive air force exercise with 250 aircraft

    The Russian military has launched a massive exercise involving 250 aircraft and other weapons. The Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday the drills will involve air force and air defense units of the Central, Western and Southern Military Districts...
  • Aquino: Philippines to fly usual routes over disputed reefs

    Philippine aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the country's president said Monday, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States. President Benigno Aquino III told...
  • Army chiefs plan for proposed joint Arab force in Mideast

    Army chiefs of staff of Arab countries have drafted a protocol for a new joint force to intervene in Middle East hotspots on missions ranging from fighting Islamic militants to Iran-backed groups — despite lingering disagreements on some details,...
  • Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

    The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the...