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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...
  • In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

    When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and...
  • Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'

    House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget...
  • Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the U.S. on Sunday for a weeklong visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while promoting a political agenda based on still stronger military and economic ties....
  • Azerbaijan-Armenia violence escalates, putting pipelines at risk

    BAKU, Azerbaijan Russia's southern periphery is closer to open war than at any time since the 1990s. Hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia are mounting 21 years after a cease-fire froze a conflict that flared in the dying days of the Soviet Union....
  • McCain renews push to end CIA control of drone strikes

    WASHINGTON Sen. John McCain renewed his effort to end the CIA's control over U.S. drone strikes after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages. Now that drones have become "an integral part" of U.S. military operations, it...
  • Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted

    To save millions of dollars in compensation and ease streamlining of store operations on base, Department of Defense officials are weighing a plan to convert the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to a non-appropriated fund activity, which could reduce...
  • Attorney General Gonzales misled Congress about NSA spying, documents show

    WASHINGTON Alberto Gonzales, a U.S. attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, misled Congress by downplaying a dispute the White House and the Justice Department over the legality of the National Security Agency's warrantless spying program,...
  • 5 things to know about transgender Americans

    5 things to know about transgender Americans
    These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding. Five things to know about this diverse community and the challenges it faces: ___ THE BASICS According to demographer...