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  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State
    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Why Iraqi army can't fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training

    Why Iraqi army can't fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training
    Hussein Shehab knew things were going badly when he spotted the Iraqi police pickup trucks. They were flying the black flag of Islamic State fighters, who were driving the vehicles straight toward him and his fellow Iraqi security force soldiers. It was...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Cultural Palm Beach Dramaworks announces thatMark Perlberg and Lee Wolfhave been elected to its board of directors.In addition, former board membersShari Santell and Donald Silpeare now on...
  • Humphreys selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Mater Dei senior linebacker Ben Humphreys, a Newport Beach resident, has been selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl football game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Jan. 3. Humphreys, who's bound for Duke University, will play for...
  • Supercentenarian marks 110 years with an unbroken funny bone

    Supercentenarian marks 110 years with an unbroken funny bone
    Sally Mitchell is a supercentenarian. Her superpowers include the ability to remember when the modern zipper was introduced, when the Titanic sank and when the Lindbergh baby was kidnapped. The 110-year-old Irvine resident's eyes are sharp, as is her...
  • A bittersweet Thanksgiving 6,500 miles apart

    A bittersweet Thanksgiving 6,500 miles apart
    The family will gather at Bill and Rose Stevens' two-story home in Perry Hall early Thursday afternoon, just as they've done every Thanksgiving for 25 years. Rose, a nurse, will do most of the cooking. Bill, a retired firefighter, will set up the buffet...
  • York and Poquoson residents lobby to have Lambs Creek dredged

    York and Poquoson residents lobby to have Lambs Creek dredged
    YORK — York County and Poquoson residents along Lambs Creek are upset their waterfront homes are becoming mud-front homes and want the county and city to help get the creek dredged. "Most people are totally frustrated with it," said Bob Lippincott...
  • Notes and notables

    A clutch shot The sickness typically starts with a scratchy, sore throat and a feeling of fatigue. After a few days, a fever follows, accompanied with severe and debilitating headaches, and the lethargy of prolonged illness. In extreme cases, the...