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  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • In the Pipeline: 97-year-old has a rich history

    In the Pipeline: 97-year-old has a rich history
    "They like me because I never complain. I never talk about my medication or my health or my doctors. Instead, I'll tell jokes and talk about life. That's what makes me happy." Aaron Smith is talking about the daily call he gets from his senior center to...
  • Middletown-Based Army Rail Unit Recalls Gulf War Service

    MIDDLETOWN — The 1205th Transportation Railway Services Unit, a U.S. Army Reserve unit activated during the Persian Gulf War in 1991, is holding a reunion this week in North Carolina. The 1205th was based at the now-closed military facility on...
  • In 'victory,' Lake Baldwin VA clinic will stay open

    After being threatened with a closure that would have inconvenienced thousands of area veterans, the Lake Baldwin VA Outpatient Clinic will remain open, U.S. Rep. John Mica announced Friday. "The Baldwin Park Clinic will remain open and the medical...
  • Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life

     Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life
    Early in the Vietnam War's infamous Tet Offensive, on Feb. 2, 1968, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dennis McDougall was leading his platoon through heavy enemy fire in the streets of My Tho when a Viet Cong sniper shot him square in the chest. McDougall survived,...
  • Street-naming honors fallen Mokena soldier

     Street-naming honors fallen Mokena soldier
    Mokena's hometown war hero is being memorialized by having a street named after him. The village board voted last week to give Townline Road the honorary designation of Aaron S. Toppen Memorial Drive in honor of the 19-year-old Army PFC who died...
  • How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

    When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
  • Pentagon, Army to review plagiarism allegations against Sen. Walsh

    The Defense Department and the Department of the Army will be reviewing the plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army War College, where Walsh allegedly used the work of other people in his...
  • Sportsfest options only for those tough enough

    Easton basketball players scaled rock-climbing walls. Allen and Dieruff cheerleaders tested their upper-body strength on an exercise pole. A Palisades football player boxed a stronger foe from Philadelphia. On the perimeter of the basketball...
  • Where hotel languished, park flourishes

    Where hotel languished, park flourishes
    On May 12, 1971, Highland Park Councilman Dan Brusslan wrote to a Mr. Rogers Issac on Sheridan Road, "The City of Highland Park is your new neighbor." He added: "We have agreed to purchase the Moraine Hotel for $950,000 and all litigation is now over."...
  • Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq

    Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq
    The retired general who briefly led America's postwar Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world....