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  • Hagel says U.S. military accelerating mission to train Iraqi troops

    Hagel says U.S. military accelerating mission to train Iraqi troops
    FORT IRWIN Calif. - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday the Pentagon will accelerate its mission to train Iraqi forces to combat Islamic State militants, using troops already in Iraq to start the effort while funding is sought for a...
  • Man at center of Stolen Valor case once impersonated dead cop

    A Philadelphia man apparently likes dressing up in uniforms. Last week, he was wearing Army fatigues at the Oxford Valley Mall in Middletown when he was confronted by an Army veteran who suspected that the man never served in the military. The veteran...
  • Thomas Durkin, accountant with prominent sons, dies at 84

    Thomas Durkin, accountant with prominent sons, dies at 84
    Thomas Durkin spent 40 years working as an accountant, rising up to become the national managing partner of a large accounting firm. Five of his eight sons became attorneys, among them state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Westchester, the House minority leader, and...
  • Md. can enforce dam cleanup

    Md. can enforce dam cleanup
    When the Conowingo Dam was built in 1928, it blocked a free-flowing section of the mighty Susquehanna River, creating a 14-mile-long, 9,000-acre reservoir at the head of the Chesapeake Bay near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line. While the dam has provided...
  • California National Guard prepares for Ebola mission in West Africa

    California National Guard prepares for Ebola mission in West Africa
    A unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The linguist detachment of the 223rd Military...
  • NEA grants go to musical works about Marilyn Monroe, My Lai massacre

    NEA grants go to musical works about Marilyn Monroe, My Lai massacre
    The arts can make strange bedfellows, and now there’s a reason to mention Marilyn Monroe, Sweeney Todd and William Calley in the same breath. In its latest round of grants, the National Endowment for the Arts has embraced productions by three...
  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • New York grand jury decides not to indict police officer in chokehold death

    New York grand jury decides not to indict police officer in chokehold death
    A New York grand jury Wednesday opted not to indict a white policeman in the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man whose last words — “I can’t breathe” — became a rallying cry for protesters who blamed his death on...
  • Hunters kill 20 alligators at refuge in controversial season

    Hunters kill 20 alligators at refuge in controversial season
    Twenty alligators were killed during the first hunting season at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, in a controversial event likely to be repeated next year. The yield fell short of the 22 alligators that had been permitted after years of...
  • 10 things you might not know about military-speak

    10 things you might not know about military-speak
    The U.S. military has embarked on an air campaign over Iraq and Syria with a name that has invited derision — Operation Inherent Resolve. That got us to thinking about why war lingo is so strange. And what a good time to examine that — as we...
  • Community honors veterans at two annual ceremonies

    Veterans were on the minds of everyone who took part in ceremonies throughout Boynton Beach recently. The city of Boynton Beach and Tom Kaiser of the Boynton Veterans Association had their annual memorial ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N....