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  • School fixes, abortion, and war deaths: Letters

    Simple fixes for schools I am not in public education; nor do I have children involved. However, based on all that has been published and discussed lately, I have reached the conclusion that there are severe problems that can be simply improved....
  • Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'

    Funeral for Mokena soldier: 'He loved his country and what it stood for'
    American flags lined streets in Mokena Tuesday, the day of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen’s funeral. It was a fitting tribute for a patriotic teen who dreamed of serving in the military and always flew the stars and stripes from the bed of his pickup truck,...
  • Memorial service for fallen Green Beret draws 1,100

    Memorial service for fallen Green Beret draws 1,100
    A memorial service for Green Beret Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund, who died June 9 during military engagement in Afghanistan, drew about 1,100 mourners to the Flintridge Preparatory School campus on Saturday. Studenmund was a member of Prep’s class...
  • Red Cross for animals: Palm Beach-based rescue vehicle saves pets

    When disaster strikes and animals are at risk, help rolls in from Palm Beach County. The town of Palm Beach is home to a 50-foot, 30,000-pound rescue vehicle that can be deployed anywhere in the country to scenes of hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. A...
  • Rickenbacker bio tells tales of 'Enduring Courage'

    "Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed" by John F. Ross; St. Martin's Press (400 pages, $27.99) World War I fighter ace Eddie Rickenbacker and the internal combustion engine came of age together....
  • Former student interned in World War II gets high school honors

     Former student interned in World War II gets high school honors
    Don Miyada remembers the classes he took, the carefree days with his high school classmates and the building excitement as graduation day approached. But that moment never arrived. A month before he was to put on his cap and gown and march with the...
  • The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]

    The GI Bill's lasting legacy [Commentary]
    Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights. One of its many unintended...
  • Veterans complain about clinic care

    HIBBING, Minn. The 6-inch scar running down the middle of Lonnie Lee's chest is one sign that all might not be well at the Veterans Affairs clinic here. Lee, a 65-year-old Navy veteran from Vietnam, wears the scar as a badge of honor. He had to wait five...
  • Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps

    Privacy advocates concerned about Aberdeen Proving Ground blimps
    The Army is planning to launch a pair of blimps over Maryland this fall to watch the Eastern Seaboard for incoming cruise missiles. It's what else they might be able to see from up there that worries privacy advocates. The Army says the aerostats &#...
  • Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90; DuPont researcher helped develop Kevlar

    Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont Co. scientist whose research on polymers in the 1960s led to the creation of Kevlar, the light, super-strong synthetic fabric used in bulletproof vests and body armor credited with saving thousands of lives, has died. She...
  • Defense budget battle: Downsizing, BRAC likely to affect Hampton Roads

    Defense budget battle: Downsizing, BRAC likely to affect Hampton Roads
    Fort Eustis was largely spared during the first round of Army downsizing, but the second round might hit closer to home, a defense consultant said Thursday. Meanwhile, the region's other military installations will face a different threat. Another...