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  • Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers

    Mica, Grayson easily defeat primary challengers
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district. Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
  • Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting

    Iraq War veteran from Broward charged in $235,000 sting
    A former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer from Cooper City was formally charged Friday with bribery and exceeding his authorized level of access to a government computer. Jose Emmanuel Torres, 37, has been cooperating with investigators and is...
  • Former marine sentenced in bribery case

    Former marine sentenced in bribery case
    As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country. But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
  • O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base

    O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base
    When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms. The fighter jets were once a regular...
  • Letters to Travel: The view of Hanalei, Hawaii

    Letters to Travel: The view of Hanalei, Hawaii
    The inside viewof Hanalei Just a quick note to say Christopher Reynolds did a great job representing Hanalei ["Rooted in Kauai," April 20]. As a born and raised Kauaian (who grew up on Weke Road), I must say I was surprised to open the paper at my...
  • Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam

    Steve Hancock: Vietnam Vet, Avid Runner, Haunted By Vietnam
    Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
  • On the Daily Press Bookshelf - May

    On the Daily Press Bookshelf - May
    Here’s a look at several local-author books recently sent to the Daily Press newsroom: “The Price of Liberty: Merlynn’s Pride” by Norfolk’s Charla Westa. Fiction. A young woman, raised in a loving home, turns to...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, Break-in at the U.S. embassy

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, Break-in at the U.S. embassy
    Some people think the use of Drones is a necessary evil, some think they are just plain evil. British National-turned-terrorist’s widow Margot Al-Harazi believes the latter, and has recently used her daughter Simone to acquire a doomsday device...
  • CIA, U.S. military at odds over Afghanistan pullback plan

    The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
  • Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway

    Soldier from Oceanside dies in Afghanistan; investigation underway
    A soldier from Oceanside has died in Afghanistan in a "noncombat incident," the Department of Defense announced. Chief Warrant Deric Michael Rasmussen, 33, died Sunday in Mazar-e Sharif. No details of the death were announced except that it is under...
  • It's a desert, not a playground

    Two interest groups weren't even allowed to the table to discuss sharing Johnson Valley, a pristine desert landscape near Twentynine Palms prized by both off-road vehicle drivers and the Marine Corps for training. ("Marines, off-roaders compromise over...