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  • Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery

    Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery
    A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.  The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
  • At obstacle course gyms, exercisers run the fitness gamut

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire. Fitness experts say obstacle course gyms offer a fun, goal-oriented workout that cultivates endurance, strength and agility....
  • Life sentence upheld for U.S. Marine who killed prostitute

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps Pacific commander has approved the life sentence recommended by a court martial for a former U.S. Marine who murdered a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii, a spokesman said Tuesday. The military court found...
  • Tinker Field, wars, and fair districts: Letters

    Memories of Tinker Field When my husband and I moved our small family to Orlando from Brattleboro, Vt., he was responding to the doctor's recommendation to get his ill wife away from the freezing Vermont winters and into a pleasant Florida clime. The...
  • Thomas Richard NortonFebruary 6, 1936 - August 1, 2014

    Thomas Richard Norton<br/>February 6, 1936 - August 1, 2014
    A Life Celebration Mass will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Burial will follow at 10am, Friday, September 5, 2014 at Riverside National...
  • Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost

    Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The contract increase – one of the largest...
  • Search for Marine's missing wife enters 21st day

    More than 20 days ago, a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife went missing as she headed to Joshua Tree National Park, but authorities still don't know what happened to her. Authorities say the disappearance of 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms, who...
  • 'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling

    'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling
    Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward. Late last week, a wind-whipped wildfire raced at speeds of as much as an acre a second over a nearby ridge and...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
  • Teen packages personal items to give to homeless vets

    It became a family affair when 17-year-old Zachary Codrea of suburban Akron, Ohio, heard about the Stand Down program for homeless veterans and wanted to become involved. His family attends a Romanian Orthodox church that sponsors a pancake breakfast...
  • Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues

    Pregnant wife of U.S. Marine missing nearly two weeks; no new clues
    The search for a U.S. Marine's pregnant wife who went missing nearly two weeks ago as she was headed to Joshua Tree National Park is expected to intensify over the weekend, officials said. Search and rescue crews have been scouring the massive...