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  • Local service woman loses in 'Jeopardy!' title defense

    Local service woman loses in 'Jeopardy!' title defense
    Paige Ormiston's winning streak on "Jeopardy!" ended at one.  Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, won $32,200 in the episode that aired on Tuesday. But on Wednesday, she came up short.  Ormiston played well, earning...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'

    Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'
    The bullets kept coming. An off-duty police detective, who had been trying to help capture a fleeing suspect, was on the ground, shouting to be heard over 19 gunshots unleashed at him. "I'm a cop, I'm Hallandale Police," Hallandale Beach Detective...
  • Comptroller's Race: McLaughlin Wins Easily Over Cadena In GOP Primary

    Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller. "I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...
  • Elmer A. AndersonNovember 19, 1921 - July 29, 2014

    Elmer A. Anderson<br/>November 19, 1921 - July 29, 2014
    Lt. Col. Elmer A. “Andy” Anderson, Jr., USMC ret., Naval Aviator, Test Pilot and Aeronautical Engineer, died peacefully Tuesday at his home in Newport Beach.  He was 92. Born in 1921 in Linton, North Dakota, Anderson attended North Dakota...
  • How much can Obama really do outside the U.S.?

    To the editor: Max Boot is long on criticism but short on useful advice. ("Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game," Op-Ed, July 29) He says we should have "trained" the Libyan army, because that worked so well in Iraq. What...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution

    Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution
    — Broward killer Robert Lavern Henry, who viciously beat and burned his co-workers in order to steal $1,269.26, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. Janet Cox Thermidor, 35, and Phyllis Harris, 53, lost their...