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  • Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances
    Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that has cost a reported 400 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The prospect that the town...
  • Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead

    Military Academy prepared Panthers for battle ahead
    After three days of crawling through muddy water carrying 200-pound teammates on their backs and hauling 80-pound rocks up a steep mountainside, the grueling hockey season should be a cakewalk for the Florida Panthers. Of course, the players, coaches...
  • Looks like Panthers' lines are squared away

    Based on the days of practices at the U.S. Military Academy, the Florida Panthers' projected lines for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning will have Aleksander Barkov centering Jonathan Huberdeau and Jussi Jokinen; Nick Bjugstad centering...
  • Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak

    Fort Eustis, Langley Air Force Base responding to Ebola outbreak
    Soldiers from Fort Eustis and Fort Story are scheduled to join airmen from Langley Air Force Base as part of the military response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. The Army deployment from Hampton Roads is part of a much larger Army effort...
  • Dennis Byrne is behind the times

    At least Dennis Byrne is consistent.   He never misses an opportunity to lay the world's troubles at President Barack Obama's feet. His column today is another example of his inability to get over the 2008 and 2012 elections.   Byrne's assertion...
  • Revamped Panthers hope to grow closer at West Point

    Revamped Panthers hope to grow closer at West Point
    It's politically incorrect to ever compare sports to war, however, when it comes to successful, intangible attributes such as chemistry, leadership and sacrifice the comparisons to professional hockey teams seem fair. Those are just some of the...
  • Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Months ago, researchers at Protein Sciences opened a refrigerator and pulled out genetic leftovers from a 4-year old project to create a vaccine for Ebola. Federal funding for the effort dried up years ago, but those refrigerated...
  • Panthers select veteran Mitchell as team captain at West Point

    In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at West Point Military Academy, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in...
  • Panthers select veteran Mitchell as team captain

    In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne Monday afternoon, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in franchise history. It was after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed day at...
  • Oct. 6 Letters: Politics, sports and domestic abuse, MRAPS, seniors

    Listed below are some quirky tidbits of life today that make me feel out of step: 1. We are told to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are told to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Am I missing something?...
  • Panthers fall 4-1 to Lightning, go winless in preseason

    If the revamped Panthers were looking for a confidence-building win in their final preseason game Saturday night at Amalie Arena, they need to search elsewhere. Perhaps they'll find some chemistry, cohesiveness and confidence over the next three days at...