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  • Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove

    Get The Inside Story At Battleship Cove
    Known internationally, Battleship Cove in Fall River, Mass., is an important destination. “What we have here is the largest collection of preserved U.S. Navy ships in the world.  Now, that’s a big deal,” says Brad King, who traveled...
  • Thomas Nelson named top 5 in 'Best for Vets'

    Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing. The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
  • A call for leadership

    At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East. This was not a step the president wanted to...
  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
  • Does being a veteran help candidates? A Montana politician hopes so

    Backstage before a debate between the two main candidates vying for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House, the moderator joked with John Lewis, the Democrat, asking whether he had brought his guitar to perform. The Republican, Ryan Zinke, a former...
  • Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
  • John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation

    John A. Walker Jr. dies at 77; masterminded family spy operation
    John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
  • Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit

    Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit
    When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside. Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
  • Ben Bradlee, Longtime Editor of the Washington Post, Dies at 93

    Benjamin C. Bradlee, who served as the executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968-1991, has died, the publication announced on Tuesday. He was 93. He died Tuesday in his Washington home of natural causes. Bradlee has suffered from Alzheimer's...