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  • Navy nurse who refused to force-feed still working at Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba A Navy nurse who refused to tube feed hunger striking prisoners is still assigned to the detention center here but is carrying out "administrative duties," the new prison commander said Friday. Navy Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad...
  • Frank Ottofaro Sr. recognized as "a champion of property rights"

    I'm late to the game on this, but the General Assembly recognized the late Frank Ottofaro Sr. during it's session last February. (yes, I'm very late) For some back story about Ottofaro's issues with the city, you can see it here. Here's a copy of that...
  • Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media

    Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media
    A sailor based in Washington state has been found guilty of threatening to rape a California naval recruit in a social media posting and will now face internal discipline, Navy officials told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. Nicholas Lord, a sailor...
  • Jean Johnson, Owner Of Well-Known Bait Shop, Dies At 87

    Jean Johnson, who owned the J&J Bait Shop in Manchester, died July 15. She was 87. For nearly 25 years, the Johnson family sold bait to fishermen out of their basement at 233 Center St. For part of that time, the shop was open 24 hours a day. If...
  • Former Leader columnist dies

    Former Leader columnist dies
    Walter Avery Meares Jr., a former Burbank Leader columnist who wrote about city issues during the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away peacefully in his Burbank home on July 9. He was 87. He wrote a column for more than five years covering everything...
  • Last victim of Washington mudslide believed found

    Last victim of Washington mudslide believed found
    Search teams in Washington state have found the remains of a person thought to be the last victim of a mudslide that buried an entire community in March and killed 43 people, county authorities said. The body believed to be that of 44-year-old Molly...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • U.S. military in Ukraine to assist Malaysian plane crash probe

    U.S. military in Ukraine to assist Malaysian plane crash probe
    A small U.S. military team has arrived in Kiev to help investigate the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, the United States said on Tuesday, with more direct training support for Ukraine also possible. The team of about 10 people - which...
  • State's Last Textile Mill Back Up And Running

    That the state's last traditional textile mill is back in business is cause for celebration. The Warren mills in Stafford Springs made quality woolens for men's suits and coats for 160 years. Hearts were broken when the operation closed in December,...
  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...