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  • How a survivor of Cambodian genocide became a rural Georgia judge

    ATLANTA One day this December, 42-year-old attorney Meng Lim will pack up his two kids and a freshly pressed black robe. Sixty miles later, at the state Capitol, Lim will be sworn in as the first Cambodian-American of Chinese extraction ever to sit on...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 19

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. Two men were shot during the chaos of demonstrations late Monday and early Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., police confirmed. Officers weren't involved in the shootings. There was no immediate information on the identities or conditions...
  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations
    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier....
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch The Sports Xchange polled its college football correspondents in the Big Ten to identify the top newcomers in the conference. One player who could be a star from the opening snap is...
  • 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...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 15-17

    Fest planner: Aug. 15-17
    This weekend's fest lineup comes with a bit of a PSA: No need to duck and cover, that whooshing noise overhead is just the Air & Water Show back for a 55th year along Lake Michigan's shores. In addition to fighter jets and parachuters along the lakefront,...
  • Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew

    Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew
    On a moonless night in the summer of 1943, a Japanese destroyer tore through a U.S. Navy patrol-torpedo boat guarding the waters around the Solomon Islands. The boat was PT-109, skippered by a young lieutenant from Massachusetts named John F. Kennedy....
  • 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...
  • No more sharing for Siemian at quarterback

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT Northwestern won't be quarterbacking by committee in 2014. It's now Trevor Siemian's team. The 6-foot 3-inch senior alternated with Kain Colter last year and still threw for more than...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La CaƱada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface. The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology

    Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology
    Lockheed Martin has received a contract for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test human exoskeleton technology, which is basically a framework worn over clothing that is designed to help with heavy lifting. Specifically, the Navy is testing two Fortis...