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  • Base in Ohio competes for new Air Force center

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Air Force officials say Ohio's largest U.S. military base is among four in the country being considered for a new Air Force center that could result in hundreds of jobs. Air Force officials said in a statement this week that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near...

  • Coast Guard aids fishing vessel off Maine coast

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Coast Guard crews by air and sea and a good Samaritan came to the rescue of a flooded fishing vessel off the Maine coast. The Coast Guard's Northern New England Command Center in Portland, Maine received a distress call just after 5 a.m. Sunday from the crew...

  • Matson crew to receive Coast Guard award

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard is honoring container ship crewmembers who rescued three people from a sailboat stranded in a hurricane off Hawaii. The crew of Matson Inc. container ship Manukai will be receiving a public service award from the Coast Guard Monday. Three men were...

  • Vermont firms' government business growing

    Updated: 45 min ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — New state figures show Vermont companies got 519 government contracts worth $103 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, up nearly 300 percent from 2012. That's according to the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which is part of the state...

  • Wellness model for veterans expands to Colorado Springs

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Automotive impresario Jay Cimino has long wanted to set up a program for veterans in the Pikes Peak region. Best known for leading the Phil Long Dealerships, Cimino has been involved in a string of charities in southern Colorado and was the driving force behind Trinidad's Mount Carmel...

  • Veterans Trauma Court: From broken and battered to a leap of faith

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    About 100 military veterans, community advocates and elected officials gathered for a milestone graduation ceremony recently for the Veterans Trauma Court program at the 4th Judicial District courthouse in Colorado Springs. The program, which started at the courthouse in December...

  • Today in History

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2014. There are 38 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1889, the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device consisted of four listening tubes attached to...

  • Ohio college building indoor drone pavilion

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An indoor flying pavilion for students to test and fly drones will be built at a college in southwestern Ohio. Sinclair Community College officials say the 40-foot high pavilion resembling a traditional aircraft hangar will be built adjacent to a building in Dayton...

  • Blocked punt helps Army beat Fordham 42-31

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Dixon tied a career high with three touchdowns on 158 yards to become the fourth player in school history with 3,000 yards rushing as Army came back to beat Fordham 42-31 on Saturday. Terry Baggett added 52 yards rushing and a score, and quarterback A.J....

  • Fog forces 5 US choppers to land in Polish field

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials say that that fog forced five U.S. Army helicopters to make an emergency landing in a Polish field and spend the night there, the second such incident since September. The U.S. Army said 15 soldiers were moving equipment to their base in Germany on...

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