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  • Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. Protesters continued to hold scattered...

  • Company signs letter of intent with drone park

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's congressional delegation says Northrop Grumman has signed a letter of intent with Grand Fork's Grand Sky aerospace tech park. The aerospace company will become the anchor tenant at Grand Sky, a business complex for unmanned aircraft systems that...

  • Undeclared cash lands pilot in jail in Puerto Rico

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A pilot who runs an executive jet company that has transported the president of Guyana was arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in undeclared cash inside his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico, authorities said Wednesday. Khamraj Lall,...

  • Tennessee editorial roundup

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Nov. 26 The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, on Hagel's firing: The firing of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel — and that's what it was despite the anodyne official words about "mutual agreement" — reflects strategic confusion and...

  • LGBT activism growing in conservative Panhandle

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — In conservative Pensacola, Sara Latshaw feared her months-long campaign to get the city council to recognize domestic partnerships was about to fail. Looking at 17 scheduled speakers during a public discussion just before the December 2013 vote, she knew 10 were...

  • Budget could force Coast Guard changes at Eufaula

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — Lake Eufaula may be losing its U.S. Coast Guard station along the Alabama-Georgia border. Chief Petty Officer Patrick Haughey tells the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1ChOJAA ) a shutdown could result from congressional budget talks. The Coast Guard...

  • $1.8M verdict upheld in 'American Sniper' case

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has rejected a request from the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or toss a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. Ventura was awarded $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit that alleged Kyle made up...

  • Audit: Missouri commission kept veterans in dark

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Veterans Commission poorly communicated with veterans when handling pension and disability claims, according to Auditor Tom Schweich's report released Wednesday. Schweich's office found the Veterans Service Offices properly handled pension and...

  • Fort Carson troops will deploy, 'supporting Ukraine'

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette,com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division will lead an American effort to bolster European allies and deter Russian aggression, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The post just got a team of soldiers back from Germany where they led a NATO exercise, but the new mission is wider and will...

  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,208

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    As of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at least 2,208 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is five less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated...

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