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  • Parnell won't pick new National Guard leader

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said Friday that he will not appoint a new adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard before leaving office. Parnell said the new leader needs to have the stamp of approval from the incoming administration. Parnell is set to leave...

  • New study shows impact of military in Illinois

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new report has found that the military and defense industry provides 150,000 jobs and $13.3 billion in economic activity to Illinois. The information comes from a new statewide economic impact study done by Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon's office and the Illinois...

  • Ex-US Navy administrator sentenced for hacking

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The second leader of a computer hacking group has been sentenced to two years in a federal prison. Federal officials say 27-year-old Nicholas Paul Knight of Chantilly, Virginia, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Tulsa. A co-defendant, 20-year-old...

  • Alaska Editorials

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers: Nov. 19, 2014 Ketchikan Daily News: Graceful exit Much can be told from how one handles loss in an election. The same is true in victory. Gov. Sean Parnell has conceded to Bill Walker, who challenged him for the...

  • House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama...

  • It's life without parole for Fort Carson soldier

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murdering his girlfriend at a court-martial this week will serve life in prison without parole, a panel of five officers ruled Friday. Sgt. Montrell Mayo was found guilty on Wednesday of premeditated murder in the death of Sgt. Kimberly Walker. The...

  • Owner of Boeing contractor sentenced for fraud

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of a Washington state manufacturing company has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for a bribery and kickback scheme involving military aircraft parts sold to The Boeing Company. Jeffrey Lavelle, owner of J.L. Manufacturing of Everett,...

  • Adjustments planned to close Louisiana's deficit

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — To rebalance this year's $25 billion budget and eliminate a $180 million deficit, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration presented a plan to lawmakers, which relies on adding unspent dollars into the budget and cutting spending at state agencies. A look at some...

  • Army hosts Fordham in Michie finale for seniors

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army bids farewell to 36 seniors in the football program when the Black Knights host Fordham. Army (3-7) can finish with a winning record at home if it can beat the high-powered Rams (10-1), who won the Patriot League regular-season title with a 6-0 mark in the...

  • Yemen ends mutiny inside elite paramilitary unit

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni government has ended a mutiny by officers suspected to be loyalists of the country's ousted leader against the top commander of an elite paramilitary unit. Yemen's official SABA news agency reported on Friday that Interior Minister Galal al-Rowaishan has...

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