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  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    Yesterday

    The Dallas Morning News. Dec. 13, 2014. Texas missed an opportunity to expand pre-K There might be no greater step Texas can take to improve education than to expand the availability of quality pre-kindergarten programs. That's why the Texas Education Agency's fumbled attempt to...

  • SC National Guard conducts air defense exercise

    Yesterday

    MCINTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Air National Guard is conducting an air defense exercise near the airports in Anderson and Columbia. Guard spokesman Senior Master Sgt. Ed Snyder says Tuesday's exercise involves F-16 fighter jets in a training...

  • Review: NM agency overwhelmed by relief requests

    Yesterday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Internal reports, emails, audits and interviews show relief aid for New Mexico communities affected by fires and flooding was slowed by dysfunction within the state Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

  • Major step for gay vets in Boston St. Patrick's parade

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    BOSTON — For the first time in its history, the sponsors of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade will allow a group representing the gay community to participate, drawing cheers from Mayor Martin Walsh, who boycotted the event last year over the exclusion. The South Boston Allied War...

  • Administration seeking deal on Aurora VA hospital

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    AURORA — Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson is coming to Denver to seek an agreement on a stalled contract to build a new VA hospital in Aurora. Contractor Kiewit-Turner has indicated it is open to some sort of deal after a federal board ruled the VA had breached its...

  • Joint Israel-US missile test fails

    Yesterday

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Israeli Defense Ministry official says an exercise meant to test an advanced missile defense system developed with the U.S. has failed. The official said a missile was launched from the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday to test the first live interception by the...

  • Roundup of Oklahoma editorials

    Yesterday

    Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: ___ McAlester News-Capital, Dec. 14, 2014 More information needed An accused killer on the loose. This scary scenario unfolded right here in McAlester Wednesday morning, but you might have never known about it if we...

  • Fort Carson joins study of Army job standards

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    Fort Carson is participating in a study to help set physical performance standards for Army occupational specialties, starting with jobs that are currently closed to women. Soldiers are scheduled to perform activities Tuesday that simulate specific tasks while researchers gather data...

  • Fort Carson combat hospital getting new commander

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    Fort Carson's 10th Combat Support Hospital is getting a new commander. Col. Kimberlee A. Aiello (eye-ELL'-oh) will take charge of the unit in a change-of-command ceremony on Tuesday. Aiello's last assignment was serving as a medical plans and operations officer for the North...

  • Another Wright brothers' flyer lookalike planned in Ohio

    Yesterday

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A modern version of the Wright brothers' first production airplane will be built at the Dayton site where the brothers produced their Model "B'' flyers more than a century ago. Wright "B'' Flyer Inc. says it will build the lookalike airplane with support from the...

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