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  • No one hurt after artillery piece dropped 700 feet

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say no one was injured when a large artillery piece was accidentally dropped about 700 feet from a helicopter during training at Camp Grayling in northern Michigan. The Army National Guard says a Chinook helicopter was moving the 155 mm howitzer on...

  • US working on case against Russia on downed plane

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site. "A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial...

  • 2 people, 2 dogs rescued from boat in Lake Erie

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued two people and two dogs from a sinking vessel in Lake Erie. The Coast Guard in Cleveland says a 33-foot recreational boat hit a rocky bottom on Sunday and began taking on water. The Blade of Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/1qvKKuM)...

  • US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site. "A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial...

  • Coast Guard rescues boater near Kiawah Island

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued a man whose vessel began sinking at the entrance to the North Edisto River near Kiawah Island. Officials say watch standers at the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center learned Saturday of a 31-foot Sea Ray vessel that...

  • Hawaii surveying female veterans statewide

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Office of Veterans Services is surveying women veterans to determine how to better meet their needs. A Hawaii female veterans' task force recently concluded female veterans suffer from high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder. Many also suffer from the...

  • How a flood of kids upended immigration debate

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's yearlong deliberation over immigration has taken a head-snapping detour. What was once a debate over how to fix a broken system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has become a race to decide how to increase border patrols and send people...

  • Fort Carson 4th on 3rd event draws thousands from around the region

    by Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    When Fort Carson throws a birthday party, everybody is invited. More than 9,000 soldiers, family members and civilians from the community attended Fort Carson's 4th on the 3rd celebration at Iron Horse Park for fun, food, music and fireworks. The free event organized by Fort Carson...

  • AF Cadets mark midway point of basic training with field day

    by Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    Intense but friendly competition marked the halfway point through cadet basic training for freshman cadets at the Air Force Academy's annual field day July 11. More than 1,200 basic cadets led by their cadet cadre took to the athletic fields at the academy to compete for bragging...

  • New Peterson unit gets new commander

    by Nick Beadleston nick.beadleston@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    A ritual as old as the military signified a change for an Air Force unit that uses some of the nation's most cutting-edge technology. Over 100 airmen, family and friends attended as Lt. Col. Eric Lingle took charge of the 4th Space Control Squadron during a change of command ceremony...

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