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2 hrs ago | Wausau Daily Herald

War-years military suicide rate higher than believed

Rates of suicide in the military were slightly worse during the war years than what the Pentagon previously reported, according to new calculations released by Defense Department officials Friday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Veteran Affairs, US National Guard

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Jamaican police increasingly facing murder charges

In this photo taken April 17, 2014, in the central Jamaican city of May Pen, Sevina Giderisingh holds a picture of her dead son, Alphanso.


Related Topix: Self Defense

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Doctor: Slain Minnesota teens shot multiple times

The two Minnesota cousins killed by a man who claimed he was defending himself after they broke into his home were each shot multiple times, a medical examiner testified Thursday, and while the initial gunshots caused serious injury, they did not immediately incapacitate the teens.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Weyburn This Week

Alberta, Ottawa spend $1.35 million to keep province free of deadly pig virus

The federal and Alberta governments are spending $1.35 million on a plan to help keep diseases that kill pigs out of the province.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Electronic, Manitoba, Canada, World News, Food, Pork, Meat


Seattle Gay Club Arson Suspect Provoked by 'Sex Slave' Email?

The man accused of attempting of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve may have been provoked to do so via an explicit email, Seattle's CBS-affiliate station KIRO-TV reports.


Related Topix: Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve

WIS-TV Columbia

People choosing to live 'la vida locavore'

Not only do they believe locally produced food tastes better, but getting food from local sources also helps support their neighbors and the area's economy.

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Related Topix: Food, Slow Food, Local Food, Montgomery, AL, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables, E. Coli, Health

KFYR-AM Bismarck

Opposing gay marriage doesn't make you a crypto-racist

I seem to have made an unexpected midlife career move, and no, it isn't lucrative.


Related Topix: Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Wichita Eagle

'Voice' winner to perform for Memorial Day in DC

Organizers are announcing plans Thursday for the Memorial Day festivities on May 25. The lineup this year includes Colin Powell along with Danielle Bradbery from "The Voice."


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Holidays, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Pictured hours before his fatal slip in New York bar: Camilla's...

Prince Charles and Camilla 'utterly devastated' as Duchess's brother Mark Shand, 62, dies after falling outside New York bar Kate and William pause during their Australian visit to express their sadness over the death of Camilla's brother Mark Shand A playboy and gossip but he never let his beloved sister down: Richard Kay on the Mark Shand he knew ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles, Holidays, Thanksgiving, New York

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Veterans languish, die on a VA's secret list

At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a private dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo on April 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Food, Dining, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jiro Dreams of Sushi

The Daily News Journal

Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

A Connecticut man has been charged with making a call during the November Thanksgiving holidays in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on the way to shoot up Yale University, police said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Yale University

5 things to know about NYC's Tavern on the Green

Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park: 1. The Victorian Gothic structure was originally built in 1870 as a sheepfold for the flock that grazed in the Sheep Meadow.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Food, Dining


First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Prison, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Salisbury Journal

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Family, Kids, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Montreal Gazette

Afghan commemoration cloaked in secrecy with two weeks left to go

A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, Veteran Affairs

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Replace temporary foreign workers program with immigration, incentives: critics

Economists and immigration experts say there are solutions at hand as the Conservatives grapple with yet another controversy involving temporary foreign workers.


Related Topix: Food, Fast Food, Canada

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat

WFMD-AM Frederick

Md. candidate: Iraq vet can't handle 'real job' as governor

Maryland's attorney general is playing defense after implying his opponent in the governor's race primary, Iraq War veteran and the current lieutenant governor, Anthony Brown, can't face a "real job."


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Veteran Affairs

WFIA-AM Louisville

Your Greatest Legacy - Encouragement for Today - April 22, 2014

Nothing keeps you on your knees or on your toes like parenting. Maybe you can relate to these words attributed to John Wilmot: "Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children; now I have six children and no theories."


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Hobbies, Genealogy