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Observation deck fire at Rockefeller Plaza hurts 6

Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.


Related Topix: Fire, Veteran Affairs, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Train Disaster

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Ex-Corrie actor 'wins cheese deal'

Coronation Street actors Helen Worth , Tina O'Brien and Sean Wilson with their 'Best Storyline' Awards, at the British Soap awards 2000 at the BBC TV studios.


Related Topix: Comedy, Soap Opera, Coronation Street, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Food, Cheese, Helen Worth, Tina O'Brien, Sean Wilson

Salisbury Journal

Man pays A 43,000 for bomber flight

Most people would like a comfortable seat on a long transatlantic flight, but one man has paid more than A 43,000 for a cold, uncomfortable journey that will take four days.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Flying, Hobbies

Merced Sun-Star

Veterans have higher rate of suicide in Oregon

That's according to a report by the Oregon Health Authority that analyzed data from the state's Violent Death Reporting System from 2008 to 2012.


Related Topix: Suicide, Veteran Affairs, Merced, CA

News Herald

Science?In the summer?

Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Ohio, Johnstown, OH, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home Gardening, Home, Libraries

The Town Talk

Activists continue fight year after Zimmerman verdict

A year after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, the trial's outcome clearing the former neighborhood watch volunteer is a source of ongoing activism and debate.


Related Topix: Activism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Non-Profit, Self Defense

Navy Times

Korean official to present medals to Ohio veterans

A medal of appreciation from the Korean government to military service members who served in the Korean War will be presented to veterans of that conflict at a ceremony in southwestern Ohio.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Wounded veteran standing tall, looking to future

At least that's what he says. She swears it was the summer after sixth grade, maybe seventh.


Related Topix: Elkins Park, PA, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Explosion

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Share' economy to bring sweeping changes

David Pavel has been a classic limo driver, chatting up his passengers as he gets them where they're going - in his car.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Pittsburgh, PA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Duquesne University

News Herald

Time running out for some Ohio veterans' bonuses

Veterans who served in Iraq during the war only have a few months left to claim Ohio bonuses of up to $1,500, and state officials are expanding their efforts to reach potentially thousands of veterans who may miss out by not applying.


Related Topix: Ohio, Veteran Affairs

Christian Science Monitor

Ex-cop charged in Fla. popcorn shooting released on bond

A retired Florida police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a fellow moviegoer during a dispute over texting was released from jail on bond Friday, his lawyer said.


Related Topix: Self Defense, Pasco County, FL

This is Wiltshire

Having a spice time

CHILDREN had a bash at making their own curry at Swindon's Jewel in the Crown restaurant as part of a project about India.


Related Topix: Food, Dining, Indian Cuisine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Gibson says VA spends more in Miss. to speed care

Gibson visited the G.V. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson on Friday. He met with employees, veterans' groups and reporters.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Veteran Affairs

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

A former head of the nation's largest public pension fund has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud in California The former head of the nation's largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped an associate collect millions in a... Technically, their ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Colorado, Veteran Affairs

Windsor Beacon

VA faulted for delays in G.I. Bill student benefits

Nearly 80,000 veterans eligible for the new G.I. Bill saw their college terms disrupted last year because the VA was late distributing $61 million in housing and book stipends, according to estimates released by the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General Friday.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs


Marriage Inequality Harms Military Families and Veterans

On Wednesday, July 9th, the American Military Partner Association and OutServe-SLDN jointly filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in the case of Henry v.


Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Veteran Affairs, Gay/Lesbian

KHOU-TV Houston

Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care

Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.


Related Topix: US News, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders


8 hospitalized after tour bus crash in Wyoming

Emergency dispatch tapes released Friday reveal further details about efforts to revive a Vietnam veteran who collapsed with a heart attack in a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albuquerque.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Veteran Affairs, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park, Tennessee

911 tapes depict response to collapse of vet

Two calls were made while 71-year-old Jim Napoleon Garcia lay on the floor as an ambulance was called to take him to an emergency room 500 yards away.


Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Kirtland AFB, NM

CBS Local

Virginia's Melon Season Arriving Late But Sweet

Watermelons and cantaloupes are making their seasonal debut in Virginia a week or two behind schedule.


Related Topix: Virginia State University, Fruits, Food