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6 hrs ago | The Robesonian

Saturday benefit to help ailing firefighter

Samantha Failen, who is Martin's sister, is organizing the event to help raise money to defray the medical expenses Martin has incurred.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Read in: Uneasy Calm Edition

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson beginning Friday as tensions cooled.

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The Nation

620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs

A soldier shops at a food pantry in Kansas City This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosity of our people."

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Democracy Now

Headlines for August 22, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to leave Ferguson, as peaceful protests continue over the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown .

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KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Morning Crew Takes The Air Guard Challenge

Have you ever wondered what's it's like to be in the Air National Guard? A new, interactive experience traveling the country offers a hands-on approach to life in the Air Guard.

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Army Times

Returning Islamic State fighters could threaten U.S.

National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson: Gov. Jay Nixon ordered a National Guard withdrawal Thursday.

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Alabama Live

Here's what's trending: National Guard leaving Ferguson; doctor with Ebola cured; Bergdahl...

There's no need to ever feel left out again at the water cooler conversation. Here's a rundown of the stories currently trending in the world, the country and your backyard.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Ferguson, MO, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

WAVE-TV Louisville

James Foley reporting in Aleppo, Syria - " 07/12.

The American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State extremist group had gone to Iraq with Indiana National Guard soldiers during a 2008 deployment.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Valley News Live

Fargo Airport Creating Own Fire Force

A lost flying mission for the Air National Guard has forced Hector International Airport to build its own fire department.

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Business Journal

Docupak to lay off workers after losing contract

Document and Packaging Brokers Inc., also known as Docupak, will significantly reduce its workforce after it was notified by the National Guard Bureau in Washington, D.C., that its contracts expired and won't be renewed.

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Stars and Stripes

Militarized Target: A suburban war of a different sort in Ferguson, complete with National Guard

Humvees at the Burger King, smoke grenades in the street, police with assault rifles - just a few of the atypical sights in this small, troubled Midwestern town.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Fort Bend Star

Bordering on Weird

This is an invitation to a secret meeting of the Texas Militia & Non-Mensas. Maybe you saw our ad in the papers and on TV.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Coast Guard, National Guard continue rebuilding

Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy walloped the Garden State, many shore towns and individual homeowners continue restoration and repair work.

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KITV-TV

Aircraft facility named after late U.S. Sen. Inouye

The late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye led his men through an intense attack and endured the loss of his right arm, but fought on.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin troops on first deployment share longing for home

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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FOX Carolina

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Neighbors near the Donaldson Center in Greenville are not happy about hearing more helicopters flying around in the last month.

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The Indianapolis Star

Slain journalist was once embedded with Indiana National Guard

James Foley, the Indiana National Guard says, will be greatly missed by the men and women of the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

New ISP troopers hit the road

The 46 new troopers were assigned to districts throughout the state. Three probationary troopers were assigned to the Lafayette District - David R. Vido, Dexter Whitten and Jared K. McQueary.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

Kalamazoo County considers defense resolution

Kalamazoo County officials will decide whether to ask the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a ballistic missile defense system at Fort Custer Training Center.

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The Arizona Republic

Police in combat gear stir criticism

Police in combat gear stir criticism McCain, Grijalva call for review of Defense Department surplus program for police agencies Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/VEoL6p A Phoenix SWAT team enters a house at 28th St. and Acoma in search of the gunman who opened fire in an office building at 16th St. and Glendale, Wednesday, ... (more)

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