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3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Father to driver who killed his son: 'Maybe their conscience takes over'

Zach Higley was fatally struck by a hit and run driver early July 4 while walking to his Treme apartment, his family said.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Military, US Air Force

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Englewood company lands construction job at Wright-Patt

CAM Management and Services, of Englewood, was awarded a contract to replace the fire alarm system throughout building 16 in Area B at the base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Boston.com

Mass. congressional delegation summer vacation

While the Obamas flee Washington, D.C., for another Martha's Vineyard vacation , members of our US congressional delegation are taking a break of their own.

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Related Topix: Ohio Government, Ohio, US Military, US Air Force

Globe and Mail

Astronaut Henry Hartsfield Jr. flew on ill-fated space shuttles

Henry W. Hartsfield Jr. logged 483 hours during three trips into space. When his career as an astronaut ended, he transitioned to working for NASA on the ground.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, California

Xenia Daily Gazette

Old man on campus3:54 pm

Wright State grad Barry Brownstein chronicles his decision to return to college and change careers at age 58 in a new book "Old Man on Campus."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Air Force calls for cheaper, quicker weapons development

Deborah Lee James, the 23rd secretary of the Air Force, speaks during an interview at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the end of her first overseas visit since becoming the Air Force's top civilian leader in December.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

Customer Interaction Solutions

83K Defense workers with security clearance owe millions in back taxes [Dayton Daily News, Ohio :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 31--Federal auditors say 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors with security clearances owed more than $730 million in federal taxes in June 2012.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Kettering, OH, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Centerville tech firm lands $20M military deal

A local software development company has won a U.S. Air Force deal that could be worth as much as $20 million during the next five years.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Sunherald.com

Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of its 62-bed inpatient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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WDTN-TV Dayton

Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of 62-bed in-patient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dayton, OH

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

'Memphis Belle' B-17 movie plane to offer rides, tour

What: Public flights and ground tours of the Liberty Foundation's B-17 "Memphis Belle" bomber.

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Related Topix: Memphis Belle, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, US Military, Fort Wayne International Airport, US Air Force, Altus Air Force Base, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for July 28, 2014

Exelis Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $445,107,802 modification to contract W52P1J-10-C-0062 for base operations at Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Udairi Range and Camp Patriot in Kuwait and the aerial port of debarkation, and sea port of debarkation in Kuwait.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Luke Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Wright brothers' mechanic gets recognition at Air Force museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Financial challenges No. 1 priority for new base commander

If sequestration returns as scheduled in two years, Wright-Patterson will likely confront more budget cuts, but Air Force leaders want to avoid a repeat of a round of furloughs of civilian workers, the new base commander said.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor visits Dayton to push for job opportunities for vets

Dayton's concentration of military and veterans has many opportunities in the private sector, and the state is hoping to make it easier to get there, said Lt.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Air Force Times

Civilian employees get first round of buyouts under headquarters reduction plan

The Air Force is encouraging civilians to apply for voluntary early retirement or separation to help the service achieve planned headquarters staff reductions.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFLA-AM Tampa

MacDill among best bases in rankings by Air Force Times

MacDill Air Force Base, the only military installation in the world home to two U.S. combatant commands, may be loved in the Tampa area, but it was tied for sixth best in the Air Force Times' ranking of 68 Air Force bases.

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Related Topix: US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Air Force museum adds first aviation mechanic display

A bronze bust honoring the first aviation mechanic, Charles E. Taylor, is now on permanent display in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's Early Years Gallery.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, United States Air Force Academy

Xenia Daily Gazette

WPAFB offers early retirements, separations

Civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

WTVG-TV Toledo

Noon Weather Update 7/22

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

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