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  1. Hospice volunteer understands what brings comfort to patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... serving as a hospice volunteer while still working as a registered nurse at Martin Army Community Hospital on Fort Benning. The Columbus Hospice House did not exist then. She would visit patients at their home or in a nursing facility. There was one ...

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  2. Family thinks missing teen is being held against her willRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTVM

    Columbus, GA A Columbus teen was reported missing Friday when she didn't come home after school. Mercedes Mims Nwogbo, 14, was last seen getting on the school shuttle at Edgewood Student Services Center where she attends an alternative school.

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  3. More Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTVM

    Columbus Water works in conjunction with Ft. Benning received three awards as part of the Plant of the Year award from the Georgia Association of Young Professionals.

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  4. GA: City Unveils $22.4 Million Metra Improvement PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... and how important it is to this community." Metra's service currently covers 147 square miles in Columbus and Fort Benning with nine fixed routes, running buses from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is no bus service on Sundays. ...

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  5. Meet Fort Drum's first female soldier to make it to Ranger SchoolRead the original story

    Yesterday | North County Public Radio

    Cpt. Michelle Kelly was the only woman from Fort Drum to qualify for the rigorous nine-week Ranger Course in Fort Benning, Georgia This month, two soldiers have made history by becoming the first women to graduate from Army Ranger School. The course is the most exhausting and mentally demanding in the Army, designed to create leaders who can excel amid the stresses of combat.

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  6. Reported Flooding in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVM

    ... Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. On Wednesday, Sept. 2 Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National ...

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  7. Teen found dead in east BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WTVM

    ... Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. On Wednesday, Sept. 2 Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National ...

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  8. Construction on Whitewater Ave. could take nearly a year to completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    ... Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. On Wednesday, Sept. 2 Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) will host a Military Family Summit at the National ...

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  9. U.S. Sen. Isakson to visit Fort Benning in Sept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    ... Johnny Isakson announced that he will tour four Georgia military bases on Sept. 3 and Sept. 4, including Fort Benning. Isakson will tour and receive mission updates with officials at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA, Fort Gordon in ...

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  10. Congressman Bishop to host summit for military familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    On Wednesday, Sept. 2 Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. will host a Military Family Summit at the National Infantry Museum near Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

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  11. First two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School, but what is next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    Two female soldiers graduated from Army Ranger School and earned the coveted Ranger tab for the first time in history on August 21st at Fort Benning, Ga. The distinguished soldiers' names and ranks are 1st Lt Shaye Haver and Capt.

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  12. Bolstering case for women Rangers, one more passes to final phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... and stream crossings. If they are successful, the next crop of students will graduate in a ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga., on Sept. 18. The Army has announced that it will launch a new co-ed Ranger School class in November. It's only the second co-ed ...

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  13. Remaining woman in Army Ranger School moves to final phase in Florida swampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... Florida this weekend. If she is successful in the last of three patrol phases, she would graduate Sept. 18 at Fort Benning. There are 104 soldiers, including the woman, who will move to Florida. There were 54 soldiers, all men, who failed to meet ...

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  14. City unveils $22.4 million Metra improvement planRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... and how important it is to this community." Metra's service currently covers 147 square miles in Columbus and Fort Benning with nine fixed routes, running buses from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is no bus service on Sundays. ...

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  15. Newest Ranger School class has 104 students moving to third phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    FORT BENNING, GA Just one week after the class that included the first two women to graduate from the Army's elite leadership course, another phase has already started. Fort Benning announced on Friday said 104 new Ranger school candidates including one woman have met the qualifications to pass the mountain phase to the swamp phase.

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  16. Warning, images of the spider bites may be disturbing to some.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVM

    ... the Pillowcase Project.This year, the World's Largest Pillowcase Project is being held on Saturday in Columbus. Fort Benning announced on Friday said 104 new Ranger school candidates including one woman have met the qualifications to pass the ...

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  17. Third woman steps closer to finishing the Army's demanding Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | USA Today

    ... Capt. Kristen Griest, right, during the graduation ceremony of the United States Army's Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga. on Aug. 21, 2015. WASHINGTON - A female soldier has passed the challenging mountain phase of Ranger School, bringing her a ...

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  18. New Dean of Students at MSU: Who is Max Ammons?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... assigned to chair the military science department at the University of Mississippi. The family relocated to Fort Benning, Georgia. Ammons went to high school in nearby Columbus and earned a bachelor's degree at the University of North Georgia. Four ...

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  19. Air Force close to decisions on standards for elite combat jobs, female integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    U.S. airmen from the 17th Special Tactics Squadron out of Fort Benning, Ga., control airspace operations during Exercise Jaded Thunder on Oct. 29, 2014, in Salina, Kansas. The Air Force is close to deciding how it will alter the physical requirements for its most grueling combat jobs at the same time that it considers how to integrate women into them, Air Force officials said.

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  20. Columbia Sportswear's 'Directors of Toughness'? Our pop culture picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | OregonLive.com

    Columbia Sportswear has opened the application process for its new "Directors of Toughness." The brand is looking for two thrill-seekers to put its gear to the test on "exhilarating expeditions" around the world.

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