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  1. Steelers top pick Bud Dupree's other side might be as good as his football sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... football talents. "My teenage daughter puts him down as her best friend," said Jeb Stewart, head coach at Wilkinson County High School in Irwinton, Ga., where Dupree played wide receiver, tight end and defensive end. "When he was going into his ...

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  2. CARBO Ceramics' (CRR) CEO Gary Kolstad on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Seeking Alpha

    Hello and welcome to today's CARBO Ceramics Inc. First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode.

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  3. Dupree Selected in First Round By SteelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... 6.5 sacks. He was a third-team All-SEC pick. Dupree came to UK as a standout tight end/defensive end from Wilkinson County High School in Irwinton, Ga. After an initial trial at tight end, he moved to the defensive side before his first game as a ...

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  4. Report: Kentucky's Dupree to work out for Redskins on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | NFL

    Edge rushers are among the prime targets for the Washington Redskins in the first round, and they'll be sending their defensive staff to work out one of this year's best in Kentucky's Bud Dupree on Monday. The workout will take place in Macon, Ga., according to the Baltimore Sun .

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  5. Knox WTU slated for inactivationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Turret

    The Department of the Army announced Friday its ongoing efforts to consolidate Warrior Transition Units as the military continues to experience a decline in the number of personnel supporting contingency operations and a continued decline in the number of combat wounded. Over the past year the number of Soldiers receiving care and support in WTUs has reduced from over 7,000 to approximately 3,800.

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  6. Emerge Energy Services Loses Its IndependenceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Investopedia

    The slowdown in drilling activity due to weak oil and gas prices is having a growing impact on the industry's suppliers. We're seeing growth projects terminated and supply facilities mothballed as the industry braces itself for the tough road ahead of it.

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  7. Army may create cyber career field for civiliansRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Bayonet

    To better manage personnel, "the Army created the Cyber Branch 17 and is exploring the possibility of creating a cyber career field for Army civilians," Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command, or ARCYBER, told senators.

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  8. Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care unitsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Missourian

    For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle. As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have begun to wind down, the number of service members with complex physical, mental and emotional wounds and illnesses has dramatically declined, erasing much of the need for the specialized care.

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  9. Army Shutting Down More Wounded Warrior Transition Care UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CBS Local

    For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle. As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have begun to wind down, the number of service members with complex physical, mental and emotional wounds and illnesses has dramatically declined, erasing much of the need for the specialized care.

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  10. Medical team leverages Wi-Fi, mobile health in combat operations settingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ECNmag

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Imagine arriving at a major medical center with a life-threatening medical condition.

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  11. Honey Boo Boo's uncle Billy Thompson has been found after going missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    Here Comes Honey Boo Boo on TLC, featuring the family of child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson. The show also features June "Mama June" Shannon, Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson , a chalk miner; and three girls: Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon, Jessica "Chubbs" Shannon, and Anna "Chickadee" Shannon.

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  12. Army may create cyber career field for civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The United States Army

    To better manage personnel, "the Army created the Cyber Branch 17 [for Soldiers] and is exploring the possibility of creating a cyber career field for Army civilians," Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon told senators.

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  13. Sugar Bear's brother missing: 'Honey Boo Boo' star's brother Billy disappearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    Sugar Bear's brother is missing, and Sugar Bear and Mama June are so worried we're told they've filed a missing persons report. In shocking news, the brother of Sugar Bear from " Here Comes Honey Boo Boo " has gone missing.

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  14. Scary News For Honey Boo Boo's FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    Billy was last seen three days ago in McIntyre, Georgia at Sugar Bear's house where Mama June's daughter Jessica was getting dolled up to go to prom. He has since been MIA.

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  15. Medical team leverages Wi-Fi, mobile health in combat operations settingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The United States Army

    The Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center's Mobile Health Innovation Center team members, together with the Cyber Center of Excellence Experimental Division, Regional Training Site-Medical, Fort Gordon, Ga., and the 75th Combat Support Hospital, hosted a technology demonstration to showcase a digital paging device that can be used in combat support hospital settings on Fort A.P. Hill, Va. FORT A.P. HILL, Va.

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  16. Honey Boo Boo star Mama June files missing persons report after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mail

    'Mama' June Shannon and Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson have filed a missing persons report after his older brother disappeared three days ago The family are especially worried because Billy has been struggling to find work and recently suffered a difficult split from the mother of his children Reality star 'Mama' June Shannon and her estranged husband Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson have filed a missing persons report after his older brother disappeared three days ago. Billy Thompson was last seen on Saturday at Sugar Bear's home in McIntyre, Georgia, where Mama June's daughter Jessica was preparing to go to prom.

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  17. Sugar Bear's Brother Billy MISSING ... Police Report FiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | TMZ.com

    Sugar Bear 's brother is missing, and Sugar Bear and Mama June are so worried we're told they've filed a missing persons report. Billy Thompson was last seen 3 days ago in McIntyre, Georgia.

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  18. Robert 'Tut' Taylor - The Flatpickin' Dobro Man Passes at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Cybergrass

    Mr. Robert "Tut" Arthur Taylor Sr., age 91, of Wilkesboro, died Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. He was born November 20, 1923 in Milledgeville, Georgia to Herman H. and Lillie Pierce Johnson Taylor.

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  19. Prospect of the Day: Bud DupreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Houston Texans

    ... Houston, so sign up today at ! Irwinton, GA - Wilkinson County HS Was rated as one of the nation's best tight ends in 2012 graduating class Led football team to state semifinals his last two ...

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  20. "White Privilege" Taught at Diversity Training to Army Soldiers at Fort Gordon, GARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Scared Monkeys

    During a training exercise at Fort Gordon in Georgia about 400 soldiers of the 67th Signal Battalion where shown a slide that depicted "white privilege" titled "The Luxury of Obliviousness". REALLY? The slide read, "Race privilege gives whites little reason to pay a lot of attention to African Americans or to how white privilege affects them.

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