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  1. Wreck on Interstate 8 near Fletcher ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    At least 4 people were injured after a crash that blocked traffic on Interstate 8 in the east county Thursday morning. The crash happened near Fletcher Parkway shortly before 9:00 a.m. At least one person was transported to a local hospital.

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  2. Firescape your yard with water-wise plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    There are a number of natural steps homeowners, who live in high-risk areas, can take to help protect their property and reduce the chance that their home will catch on fire. One of the most important ways is to use a technique called 'firescaping', which is a fire-prevention landscaping method used on the property around your house to avoid igniting fires.

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  3. Bicyclist rides through "kangaroo apocalypse"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    It was an unnerving experience for a bicyclist in Australia as he came upon a scene straight out of a zombie movie, only with kangaroos. "Oh my god.

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  4. Icons of Aviation History: The "Que Sera Sera"Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Daily Kos

    In 1956, a US Navy R4D Skytrain transport plane named "Que Sera Sera" touched down at the South Pole as part of an international scientific study. It was the first aircraft to land at the pole, and the first people to visit there in 44 years.

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  5. John Richard Breen, Sr. ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star

    John Richard Breen, Sr. was born in Buffalo, NY, on Sept. 16, 1946, and died in St. Joe Beach, FL, on Aug. 18, 2015.

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  6. Mason County leaders balk at proposal to change women's prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    A proposal which would take the former U.S. Navy base at Sugar Grove in Mason County and turn it into a prison isn't sitting well with folks in Mason County. The idea is alarming to Mason County residents because the proposed plan calls for the Pendleton County facility to become the state's women's prison and the current women's prison at Lakin in Mason County would become a men's facility.

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  7. Raytheon, Navy enhancing mine-hunting systemRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    Raytheon and the U.S. Navy are in collaboration to enhance the imaging capabilities of the company's AN/AQS-20A mine-hunting sonar system. "Extending our long history of collaboration with our NUWC neighbors, this project brings together our respective sonar experts to maximize the performance of a critical undersea warfare capability," said Kevin Peppe, vice president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems ' Seapower Capability Systems.

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  8. AECOM wins Navy task order for continued tech supportRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    AECOM, a technical services firm, will continue to provide design, development and engineering services for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps advanced radar systems. "Our team provides a unique and skilled set of subject matter experts to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Dahlgren Division," said Randy Wotring, president of AECOM's management services group.

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  9. Japan Launches Latest Helicopter CarrierRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    The ship follows JS Izumo which entered service in the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force in March. The Japanese have said the primary roles of the two ships are anti-submarine warfare and humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations.

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  10. US Rep. Crenshaw Visits Newport News ShipbuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Marine News

    Rep. Ander Crenshaw toured Newport News Shipbuilding and was briefed on the construction of Virginia-class submarines while visiting the shipyard's Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility. Also pictured are Matt Needy, Newport News' VCS program director; Scott Whitmore, VCS construction superintendent; and Rob Austin, VCS construction director.

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  11. The quiet courage of Jimmy CarterRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    He had led a Scripture class as a midshipman at Annapolis and then on a submarine as an officer in the Navy. He taught the Bible as a farmer, and he even conducted 15 classes at Washington's First Baptist Church when he lived in the White House.

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  12. Yes, the Navy really is too smallRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AEI

    Recently PolitiFact published a piece criticizing presidential candidates who - in arguing that the Navy is too small - make historical comparisons to the size of the Navy in the past. The Washington Post has weighed in from time to time with similar criticisms of similar statements by other candidates.

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  13. Serco Awarded $46 Million United States Navy IDIQ Contract in Defense SectorRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the Company has been awarded an U.S. Navy indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity to support the Naval Supply Systems Command Ordnance Information System . Serco was selected as one of two companies to compete for tasks under this contract with a $45.9 million ceiling value over a five year period of performance.

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  14. Sikorsky helicopter evacuates sick sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter gives a rescue demonstration at the Wright Brothers National Memorial Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., during the First Flight Centennial to honor the Wright brothers and 100-years of flight. Photo: BOB JORDAN / AP A Sikorsky-made Coast Guard helicopter rescues a resident from the rooftop of a home surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005.

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  15. Philippines encouraged by talks with US admiral over dispute with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The destroyer USS Lassen arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, for a port visit on July 1, 2015. This week, Pacific Command chief Adm.

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  16. Female enlistees start sub trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers. The barracks at the Navy base have been reconfigured for privacy, but officials say the first coed class of enlisted recruits is not being received differently from any others.

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  17. We're all foot soldiers in war to preserve safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Heroes National Guard Specialist Alek Skarlatos, Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Briton Chris Norman tackled and subdued a terrorist armed with an assault rifle and box cutter on a Paris train. Public violence needs a swift response.

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  18. LANHAM Jr., Charles B.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice LANHAM, Jr., Charles B. Age 94 of Beavercreek, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles B. Sr. and Bertha Lanham.

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  19. U.S. Navy Demonstrates Endurance On The MQ-8C Fire ScoutRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman have successfully demonstrated endurance capabilities with the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. On a planned 10+ hour flight and range out to 150 nautical miles flight from Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu; the MQ-8C Fire Scout achieved 11 hours with over an hour of fuel in reserve.

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  20. Navy turns 240 with birthday ball in Phoenix this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Arizona Republic

    Navy turns 240 with birthday ball in Phoenix this fall Veterans Voice: News, issues and events for Arizona military members, veterans and families Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1Jo5KtR All active-duty members, Reserve members, Guard members, veterans from all branches and the public, are invited to the Phoenix-area U.S. Navy Birthday Ball on Oct. 10 at Arizona Grand Resort, 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix. The theme is "Celebrating the U.S. Navy's 240th Birthday: Honoring 100 Years of the United States Navy Reserve, 1915-2015."

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