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  1. 69th annual Red Grant Regatta honors WWII sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Courier News

    As a young man growing up in the city, Adolph "Red" Grant, loved the water. This weekend is the Raritan Yacht Club's 69th annual Red Grant Regatta along the Perth Amboy waterfront.

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  2. PM moves to separate sub deal from health funds worryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha is attempting to shield himself from increasing criticism over the government's plan to spend billions on the purchase of three submarines from China while dealing with a universal healthcare scheme running out of funds, saying a clear decision is yet to be made on either one. "Please do not link the healthcare scheme with the Navy's plan to buy submarines.

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  3. Still Waiting for USS Liberty's TruthRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... Fleet, after she was attacked and seriously damaged by Israeli forces off the Sinai Peninsula on June 8, 1967. (US Navy photo) Israel's chokehold over U.S. politics and politicians has been so powerful for so many decades that this obvious reality ...

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  4. HMS Astute and Wallasey Sea Cadets to be offered freedom of the boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    ROYAL Navy submarine HMS Astute and Wallasey Sea Cadets are to be offered the highest civic honour Wirral can confer when the council meets tomorrow. Wirral's cabinet voted in favour of a recommendation to grant the vessel and cadets freedom of entry to the borough last month.

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  5. Couple turns fire tragedy into a special anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Their Collinsville home was reduced to ashes during a wind-swept fire that began about 1:30 p.m. The couple, their two children and his mother, Ruth Baldetta, have since relocated to Birds Landing. The couple made new memories Saturday for the Fourth of July.

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  6. Victoria celebrates Fourth of July with fireworks show an hour ago...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Curtis Capehart and Cheryl Twinn stood in the Victoria Community Center parking lot with family as they unraveled a United States Navy-themed kite for their grandson to fly as live music boomed around the corner. "Get your butt overseas," said Capehart, a Navy veteran.

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  7. Carson City veteran receives Recycled RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    WNC President Chet Burton hands veteran Michael Atkinson the keys to a GMC SUV Saturday morning at the college while State Farm Insurance's Clay Murray looks on. Veteran Michael Atkinson is congratulated by his grandfather Dick Garrison, also a veteran, at WNC Saturday morning while Student Veteran Director Kevin Burns looks on in the background.

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  8. Israel Still Not Held to Account For Deliberate Attack on USS LibertyRead the original story

    Yesterday | War Is A Crime

    ... Fleet, after she was attacked and seriously damaged by Israeli forces off the Sinai Peninsula on June 8, 1967. (US Navy photo) The desire of virtually the entire U.S. political and media establishments was for this unpleasant incident to go away. No ...

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  9. Parmalee's tough road to the top of the country chartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Country group Parmalee - brothers Matt and Scott Thomas, their cousin Barry Knox and childhood friend Josh McSwain - isn't an overnight success: they formed in 2001, but didn't have their first chart single, "Musta Had a Good Time," until 2012. The foursome, whose current single is "Already Callin' You Mine," almost didn't make it to Nashville to get that chance at stardom, however.

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  10. Book review - In the Kingdom of IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    During Exercise ICEX 2003, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut surfaced and broke through the ice. This polar bear, attracted by the hole which can be used to find food, was seen through the sub's periscope.

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  11. Filming Delayed On "USS Indianapolis"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Dark Horizons News

    Filming on "USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage," the upcoming historical biopic about the famous ship sinking incident during WW2, has been halted temporarily due to problems with one of the vehicles. A vintage Navy PBY plane used during filming landed offshore and began to take on water, no-one was injured and the pilot and co-pilot were rescued safely.

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  12. 2 of Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors ReuniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NBC Chicago

    Two of the oldest known survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks have reunited. Veterans Ray Chavez, 103, and Jim Downing, 102, reflected on their unbreakable bond.

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  13. 10 Heroes You Should Know This 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Huffington Post

    Every 4th of July, we celebrate the birth of our country and the freedom we have living in the greatest nation on Earth. It is a day of pride, of family and of fun.

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  14. Book review: 'Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Florida Times-Union

    Robert Kurson made a name for himself with his very successful 2004 adventure, "Shadow Divers," the story of the search for a sunken Nazi submarine. He is now back with another adventure story involving treasure hunting divers and their quest for the remains of a 17th century pirate ship.

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  15. Navy makes boy's wish come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Whidbey News-Times

    Electronic Attack Squadron 138, the "Yellowjackets," along with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, helped to make a young boy's dream come true. The boy received hands-on experience inside an EA-18G Growler as well as his own flight suit and helmet at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station during an open house and Prowler Sunset event Saturday, June 27. Jonathan Lo was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia after a normal visit to a pediatrician when his family noticed bruising on his body, but the diagnosis hasn't slowed down his love of life or jet aircraft.

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  16. Robert E. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Robert E. Smith, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida for the past 25 years and formerly of Wakeman, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was born July 6, 1930 in Cleveland, to Harry and Elsie Smith.

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  17. Patriotic intruder is the talk of Lambtown Road in LedyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheDay.Com

    The USS Earl Lamb was placed in the duck pond at Earl Lamb Jr.'s home in Ledyard as a practical joke. Earl and Sue Lamb of Ledyard were surprised the morning after they returned from a May vacation when they spotted someone fishing from a canoe in their pond on Lambtown Road.

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  18. Navy's smoking ceremony for HMAS AruntaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    Arrernte women from Central Australia have held a smoking ceremony in Darwin for the warship that bears their name in the lead up to the Australian-American joint exercise Talisman Sabre. Central Eastern Arrernte woman Teresita Turner said she and her mother Janet were proud to be involved in Saturday's ceremony, which is a way to connect to the land using smoking native plants to heal.

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  19. Fincantieri to Supply Four OPVs to the Bangladesh Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marine News

    Fincantieri has been awarded the contract with the Bangladesh Coast Guard for the supply of four Italian Navy "Minerva" class corvettes to be upgraded and converted into Offshore Patrol Vessels , and to provide the related logistics support services. These units, which will be decommissioned by the Italian Navy and replaced by the new vessels covered by the fleet renewal program, have been remised by the Italian Navy through a reselling contract executed by the Central Unit for Naval Armament and Fincantieri.

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  20. 'USS Indianapolis' Production Delayed After Vintage Plane WaterloggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Deadline

    Beachgoers at Orange Beach on the Alabama Gulf Coast got a surfside view this week when a vintage Navy PBY plane used during filming of USS Indianapolis : Men Of Courage landed offshore and began to take on water. No one was injured and the pilot and co-pilot were rescued safely.

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