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  • Marine killed in training accident at Fort Bragg Army post
    Marine killed in training accident at Fort Bragg Army post
    Another accident has taken the life of warrior during a training exercise on the home front. Lance Cpl. Steven Szymanski, a native of Midland, Michigan, died at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Tuesday. The military released the information late...
  • black challelnge
    Challenging the challenges of being black
    It is a challenging existence for African American youth in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta--America. Negative publicity, media insensitivity, entertainment exploitation, and as stated by Clardy et al, “... [Black youth] live in the...
  • Special Task Force Marine dies in Baghdad
    Special Task Force Marine dies in Baghdad
    The second U.S. troop loss since American forces went back to Iraq to do battle with ISIS/ISIL was announced late yesterday by the Department of Defense. Lance Corporal Sean P. Neal, 19, died from a non-combat related incident in Baghdad.The...
  • Fair Food label
    Coalition of Immokalee Workers releases official Fair Food label
    To celebrate Food Day 2014, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) issued its official label for ethically-grown tomatoes yesterday. The Fair Foodlabel will help shoppers identify which tomatoes come from farms that support fair pay and ethical...
  • Barry Levinson
    Levinson keeps Fullerton commissioner position after contentious council meeting
    The chairman of Fullerton's Parks and Recreation commission will be allowed to stay on as the city council lacked enough votes to oust him at the Oct. 21 meeting.Fullerton City Council voted 3-2 to oust Barry Levinson, who currently serves as...
  • Alcoa sells stake in Goose Creek smelter to partner Century Aluminum
    Alcoa sells stake in Goose Creek smelter to partner Century Aluminum
    The world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, and an employer of over 600 workers in Goose Creek, South Carolina, Alcoa announced yesterday that it will sell its primary shares toCentury Aluminum, currently a “low...
  • Rose Parade 2015: Photos of Queen Madison and her Royal Court at the coronation
    Rose Parade 2015: Photos of Queen Madison and her Royal Court at the coronation
    Where there’s royalty, there are cameras, and we got plenty of photos of the 2015 Rose Parade Royal Court at the coronation of Rose Queen Madison Elaine Triplett on Tuesday evening. Queen Madison was introduced in this column a few days ago;...
  • Korean dumplings
    Doraville MARTA station restaurants
    The Doraville MARTA station is just a block away from Buford Highway, Atlanta's international food mecca. And there are plenty of options when it comes to restaurants near the station, from Latin American and Mexican to Asian and American.So...
  • Once deported Mexican gang member arrested
    Once deported Mexican gang member arrested
    Yesterday it was reported that on Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 29-year-old dangerous gang member trying to illegally enter the United States approximately 7 miles west from the Calexico, California port of entry station. At...
  • Alaska National Guard slammed for sex abuse scandals, giving alcohol to HS girls
    Alaska National Guard slammed for sex abuse scandals, giving alcohol to HS girls
    Alaska might be the last Wild West of America, but there are still some things that will not be tolerated, overlooked or condoned. Army National Guard recruiters giving alcohol to high school girls is right at the top of the list, says a report by...
  • Southwest Florida resident, Stewart Jacobson included in new Rockefeller book
    Southwest Florida resident, Stewart Jacobson included in new Rockefeller book
    Naples, Florida resident Stewart Jacobson who is an author, producer and humanitarian for the Marines since 1975 is now also mentioned along with Henry Kissinger and Mayor Ed Koch in a new book, On His Own Terms A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, by...
  • Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    Manhattan CB8 hosts meeting on transportation plans for Roosevelt Island
    On Wednesday night, roughly 20 Roosevelt Island residents weighed in on the Department of City Planning's proposals for possible future transportation plans for the neighborhood at a meeting hosted by Manhattan Community Board 8.Michael J....
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    Halloween Trick or Treat times Cook County suburbs of Chicago 2014
    Halloween is on Friday, October 31, 2014 and most of the Cook County suburbs of Chicago holding their Trick or Treat hours on that evening, starting after school. Several communities are also hosting Halloween events for children and haunted...
  • A motel
    The purpose of roadside motels
    The general public tends to perceive motels as a destination for truckers and prostitutes but in reality the owners have contracts with large construction firms, oil refineries, and the county social services department. It changes the way that...
  • Remembering the 1983 Beirut terror attacks that killed Camp Lejeune Marines
    Remembering Camp Lejeune Marines killed in 1983 Beirut Barracks bombing
    Yesterday’s attack in Ottawa, Canada, is another ugly reminder that there will always be radicals and extremists in the world who, by acts of terrorism, commit horrific deeds. One of the first and most deadly to American servicemen happened...