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  • VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close

    HOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with r ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Solar-powered plane due to land in Hawaii after 5-day flight

    HONOLULU (AP) — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii Friday after a five-day journey across the Pacific from Japan.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

    Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • 8 shot even as Chicago officers work long hours over holiday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police officers work longer shi ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • Sterling veteran has the right stuff

    ROCK FALLS – For the past 5 years, Kyle Pletsch has spent his working days as a paramedic for CGH Medical Center in Sterling, which can sometimes be b ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • For WWII veterans, re-enactment is therapy

    DIXON – Leonard Norman has packed in a lot of memories in his nearly 100 years. Some he’s kept packed away.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Darkhorse Lodge: Out of the worst tragedy imaginable, a vision of hope rises

    PARIS, Tenn. – Marine Lance Cpl. Alec Catherwood died a hero, killed in action in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, nearly 5 years ago, on Oct. 14, 2010.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Sterling WWII veteran remembers war

    STERLING – Edward Stralow doesn’t like talking about his World War II service. The Army soldier watc ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • The Fulton Dodger: Professional baseball had to await military duty

    Walt Fields was just a boy, 17, standing in line, waiting, waiting, waiting until it was his turn to decide his fate: Marines or Navy.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • The bomb: The end of the war

    On Aug. 6, 1945, Ron Johnson was floating about half a mile off the coast of Japan.He and his crew w ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Saturday, July 4Independence DayCancellations have not been received for these; check ahead to see i ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Record-breaking $18.7 billion deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agr ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of the two women who died in the April 9 tornado, will finally be laid to rest on Aug. 17.
    July 2, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Fairdale eases rezoning restrictions

    FAIRDALE (AP) — The town of Fairdale has been rezoned to help with rebuilding efforts, following Apr ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Twitter-tossed professor gets new job

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – The American University of Beirut says it has hired a professor whose anti-Israel T ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
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