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Colorado suffers shortage of volunteer firefighters

The Waldo Canyon fire burns out of control in Colorado Springs in this photo released to the media on Aug. 22, 2012.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

American names first woman to head DFW pilot base

Capt. Kathi Durst, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy who has been with the company for more than 25 years, will lead the carrier's largest pilot base.

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Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Osprey Observer

Bloomingdale High School Graduate Featured In Pentagon Painting

Early in August, the U.S. Air Force announced Lt. Col. Kevin "Showtime" Sutterfield's selection to command the 302nd Fighter Squadron, one of the USAF's 10 front-line combat F-22 squadrons.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

MassLive.com

F-15 crash: Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot to be remembered at Air Force Academy

Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. will be remembered by his alma mater, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Townhall

New Al Qaeda Magazine Hints an Attack on US Is Imminent | Leah Barkoukis

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's media branch is out with a new English language magazine, Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience Al-Malahem.

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Dallas Morning News

American Airlines picks Durst as first female to hold chief pilot job

American Airlines has appointed 26-year pilot Kathi Durst as chief pilot for American's largest pilot base in Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Journal-Advocate

Body sculpting and toning class

The Sterling Regional MedCenter Wellness Services Department will be offering a "Body Sculpting and Toning Class."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

United States Military Service Academy Nominations

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced today his office is accepting applications for students from the Hudson Valley to seek a United States Service Academy nomination from his office.

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Fox News

Al Qaeda magazine hints of looming attack; urges bombing of Vegas, military targets

A new English-language Al Qaeda magazine features a how-to article on making car bombs and suggests terror targets in the United States, including casinos in Las Vegas, oil tankers and military colleges, and implies that an attack is imminent.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scientific American

Sleepy Teens: High School Should Start Later in the Morning

From the editors and reporters of Scientific American , this blog delivers commentary, opinion and analysis on the latest developments in science and technology and their influence on society and policy.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The City Wire

Riff Raff | Do stuff

Comes now Kaitlin Stephens serving as a timely example to students returning to school: Do stuff.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oklahoma native retires as Space Command commander

Gen. William Shelton was born in Tulsa and graduated from Moore High School in 1972.

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Scientific American

School Starts Too Early

Parents, students and teachers often argue, with little evidence, about whether U.S. high schools begin too early in the morning.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Air Force Academy, CO, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 23, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Former MacDill AFB chief new V.P. at GTE Financial

The former commander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base has been named as senior vice president for products and member sales at GTE Financial, one of Florida's largest credit unions.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

EETimes

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Strategic and Technical Marketing Manager for the Altera Military Business Unit.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | Time shift for school students

St. Paul Public Schools may follow in the footsteps of Minneapolis and Edina in changing their high school start times to be later.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

New Commander Takes Rein of Dover Air Force Base

Col. Michael W. Grismer, Jr. assumed command of the 436th Airlift Wing during a change of command ceremony Friday morning.

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Denver Post

State to Colorado Springs: Olympic Museum or bust

State economic-development officials Thursday made it clear they want the United States Olympic Museum - one of the four elements of Colorado Springs' "City for Champions" - built first and foremost.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Runoff Case to Cost USAF Builder

One of the nation's largest private builders of military housing will pay $310,000 to resolve allegations of federal Clean Water Act violations at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

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