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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Proxy war can have dangerous consequences

A pro-Russian fighter stands near a destroyed Ukrainian army tank on the outskirts of Donetsk on July 22. Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine allowed the bodies of passengers killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet to begin their journeys home July 22 as Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to exert influence on the separatists amid mounting ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | CE News

New cadet barracks to match historic buildings

West Point, N.Y. - Not too long ago, dozens of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point became ill and missed classes.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY

22 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Holy Redeemer students receive military academy appointments

From left, are Maj. Greg Myers of the Air Force Academy, Nicole Slavoski, Allison Zablocky and Col.

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Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Island Packet

West Point professor to hold talk on Westmoreland

William Westmoreland. Army Col. Gregory Daddis is also signing copies of his book "Westmoreland's War: Reassessing American Strategy in Vietnam."

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Blog

Mixed Motives May Mess Up Motivation

Many professionals are driven by a pure passion for their work, finding reward in simply doing a good job, delivering a great service, or producing a great product.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Swarthmore College

WESH-TV

Students still awaiting grades in Osceola County

Osceola County schools let out for summer almost two months ago, but thousands of local students still have not received their report cards due to a computer glitch, according to the Osceola County School District.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Martin R. Hoffmann dies; Army secretary helped guide academy through scandal

Martin R. Hoffmann, a lawyer and onetime enlisted soldier who became secretary of the Army and helped guide the service through a high-profile cheating scandal at the West Point military academy in the mid-1970s, died July 14 at a hospital in Warrenton, Va.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, Princeton University, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, James Garner

CBS News

CEOs as government saviors: Boom or bust?

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. In the 1950s, President Eisenhower's defense secretary, the former GM chief Charlie Wilson, was famously misquoted as saying, "What's good for General Motors is good for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Construction, American Buildings, Richard Burr, US Senate, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Fat People Live Longer - Study Shows

Fat people have always been warned of cardiovascular and other life-threatening diseases that come as package with obesity.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, US Military, US Army

The Southtown Star

Orland Park Eagle project honors officer who made ultimate sacrifice

A member of Orland Park Boy Scout Troop 383 salutes Saturday during the dedication of a memorial garden named for Capt.

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Related Topix: Orland Park, IL, New Lenox, IL, Burbank, IL

Korea Herald

Obama's foreign policy echoes Nixon's

Don't like President Obama's foreign policy? Blame President Richard M. Nixon. Just don't hold your breath waiting for the former to acknowledge the influence of the latter, even as we approach the 40th anniversary next month of Nixon's resignation.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Musings on Sketches, Artists, and Mosquito Nets

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on July 11, 1834.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota student accepted into West Point

The 18-year-old's dedication to school, family and his community has impressed many, including admissions officials at a prestigious military academy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Betty McCollum, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Family, Kids, University of Minnesota

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Picatinny's senior commander steps down, successor in top post not yet named

Picatinny Arsenal's senior commander has stepped down, completing 31 years of military service and his second tour at the arsenal.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Concord Monitor

People

While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in geospatial information science.

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Rocky Mount Telegram

North Edgecombe JROTC cadets excel at leadership challenge

North Edgecombe JROTC cadets, from left, Maj. Kaylah Thorne, Capt. Derrick Downing, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort A.P. Hill, US Army, Bowling Green, VA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

CNET News.com

NSA recruits college students for cyber-operations program

The National Security Agency is looking to grow its ranks with highly-trained college students.

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Related Topix: New York University, Towson University, University of Cincinnati, Computers

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Wave

People in the news: Villa Park man graduates from West Point

Scott Williams of Villa Park recently graduated from the U.S. Military Academy-West Point.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, WA

Merced Sun-Star

Michael Smerconish: Obama's foreign policy echoes that of Nixon

Don't like President Obama's foreign policy? Blame President Richard M. Nixon. Just don't hold your breath waiting for the former to acknowledge the influence of the latter, even as we approach the 40th anniversary next month of Nixon's resignation.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Hudson Bureau Confidential: 5 Ellenville students hailed for anti-drug projects

Five Ellenville High School students will receive the Pride of Ulster Award at the July 15 meeting of the Ulster County Legislature for their work in designing media messages about the misuse of drugs.

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Related Topix: Ellenville, NY, Drugs, Education Etc., Ulster County, NY

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