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Obama Attributes Wildfires To Climate Change

President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jamestown, VA, US Military, US Army, State Prisons, Fort Monroe, Prison, Hampton, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Archaeologists showcase finds from refugee slave camp

Archaeologists are uncovering pieces of Hampton's history downtown, and Friday they took tarps off several dig sites and showed the public what they've recovered.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Hampton, VA, US Military, US Army

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller takes command of Fort Benning

While he is an Infantryman, Miller has spent much of his 31-year career in Special Operations, a group of military personnel who carry out mostly covert operations in hostile or politically sensitive areas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Somalia, World News, Africa, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller to assume command of Fort Benning on Friday

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, who has extensive special operations experience, assumes command of Fort Benning from Maj.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bayonet

Miller to take command during July 11 ceremony at National Infantry Museum

Maj. Gen. H. R. McMaster will relinquish command of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning to Maj.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Manchester Journal

'Our Company ... is Gone'

A special audio presentation describing the tragic ending to a locally recruited unit of soldiers deployed to Virginia in 1862 in the early stages of the Civil War will be the prelude to the traditional 4th of July fireworks display at the Dana Thompson Memorial Rec Park this Friday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Park service lays out scope, value of Fort Monroe National Monument | With Video

In the nearly three years since President Barack Obama declared portions of Fort Monroe a national monument, the National Park Service has played little more than a supporting role on the former Army base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, State Prisons, Fort Monroe, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hampton, VA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Hampton Roads Fourth of July Guide

Fireworks are showing up in stores and at stands all around Hampton Roads, and you know what that means! The Fourth of July is right around the corner.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Watches, US Military, US Army, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom

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