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Yesterdays Aug. 21

Robert R. Goldsborough Jr., age 16, of Conway was awarded second prize, a $300 scholarship to Gulf Coast military academy through a contest.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cherokee Nation

honors sibling veterans at August Tribal Council meeting

Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden thanked Cherokee veterans and brothers Elmer Tadpole Jr. and Thomas Tadpole for their service to the country, as Principal Chief Bill John Baker presented the brothers their Cherokee Nation veteran awards.

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Related Topix: Claremore, OK, Muskogee, OK, US Military, US Navy, US Air Force

The Citizens' Voice

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Caffrey retires from U.S. Air Force Reserves

Lt. Col. Edward Caffrey of Hanover Township has retired from the United States Air Force Reserves.

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Related Topix: US Military, McGuire Air Force Base, US Air Force, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Notes from the Field: Hospitalizations for Respiratory Disease Among...

During October 2013-June 2014, approximately 54,000 unaccompanied children, mostly from the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, were identified attempting entry into the United States from Mexico, exceeding numbers reported in previous years .

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Ventura County, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Influenza, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The United States Army

New lives for old dogs

Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business Journal

City of San Antonio approves redevelopment plan for Lackland area

"Attractive" and "Inviting" are not words typically used to describe the 3.5-mile stretch of S.W. Military Drive between U.S. Highway 90 and Old Pearsall Road.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Chron

State lawmaker: Militias 'have the right' to be on the Texas border

State Rep. Doug Miller tours the Rio Grande Valley with Department of Public Safety officers on August 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, San Antonio, TX, Immigration Reform, US Military, US Air Force

US News & World Report

Obama Turns Up the Heat on Immigration

Unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally walk outside a temporary shelter at Lackland Air Force Base on June 23 in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Immigration Reform, Antonio, Alternative, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Senator Fischer Talks Immigration, Strong Families Act & VA Reform

Wednesday morning she met with constituents in Lincoln at Southeast Community College.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Biden on minors at border: 'These are our kids'

This June 23, 2014 file photo shows a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Clara County to take up border kids crisis on Tuesday

Santa Clara County officials Tuesday are considering a "host family" plan to temporarily house some of the thousands of children stranded far from home and without their parents at the Mexican border in what many have called a humanitarian crisis that has reignited the national immigration debate.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Santa Clara County, CA, Immigration Reform, US Military, US Air Force, San Jose, CA

The Beaumont Enterprise

Texas shelter for immigrant children to close

Undocumented minors are seen Wednesday July 2, 2014 in the housing area on Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas where they are being kept while they wait for their legal status to be resolved.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas

Politico

HHS: Military facilities won't house border kids

Hoping to save money and political angst, the Obama administration is pulling back from using military facilities to provide temporary shelter for child migrants crossing the border from Central America.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fort Sill, OK, US Military, US Air Force

The Daily Caller

Feds Announce Surprise Plan To End Use Of Military Facilities For Immigrant Children

Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.

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Deseret News

Gov't closing emergency child immigrant shelters

In this June 23, 2014 file photo, a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally is seen at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Deseret News

My view: We are a nation of immigrants, and they make our nation strong

In this June 23, 2014 file photo, a temporary shelter for unaccompanied minors who have entered the country illegally is seen at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Custer County Chief

Senator Deb Fischer's reaction to southern border visit

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Deb Fischer today joined a bipartisan group of six other senators in visiting the southern border, which included briefings at the McAllen Border Patrol Station, the Hidalgo Bridge connecting the United States and Mexico, and facilities at Lackland Air Force Base currently housing children from Central American who ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Caller

Feds Extend Temporary Child Immigrant Housing Plans At Military Bases To Next Year

Though three U.S. military bases were initially slated to be used for only 120 days to house unaccompanied alien children apprehended at the U.S. border, the Department of Defense has approved the extension of housing plans at the facilities through January 2015.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Collins and King slated to head to southern border as U.S. House rushes to pass border funding bill

Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King are scheduled to soon head to Texas for a first-hand look at the recent influx of unaccompanied children crossing into the United States.

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Related Topix: Prison, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Texas, US Military, US Air Force

ABA Journal

ABA delegation visits emergency shelter for detained immigrant children in Texas

In response to the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern U.S. border, a delegation of ABA leaders visited detained immigrant minors in San Antonio this week.

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