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32 min ago | MyHighPlains.com

UT System Expected to Name New Chancellor on Tuesday

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, when they are expected to name the sole finalist to be the system's next chancellor.

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4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Massive warship expected in Monterey Bay on Friday

UPDATE >> One of the largest warships in the world is about five miles off Santa Cruz.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Navy Looks To Purchase 37 Million Gallons Of Biofuels

For the first time, the U.S. Navy is looking to purchase diesel and jet fuel that is blended with at least 37 million gallons of biofuels to help it reach its goal of getting half its energy from alternative power sources.

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9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

US Navy looks to Norway for answer to under-armed Littoral Combat Ship

The USS Coronado underway in April 2014. The Coronado will test-launch the Norwegian-built Naval Strike Missile later this year off the coast of California.

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12 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Banks' wife wants to fill senator's job temporarily

INDIANAPOLIS Amanda Banks, wife of Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City, announced Thursday she will run to fill her husband's vacancy in the Indiana Senate while he is deployed to Afghanistan during the 2015 legislative session.

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17 hrs ago | Q93

Vitter: Border Surge Has Impact on Louisiana

Having failed to get a response to a series of questions he posed recently to the nation's Secretary of Homeland Security, Senator David Vitter says he has had to "dig around" to find out how Louisiana is being impacted by the surge of children from Central America crossing the U.S. border.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government Accountability Office report earlier this month said they each cost about $79 million to operate annually.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says littoral combat ship operating costs will come down over time

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, left, speaks to the USS Independence's captain, Cmdr. Joseph Gagliano, on board the ship in waters off Honolulu on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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The News Tribune

In 1988, the US had its own airliner shoot-down scandal

In this July 4, 1988 file photo, people looking for family members walk amid bodies of victims from Iran Air Flight 655 in a morgue in Bandar Abbas, Iran, a day after the plane was shot down over the Persian Gulf by the guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes while the plane was still in Iranian airspace.

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MilitaryCity.com

Army vice chief Campbell confirmed for ISAF post; Votel goes to SOCOM

The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Hospital stabbing suspect charged by Navy

The suspect accused of stabbing another sailor at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in June was formally charged by the Navy on Wednesday.

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DC Military

NAVAIR Marine named top Navy logistician

U.S. Navy photo/Adam Skoczylas Rear Adm. Paul Sohl, left, presents the Adm. Stanley R. Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence to Marine Corps Lt.

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ABC News

Navy Vet Shows Children the Value of Work and Education Through Farming

U.S. Navy veteran and founder of Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project Kelly Carlisle at her quarter-acre farm at the Tassafaronga Park in East Oakland, Calif.

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Sunherald.com

5 Things to Know About Germany's U-Boats

It met its end in July 1942 in the Gulf of Mexico, about 45 miles southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River, after a depth charge attack.

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Portsmouth Today

Royal Navy aircraft enter service

THE Royal Navy's next generation of submarine-hunting Merlin helicopters have entered service with the Royal Navy four months early.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Jury reaches no verdict in Ventura defamation case

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn.

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Stars and Stripes

Sailor who fell from balcony after fight has died, Navy says

A sailor who fell from a sixth-floor balcony after getting into a fight at Norfolk Naval Station on Tuesday evening has died, a Navy spokesman has confirmed.

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Navy Times

Naval Academy welcomes new superintendent

Incoming Naval Academy superintendent Rear Adm. Ted Carter, left, takes the oath of office administered by Chief of Naval Operations Adm.

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CBS Local

Naval Academy Holds Change-Of-Command Ceremony

Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

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St. Cloud Times

Becker man selected for Navy's Blue AngelsBecker man selected for...

Becker man selected for Navy's Blue Angels Marine Corps Maj. Mark Hamilton was selected to be a C-130 demonstration pilot Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/becker-man-selected-navys-blue-angels/13038567/ Marine Maj.

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