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  1. Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle. Bradley Stone was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday following a killing spree in suburban Philadelphia.

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  2. Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Barriere Star Journal

    An ex-Marine's suicide ended a violent rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle. Bradley Stone was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday following a killing spree in suburban Philadelphia.

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  3. 2014's Final Act Of Republican Obstruction, And How The D.C. Press (Again) Looked AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    In terms of annual spending by the federal government, which totaled $3.5 trillion in fiscal year 2014 , the cost for implementing the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act each year would have accounted for around .0001 of the U.S. budget. Over five years, the recently proposed veterans mental health bill would have cost $22 million, or $4.4 million each year.

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  4. Brain-Injury Program Working With NFL PlayersRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced Tuesday that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL Players Association for treating brain injuries and other neurological issues through the After the Impact program.

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  5. Real-time Radiation Monitor Can Reduce Radiation ExposureRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    Dec. 17, 2014 - It's a sound that saves. A "real-time" radiation monitor that alerts by beeping in response to radiation exposure during cardiac-catheterization procedures significantly reduces the amount of exposure that medical workers receive, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found.

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  6. Jimmy C. CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Jimmy C. Counts, 68, of Waynesville, passed away Dec. 15, 2014, at his residence. Jimmy was born Jan. 30, 1946, in Covington, Virginia, to the late Carlos and Alice Robertson Counts.

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  7. 2015 "Shoot to Win" Wall Calendar with Chris Cheng Now Available for the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Chris Cheng , History Channel's Top Shot Season 4 Champion and NRA NEWS Commentator, has made a 2015 wall calendar based upon his successful book, "Shoot to Win," available for sale now on Amazon. Just in time for the holidays, the 11"x17" full-color "Shoot to Win" wall calendar offers tips and tricks on shooting for beginners.

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  8. ObamaCare: The "New Oil" in Federal ContractingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Independent Women's Forum

    You might think healthcare companies the bane of many who support socialized medicine hit the jackpot with ObamaCare. The real winners though don't have the words "health", "hospital", or "care" in their names.

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  9. Ealing police surprise OAP with Christmas cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

    A 90-year-old World War II veteran from Northolt, who was the victim of a callous distraction burglar who tricked his way into his home recently and stole A 300 that he had saved for Christmas, had a surprise visit of a different kind yesterday. Police officers from Ealing dropped in on him and presented him with a card and A 300 in cash.

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  10. Health Highlights: Dec. 17, 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | HON

    The amount of calories in alcoholic drinks will have to be listed on the menus of chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, under new U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules. The calorie information has to be on menus by next November, but the rules don't apply to drinks ordered at the bar, drinks that aren't listed on the main menu, or to the wine list, the Associated Press reported.

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  11. Helping, habitat and humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The United States Army

    Soldiers from the Corps' Los Angeles District assist Habitat for Humanity of Orange County construct townhomes in Cypress during a community outreach activity coordinated by District Commander Col. Kim Colloton.

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    5 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Christmas Eve is a week away and if you're ahead of the game and have your shopping done, but might be slacking when it comes to getting those presents wrapped, you're in luck. All you have to do is show up with the gifts and they'll do the job for you.

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  13. Ninety-three-year-old Second World War veteran John Carl Roseveare of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Ninety-three-year-old Second World War veteran John Carl Roseveare of Kenton is being awarded the French Legion of Honour for his actions during the war. Roseveare's nephew, Capt.

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  14. Indiana community outraged to find 'pig' spray-painted on...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Outraged is what people in an Indiana community felt when they woke up last weekend and found the word "pig" spray painted on the grave of a police officer they considered to be a hero. Thirty-one years ago, Lawrenceburg Police Sgt.

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  15. Freshman GOPer Zeldin wins spot on foreign affairs panelRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Newly elected U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin won a coveted spot on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. Zeldin, who defeated Rep. Tim Bishop in the Long Island-area NY-1 district, will be the only Jewish Republican in the House in the wake of the primary defeat earlier this year of former Rep. Eric Cantor , who was the House majority leader.

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  16. At what speed did 2014 go for you?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    My son is an Iraq War veteran with two tours under his belt. When he signed on to the National Guard as a mechanic, I don't think he ever thought he'd end up in a shooting war.

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  17. Karabakh War Vet Holds Government Responsible After Being Attacked By Masked PeopleRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Groong

    "The biggest criminal is the Government of Armenia, because of their impunity there are armed groupings in Armenia who can take revenge," Freedom Fighters' Alliance member Suren Sargsyan claimed on Wednesday. Talking to reporters Sargsyan also suggested that the attack on him and two other Karabakh war veterans was "a failed attempt to destabilize the country".

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  18. Excusing tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OUPblog

    We have plenty of excuses for torture. Most of them are bad. Evaluating these bad excuses, as ethical philosophers are able to do, should disarm them.

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  19. Suspect in Shooting Spree Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Bradley William Stone's body was discovered a half-mile from his Pennsburg home, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. He had cuts in the center of his body, Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said.

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  20. DLA works to expand logistics support to federal agenciesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Federal agencies can take advantage of the same tailored logistics support enjoyed by military customers, Defense Logistics Agency leaders told federal representatives Dec. 15 during a Value Added Opportunities Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. The summit highlighted numerous areas in which DLA can potentially provide logistics support at lower costs to almost 20 federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs.

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