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  1. Univ. of Florida suspends fraternity over reports of abuse of wounded vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort. The school said on Friday that it is charging the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity with obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft, causing physical or other harm, and damage to property.

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  2. Widow's annual walk eases discussion of mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Mary Muir, left, and daughter Katie at the fundraising event called James' Journey in Toronto. Mary Muir, left, and daughter Katie at the fundraising event called James' Journey in Toronto.

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  3. Zeta Beta Tau frat boys kicked out for spitting on veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Three UF students were tossed from their fraternity after the group spit on and insulted a group of wounded military veterans.

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  4. Pat's Run ready to take over downtown Tempe streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTAR

    The race honors the memory of former Arizona State University and Arizona Cardinals standout Pat Tillman, who died a soldier in Afghanistan in 2004. The run/walk covers 4.2 miles near campus and ends at Sun Devil Stadium's 42-yard line.

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  5. Department of Defense creates new cyberunit in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Engadget

    In order to better combat cyberthreats to national security, the US Department of Defense is setting up shop in Silicon Valley. At a lecture today at Stanford University, Defense Secretary Ash Carter outlined the department's new focus on cyberdefense, including tapping into the ecosystem of Silicon Valley to drive innovation against cyber attacks against "US interests."

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  6. Florida Frat Members Expelled Over Insults to Wounded VetsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News Max

    A University of Florida fraternity expelled three of its members Friday after allegations that they hurled insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City resort. Zeta Beta Tau Executive Director Laurence Bolotin said that the group made the expulsions after finding that its members had behaved inappropriately.

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  7. Military vets plan to summit peak in Memorial Day tributeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America's tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country. The Mission Memorial Day team is collecting the names of fallen veterans to be inscribed on flags the climbers plan to carry May 25 to the top of Alaska's 20,320-foot Mount McKinley, widely known in Alaska as Denali.

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  8. Veterans paddle 8 days, 175 miles to raise awareness for PTSDRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    For eight days, combat veterans paddled 175 miles from Columbia to Charleston, enduring storms, injuries, and illness, all in an effort to raise awareness for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, . According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an average of 22 veterans commit suicide a day.

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  9. Bronze plaques stolen from Gallipoli returned for centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    A Melbourne dentist and a team of Queensland volunteers have helped restore Gallipoli in time for the Anzac commemorations after a gang of thieves stripped the Peninsula bare of bronze late last year. In late October last year, statues, cemetery nameplates and even the famous Anzac letters were stolen, along with eight large bronze plaques sculpted and installed by Victorian periodontist Ross Bastiaan a quarter of a century ago.

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  10. Univ. Of Florida Suspends Frat Over Abuse ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WIOD-AM Miramar

    The school said on Friday that it is charging the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity with obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft, causing physical or other harm and damage to property.

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  11. At A Georgia University, Tension Between Free Speech, Patriotism Sparks ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    An incident that sparked tensions between the ideals of patriotism and free speech has culminated in a mass protest that shut down the campus of Valdosta State University in south Georgia on Friday. According to several local media outlets, thousands of protesters from around the state flooded onto the college campus to fly American flags.

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  12. NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of April 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers. A blind French girl on the run from the German occupation and a German orphan-turned-resistance tracker struggle with their respective beliefs after meeting on the Brittany coast.

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  13. New man to lead Ellsworth Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Ellsworth Air Force Base is an economic engine for KOTA Territory. It is so important that Rapid City, the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce and Pennington County have a task force to ensure its viability.

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  14. Melbourne remembers Anzacs at dawnRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    "YOU are loved and held in the highest esteem" - That was the message conveyed to record numbers to mark the 100th anniversary of the Anzacs. THE Budget razor gang is considering ending a perk that allows employees of not-for-profit organisations to avoid paying tax on food, alcohol, holidays, cruises, weddings and corporate boxes.

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  15. Anzac 100: Australians who lived with the shadow of Gallipoli return...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    Anzac Cove: Thousands of visitors are streaming into Anzac Cove to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the allied invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula in which so many young men lost their lives. Despite the heavy security screening across six separate checkpoints, people were in high spirits as they settled in for the long, cold night before the symbolic dawn service.

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  16. Fraternity expels members who spat at disabled military veterans on Florida beachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mashable

    A University of Florida fraternity has expelled three of its members who spat at a group of disabled military veterans on a beach resort. Zeta Beta Tau executive director Laurence Bolotin said in a statement published Friday that it made the expulsions after concluding its members behaved inappropriately.

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  17. Dogwood Vietnam Memorial Rededication 042415Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The rebuilt Dogwood Vietnam Memorial was dedicated Friday. It was the first monument of its kind in the U.S. It honors the 24 men from Charlottesville and Albemarle who were killed in the Vietnam War.

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  18. F-22 test squadron recognizes decorated squadron member, Vietnam heroRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    William Freckleton, 412th Range Squadron lead F-22 range control officer, poses before his F-16D incentive flight April 21. Freckleton is the only decorated Vietnam veteran at the 411th Flight Test Squadron with 117 combat missions, one MiG-17 kill, 1,100 flight hours in the F-4 and 1,300 hours in the F-14, and 357 aircraft carrier landings who is retiring this year after more than 40 years of combined military and government civilian service. Base leaders will always attest to the fact that people are what make Edwards a unique place to work.

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  19. Boeing names Space Launch System VPRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    Boeing has named John Shannon to be vice president and program manager for the Space Launch System, which will provide NASA with heavy-lift capability to send people and cargo into deep space. Boeing is designing, developing, testing and manufacturing the core stages and avionics for SLS.

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  20. Rain doesn't stop crowds at Mel Anzac dawnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    CROWDS started to gather at Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance hours before the dawn service to commemorate the Anzac Day centenary. TENS of thousands of people have braved a chilly start and light showers for the service which is about to get under way.

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