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  1. OP-ED: How About Another Christmas Truce?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Huntington News

    On the evening of December 24th a century ago, peace broke out in the most unlikely of places. In the blasted, putrid trenches of Belgium and France, soldiers fighting on the Western Front put aside their arms in what became known as the Christmas Truce.

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  2. Graciano Gomez Elementary School is dedicated with namesake in attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    Graciano Gomez sat in the front row in the multipurpose room of the elementary school named after him and was moved to tears. On Wednesday, the day before his 90th birthday, Gomez attended the dedication of the school, along with academic and community leaders.

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  3. St. Paul swears in first Karen police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Officer Alix Chance, right, congratulated Ler Htoo after the graduation ceremony. Chance said Htoo was enthusiastic, caring, always willing to help.

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  4. Vets Court: Montco slayer didn't appear violentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Philly.com

    That question is still haunting those who had any kind of contact with Bradley William Stone, the ex-Marine who on Monday massacred his ex-wife and five of her relatives in Montgomery County, and then apparently committed suicide. Yesterday, the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court - where Stone was admitted last year after he was caught driving under the influence of intoxicants for a second time - said in a statement that Stone "did not have a record of violence and he showed no violent tendencies while in the program."

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  5. Pictures of suspect released after robbery of WWII veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Ottawa police are investigating after 101-year-old Ernest Cote, a veteran of the Second World War, was tied up and robbed inside his apartment building in New Edinburgh on Thursday morning. Ernest Cote has spoken to Radio-Canada and CBC News several times over the years about his experiences in the Second World War.

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  6. Editorial: Bill seeks to curb veterans' suicidesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gaston Gazette

    The public this year has gotten a long, hard look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' health care system. We learned, for example, that at least 35 military veterans died awaiting appointments at the VA hospital in Phoenix.

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  7. Outreach program gets cessation help to smokers of low socioeconomic statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Science Daily

    A strategy that relied on electronic health records to identify smokers and interactive voice-response telephone calls to reach them may help promote tobacco cessation efforts among smokers of low-socioeconomic status, according to a report. A strategy that relied on electronic health records to identify smokers and interactive voice-response telephone calls to reach them may help promote tobacco cessation efforts among smokers of low-socioeconomic status , according to a report published online by JAMA Internal Medicine .

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  8. 2014: The year in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    14 on Iceland.spewing lava and smoke in southeast Iceland. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://usat.ly/1AC04Xa Umu Fambulle stands over her unconscious husband, Ibrahim, after he staggered and fell, in an Ebola virus ward on Aug. 15 in Monrovia, Liberia.

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  9. Dennis McCarthy: A Jewish Christmas tradition that helps hospitalized veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    The old vaudeville song- and-dance man decided in 1946 to break with Jewish tradition and skip the movie and Chinese dinner on Christmas Day. There was something more important that needed his attention.

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  10. Ottawa police say 101-year-old man neighbours ID as WW2 vet was tied up, robbedRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | CFRA

    Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino is expressing outrage that a Second World War veteran was robbed in his home on Thursday. Fantino issued a statement saying he is deeply angry that someone would do such a thing to Ernest Cote, who he said was a D-Day veteran who landed on Juno Beach on June 6,1944.

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  11. Cerritos College launches new program to train vets, others for solar, electric vehicle workRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    NORWALK >> Cerritos College is partnering with a Huntington Beach company to train military veterans and other qualified applicants to become electricians working in the solar power and electric vehicle fields.

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  12. Editorial cartoon by Clayton BowenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    The first time I walked into Jerry Patterson's office he started the conversation with, "I'm the gun guy around here, I guess." I said that would make him one of the most powerful men in Texas, and he laughed.

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  13. Investigated procurement chief spoke highly of past performance, but VA red flags ignoredRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Iris Cooper, a top government procurement officer, said she was a big fan of scouring would-be contractors' past performance to see if they could do the job. But that's not what happened at the Department of Veterans Affairs while she ran its office of acquisition operations, where investigators say she steered about $15 million to a company with no track record that employed two of her friends.

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  14. Friday, December 26Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Henry Lee as "first in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen." 1941 - As Japanese forces approach, the United States declares Manila, Philippines, an open city; Winston Churchill becomes the first British prime minister to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress.

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  15. Ottawa man neighbours say is a WW2 veteran was tied up, robbed: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino answers a question during question period in the House of Commons, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 in Ottawa. Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino answers a question during question period in the House of Commons, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 in Ottawa.

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  16. U.S. Secret Service too insular, needs outside leader, more agents: reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    The U.S. Secret Service needs an outsider to overhaul the insular agency, beef up staffing and improve training - after building a higher fence around the White House, an independent review concluded on Thursday. An executive summary of the highly classified review revealed deep problems at the top of the Secret Service, which is charged with guarding the U.S. president and other senior government officials.

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  17. Musiqa to Present MYTHS & LEGENDS at Hobby Center, 1/10Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    As part of its major concert series downtown, Musiqa presents Myths & Legends, an exciting, premiere-filled concert at Zilkha Hall on January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM. The concert features the world premiere of a new chamber opera by Musiqa 's Artistic Director Anthony Brandt, with a libretto by Neena Beber .

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  18. Logan Lerman, David Ayer On The 'Fury' Of Battle - VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Deadline

    Battle leaves "a fingerprinton the soul," says writer/director David Ayer , a military veteran from a family of military veterans, talking in this video above about what he was trying to capture in Fury , his movie about a Sherman tank crew marooned behind enemy lines during WWII. Stars Logan Lerman and Jon Bernthal join Ayer in talking about making the film, including the boot-camp experience the actors were put through to prepare them for the kind of mindset needed to begin to portray real soldiers under stress.

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  19. WWII veteran, 101, tied up and robbed in Ottawa home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CTV

    A 101-year-old Second World War veteran was tied up and robed in his Ottawa condo Thursday after a man posing as a city employee managed to get into the building, police say. Retired colonel Ernest Cote, a D-Day veteran who served as Canada's ambassador to Finland in the 1970s , managed to free himself and call police after the suspect fled.

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  20. Report Recommends Major Changes to Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC Washington

    A new report calls for physical changes to the White House and new leadership for the force that protects it after the September fence jumping in which an Iraq war veteran with a knife got far into the mansion before being tackled. It also suggested the agency beef up its force with 200 hundred more agents and several dozen more on the detail that protects the president.

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