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Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

Native American cultures come to Wise County schools

November 11th, 2013 9:37 am by Stephen Igo

Haunting melodies of a cane flute and the beat of a deer-hide drum echoed through the hallways of L.F. Addington Middle School on Friday, echoes spanning centuries deep into the history of North America.

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Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

Relief effort begins after Philippine typhoon

November 11th, 2013 9:33 am by Staff Report

The U.S. and other governments and agencies are mounting a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.

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Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

November 10th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

It was 3 a.m. in a stark desert and Operation Desert Storm was officially under way. When the order came to march, Lora Barker-Bowers was inside her tent. She took her magazine clips and emptied out all of the ammunition.

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UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

November 10th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — George Dean spent seven months and 13 days on the front lines without a break, fighting the Nazis in the months between D-Day and V-E Day.

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Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

November 10th, 2013 7:01 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings — some of the thousands believed killed in one Philippine city alone by ferocious Typhoon Haiyan.

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World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

November 10th, 2013 6:26 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio — Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II — about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. “Some things you just don’t talk about,” he said.

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Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

November 10th, 2013 5:59 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

November 10th, 2013 5:50 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Within hours of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

November 10th, 2013 3:07 pm by Associated Press

About 50 ministers gave their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding.

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Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

November 10th, 2013 2:43 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Celebratory gunshots fired at a girl's 18th birthday party triggered more gunfire that left two people dead, two critically injured and nearly two dozen injured in a shooting at a suburban Houston home, authorities said Sunday.

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