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Mount Carmel Elementary awarded $1,000 from America’s Milk Processors

Mount Carmel Elementary awarded $1,000 from America’s Milk Processors

May 25th, 2013 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — After tallying more than 80,000 votes for more than 11,400 schools across the country, Mount Carmel Elementary School was named among the winners of a “Breakfast Blitz” program grant.

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Obama refocuses terror threat to pre-Sept. 11 level

Obama refocuses terror threat to pre-Sept. 11 level

May 25th, 2013 5:42 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON — Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror.

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Measuring the loss of World War II generation in seven days

Measuring the loss of World War II generation in seven days

May 25th, 2013 5:21 pm by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer

The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines.

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Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

May 25th, 2013 1:14 pm by Associated Press

An auctioneer says one of Apple's first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record $668,000.

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Economy rebound takes away GOP talking point; IRS issues may take its place

Economy rebound takes away GOP talking point; IRS issues may take its place

May 25th, 2013 12:26 pm by The Associated Press

Amid a series of recent positive economic reports, the GOP is revving up its portrayal of the Obama administration as scandal-ridden and inept, while largely abandoning the party's where-is-the-recovery criticism.

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Eastman accepting donations for soldiers overseas premium content

May 25th, 2013 8:15 am by Hank Hayes

Terry Horn says it’s “still pretty rare” when the American soldier serving overseas gets support from a private group.

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Principal recounts tornado hitting Oklahoma school

Principal recounts tornado hitting Oklahoma school

May 25th, 2013 8:00 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday.

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Trucker bumps I-5 bridge, sees horror behind him

Trucker bumps I-5 bridge, sees horror behind him

May 25th, 2013 6:30 am by MANUEL VALDES and MIKE BAKER, Associated Press

The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behin

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Inspections seek cause of Seattle bridge failure

May 25th, 2013 3:29 am by The Associated Press

First, the National Transportation and Safety Board must finish its inspection. Then debris will be removed from the river. Next, a temporary solution will be put in place to return traffic to Washington state's most important north-south roadway.

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Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos

Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos

May 24th, 2013 11:48 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD and WALTER BERRY,Associated Press

A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.

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