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BRITT, Iowa – After nearly three years of hard work, a veteran’s memorial in Britt is finally complete, and just in time for Memorial Day.
What used to home to an old, rundown gas station, has now been transformed into the Ron E. Mulson Veteran Memorial Park. “It’s been a lot of fun watching the park change over the last three years,” says Britt resident Ryan Arndorfer. He tells us that while he didn’t personally enlist and serve, the park will be a sacred and enjoyable place to visit since his dad served in the National Guard when he was a child.
Arndorfer says he has already enjoyed seeing families use the space, and hopes that since of community will continue. “I see a lot of families out there and especially veterans with their grandchildren,’ he explains. “Seeing them talk about what they did, when they served, and why they served…
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand
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Professor Andrew Scull warns about consequences of the amount of drugs being consumed to treat mental illness
“I don’t think we’re winning, but I wouldn’t say we’re losing either,” Adam Schiff said.
The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.
The beat goes on. At this point we can only conclude that the U.S. government views the American people–especially African-Americans–as the enemy. How else can you explain no one in government demanding something be done about blacks being murdered with impunity by those in law enforcement. Obama should be leading the struggle for justice. Instead he is silent.
Supporters of the Senate’s “fast-track” trade bill that will be voted on sometime Friday are taking seriously the threat of one amendment they fear will derail the whole thing. The amendment offered by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., would strengthen enforcement against other nations considered to be manipulating their currency, which could tip trade deals in the offender’s favor.The currency measure has been fiercely opposed since it was first proposed in committee. Even on Friday, as a possible deal on amendments to the Trade Promotion Authority bill seemed imminent, the currency measure was being attacked on all fronts.
While the New York governor and his cancer-stricken partner, Sandra Lee, publicly tout cancer prevention, health advocates say he has repeatedly tried to cut funding for cancer screening.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton isn’t expected to hold any town hall events when she hits New Hampshire today, but Granite State voters have plenty of questions they’d like to put to the Democratic presidential front-runner anyway.
“I’d ask her what she’s done that we should be proud of her and want her as our president?” said Candy Nazzaro, one of a number of New Hampshire voters randomly approached by the Herald yesterday in Salem. “Because I don’t think she’s done anything but lie.
”Nazzaro rattled off a list of grievances, including the Benghazi and Clinton Foundation donation scandals, as well as the nation’s growing debt and dwindling Christian values in America. Clinton has come under fire for dodging press questions on the controversies.
Source: Boston Herald
This week’s oil spill in California has become a springboard for environmental groups to attack the oil industry, with calls ranging from a ban on fracking in the Golden State to a halt to drilling in the far-flung Arctic.
The unprecedented public debate about trade deal contrasts with the one-sided fight over NAFTA
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On “Hardball,” Michael Morell concedes the Bush administration misled the nation into the Iraq War.
The National Security Agency, working with international surveillance bodies, developed plans to infiltrate popular online app stores so it could covertly install malware on scores of smartphones.
“It represents a sea change from a few years ago.”
At least someone in Congress is standing up for our Constitution.
The group, Priorities USA Action, supported Obama’s 2012 reelection and it’s now aiding Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid
Six police officers have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday.