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Posted: May 14, 2005 11:52 am EST

Uphill battle faces Niagara base supporters (~15 col. in.)
by Jill Terreri / Niagara (N.Y.) Gazette
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    By Jill Terreri CNHI News Service NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - To save the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, local leaders are going to have to prove it has value the military can’t live without. Going forward in the Base Realignment and Closure process, . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 14, 2005 7:51 am EST

Niagara base slated for closure (~22 col. in.)
by Jill Terreri /Niagara Gazette
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    By Jill Terreri CNHI News Service NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Niagara Falls received the news Friday it had been dreading for years. In a sweeping list of 150 bases across 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, the Pentagon recommended . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 14, 2005 7:16 pm EST

Communities eye BRAC recommendations (~57 col. in.)
by CNHI News Service
    Additional Information: “It’s Friday the 13th in other places, but it’s still morning in Oklahoma.” - U.S. Rep. Ernest Istook, R-Okla.

    "Why would you put all your C-130s in tornado alley?" - U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y.

    Compiled by Luke Engan CNHI News Service MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - Car dealer Gary Lewis sat in his office behind the words “We support our troops.” The giant letters scrawled in window paint aimed across I-40 at Tinker Air Force Base. From the David Sta . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 8:59 pm EST

Moody AFB skirts BRAC closure (~23 col. in.)
by Grace Agostin, Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times
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    By Grace Agostin CNHI News Service VALDOSTA, Ga. - Moody Air Force Base will remain a major military installation for south Georgia and the Department of Defense. The base avoided closure Friday when Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld released the . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 5:50 pm EST

BRAC spares 910th: west PA and east OH to see gain (~22 col. in.)
by Michael Roknick, Sharon (Pa.) Herald
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    910th is spared on “BRAC" Friday
    Air base to see small net gain of workers

    By Michael Roknick CNHI News Service YOUNGSTOWN, Pa. - Friday the 13th proved to be a lucky day for the 910th Airlift Wing. A Pentagon panel recommended the base remain open. Even better, the Youngstown Air Reserve Station could see a slight incre . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 5:22 pm EST

Community looks to military base's future (~17 col. in.)
by Jeff Mullin/Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle
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    By Jeff Mullin CNHI News Service ENID, Okla. - BRAC Friday didn't turn out to be Black Friday for Enid, when Vance Air Force Base was not part of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's list of recommendations of military bases to be closed. "The good ne . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 14, 2005 3:49 pm EST

Brickyard golf: Teeing off at the track (~11 col. in.)
by Lynn Hamilton, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Jim Kinsherf of Massachusetts prepares to tee off at hole 7 in the infield at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
    CNHI News Service photo by Lynn Hamilton/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.

    By Lynn Hamilton CNHI News Service INDIANAPOLIS — It may seem like golf and auto racing couldn’t have less in common, but the two sports fit together nicely at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course. Four holes in the middle of the course are situated . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 5:20 pm EST

BRAC Chart (~8 col. in.)
by Luke Engan/CNHI News Service
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    ** UPDATE - Rumsfeld's BRAC recommendations - Secretary Donald Rumsfeld released his recommendations Friday for BRAC commissioners to evaluate in the coming months. - Of the 318 major military installations in the United States' force, some 33 appear on . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 5:19 pm EST

Tinker AFB spared (~9 col. in.)
by Joshua Pace and Victoria Middleton/Midwest City (Okla.) Sun
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    By Joshua Pace and Victoria Middleton CNHI News Service MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - Friday the 13th started out with thunderstorms, but by mid-morning the sun was shining on Oklahoma. That's how U.S. Rep. Ernest Istook said he will remember the day Tinker . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 4:29 pm EST

DNA evidence singles out trooper shooting defendant (~26 col. in.)
by Gaylord Shaw/The Duncan (Okla.) Banner
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    By Gaylord Shaw CNHI News Service LAWTON, Okla. - The dry, technical words of the report District Judge Mark Smith was reading to the 12 jurors seemed in stark contrast to the dramatic and emotional testimony and evidence presented during the first th . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 4:19 pm EST

Diesel may still be the best deal (~20 col. in.)
by Eddie Glenn/Tahlequah (Okla.) Daily Press
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    Visit www.dieselforum.org for more information about new diesel technology.

    Bush proposes tax incentives for diesel buyers By Eddie Glenn CNHI News Service TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Environmentalists and President George W. Bush usually don't have a lot in common, but they do agree on at least one thing: Rudolf Diesel was a prett . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 2:38 pm EST

Star Wars Illustration (~0 col. in.)
by David Marra, Greater Niagara Newspapers
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    Additional Information: If you need a higher resolution version for a poster, etc., please e-mail me at marrad@gnnewspaper.com or call me at (716) 693-1000 Ext. 118.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 2:06 pm EST

Column: NBA MVP should be about play, not skin color (~14 col. in.)
by Mike Beas, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Ind.
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    By Mike Beas CNHI News Service ANDERSON, Ind. -- Shaquille O’Neal could experience more lifetimes than Paula Abdul’s career and not be mistaken for Steve Nash, the latter 10 inches, 130 pounds and at least a dozen haircuts shy of Shaq’s eclipsing 7- . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 3:58 pm EST

It’s a family thing - Two generations of the US Army celebrate promotion (~5 col. in.)
by Brian Livingston/Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call
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    (special attn: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland)
    Cutline: US Army Reserve soldier Kenneth Roberts of the 1398th SDB located in Baltimore, Maryland, received the rank of Chief Warrant Officer from his mom, Army Lt. Col. Glandnair Carter Monday afternoon just prior to Roberts and the rest of the his unit being deployed to Kuwait.

    CNHI News Service photo by Brian Livingston/ Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call

    Glandnair Carter was a proud mother Monday at Fort Dix, New Jersey. Her son, Kenneth Roberts, was being promoted to Chief Warrant Officer as a member of the 1398th Supply Deployment Battalion of the Baltimore, Maryland US Army Reserve. But what made the e . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:26 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (Picture 5 of 6) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Scott Dixon, driver of the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Team car, does some last minute repairs to the face shield of his helmet.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:26 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (PIcture 4 of 6) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Larry Foyt, driver of the No. 48 A.J. Foyt Racing Team car, signs autographs for fans.
    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:26 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (Picture 3 of 6) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Danika Patrick, driver of the No. 16 Rahal Letterman Racing Argent Pioneer, has posted top speeds at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Thursday she was the first woman in 30 years to have the top speed of the day. She has been listed as the No. 1 fastest driver twice on the Fastest Five list at IMS.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 12:19 pm EST

Should you marry him? (~0 col. in.)
by Pamela Gumaer, Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle
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    Should you get married or run?
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Posted: May 13, 2005 3:32 pm EST

McAlester Army Ammunition Plant off list (~17 col. in.)
by James Beaty/McAlester (Okla.) News-Capital
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    By James Beaty CNHI News Service McALESTER, Okla. - It’s official. The McAlester Army Ammunition Plant is not on the list of bases targeted for closure by the Pentagon. U.S. Rep. Dan Boren, D-Okla., made the announcement at a morning press conferenc . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 11:00 am EST

Flight 93 memorial closer to design decision (~11 col. in.)
by Colleen Freyvogel, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
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    By Colleen Freyvogel CNHI News Service SHANKSVILLE, Pa. – Residents viewed the remaining five Flight 93 memorial designs last night and were able to envision how the project will impact their neighborhood. Jeff Reinbold, project manager for the Natio . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 4:08 pm EST

Mississippi native serving his country in Maryland unit (~16 col. in.)
by Brian Livingston/Laurel (Miss.) Leader-Call
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    Additional Information: Maj. Jerome Barrett, a member of the 1398th SDB, scans over paperwork pertaining to the troops in his unit while flying to Kuwait.

    CNHI News Service photo by Brian Livingston/The Leader-Call, Laurel, Miss.

    By Brian Livingston CNHI News Service Mississippi seemed far away to Maj. Jerome Barrett. Soaked in sweat and wearing desert fatigues, Barrett was busy getting equipment prepared for movement. He is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve of the Baltimore, . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 10:42 am EST

Play at the plate (~1 col. in.)
by Matt Strasen, Stillwater (Okla.) NewsPress
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    Edmond Sante Fe's Justin Andarakes waits to put the tag on Stillwater's Taylor Field in the fourth inning of the Wolves 6-4 comeback win Thursday in Bixby, eliminating Stillwater from the Oklahoma state tournament. CNHI News Service photo by Matt Stras . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 12, 2005 12:04 pm EST

Essayist wins national award (~7 col. in.)
by Eric Coop, The Oskaloosa, Iowa, Herald
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    Additional Information: Kelsie Whitten-Smith, of West Liberty, Iowa receives a national award from the Daughters of the American Revolution, Oskaloosa Chapter, regent Judy Swanson.
    CNHI News Service photo by Eric Coop/The Oskaloosa, Iowa, Herald.

    By Eric Coop CNHI News Service OSKALOOSA, Iowa — Following a motto of “God, Country, Home,” the Oskaloosa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution continues to work to educate and impress upon people the importance of patriotism and educati . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 12, 2005 10:30 am EST

Colts' Manning encourges healthy lifestyle (~20 col. in.)
by Pedro Velazco, The Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
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    By Pedro Velazco CNHI News Service KOKOMO, Ind. — Peyton Manning played to a small crowd Wednesday. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback, accustomed to playing in sold out stadiums, was the featured attraction at the St. Joseph Hospital Active Kid’s Da . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 12, 2005 9:42 am EST

Editorial: Inhalants are a growing problem (~7 col. in.)
by The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat
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    An editorial: A whiff of danger/Abuse of inhaled substances rising Opinion: The Johnstown (Pa.) Tribune-Democrat What are your youngsters sniffing? According to a publication of Twin Lakes Center in Somerset, a Somerset County youth survey revealed . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 12, 2005 10:51 am EST

Column: Patrick could be a spark at Indy (~11 col. in.)
by Ken de la Bastide, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Drivers are out practicing and tuning up their cars this week in anticipation of the Indianapolis 500. One driver who has those at the track talking is Danica Patrick, the only female competing with a major auto racing group. She has been iumpressive in early testing.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.

    By Ken de la Bastide CNHI News Service Tony George and the rest of the officials with the Indy Racing League should be on bended knee every night over the performance to date of Danica Patrick. Patrick, the only female driver competing with a maj . . . Click here to view full story

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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:25 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (Picture 2 of 6) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Arie Luyendyk, winner of the 1992 and ‘94 Indianapolis 500 races, talks to rookie Ryan Briscoe. Briscoe is the driver for the No. 33 Target Chip Ganassi Racing team.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:25 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (Picture 6 of 6) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Crew members for Dan Wheldon, driver for the No. 26 Andretti Green Racing team, work on the Klein Tools/Jim Beam car during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate/The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 13, 2005 1:24 pm EST

Indianapolis 500: (Six photos) (~0 col. in.)
by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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    Additional Information: Dan Wheldon, driver for the No. 26 Andretti Green Racing team, readies the Klein Tools/Jim Beam car during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    CNHI News Service photo by Cynthia Fugate, The Hendricks Co. Flyer, Avon, Ind.
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Posted: May 11, 2005 4:14 pm EST

Fighting for his life (~25 col. in.)
by Avon Waters, The Herald Bulletin, Anderson IN
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    Additional Information: Photo makes a nice cut-out: Michael Patterson runs on a treadmill in his home. He works out for about 30 to 40 minutes a day. This is one of four stories as Patterson tries to change his lifestyle and eliminate his insulin medicine.

    Pullout: Beginning stats Cholesterol: HDL24; LDL 37: Total 90: Cholestrerol will be checked again in four weeks. At age 37 he was 254 pounds. Blood sugar at the beginning of the course: 140-150; now 98 Weight: 219 at the beginning, now 212 Editor’s . . . Click here to view full story

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