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Associated PressA suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials said. U.S. soldiers rushed to the scene to help, including...
Sequestration is beginning to inflict real pain on America; so say government spokesmen and special interest groups inside the Beltway. In case you’ve forgotten, sequestration is the part of the 2011 Budget Control Act that limits this year’s...
firstname.lastname@example.orgU.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has introduced legislation he said would stop the wasteful mismanagement of funds while securing work for Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg. Shuster, R-Pa., opposes continued development funding of the Medium Extended Air...
email@example.comAutomatic federal budget cuts set to take effect Friday would mean thousands of temporary layoffs for National Guard and civilian defense workers in West Virginia, including those at the 167th Airlift Wing near Martinsburg, along with reduced funding...
Unions are not to blame for economic problems To the editor: Some blame unions for what’s wrong with America’s economy. The facts don’t support this. American workers are the backbone of our economy, and they work best when they have...
Associated PressDespite Republican misgivings, President Barack Obama announced Monday he will nominate former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, calling him “the leader our troops deserve.” He also chose White House counterterrorism...
A defense contractor whose subsidiary was accused in a lawsuit of conspiring to torture detainees at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has paid $5.28 million to 71 former inmates held there and at other U.S.-run detention sites between 2003 and 2007....
Waynesboro VFW Post 695 recently made a donation of $700 in support of Renfrew Institute’s biannual newsletter, Streamside. Richard Hovis, commander of VFW Post 695, and VFW member Dennis Carbaugh presented the check to Renfrew Institute’s...
Associated PressPalestinian militants barraged Israel with more than 200 rockets on Thursday, killing three people as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of airstrikes on militant targets across the Gaza Strip. Three rockets targeted the densely populated Tel Aviv area,...
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama says he’s withholding judgment on the timing of the revelations that his CIA director was under investigation for a possible national security violation. The House Intelligence Committee was holding hearings on that very...
For the first time since the height of the Cold War more than half a century ago, Cuba is giving its people the freedom to leave the country without government permission, scrapping the detested exit visa that kept many from traveling outside the...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgEditor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek. The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
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