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Day: September 6, 2012

F/A-18 workers exposed to toxic materials

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times – SAN DIEGO — Workers at the Navy’s top maintenance facility for F/A-18 warplanes have been exposed to “extremely toxic materials” such as lead, cadmium and

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Death notice: Orval V. Thayer, 92

Orval V. Thayer, 92, of Rockwell, IA, died September 5, 2012 at Rockwell Community Nursing Center in Rockwell. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, September 10, 2012

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Second terms often problematic for presidents

By Franco Ordonez, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — Barack Obama might want to think twice before accepting his party’s nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Should he win re-election, the

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