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‘Skeleton Crew’ gruesome but fascinating

‘Skeleton Crew’ gruesome but fascinating

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You can’t find your keys. Again.

Think before you feed your plants

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Just as there is a time and a purpose for humans to eat and drink, the same is true for plants.

Summer fix: Feeling just peachy

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It’s not summer without the sweet taste of fresh peaches.

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Editorials / Letters to the Editor

Reader who showed ID at store asks why requiring ID to vote is racist

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Questions remain in aftermath of water line accident

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Two weeks after a construction accident caused a water shortage that crippled Fort Hood and impacted surrounding communities, questions remain…

Quilting group thanks everyone who donated to hospital quilts project

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Briefs

KPD: Man stabbed, taken to Fort Hood hospital

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A man was taken to a Fort Hood hospital after being stabbed Monday in Killeen.

Fort Hood officials: Another bat tests positive for rabies

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FORT HOOD — A second rabid bat was found at Fort Hood, officials said Monday.

Special dance Tuesday at Lions Club senior center

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A special ’60s and ’70s dance featuring DJ Paul Racicot is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lions Club Park Senior Center.

407th AFSB changes command in ceremony

407th AFSB changes command in ceremony

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FORT HOOD – The 407th Army Field Support Brigade welcomed a new commander during a ceremony on Hildner Field on July 24.

3rd Cav takes over back seat

3rd Cav takes over back seat

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PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — The Operational Coordination Center-Regional team from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment took over for their counterpar…

Brave Rifles: Here to help

Brave Rifles: Here to help

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PAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — The week has been full of ceremonies where the smaller squadrons have relieved a brigade from  10th Mountain Division.

Air Cav trains to fight local, national wildfires

Air Cav trains to fight local, national wildfires

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The National Fire Outlook for 2014 is expected to be higher than normal across most of the southwestern states, Southern California and Alaska…

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

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When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters…

Begich: Action needed on veterans bill

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U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says price shouldn't be the issue in passing legislation to address veterans' health care.

Childhood traumas more common in military members

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Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the resu…

Illinois, Poland mark military cooperation

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Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard's 108th Sustainment Brigade and Polish diplomats have marked the 21-year anniversary of military coo…

Navy secretary visits new ship at Hawaii exercises

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is visiting one of the Navy's newest ships during the Rim of the Pacific naval exercises off Hawaii.

Pampa military museum gets part of old nuke bomb

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A military museum in the Texas Panhandle has acquired part of an inactive nuclear bomb on hand during the Cold War.

Round Rock Express recognizes Soldiers with Military Appreciation Night

Round Rock Express recognizes Soldiers with Military Appreciation Night

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More than 350 soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment enjoyed a night of free baseball courtesy of the Round Rock Express during its Military A…

Islamic militants seize part of Syrian army base

Islamic militants seize part of Syrian army base

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Fighters from the extremist Islamic State group on Thursday overran part of an army base in northern Syria, which has been under the militants…

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

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DONETSK, Ukraine — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-f…

Aviation battalion gets new commander

Aviation battalion gets new commander

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Command of the 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation, 166th Aviation Brigade, First Army Division West, changed hands July 11 during a ceremony on Cam…

Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

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A jury in St. Paul has reconvened for a third day to deliberate whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history defame…

2 Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan

2 Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan

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Gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire and killed two Finnish women aid workers in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials …

Army: Patient IDs wrongly trashed at Ala base

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The military says as many as 2,300 patients are affected by a breach of personal information at the Lyster Army Health Clinic at Fort Rucker.

Christmas in July: Fundraiser kicks off season for Santa’s Workshop

Christmas in July: Fundraiser kicks off season for Santa’s Workshop

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KILLEEN — Between growing up with a father in the Army and marrying a man now stationed at Fort Hood — in addition to a 10-year stint as a sol…

What's Happening at Fort Hood

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Ongoing

Proud of many accomplishments with 89th MPs

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This past weekend, we had a very nice family over for dinner. I had never met them and my husband had only briefly met the man, but by the end…

Living

Living Smart: Get organized before school resumes

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People often think of January or spring as high seasons for home organization. But for those of us with school-age kids, late summer is prime …

Only Christ can lead us to create a peaceful world

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DEAR DR. GRAHAM: I’ve always been an optimistic person, believing we can solve our differences and create a better, more peaceful world. But f…

Helping others deal with loss

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As I deal with the untimely death of a young man whose parents and grandparents are my friends, I realize how inferior and weak my ministry is…

Top Images

Nolanville rollover

Nolanville rollover

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Emergency crews clean up an accident site after a rollover on U.S. Highway 190 near Nolanville on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Nolanville rollover

Nolanville rollover

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Emergency crews prepare to tow a vehicle after a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 190 near Nolanville on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Nolanville rollover

Nolanville rollover

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Emergency crews prepare to tow a vehicle after a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 190 near Nolanville on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Nolanville rollover

Nolanville rollover

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Emergency crews prepare to tow a vehicle after a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 190 near Nolanville on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Nolanville rollover

Nolanville rollover

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Emergency crews prepare to tow a vehicle after a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 190 near Nolanville on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Make A Wish Reveal

Make A Wish Reveal

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Candace Laguna kisses her son, Antonio Laguna while being honored by the Make A Wish Foundation, Monday, July 28, 2014 at their home in rural Kempner.

Make A Wish Reveal

Make A Wish Reveal

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Jill Skinner of the Make a Wish Foundation gives a hug to Antonio Laguna while honoring Laguna with his wish Monday, July 28, 2014 at his home in rural Kempner.

Make A Wish Reveal

Make A Wish Reveal

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Jessica Robertson, left watches as Antonio Laguna takes a bite out of a granny smith apple as friends Tyler Fletcher, 12, middle left and Lane Akinson, 7, look on while being honored by the Make A Wish Foundation, Monday, July 28, 2014 at their home in rural Kempner.

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