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Russian Fighter Jets Head For Syria, Which Asks For More

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Russia will send 10 MiG-29 fighter jets, Russian state media reports NEW: A Syrian delegation in Moscow is pressing for more fighter jets NEW: 189 are reported dead nationwide, an opposition group says

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Why Did An American Mom Go To Syria?

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Family says Nicole Mansfield is the dead woman in images from Syria; U.S. hasn't confirmed it this weekend. Daughter: Mom Nicole converted to Islam years ago, then wanted to go to Syria.

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Fort Riley Civilian Workers Receive Furlough Notices

Updated: 05/31/2013 - Furloughs will affect approximately 2,400 civilian workers across a broad spectrum of services at Fort Riley when the administrative furloughs begin in July. Fort Riley civilian employees began receiving notices of decision to furlough Thursday.

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Two U.S. Embassy Officials Shot In Venezuelan Club

Posted: 05/28/2013 - State Department reports the embassy staffers shot in Venezuela are military officials, shot at the Antonella 2012 club. The officials' injuries are not life-threatening.

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Marine Suspected In West Texas Shooting Rampage

Posted: 05/27/2013 - man suspected in a West Texas shooting rampage that left one woman dead and five others wounded was a Marine who was wanted for questioning in a slaying in North Carolina.

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Fort Riley Pays Tribute To Past & Present Service Members

Posted: 05/27/2013 - At the home of the Army's oldest division, Fort Riley leaders and community members took time on Memorial Day to honor previous generations of soldiers and those that continue to risk it all to fight for our freedoms.

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Obama: Their Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten

Posted: 05/27/2013 - On this sunny and mild Memorial Day, President Obama told a crowd gathered at Arlington National Cemetery, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., that as most Americans "are not directly touched by war," they may not "fully see or grasp sacrifice."

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Vets Welcomed Home From Honor Flight In Wamego

Posted: 05/22/2013 - It was a heartfelt "Welcome Home!" in Wamego Wednesday night as a group of local veterans returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. that is designed to honor our nation's heroes.

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Short Range Missiles Launched By North Korea

Updated: 05/18/2013 - North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the sea off the Korean Peninsula's east coast Saturday, South Korea's semi-official news agency Yonhap cited the South Korean Defense Ministry as saying.

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Fort Riley To Furlough 2,400 Civilian Workers

Updated: 05/17/2013 - Some 2,400 civilian employees at Fort Riley will be docked 11 days of pay due to federal furloughs that are going to be implemented on the installation.

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Kansan Killed In Afghanistan

Updated: 05/17/2013 - Sgt. 1st Class Trenton L. Rhea, from the northwest Kansas town of Oakley, dies Tuesday in Afghanistan.

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Army Downsizing & Budget Cuts Discussed In Manhattan

Updated: 05/15/2013 - Members of the Manhattan business community were given an update Wednesday on some big changes coming to the Army and Fort Riley in the midst of budget reductions and downsizing. Officials revealed how the changes will impact the area.

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Senator Moran Accepting Service Academy Applications

Posted: 05/15/2013 - Selections are based on SAT or ACT test scores, class rank, grade point average, school records, extracurricular activities, leadership potential, motivation, recommendations and interview evaluations.

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Federal Furloughs To Hit Kansas National Guard

Updated: 05/15/2013 - Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, who heads the Kansas National Guard, says approximately 1100 Kansas National Guard employees will feel the pinch of federal budget cuts.

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