• Chef’s Planet hosting messy recipe contest

    PETERSBURGH, N.Y. — Chef’s Planet is launching a Messy Recipe contest to search for the gooiest, most flavorful, mouth-watering, original recipes. All amateur and professional chefs and bakers are invited to submit their favorite original recipes that leave the kitchen and oven an utter mess …

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  • Region hit by Sandy struggles to resume daily life

    NEW YORK (AP) — People in the coastal corridor battered by superstorm Sandy took the first cautious steps today to reclaim routines upended by the disaster, even as rescuers combed neighborhoods strewn with debris and scarred by floods and fire. But while New York City …

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  • Sandy leaves death, damp, darkness in wake

    NEW YORK (AP) — As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city unusually vacant and dark. New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart …

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  • Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Air Force Lt. Col. Charles J. Wallace II graduated from the Naval War College, College of Naval Warfare in Newport, R.I. Qualified students earned a master of arts in National Security and Strategic Studies. The college is the oldest war college …

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  • McGovern, who lost ’72 presidential bid, dies

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored by Watergate, a scandal that fully unfurled too late to …

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  • Student gets white coat

    HARROGATE Tenn. — Russell Staggs of Batesville recently received his white coat during a White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., according to a news release. Staggs is a first-year osteopathic medical student at LMU-DCOM. The White Coat …

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  • Specter died fighting for moderation

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Arlen Specter, a pugnacious and prominent former moderate in the U.S. Senate who developed the single-bullet theory in President John F. Kennedy’s assassination and played starring roles in Supreme Court confirmation hearings, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at a time …

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  • Gary Collins, actor and TV host, dies at age 74

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Gary Collins, an actor, television show host and former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died Saturday, authorities said. He was 74. Collins, a resident of Biloxi, Mississippi, died of natural causes just before 1 a.m. Saturday after he …

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  • Jerry Lee Lewis bandmate, teen shot dead in Memphis

    MEMPHIS (AP) — B.B. Cunningham Jr., 70, a member of Jerry Lee Lewis’ band who scored a multi-million selling single, “Let It All Hang Out,” in 1967 with The Hombres, was shot to death along with a teenager about 2 a.m. Sunday in Memphis, police …

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  • Medicare Open Enrollment starts Monday

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Rick Crawford reminds senior citizens in his district that Medicare Open Enrollment will run from Oct. 15-Dec. 7. “Open Enrollment is an important time for seniors to make sure they have the Medicare plan that best suits their needs. Navigating any …

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  • Alex Karras, former NFL lineman, actor, dies at 77

    DETROIT (AP) — Alex Karras was a man of many roles. Fearsome NFL defensive lineman. Lovable TV dad. Hilarious big-screen cowboy. And in the end, a dementia victim who blamed the NFL for his illness along with thousands of former players in lawsuits accusing the …

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  • Gatewood elected president of World War II association

    RICHMOND, Va. — The 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Association, World War II, held its annual reunion in Richmond, Va., in September. The Honor Flight Network provided two buses and took the reunion attendees to Washington, D.C., on the first day of the reunion. Each …

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