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US Health Official Comments on Evolving Ebola Procedures

US Health Official Comments on Evolving Ebola Procedures

By Michael Bowman - WASHINGTON—A top U.S. health official says it is unrealistic to expect every hospital in America to be able to care for an Ebola patient, but that health care facilities must be vigilant for possible cases and be ready to isolate anyone infected with the virus for transport to specialized treatment centers. Dr. […]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Peyton Manning Sets NFL Career Touchdown Passing Record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws his 509th career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Denver, Oct. 19, 2014.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning set a new U.S. National Football League record for career touchdown passes in the Broncos' 42-17 rout of the visiting San Francisco 49ers Sunday night. Manning's short touchdown pass to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas late in the second quarter gave him 509 career touchdown passes, breaking the record held by Brett […]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in US Court

An armed U.S. Marshal lifts the security barricade around the federal courthouse where Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khattala's hearing was held, in Washington, Oct. 20, 2014.

A Libyan militant has pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court to charges linked to the September 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi that killed four American citizens, including a U.S. ambassador. Ahmed Abu Khattala entered a not guilty plea on Monday at a short hearing in Washington, D.C. Khattala is charged with 18 counts […]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

Report: Expelled Nazis Collected Millions in US Social Security

FILE - Trays of printed Social Security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia.

Suspected Nazi war criminals collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced to leave the United States, according to the Associated Press. Among those receiving Social Security were armed SS guards of Nazi concentration camps where millions of Jews perished, a rocket scientist who used slave labor to advanced his research, […]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Today in our Nation and World | Read More »

On Target Review: Titan Quad Rail System from Chaos

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by Rob Kay For those who want to add third party rails or handguards to their AKs, there are two basic choices. You can take the polymer route or go aluminum alloy. “Plastic” has the advantage of being inexpensive and strong. You’re probably not going to save any weight with polymer, but for most people’s […]

October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

No consequences for key politician in Kauai dam breach tragedy

MaryAnn Kusaka

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - KILAUEA, KAUAI – Retired Auto Dealer Jimmy Pflueger was sentenced to 7 months in prison Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. He pleaded “no contest” to a Reckless Endangering charge filed against him by the state attorney in Nov. 2008 after his dam breached on March 14, 2006, killing 7 people. The state […]

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Hawaii worst for tax burdens, report says

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HONOLULU — Hawaii ranks worst in three major categories in the seventh annual "Rich States, Poor States" report, which tracks states’ economic policies based on 15 policy areas. Hawaii has no sales tax; residents pay a general excise tax for goods and services, including food, medical services and medical prescriptions, and the taxes are imposed at every level. Hawaii […]

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

Pflueger sentenced in Kauai dam breach tragedy that killed 7 people

James Pflueger

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - LIHUE, KAUAI –  More than eight years after the Ka Loko Dam breached on Kauai’s North Shore killing 7 people and an unborn child, James Pflueger, the man the state said was responsible for causing the breach, was sentenced to 7 months in prison. Deputy attorney general Vince Kanemoto told Kauai’s […]

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

World War II Era Fighter Plane Discovered at Midway Atoll

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HONOLULU – Maritime archaeologists working with NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the remains of a sunken World War II era P-40K Warhawk fighter aircraft while doing research in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument aboard NOAA Ship Hi‘ialakai in August. The wreckage was found in about 25 feet of water […]

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Pflueger sends inflammatory letter to victim of Kauai dam breach

James Pflueger

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN - KILAUEA, KAUAI – Just hours before Jimmy Pflueger is sentenced on a “Reckless Endangering” felony charge brought against him by the state after his Ka Loko Dam breached on March 14, 2006, killing 7 people, Hawaii Reporter has obtained an inflammatory letter Pflueger wrote last month to one of the victims. […]

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in Today in Hawaii | Read More »

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