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Army confirms the names of three 101st Soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Baldridge, right, Sgt. Bays, middle, and Sgt. Houck’s, left, of infantryman in Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY deaths in Afghanistan were announced on June 10, 2017.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., June 12, 2017 – The Department of Defense announced the death of three 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers who died Saturday, June 10, 2017, from wounds sustained in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The three Soldiers have been identified as Cpl. Dillon C. ...

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3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, deaths under investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge loved being a soldier since joining right after high school graduation and re-enlisted before shipping out late last year to Afghanistan, where he was killed with two fellow soldiers over the weekend, his aunt said Monday. “He just loved adventure, and he ...

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Law could allow guns at Nashville bus hub used by schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police and security guards keep watch as thousands of children zigzag through Nashville’s downtown bus hub each morning and afternoon, catching buses between home and school. Barring some court challenge this month, the authorities likely won’t be alone in carrying lethal firepower through the Music City ...

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Communications Director Smith to leave Haslam administration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Communications Director David Smith is leaving Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration to start his own consulting business. Smith joined the governor’s Cabinet in 2015 after previously serving as press secretary for Haslam’s first term. He was also Haslam’s spokesman during the gubernatorial campaign of 2010.Haslam in ...

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Penguins crush Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw. It ended with haymaker after haymaker — both literal and proverbial — from Sidney Crosby and the rest of the resilient Pittsburgh Penguins.The defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they’re on the cusp of history with a 6-0 ...

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Fired FBI Director Comey to testify against Trump today

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of conversations with President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White House and a law enforcement agency that prides itself on ...

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