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Velva's Goldade recalls military maneuvers in Alaska

Aug. 19, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

VELVA, N.D. (AP) — The Cold War was heating up in the mid-1950s when Joe Goldade enlisted in the U.S. Army and took on an assignment that isn't much talked about more than 60 years later. Goldade, 83, of Velva, participated with the 4th Infantry in the Moosehorn Maneuver in 1955-56 in the Big Delta of...

Michigan city reviews options to combat flooded streets

Aug. 17, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — One Michigan city is reviewing potential solutions to help alleviate flooding from Lake Erie onto its streets. Starting in spring, high winds in Monroe have raised the lake's elevation several feet higher than normal on multiple occasions, according to Patrick Lewis, the city's...

Soldier from India awarded citizenship after long delay

Aug. 17, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. Army Specialist Hiren Korat had enlisted in the Army three years ago as part of a program that was supposed to lead to expedited citizenship. But after two...

Army football looks to keep the good times rolling

Aug. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Entering his sixth season at Army, coach Jeff Monken is in a very good place — 29 wins in three seasons and a team that's driven to keep the excellence going. The Black Knights are coming off an academy-record, 11-win season and their first national ranking — No. 19...

River flow raised to recover Oklahoma sunken barge

Aug. 15, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa has requested to raise the water level at Webbers Falls to 491.5 feet (149.81 meters) for 24 hours to help free two sunken barges. The request made Wednesday with Southwestern Division Headquarters continues the efforts to recover two sunken...

The Latest: Wife's body found after police shoot husband

Aug. 14, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on police fatally shooting a man near a popular shopping area (all times local): 1:18 p.m. Police have found a woman's body in Arkansas after police fatally shot her estranged husband near a popular shopping area in Kansas City, Kansas. Police in Overland Park, Kansas,...

Secret's out on hard-hitting Air Force linebacker

Aug. 13, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force senior linebacker Kyle Johnson did some mapping and data collecting during his confidential summer internship at a think tank in the nation's capital. Sorry, that's really all he can reveal. His work was either sensitive or classified. He does have clearance to...

Gabbard takes presidential campaign break for Army training

Aug. 13, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training. Gabbard announced the two-week break in a statement Monday. She will return to the campaign trail on Aug. 25. Gabbard is a major in...

Records: Upper Peninsula mine approved despite concerns

Aug. 13, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Over and over, Michigan environmental regulators sounded alarms as they reviewed a proposed large, open-pit ore mine in the Upper Peninsula near the Menominee River, prized for walleye fishing and a major tributary to Lake Michigan. The mine would send acidic mining wastes into the river and...

AP: States brace for long-term flood fight as damages mount

Aug. 12, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After devastating flooding this year, Iowa funneled $15 million into a special fund to help local governments recover and guard against future floods. Missouri budgeted more money to fight rising waters, including $2 million to help buy a moveable floodwall for a historic...