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Mrs. North Carolina Brings Attention to Unemployed & Homeless Veterans

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Christy Hinnant competed in and won her first beauty pageant in her late 20s just months after giving birth. "I competed in the Mrs. North Carolina Pageant four months after having a baby," Hinnant said. The 29-year-old Army and Iraq veteran was crowned Mrs. North Carolina in October. She intends to compete in the Mrs. America Pageant, but it will be expensive. Competing in the state pageant cost about $4,800, she said. She will need dresse... more

U.S. War Dogs Serve With Honor But Don't Get Retiree Health Care

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Flo knows explosives. She knows how to find buried IEDs, how to detect the smells of more than 50 types of chemicals, and how to alert her handler when she finds something designed by humans to kill humans. Flo knows love. She knows the unconditional affection of the Marine who stayed by her side for seven intense months in Afghanistan, a Marine who loved her so much he pestered the military until he was finally... more

Paper: App Tracking Prince William Flights Poses Terror Risk

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LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William's air rescue ambulance while it is in the air. The Mail on Sunday said the 2.99 pound ($4.65) app allowed it to keep close track of William as he flew in his capacity as a private pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance in eastern England. It said the app allowed its journalis... more

Tabloid Publishes Images of Future Queen Giving Nazi Salute

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LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace expressed its disappointment Saturday with a tabloid newspaper for publishing images of a young Queen Elizabeth II performing a Nazi salute with her family in 1933, the year Adolf Hitler came to power. The palace took the unusual step of commenting on the report in The Sun newspaper, which shows the queen — then about 7 years old — at the family home in Balmoral, with her uncle... more

Jimmy Carter Hopes the Play 'Camp David' Comes to Broadway

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Carter has been a governor, the nation's commander in chief and a Nobel Prize winner. One thing he still would like to see is himself on a Broadway stage. The 39th president is hoping Lawrence Wright's play " Camp David" can find a Broadway theater and remind New York audiences about the bravery that went into the landmark 1979 Egypt- ... more

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