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US off war footing at year’s end, but wars go on

WASHINGTON — Taking America off a permanent war footing is proving harder than President Barack Obama may have suggested. U.S. troops are back in Iraq, the endgame in Afghanistan is requiring more troops — and perhaps more risks — than ...

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Governor directs flags to half-staff

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday in honor of a New York naval officer who died on April 26. Lt. Christopher E. Mosko, who has ties to Pittsford, ...

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Federal judge from NC held court in combat zones

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A federal judge is back in North Carolina after a seven-month assignment bringing justice to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Charlotte Observer reports that U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney kept his 9 mm pistol holstered ...

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Cuomo directs flags to half-staff

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Wednesday in honor of a soldier from Kingston who died Aug. 19 in Afghanistan.

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Governor directs flags to half-staff

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Thursday, June 9 in honor of a Steuben County soldier killed in action June 4 in Afghanistan.

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Family awaits details of soldier’s death

TONAWANDA — The Pentagon says a 26-year-old married father from the Buffalo was one of two American soldiers killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense on Tuesday confirmed the deaths ...

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