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  • Humble hero: Marine receives Silver Star Medal

    05/09/2013 6:02:28 AM PDT · by don-o · 8 replies
    2nd Marine Logistics Group ^ | May 3, 2013 | Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin
    Camp Lejeune, N.C. -- Service members shuffled through the doors and filled rows of seats at the Goettge Memorial Field House April 30, to honor a man who risked his life to save his fellow Marines in Afghanistan in 2011. The Silver Star Medal, the third highest military decoration for valor, has only been awarded to 40 Marines for actions in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Daniel W. Ridgeway, an explosive ordnance disposal team leader with 2nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, was the 41st to receive the medal for his actions in combat during...
  • Police: Suspect in Jessica Ridgeway murder is 17-year-old boy

    10/24/2012 11:44:33 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 18 replies
    abcnewsgo.com ^ | 10/24/12 | Christina Ng
    A community college student has been arrested for the abduction, murder and dismemberment of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, Colorado police said today. Austin Reed Sigg, 17, was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree murder and kidnapping. Sigg is a student at Arapahoe Community College, according to his arrest report. "Law enforcement received the major break in the Jessica Ridgeway investigation they have been hoping for," the Westminster Police said today. "Late Tuesday evening police received a call that led them to a home near the Ketner Lake Open Space."
  • How Bush-Cheney Policy Screwed Haiti (Mega-Barf Alert)

    01/14/2010 6:23:42 PM PST · by texanyankee · 24 replies · 943+ views
    Mother Jones ^ | January 13, 2010 | James Ridgeway
    In the wake of the devastating earthquake, American eyes are again turned toward Haiti—something that only seems to happen when yet another disaster strikes, and never during the daily chaos and misery that plague the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. I’ve spent a good deal of time in Haiti, reporting first on the repression under the Duvaliers, then on the rise of Jean-Bertrand Aristide's popular movement, and then on the 1991 military coup that brought him down. I was there during the period of the 1994 military intervention that restored Aristede to power. US interest in the country seemed...
  • Parents seek £1m for hammer attack on white son at 'race bullies' school

    10/21/2009 2:24:37 AM PDT · by bogusname · 40 replies · 1,896+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | October 21, 2009 | Daniel Bates
    A white pupil was battered with a hammer at a school where politically correct teachers were afraid to deal with racial tensions, the High Court heard yesterday...