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COCOA BEACH, Fla. — Col. James Woodrow Ferguson, U.S. Army, retired, died Aug. 15 in Jacksonville, Fla. He lived in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Born Nov. 3, 1923, in Ashland, Ky., he graduated from the United States Naval Academy and retired from the United...
firstname.lastname@example.orgOut-of-state travel for school sports teams would be restricted to only competitive trips under a new board policy. The Jessamine County Board of Education approved the first reading Monday night of a policy that would prohibit “non-competitive&...
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Colleagues and friends paying tribute to USA Today founder and Eureka native Al Neuharth today remembered him not as a driven media giant but as a loyal native South Dakotan who never forgot his roots. Some critics said Neuharth — who titled...
NBC's Tom Brokaw, U.S. Sen. John Thune and University of South Dakota President James Abbott will be among colleagues and friends paying tribute to USA Today founder Al Neuharth during a memorial service in Vermillion on Friday. Neuharth died at his...
WASHINGTON – Concerned that border surveillance drones might fly over much of Southern California, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) successfully amended the proposed Senate immigration overhaul bill Tuesday to limit such flights to within three...
Brevard MICHAEL JOSEPH BURNS, 62, Cocoa Beach, died Monday. Davis-Seawinds Funeral Home, Melbourne. ROBERT "BOB" HOLLOWELL, 78, Merritt Island, died Sunday. Wylie-Baxley Merritt Island Funeral Home, Merritt Island. NELLIE IRWIN MARSCHKE, 95,...
Merritt Island High was locked down Tuesday after a student received a text message saying there would be a shooting at the school, Brevard County deputies said. A 17-year-old former student texted a current student about 12:50 p.m. saying he was on his...
Al Neuharth, the newspaper mogul who in 1982 made a $1-billion gamble called USA Today that earned derision for its emphasis on brevity, flashy graphics and upbeat stories but endured to become the nation's largest-circulation newspaper, died Friday in...
McPaper. That's what critics called USA Today when it debuted in 1982, all colorful and breezy and even a little weird. The paper was mocked as fast-food news, or worse, junk food news. As an 11-year-old newspaper fan, I recall being keenly interested...
Update: Because of government sequestration, both the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thubderbirds performance teams have been grounded. Check air show websites for updated performers. There must be something in the air. Actually, there is, all over...
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Critics dubbed USA Today "McPaper" when it debuted in 1982, and they accused its founder, Al Neuharth, of dumbing down American journalism with its easy-to-read articles and bright graphics. Neuharth had the last laugh when USA Today became the nation's...
March 22, 1924: Born in Eureka. After fifth grade: Moved to Alpena. High school: Attended South Dakota Boys State in Aberdeen where he earned a $75 scholarship to Northern State College. 1942: Graduated from Alpena High School and enrolled in...
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