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List the toxins By his own admission in "Camp Ripley - An environmental model," Col. St. Sauver states: "Hazardous wastes generated on Camp Ripley during operations are not disposed of on the installation.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:57am

April 17 (Reuters) - Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge of an overpass and waited as a crowd below stood its ground against U.S. federal agents in the Nevada desert. He was part of a 1,000-strong ...

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:38pm

The article about Dru Sjodin’s killer in the Dispatch last week only affirms how broken our legal system is. I’m not a proponent of the death penalty but then this discussion is not about that. It’s about the millions of dollars that have been spent trying to exhaust every legal avenue to help a convicted killer.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:16pm

The country's inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:16pm

Be a donor Yes, you may have this on your driver's license and upon your unforeseen death your organs and more would be donated to a great cause.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

The United Nations Security Council will hold an informal meeting this week about the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in North Korea, one of the most significant and startling investigations into human depravation of recent times. Now that the commi...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

Veterans should be proud Recently, a guest opinion from Andrew J. Bacevich questioned why veterans are proud of their accomplishments, even in wars they did not "win.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

In 2012, the U.N. General Assembly asked the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) to undertake a "full assessment of the levels of exposure and radiation risks attributable to the Fukushima accident.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

Blessed Easter! As I was thinking of Easter, the Lord showed how the Bible and daily newspapers are alike. The Bible has sports with the Apostle Paul's references to running the race and fighting the good fight.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:11pm

I found Jan Burton's recent letter somewhat comical. We get to her real intent in the fifth paragraph with her cheap shot at Gary Scheeler. Seems like third grade playground behavior to me.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:05pm