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Harry S. Truman

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  • Harry S. Truman PTO hosting bingo event

    Harry S. Truman Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization is hosting Candy Bingo Night on Friday, Mar. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There is no admission fee to play bingo, and everyone has the chance to win some candy, or even a gift card. The...
  • Raucous race for Apopka mayor sparks intense voter interest

    Raucous race for Apopka mayor sparks intense voter interest
    When John Land was elected mayor of Apopka at age 29, Harry S. Truman was president and a gallon of gas was 17 cents. Since then, the United States has elected 11 presidents, including two Bushes and the first African-American. Believed to be the...
  • Truman Carrier Strike Group concludes training with French

    Truman Carrier Strike Group concludes training with French
    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group and French Navy Task Force 473 have concluded five weeks of training in the Gulf of Oman, the North Arabian Sea and Arabian Gulf. Four Norfolk-based ships participated in the exercises, which began Dec. 26:...
  • Aircraft carrier Truman wins efficiency award

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is the East Coast winner of an annual efficiency award known as the Battle E. It is given to ships for maintaining top readiness and for being able to perform wartime duties. "Being commissioned for only 15...
  • Obama turns attention to federal job training

    Obama turns attention to federal job training
    WAUKESHA, Wis. — President Obama sat down at his portable signing table at a gas engine plant here Thursday to order an across-the-board review of how to improve federal job training programs. A day after he highlighted some significant changes he...
  • Time to call off the State of the Union address?

    Has the State of the Union address run its course? Outlived its usefulness? Or, as Politico's Todd Purdum puts it, using one of my favorite phrases, Has the State of the Union jumped the shark? "Blame Woodrow Wilson, who broke a century-old...
  • John 'Bud' Hawk dies at 89; WWII Medal of Honor recipient

    At 19, John "Bud" Hawk had been in the Army a little more than a year when German tanks started blasting away at his machine-gun unit in a Normandy apple orchard. The Germans, hemmed in by Allied forces to the north and the south, were desperate to...
  • PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton

    PASSINGS: Karin Higa, William C. Lowe, Ike Skelton
    Karin Higa Expert in Asian American art Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
  • Mariners students keep aiding military members

    Students at Mariners Christian School in Costa Mesa are continuing fundraising efforts to help members of the military deployed a half a world away feel a little closer to home. In celebration of Valentine's Day, Mariners students will send boxes...
  • Robert Gates and why Defense secretaries are grumpy

    Robert Gates and why Defense secretaries are grumpy
    In his memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates reveals how unhappy he was to be leading the Pentagon in the Bush and Obama administrations. He was mad at Congress, furious with the White House and outraged by Pentagon bureaucrats. In fact, some...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • Mariners school honors veterans

    Mariners school honors veterans
    It's been 68 years since Eddie Felix worked in the boiler room of the USS Cowpens during World War II, but he recalls events as if they happened yesterday. The keynote speaker Monday at Mariners Christian School's 11th annual Veterans Day...