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Brewers Take On U.S. Military All-Stars In Exhibition Game

Utica, NY (WIBX) - It was a night to remember for the Utica Brewers, as they played an exhibition game against the visiting U.S. Military All-Stars, who are currently in the middle of their "Red, White and Blue" Tour.

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Study Reveals Military Members More Likely to Cause Car Accidents After Deployments

Members of the Army and Marine Corps are often taught aggressive driving techniques while they’re deployed in areas like Iraq and Afghanistan. And according to insurance company USAA, they’re bringing those driving habits home — and causing more accidents as a result.

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North Korea Fails in Attempt to Launch Long-Range Missile

North Korea found itself front and center in the international community when it launched a long-range missile Friday morning, local time.

Despite the country’s reported efforts, officials in the US claim the launch failed because the rocket broke before leaving the Earth’s atmosphere.

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The Real Story Behind the Expression ‘Face the Music’

When a parent, a boss, a co-worker or someone in a position of authority tells us that we have to ‘face the music,’ we know we’ve probably done something wrong, and now we’re in for a bit of trouble.

Where on Earth does this expression come from, though?

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Should Women Be Allowed in Combat? — Survey of the Day

Last week, the Pentagon decided open up thousands of near-the-front-line military jobs to female military personnel who were previously restricted from such roles.

Women are still banned from combat, although this move to put them closer to harm’s way has upset some, including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, who said that when women are too close to the front line “emotions” could lead to “compromised situations.” So what does the public think about the Pentagon’s measure?

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Photo Courtesy Corporal Meredith Brown/US Marine Corps
Photo Courtesy Corporal Meredith Brown/US Marine Corps
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DOD To Reconsider Women’s Roles in Military

(WIBX) -  The Department of Defense is recommending that Congress pass legislation allowing women to serve closer to combat.

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Former Marine Can’t Stop Sending Spam to Troops Overseas

Most of us get annoyed when we receive spam, but one Maryland man has spent countless hours and money sending Spam to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan so they can have a little bit of home while they’re away.

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy Comes to an End for the Military [VIDEO]

The policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which has been in place since the Clinton administration, became a thing of the past at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday when the United States became one of more than 40 countries worldwide allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the armed forces.

“They will no longer have to lie in order to help protect us,” said Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin in a statement. “The end of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ is an important victory not just for equality, but integrity.”

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