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Long Beach Marine, other vets trace illnesses to open-air burn pits in Iraq, Afghanistan

Long Beach Marine, other vets trace illnesses to open-air burn pits in Iraq, Afghanistan

The last casualties of war die at home, yet that is when we look away. No more; and certainly not when we’re talking about war deaths connected to the burn pits of Iraq and Afghanistan. A decade ago, Marine Sgt. Brian Alvarado of Lo... 11 hrs ago

Leisure World agrees to observe MLK Day – but not without a fight

Fred Fenton received a bomb threat after marching with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Montgomery, Ala., in March of 1965. Just a couple of weeks earlier, Donald Koepke wondered if anyone would shoot at him as he took a 24-hour bus ride from ...

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