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James A. ‘Jim’ Brown

James A. “Jim” Brown, 79, of Parsons passed away at 1:03 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Jim was born on Aug. 9, 1941, in La Harpe, Illinois, to Releford and Ruby (Carnes) Brown. He grew up in La Harpe and attended schools there.
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The Air Force is mounting a war against Facebook misinformation

This story originally featured on Task & Purpose. There’s a war going on and, like it or not, you’ve already been drafted into it. But there’s no battlefield, no explosions, and no uniforms in this fight. Instead, it’s unfolding in Reddit threads, Facebook comments, and other social media forums where people swap information and, unwittingly or not, disinformation. Unlike misinformation, which includes false, incomplete, or misleading information shared without the intent to mislead a target population, disinformation is deliberately designed to mislead targeted groups of people, and is being used by other countries such as Russia and Iran to advance their own interests in the United States.
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Marine, longtime Odessan gifted with new home

U.S. Marine Corporal Ray Lopez initially thought he was just taking part in a simple interview process with Operation Finally Home and Silver Leaf Homes. Instead, the longtime Odessan, who served multiple tours in Iraq in the early 2000s, was surprised with news that he and his two daughters, Madyson and Sarah, were going to be receiving a new mortgage-free home with a special groundbreaking ceremony that took place Monday morning at 2101 Congress Street in Odessa.
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Shaping a Way Ahead for the Assault Support Community: Visiting MAG-26

I first visited Marine Aircraft Group 26 (MAG-26) in 2007 when they were beginning the MV-22B Osprey transition. Now, the Osprey is the backbone of the Marine Corps combat assault support community. And with both heavy-lift and light-attack helicopter squadrons, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing (2D MAW) is the cornerstone...
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Bucks County Leadership: Bill McSwain, Former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Will his role resisting the “Big Lie” showing up in national headlines, Bill McSwain, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, spoke with BUCKSCO Today about growing up “southern” in West Chester; the lessons he learned competing on the tennis and wrestling teams at Henderson High School; and being inspired to constantly push himself by his fellow Ivy League students at Yale.
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CNP: Removing photos from promotion boards has hurt diversity

Removing photos from promotion and selection boards has had adverse effects on diversity, according to Vice Adm. John Nowell Jr., the chief of naval personnel. “I think we should consider reinstating photos in selection boards,” Nowell said Tuesday at The Navy League’s 2021 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. “We look at, for instance, the one-star board over the last five years, and we can show you where, as you look at diversity, it went down with photos removed.”
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