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ALFRED, Maine | Man run down, 50 years after killing girl in hit-and-run

ALFRED, Maine — A woman with a history of drunken driving convictions drove her car onto a baseball field in Maine during a game, striking and killing a Vietnam War veteran who confessed five years ago to killing a 4-year-old girl in an alcohol-fueled 1968 hit-and-run, police said. Screaming bystanders and ballplayers fled as Carol … Continue reading ALFRED, Maine | Man run down, 50 years after killing girl in hit-and-run

50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

WASHINGTON/January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A half-century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes of victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy in search of a different kind of win. He’s looking for incremental progress as partners in a part of the world that the Pentagon has identified as vital for the … Continue reading 50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties