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On track, part 1

Story and photography by Stephen J. Thorne The National Youth Track and Field Championships took place Aug. 9-11, 2019, in Sydney, N.S., where 721 athletes—314

CPR reaches completion

The dream of an iron road running from sea to sea was realized at 9:22 a.m. on Nov. 7, 1885, when financier Donald Smith drove

Taking solace in the
not-so-little things

Sometimes, the little things make a big difference. Sometimes the little things add up. And sometimes the little things are all you have. It might

Charge of the cavalry

For thousands of years, men on horseback were an essential part of warfare. Mounted soldiers—cavalry—were scouts, reserves or attack forces, used when speed, shock action or

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On Dec. 1, 2021, the federal government dropped the Boeing Super Hornet from the competition to replace the aging McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet fighters with

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