News for Monday, May 26, 2008


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GCPS schools to compete in Odyssey of the Mind

As WWII vets pass, memories preserved

NEW ORLEANS - They were a swashbuckling lot - parachuting behind enemy lines, charging onto sandy beaches as bullets whizzed by, liberating countries from a totalitarian grip.

Soldier-brothers see all sides of war

HOLCOMBE, Wis. - Mitch Bocik waddles to the putting green, his legs bent and unsteady, his putter doubling as a cane. For balance, his left hand grips the right shoulder of D.J. Engel, his half brother and almost constant companion.

Private psychiatrists offer free service to troops

WASHINGTON - Thousands of private counselors are offering free services to troops returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan with mental health problems - jumping in to help a military that doesn't have enough therapists.

Web site set up for soldier support

LAWRENCEVILLE - When Rex Millsaps was stationed in Okinawa as a young man, his wife and son moved in with his in-laws.