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2 years 3 months ago

'World's oldest', 116, dies in Ga.

MONROE, Ga. (AP) - The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person has died in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. Besse Cooper died peacefully Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta. Cooper said his mother...

5 years 6 months ago

AFA grad killed in Iraq

An Air Force Academy graduate is the latest U.S. military casualty in Iraq. The Pentagon reports that 1st Lt. Joseph Helton, 24, from Monroe, Georgia, died of wounds he suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle in Baghdad Tuesday. He was assigned to the Sixth Security Forces Squadron...

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