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Rochester soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Rochester, Minn. — Family and friends are mourning the death of Army Sgt. Nicholas Dickhut, 23, of Rochester, who was killed in Afghanistan Sunday.

Dickhut died during a fire fight while on a mission with an infantry regiment attached to the 82nd Airborne Division, according to his mother Jacqueline Carson.

Coast Guard rescues three fisherman

Dania Beach, Fla. – They sat in the shade around midday Tuesday, exhausted, thirsty and relieved to be on dry land.

Three Bahamian fishermen – Simeon Thomas, 42, Orlando Strachan, 26, and Dwayne Archer, 26 – had been adrift at sea for three days until a good Samaritan spotted their dinghy more than 2 miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday morning, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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