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Fake bomb found at Homer High School

...Thursday after being identified by school officials as those behind the prank.Police say an object looking like an explosive device was left in a stairwell. The school's 370 students were temporarily evacuated Thursday morning.Homer Police...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-16/fake-bomb-found-at-homer-high-school
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Man pleads guilty to robbery charge

...related to the robbery nearby including the cash drawer, cash, a bottle of beer and what appeared to be a homemade explosive device. Police said that on the night of the robbery John Mumey and Terry Lashley-Elliot met James Mumey, John Mumey's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-25/man-pleas-guilty-to-robbery-charge
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Explosive device parts found in Carlile truck

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Police evacuated as many as 40 people after a disassembled explosive device was found inside a Carlile Enterprises Inc. truck being retured to the company lot. In Tuesday's incident, police blocked...

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Carlile truck driver says he found disassembled bomb parts

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A Carlile Enterprises Inc. truck driver said he found a disassembled explosive device in a Coldfoot parking lot last week and then forgot about it, Fairbanks police said. The device was discovered Tuesday in a Carlile...

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Soldier with Soldotna ties killed in Iraq

...Tiffner, 31, of West Virginia, died in Baghdad of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during the course of conducting a ground convoy, according to a U.S. Army Special Operations Command press release...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110907/news_3352.shtml
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War: A case of people misunderstanding people?

...what it had been like fighting in Iraq. He had been in combat situations, had his vehicle hit an IED (improvised explosive device) and had seen people he knew die. He talked until he ran out of things to say and then he let us ask questions...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022608/schools_4394.shtml
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Soldotna soldier awarded Bronze Star

...Provincial Reconstruction Team escort mission, the lead vehicle in Bushon's patrol was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device that destroyed the vehicle, an MRAP. Bushon reacted decisively to the situation by quickly establishing security...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112110/peo_493108452.shtml
People

...to go through"; and an April 6 incident where two Libyans who were fired by a security contactor threw a small explosive device over the consulate fence."A number of people felt helpless in pushing back" against the decision not to increase...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/larry-margasak/2012-10-02
Gone but not forgotten: Local events celebrate Memorial Day, honor veterans

...group of more than 50 soldiers as part of a security unit for his colonel when they were attacked by an improvised explosive device. The sacrifice some military members make is being taught at an early age to those who will have the responsibility...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/053111/new_837598748.shtml
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More Guard troops return to peninsula

...Infantry suffered no casualties while serving in northern Kuwait and southern Iraq. "We did find one (improvised explosive device) in our area," House said, whose job was to drive one of the new 1151 Humvees. "We never had any IEDs explode...

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