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2010-12-01 19:36:00

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- US Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of private equity consolidator Ranger International Services Group, announces the promotion of Gary Pinson to Vice President -USMC Programs.

2008-08-05 15:00:32

By Abby Sewell, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Aug. 5--BARSTOW -- The 2008 Olympic Games open in Beijing Friday, representing the death of one man's dream that the international trial of athletic prowess would be held in Barstow.

2008-08-05 15:00:32

By Abby Sewell, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Aug. 5--BARSTOW -- Monterrey Pictures Entertainment LLC announced Monday that it will produce "Barstow," a dark comedy-drama following the lives of three desperate men living in Barstow.

2008-08-05 15:00:32

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 2008 Olympic Games open in Beijing later this week, an independent movie about one man's dream that the Olympics would be held in the desert town of Barstow, Calif., is getting big laughs around the country.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

By Aaron Aupperlee, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Jul. 23--BARSTOW -- The Barstow City Council unanimously approved a plan to bring a Wal-Mart Distribution Center to Barstow.

2008-07-18 15:00:46

By Abby Sewell, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Jul. 18--BARSTOW -- Metal thieves recently zeroed in on another source of cash, and Barstow car owners are paying the price.

2008-07-17 15:00:49

By Abby Sewell, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Jul. 17--BARSTOW -- Three men had to be rescued from their car after they attempted to drive through a flooded section of Soap Mine Road east of Old State Highway 58 Tuesday night. The car was unable to make the crossing.

2008-07-12 15:00:13

By Abby Sewell, Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif. Jul. 12--BA R S T OW -- D e p u t i e s caught an escaped jail inmate who took refuge at Barstow High School Friday morning.


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