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2008-07-20 12:00:35

By John Norton, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 20--Public meetings on the next phase of the Defense Department's effort to destroy Pueblo's stockpile of chemical weapons will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in Boone and Avondale. The Tuesday session will be at the Boone Community Center and Wednesday's will be at the McHarg Community Center in Avondale. Since the Pentagon's Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program got started, officials have been working with the...

2008-07-02 12:00:00

By John Norton, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 2--The Defense Department agency responsible for weapons destruction programs in Pueblo, and at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky, reaffirmed to Congress this week that it is not going to finish the work by a treaty deadline of 2012. It was the same message former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld gave Congress two years ago. The Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program report also stated that meeting a separate 2017...

2008-07-02 12:00:59

By Ashlee Clark, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul. 2--Destruction of chemical weapons at the Blue Grass Army Depot won't be complete by a government-imposed 2017 deadline unless officials consider other options, including moving chemical weapons to destruction facilities in other states, according to the Department of Defense. The department released its findings in a semi-annual report to Congress of the country's chemical demilitarization program. The Department of Defense...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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