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Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.

Head of Air Force Academy tells racists to ‘get out’

The head of the U.S. Air Force Academy told cadets they “should be outraged” after racial slurs were written on the doors of black students at the Academy’s prep school.

Air Force F-16 Thunderbird crashes near Colorado Springs

An F-16 Thunderbird which had been performing at the Air Force Academy graduation crashed near Petersen Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, but the pilot managed to eject safely, the Air Force said.

Federal shutdown scraps games at service academies

The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. The decision jeopardizes this weekend's football games - Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College.

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AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

McDonald’s announces when its new loyalty program will launch

McDonald's will launch its first-ever nationwide loyalty program July 8. It's aimed at expanding McDonald's customer base and enticing existing patrons to be more loyal in the highly competitive world of fast food.