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    Patriot Ruck March shows support for soldiers and veterans

    09/21/2014 09:34 PM EDT
    POSTENKILL, N.Y. -- Rensselaer County's Heroes at Home and the Mental Health Project brought 19 people out on Saturday to participate in a 26-mile march from Postenkill to Grafton, and back. Participants came from a variety of backgrounds: From enlisted military to ordinary civilians, each carrying a 35-pound rucksack on their back. 
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    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story