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DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

- Associated Press

Military construction activity continues to decline across Alaska, but work with other federal agencies should keep government contractors busy.

Coding academy helps Indiana close tech skills gap

- Associated Press

Willie Pritchett is a Purdue man. He graduated in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in organizational leadership and minors in communications and computer science. He has an MBA from Indiana Institute of Technology. And if he had it to do again - he would not.

Tech companies seeking workers in Lafayette

Associated Press

A recruitment and networking fair for job hunters interested in working with three information technology companies moving to Lafayette will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Abdalla Hall.

This Nov. 26, 2013 file photo shows Jon Hernandez of Roselle Park N.J. playing a game of Internet poker from his home on the first full day it was legal in New Jersey.  A year after New Jersey began allowing gambling over the Internet, the fledgling industry has taken in only about a tenth of what some boosters, including Gov. Chris Christie, expected. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, FILE)

NJ online gambling underwhelms in first year

- Associated Press

Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began, and it is now under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a small bit of help to Atlantic City's struggling casinos.

TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11

Associated Press

Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

NYC man gets prison for role in cybercrime ring

Associated Press

A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that prosecutors say hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll service.

A look at how FDA-approved robotic leg braces work

- Associated Press

Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the United States to own the device that was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Several competing products are being used and tested at U.S. rehabilitation hospitals.

Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, wears his Bronze Star during his retirement ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Herrera, who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan, fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces during the ceremony at Camp Pendleton where he received a Bronze Star. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Nelvin C. Cepeda)  NO SALES; COMMERCIAL INTERNET OUT

Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star

- Associated Press

A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.

State Board of Education members, from left, Barbara Cargill, Thomas Ratliff and Marty Rowley talk during a recess as board members discussed issues related to their votes on prior to approving textbooks in Austin, Texas on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. In a 10-5 vote, with all Republican members voting yes and all five Democrats voting no, the elected education board approved nearly 100 new social studies instructional materials for the first time in a dozen years. The board took separate votes on social studies instructional materials by two other publishers, rejecting six items by WorldView Software and approving one sixth grade social studies e-book by Discovery Education Inc. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Deborah Cannon)

Texas OKs most new history textbooks amid outcry

- Associated Press

Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh - capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

Michael Brown's dad urges peace in online video

Associated Press

The father of Michael Brown is making a plea for peace, regardless of whether the grand jury decides to charge the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot his unarmed son.

Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Associated Press

Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.