A first responder performs triage on one of the soldiers serving as a role-player in Fort Sill’s disaster preparedness exercise on Wednesday.
A real-world call diverted the fire engine that was to have provided the first response to Fort's Sill disaster preparedness exercise on Wednesday, delaying the start by about five minutes while another engine was brought in from elsewhere.
Gary Walker of the Seeding Operations and Atmospheric Research (SOAR) organization reviews a map of counties in the Wichita Falls area where his organization has been flying aircraft to seed clouds in an effort to enhance rainfall totals in the watershed that includes the two Wichita Falls lakes. The effort began in March and continued through the month of June. Following a twomonth break, cloud seeding will resume today and will continue through September and October.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas  Following a nearly two-month summer break, a cloud-seeding effort designed to enhance area rainfall will resume today. 
In this file photo, a jogger on an early morning run passes the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington.
WASHINGTON  The federal deficit continues to decline thanks to budget cuts, slower growth in Medicare costs and increased tax revenue, but the nation's long-term fiscal outlook remains troubled, according to a report Wednesday from the Congressional Budget Office.
Dealerships in Prince Frederick, Md., offer sale prices Wednesday.
WASHINGTON  U.S. automobile sales are sizzling in part because Americans increasingly are taking out longer and longer loans to purchase used and new vehicles.
An artist waits with his creations at a previous Loose Caboose Festival in Purcell. The festival starts at 9 a.m. Saturday on Main Street.
A decade is one of the first big milestones in a relationship, traditionally the tin/aluminum gift year. And you'll be sure to find plenty of things to go with that theme at the 10th annual Loose Caboose Festival in Purcell.  The festival happens each Saturday of Labor Day Weekend at 9 a.m.
Among the veterans who will support Alan Barth, far right, on his 50-mile walk to raise awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) telethon are, seated, Earl Lucas, whose folded flag represents his late brother-in-law, Larry Hammond; middle row from left, Marvin Ward, Frank Waller and Marvin Conway; and back, Gary Hart, Tom Woodham and Manuel Lugo.
He's 62 years old and now on Social Security. "I'm going to do it one more time. I can't do it any longer. I'm going to turn it over to someone younger," he said.
A first responder performs triage on one of the soldiers serving as a role-player in Fort Sill’s disaster preparedness exercise on Wednesday.
Gary Walker of the Seeding Operations and Atmospheric Research (SOAR) organization reviews a map of counties in the Wichita Falls area where his organization has been flying aircraft to seed clouds in an effort to enhance rainfall totals in the watershed that includes the two Wichita Falls lakes. The effort began in March and continued through the month of June. Following a twomonth break, cloud seeding will resume today and will continue through September and October.
In this file photo, a jogger on an early morning run passes the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington.
Dealerships in Prince Frederick, Md., offer sale prices Wednesday.
An artist waits with his creations at a previous Loose Caboose Festival in Purcell. The festival starts at 9 a.m. Saturday on Main Street.
Among the veterans who will support Alan Barth, far right, on his 50-mile walk to raise awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) telethon are, seated, Earl Lucas, whose folded flag represents his late brother-in-law, Larry Hammond; middle row from left, Marvin Ward, Frank Waller and Marvin Conway; and back, Gary Hart, Tom Woodham and Manuel Lugo.

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