A Marine from Stafford County has been killed in hostile action in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says 34-year-old Staff Sergeant David Stewart died along with two other Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It happened Friday in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. The Marines were assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineering Battalion in the 2nd Marine Division.
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.
After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.