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Book: The Pearl of Kuwait

With another war between the U.S. and Iraq, Vermont writer Tom Paine's The Pearl of Kuwait is especially relevant. It's a surreal, comic look at star-crossed lovers during the Persian Gulf War. Paine got a taste of life in the military during Officer Candidate School while attending college. Todd Moe talks with author Tom Paine, who says his first novel is strangely timely.  Go to full article

Drum Soldiers Get Deployment Orders

Some 260 soldiers based at Fort Drum near Watertown will join thousands of troops in the Persian Gulf region. Many fought Al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in the mountains of Afghanistan last year. David Sommerstein has more.  Go to full article

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