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Stories with subject: Global positioning systems
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years behind bars story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:47 pm

    NEW YORK - Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to court to challenge tough parole conditions seemingly designed to ensure he doesn't spill any U.S. military secrets he might have left.

  • EXCHANGE: Technology helps farmers keep up with the times 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 6:15 am

    JOLIET, Illinois - Joliet area farmer Dave Kestel set up Monday all the instrumentation in his farming combine with the intent to harvest about 50 acres of corn before the day was done.

  • Long Island family uses GPS for autistic sons during school 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 5:44 am

    MERRICK, New York - The Long Island parents of two autistic boys have outfitted their sons with GPS tracking devices to wear at school in case they run away.

  • Southern Indiana cemetery offering tours via GPS technology 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 5:03 am

    BEDFORD, Indiana - Gene Abel has been working in Bedford's Green Hill Cemetery for several years. His involvement started in response to vandalism in the cemetery at one time, but has continued from that point to the present. He had involved various other people in parts of the project. The most recent being Dale Platteter.

  • AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-02-15 12:18 am

    WEST SACRAMENTO, California - As darkness falls, the most tattered section of this town's main drag feels more desperate with each passing hour. Under the cover of night, a slow but steady flow of wandering souls emerges - addicts, prostitutes, drifters. Sergio Alvarez knew the pickings were easy.

  • Naval Academy reinstates celestial navigation 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 8:01 am

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The same techniques guided ancient Polynesians in the open Pacific and led Sir Ernest Shackleton to remote Antarctica, then oriented astronauts when the Apollo 12 was disabled by lightning, the techniques of celestial navigation.

  • GPS collar stops tracking wandering wolf OR-7 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 12:38 pm

    BEND, Oregon - The wolf OR-7 became globally famous when he took off from his northeast Oregon pack four years ago and wandered thousands of miles in search of a mate, his movement tracked by a GPS satellite.

  • Arizona 'pregnant man' pleads guilty to disorderly conduct 
    Updated: Oct-27-15 9:07 pm

    PHOENIX - A transgender man in Arizona who was accused of stalking his estranged wife last year pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct Tuesday.

  • Driver confused by GPS, turns onto path of oncoming train 
    Updated: Oct-26-15 4:06 pm

    MELBOURNE, Florida - Authorities say a central Florida driver was confused by the directions on his GPS and ended up turning onto the path of an oncoming train.