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The Sacramento Bee
In a grieving city, where talk of terrorism and guns falls flatas millions of Muslim businesspeople and tourists from entering our country, hu
In a grieving city, where talk of terrorism and guns falls flat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
as millions of Muslim businesspeople and tourists from entering our country, hurts the vast majority of Muslims who love freedom and hate terror,” said Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee. In the parking lot of the Dar Al Uloom... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Starting line (June 23)2). ... Simon Pagenaud (357 points) continues to maintain a commanding lead in
Starting line (June 23)
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
2). ... Simon Pagenaud (357 points) continues to maintain a commanding lead in the Verizon IndyCar Series points standings. Defending series champion Scott Dixon is second (277), followed by Helio Castroneves (271), Josef Newgarden (259), Indy 500... Read more
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The Mercury News
Strong suited to the circleFreedom High's Vanessa Strong was loose and elated in the aftermath of the Nort
Strong suited to the circle
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Freedom High's Vanessa Strong was loose and elated in the aftermath of the North Coast Section Division 1 title-game triumph that featured her electric pitching effort, essentially sealing her as the East Bay Times softball player of the year. "I... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Starting line (June 16): This week’s racingcar Wednesday during a closed IndyCar test at Road America, site of the series’
Starting line (June 16): This week’s racing
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
car Wednesday during a closed IndyCar test at Road America, site of the series’ next race on June 26. ... Scott Dixon is defending champion of the delayed race. Dixon also won at Texas in 2008. NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Event: NHRA Thunder... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Billy Crystal salutes 'big brother' Muhammad Ali at funeralmemories of his "big brother" Muhammad Ali on Friday (10Jun16) as he delivered
Billy Crystal salutes 'big brother' Muhammad Ali at funeral
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
memories of his "big brother" Muhammad Ali on Friday (10Jun16) as he delivered a eulogy at the late boxing legend's public memorial. The comedian was among a long list of guest speakers at the public interfaith service, which was held at the KFC... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
100,000 mourners line the streets to bid farewell to Muhammad Aliaffection on Muhammad Ali during a funeral procession through the streets of hi
100,000 mourners line the streets to bid farewell to Muhammad Ali
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
affection on Muhammad Ali during a funeral procession through the streets of his home town, followed by a star-studded memorial service where he was saluted as a fearless breaker of racial barriers. An estimated 100,000 people holding signs... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
100,000 mourners line streets as Muhammad Ali makes final journeya road below. A private graveside service was held on Friday afternoon, and wa
100,000 mourners line streets as Muhammad Ali makes final journey
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
a road below. A private graveside service was held on Friday afternoon, and was to be followed later in the day by a grand memorial service attended by more than 15,000 people, including former president Bill Clinton and comedian Billy... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Crowds chant as Muhammad Ali makes final journey through home townto be rest under a headstone inscribed simply "Ali", in a private graveside cer
Crowds chant as Muhammad Ali makes final journey through home town
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
to be rest under a headstone inscribed simply "Ali", in a private graveside ceremony, followed in the afternoon by a grand memorial service attended by more than 15,000 people, including former president Bill Clinton and comedian Billy... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thousands watch as Muhammad Ali makes final journey through home townlaid to be rest under a headstone inscribed simply "Ali", in a private gravesid
Thousands watch as Muhammad Ali makes final journey through home town
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
laid to be rest under a headstone inscribed simply "Ali", in a private graveside ceremony, followed in the afternoon by a memorial service attended by more than 15,000 people, including former president Bill Clinton and comedian Billy... Read more
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Salon.com
Israeli official who justified killing Palestinian journalists speaks at museum memorializing the victimsThe Newseum, a private museum in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to journali
Israeli official who justified killing Palestinian journalists speaks at museum memorializing the victims
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
The Newseum, a private museum in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to journalism and the freedom of the press, hosted an Israeli military official who justified the killings of Palestinian journalists that are memorialized in its own... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Identifying Those Returning Lootof treasury looting. There must be a public monument with the names of looters
Identifying Those Returning Loot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
of treasury looting. There must be a public monument with the names of looters indelibly carved on it (like the Vietnam War memorial) so that never again will individuals or cabals be bigger that the Federal Republic of Nigeria. There has been so... Read more
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The Buffalo News
WNY Auto Racing: Pierce and Boozel record special victoriesVictory Lanes this past weekend, but for different reasons. When Pierce won th
WNY Auto Racing: Pierce and Boozel record special victories
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
Victory Lanes this past weekend, but for different reasons. When Pierce won the rain-delayed, $1,200-to-win SST Modified Memorial Day 40 at Wyoming County International Speedway on Saturday, it marked his first victory there since 2008. Pierce... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Americans Came To Die In The Middle EastAmericans Came to Die in the Middle East by Craig Cantoni The writing of this
How Americans Came To Die In The Middle East
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 days ago
Americans Came to Die in the Middle East by Craig Cantoni The writing of this historical synopsis began last Monday, Memorial Day. It is an attempt by this former artillery officer with a father buried in a veteran’s cemetery to understand... Read more
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The Atlantic
Becoming Hmong AmericanXeng Xiong, burn incense in a traditional blessing the ground Tuesday afternoon
Becoming Hmong American
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
Xeng Xiong, burn incense in a traditional blessing the ground Tuesday afternoon during the Hmong Vietnam War Veterans Memorial groundbreaking ceremony at the Marathon County Courthouse in Wausau. (T'xer Zhon Kha / USA Today... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Freedom dethrones Amador Valley in NCS softballVanessa Strong fired a one-hitter with eight strikeouts, leading visiting Freed
Freedom dethrones Amador Valley in NCS softball
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
Vanessa Strong fired a one-hitter with eight strikeouts, leading visiting Freedom-Oakley to a 2-1 North Coast Section Division 1 semifinal victory over two-time defending champion Amador Valley-Pleasanton on Wednesday night. Freedom (18-3), the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
It’s red, white and blue seasonMany say Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off of summer. I’d rather think of
It’s red, white and blue season
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Many say Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off of summer. I’d rather think of it as the beginning of red, white and blue season. Memorial Day is a somber time to remember the service of those who served and died defending our freedom, and we would... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Auto racing Starting Line (June 2)“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’
Auto racing Starting Line (June 2)
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, is the defending winner of Sunday’s race at Pocono. Matt Kenseth won the other race there last year. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr., who has... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Auto racing Starting Line (June 1)“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’
Auto racing Starting Line (June 1)
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, is the defending winner of Sunday’s race at Pocono. Matt Kenseth won last summer’s race there, as well. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr., who... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Starting line / This week’s racing“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’
Starting line / This week’s racing
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
“Tricky Triangle,” a 2.5-mile tri-oval. Martin Truex Jr., who won Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, is the defending winner of Sunday’s race at Pocono. Matt Kenseth won last summer’s race there, as well. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr., who... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Post Memorial Day, America sowing seeds to breed survivors vowing revenge against those who killed their loved onesMemorial Day has come and gone and good riddance to all the patriotic banalitie
Post Memorial Day, America sowing seeds to breed survivors vowing revenge against those who killed their loved ones
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
Memorial Day has come and gone and good riddance to all the patriotic banalities associated with it. It smacks even more using the day to extol our military rather than be a solemn occasion to honor those who have fallen in our wars. Throughout... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The free speech scuffle at DePaulthe Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, the university's president. The day after the fr
The free speech scuffle at DePaul
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
the Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, the university's president. The day after the fracas he sent an email to the student body defending the College Republicans' right to bring Yiannopoulos to campus, while excoriating the speaker's views as "unworthy... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fly American flag with prideOn Memorial Day, I toured my neighborhood of 149 homes. I was disheartened to s
Fly American flag with pride
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
On Memorial Day, I toured my neighborhood of 149 homes. I was disheartened to see only nine families cared enough to fly our Stars and Stripes in remembrance of the veterans who have been killed defending our freedom. It's so sad. I fear that we... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Tupper Lake Memorial Day: ‘Your presence honors the true meaning of this day’both Afghanistan and Iraq. "As men and women continue to serve and risk their
Tupper Lake Memorial Day: ‘Your presence honors the true meaning of this day’
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
both Afghanistan and Iraq. "As men and women continue to serve and risk their lives around the world, our nation pauses on Memorial Day to remember the legacy of American soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines," he said. "This day is also an... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Vets share memories at Memorial Day in South PalmEach year, Memorial Day leads Woody Gorbach’s thoughts back to the beach at Anz
Vets share memories at Memorial Day in South Palm
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
Each year, Memorial Day leads Woody Gorbach’s thoughts back to the beach at Anzio, site of the Jan. 22, 1944, amphibious landing of Allied forces intent upon driving the Germans out of Italy. “All you heard that day and for days after was ‘medic,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
D-11 BASEBALL: Nahas pitches Marian to Class A crownand they get on base every game. It makes it easy to get RBIs.” For Tri-Valley
D-11 BASEBALL: Nahas pitches Marian to Class A crown
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
and they get on base every game. It makes it easy to get RBIs.” For Tri-Valley (14-8), nothing went right Monday. The defending district champion Dawgs couldn’t mount any kind of offensive rally against Nahas, thus preventing Tri-Valley from... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Ceremony honors veterans who died defending freedom POULTNEY � Six times a member from the American Legion Auxiliary laid a wreat
Ceremony honors veterans who died defending freedom
Rutland Herald / Posted 28 days ago
POULTNEY � Six times a member from the American Legion Auxiliary laid a wreath. Six times the chaplain recited the prayers. Six times Taps sounded as the crowd around grew silent and still. Six... Read more
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The Morning Call
Defending state champs Becahi, Parkland will be tested as District 11 softball tourney resumesWhen you're a defending state champ, the bull's eye is always on your back. Wh
Defending state champs Becahi, Parkland will be tested as District 11 softball tourney resumes
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
When you're a defending state champ, the bull's eye is always on your back. When you're the Parkland and Bethlehem Catholic softball teams and you've been the top two programs in the area for the majority of the last two decades — and in the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Memorial Day 2016: Carson City honors those who gave their lives for our freedomsCarson City held two Memorial Day celebrations to honor the men and women who g
Memorial Day 2016: Carson City honors those who gave their lives for our freedoms
Nevada Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
Carson City held two Memorial Day celebrations to honor the men and women who gave their lives defending the United States. Hundreds of people gathered at the Stewart Indian Cemetery and the Lone Mountain Cemetery Monday to pay their respects for... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldiertime I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My pa
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldier
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 28 days ago
time I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My parents decided to take us on an impromptu Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington, D.C. They found a reasonable hotel room in Crystal City—“Where is Crystal City?” I... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Avenue of Flags Memorial Day tribute growing in Gautiergave up their lives while serving their country. Families remembered their fall
Avenue of Flags Memorial Day tribute growing in Gautier
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
gave up their lives while serving their country. Families remembered their fallen loved ones with a flag dedication. The Memorial Day ceremony was filled with patriotism and heart. They came to remember their loved ones and comrades who died... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Fallen soldiers, veterans honored at Memorial Day observances in IndianapolisOn this Memorial Day, the father of one fallen Hoosier hero declared "patriotis
Fallen soldiers, veterans honored at Memorial Day observances in Indianapolis
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 28 days ago
On this Memorial Day, the father of one fallen Hoosier hero declared "patriotism is alive and well in Indiana." Ceremonies across the state honored those who gave their lives defending freedom. Some veterans received recognition that's long-deserved... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Legacy of fallen soldiers honored in ceremoniesFLETCHER, OK (KSWO) -The leaders of groups for veterans in Elgin and Fletcher b
Legacy of fallen soldiers honored in ceremonies
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 28 days ago
FLETCHER, OK (KSWO) -The leaders of groups for veterans in Elgin and Fletcher believe Memorial Day is all about the legacy of the soldiers of who have died. Monday, the Elgin VFW and the Fletcher American Legion held Memorial Day ceremonies in... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Cadillac Veterans Reflect on Memorial DayFrom parades to wreath laying ceremonies, Memorial Day services were held acros
Cadillac Veterans Reflect on Memorial Day
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 28 days ago
From parades to wreath laying ceremonies, Memorial Day services were held across our area to honor those who gave their lives for our country. Memorial Day - a day to honor those who gave everything to ensure our freedom, for many veteran's it’s a... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
South Palm Beach ceremony features WW II vet who served at AnzioEach year, Memorial Day leads Woody Gorbach’s thoughts back to the beach at Anz
South Palm Beach ceremony features WW II vet who served at Anzio
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
Each year, Memorial Day leads Woody Gorbach’s thoughts back to the beach at Anzio, site of the Jan. 22, 1944, amphibious landing of Allied forces intent upon driving the Germans out of Italy. “All you heard that day and for days after was ‘medic,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldiertime I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My pa
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldier
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 29 days ago
time I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My parents decided to take us on an impromptu Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington, D.C. They found a reasonable hotel room in Crystal City—“Where is Crystal City?” I... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Gardner: Americans are free to criticizeto veterans and their families: Thanks for your service and many sacrifices! Yo
Gardner: Americans are free to criticize
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
to veterans and their families: Thanks for your service and many sacrifices! You have won, defended and protected our freedoms from the beginning. Your loyalty is not to a king or a government, or even to fellow citizens, but to defending and... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
A DAY TO REMEMBERMemorial Day is a day to remember the fallen soldiers that charged into battle
A DAY TO REMEMBER
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Memorial Day is a day to remember the fallen soldiers that charged into battle and made that ultimate sacrifice for America. This is what the community did Monday morning during the Memorial Day Service held at Veterans Circle in the Great Bend... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldiertime I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My pa
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldier
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 29 days ago
time I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My parents decided to take us on an impromptu Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington, D.C. They found a reasonable hotel room in Crystal City—“Where is Crystal City?” I... Read more
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Al.com
Our fallen soldiers represent our true national debtson from your hometown. We owe him. We owe that young man—who may well have die
Our fallen soldiers represent our true national debt
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
son from your hometown. We owe him. We owe that young man—who may well have died on Omaha Beach—a debt of gratitude for defending our freedom from foreign domination. I see the furrowed browed of a representative to our Constitutional... Read more
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Al.com
Memorial Day 2016: Quotes, remembrances, inspirations to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrificeMemorial Day is a time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the def
Memorial Day 2016: Quotes, remembrances, inspirations to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
Memorial Day is a time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the defense of their country and fellow citizen. It will be celebrated May 30 this year. Here are some of the best quotes, remembrances and inspiration on the patriotic... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldiertime I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My pa
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldier
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 29 days ago
time I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My parents decided to take us on an impromptu Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington, D.C. They found a reasonable hotel room in Crystal City—“Where is Crystal City?” I... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Remembering our fallen military heroesThis country was founded on freedom, yet from the outset Americans have known t
Remembering our fallen military heroes
Desert Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
This country was founded on freedom, yet from the outset Americans have known that most precious of all God-given rights often carries a steep price. When our forefathers fought in the Revolutionary War to free themselves from the bondage of England,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldiertime I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My pa
The long walk to Section 60: What Memorial Day means to a son of a soldier
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
time I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I was in eighth grade. My parents decided to take us on an impromptu Memorial Day weekend trip to Washington, D.C. They found a reasonable hotel room in Crystal City—“Where is Crystal City?” I... Read more
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The Washington Times
TAMMY BRUCE: Obsolete equipment puts U.S. troops at riskANALYSIS/OPINION: On this Memorial Day, as we honor our troops who gave their
TAMMY BRUCE: Obsolete equipment puts U.S. troops at risk
The Washington Times / Posted 29 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: On this Memorial Day, as we honor our troops who gave their lives defending freedom, it is worth remembering what makes our freedom so valuable. Every living creature yearns to be free, as it’s the foundation to happiness. Even... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Let's build a memorialAs many Americans around the country relax with friends and family this Memoria
Let's build a memorial
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
As many Americans around the country relax with friends and family this Memorial Day, I hope they take a moment to pause over their grills and swimming pools to ponder what the holiday really represents. It's been my absolute pleasure the last 10... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US war dead remembered in Perth Memorial DayUSA Memorial Day commemorated as WA honours American war dead The relationship
US war dead remembered in Perth Memorial Day
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
USA Memorial Day commemorated as WA honours American war dead The relationship between Australia and the United States has been honoured during a Memorial Day service at Perth's Kings Park, believed to be the only place in the world it is marked... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Have a good Memorial Daythis year to recall that purpose and set aside some time to reflect on those me
Have a good Memorial Day
Minot Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
this year to recall that purpose and set aside some time to reflect on those men and women who have lost their lives defending our way of life, our freedom and even our own lives. Consider that in the last few years, the number of remaining... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Memorial Dayour country. When Congress established the Moment of Remembrance 16 years ago,
Memorial Day
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
our country. When Congress established the Moment of Remembrance 16 years ago, the idea was to counteract the notion that is simply a weekend that kicks off summertime activities. AMTRAK train whistles will blow, Major League... Read more
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FOX News
Memorial Day 2016: In defense of memorials to our military heroesFor most Americans, Memorial Day is a time of celebration and remembrance. It’s
Memorial Day 2016: In defense of memorials to our military heroes
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
For most Americans, Memorial Day is a time of celebration and remembrance. It’s a day when we honor the sacrifice of our service members who gave “the last full measure of devotion” for our freedom. But while most families are attending Memorial Day... Read more
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Vail Daily
‘You don’t have to be American to pay tribute’EAGLE — U.S. troops aren’t just defending Americans from foreign foes, they’re
‘You don’t have to be American to pay tribute’
Vail Daily / Posted 29 days ago
EAGLE — U.S. troops aren’t just defending Americans from foreign foes, they’re defending freedom, and Monday, a Mexican man with roots in Eagle is honoring those troops for the freedom he and his family enjoy in Eagle County. “My message to people... Read more
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