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PhysOrg
Controlled Colorado River flooding released stored greenhouse gasesCalifornia has largely dried up. The Delta wetlands of the Colorado are now onl
Controlled Colorado River flooding released stored greenhouse gases
PhysOrg / Posted 15 hours ago
California has largely dried up. The Delta wetlands of the Colorado are now only around 1/20th of their size prior to the Hoover Dam construction. In 2014, a major 8-week experiment released 130 million cubic metres of water from the Morelos dam... Read more
15h
Perth Now
Where in the world is the hottest tour?of the expected queues. Other popular activities booked with Viator included th
Where in the world is the hottest tour?
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
of the expected queues. Other popular activities booked with Viator included the Moulin Rouge in Paris, a Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam day trip from Las Vegas and a hop on, hop off sightseeing tour of Rome. Stonehenge and Bath in Britain, Tuscany... Read more
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York Daily Record
Reflections on a Grand Canyon white water river trek and the Anthropocenecorridor. Upstream, Lake Powell fills chasm and ravines behind Glen Canyon Dam.
Reflections on a Grand Canyon white water river trek and the Anthropocene
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
corridor. Upstream, Lake Powell fills chasm and ravines behind Glen Canyon Dam. Down steam, Lake Mead fills the void behind Hoover Dam. These dams harness power from the mighty river and deliver it as electrical energy throughout the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Lawmakers want delay on lucrative 50-year power dealscontracts for low-cost hydropower. As a state board is about to sign 50-year c
Lawmakers want delay on lucrative 50-year power deals
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
contracts for low-cost hydropower. As a state board is about to sign 50-year contracts for low-cost hydropower from Hoover Dam, two skeptical lawmakers are pushing for a harder look at the lucrative deals. State senators Steve Farley and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Femail reveals the most unique places you can get marriedwith up to two guests, a photographer and the minister, to the stunning locatio
Femail reveals the most unique places you can get married
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
with up to two guests, a photographer and the minister, to the stunning location. The pair will be treated to views of the Hoover Dam, Mojave Desert, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon as they soar towards their ceremony location which will be decked... Read more
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The Advocate
Wealthy's 'voodoo economics' will only create jobs so long as it’s deemed profitablebenefits. If you want to see jobs created in a snap, just watch the government
Wealthy's 'voodoo economics' will only create jobs so long as it’s deemed profitable
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
benefits. If you want to see jobs created in a snap, just watch the government take on a project like building the Hoover Dam or landing a man on the moon. The other purpose of Teepell’s letter was to defend the actions of his ex-boss,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Aviators fly vintage biplane to West Coast and back“old fliers,” according to Stubbs.

On the way back, the first night spent

Aviators fly vintage biplane to West Coast and back
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
“old fliers,” according to Stubbs.

On the way back, the first night spent in Las Vegas afforded a chance to fly over Hoover Dam. Already knowing the best spots to refuel, they revisited many of the places they'd landed in on the trip... Read more

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The Hendersonville Times-News
Aviators fly vintage biplane to West Coast and back“old fliers,” according to Stubbs. On the way back, the first night spent in L
Aviators fly vintage biplane to West Coast and back
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
“old fliers,” according to Stubbs. On the way back, the first night spent in Las Vegas afforded a chance to fly over Hoover Dam. Already knowing the best spots to refuel, they revisited many of the places they'd landed in on the trip... Read more
11d
The Arizona Republic
Teddy Roosevelt's Arizona obsessionconstruction began in 1906 on Roosevelt Dam near the confluence of Tonto Creek
Teddy Roosevelt's Arizona obsession
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
construction began in 1906 on Roosevelt Dam near the confluence of Tonto Creek and the Salt River northeast of Phoenix. Hoover Dam along the Colorado River would later follow. "The dam and the lake named after him were key to the development of... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
I-11 public comment period begins; meetings planned for Juneopportunities through this new freight and travel route." The recommended I-11
I-11 public comment period begins; meetings planned for June
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
opportunities through this new freight and travel route." The recommended I-11 corridor would likely follow US 93 from the Hoover Dam bypass bridge south to Wickenburg. The 280-mile corridor that is the focus of the current environmental study... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada News Minutewhere purchased. LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials are trying to understand why fewer
Nevada News Minute
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
where purchased. LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials are trying to understand why fewer people have been visiting Southern Nevada's Hoover Dam. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the last two years have the lowest visitor totals since 2008 and the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Satellite eye on Earth: May 2016 – in picturestime Lake Mead was this low, in 1937, water managers were still filling the res
Satellite eye on Earth: May 2016 – in pictures
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
time Lake Mead was this low, in 1937, water managers were still filling the reservoir and putting finishing touches on the Hoover Dam. According to data from the US Bureau of Reclamation, the water level has now reached a record low for the second... Read more
22d
Boston Globe
They keep smiling for Abbie BenfordT-shirts. Friends have tweeted photos of her purple bracelet from various locat
They keep smiling for Abbie Benford
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
T-shirts. Friends have tweeted photos of her purple bracelet from various locations around the world, including Paris, the Hoover Dam, Israel, the Galápagos Islands, Russia, Tanzania, and elsewhere. “Abbie lived life to the fullest,” says her... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Knight, Brownley introduce St. Francis Dam memorial billwant to correct." Another political consideration at the time was pending in W
Knight, Brownley introduce St. Francis Dam memorial bill
Ventura County Star / Posted 25 days ago
want to correct." Another political consideration at the time was pending in Washington: a bill to finance the much bigger Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the Nevada-Arizona border. The engineer of the St. Francis Dam project, Irish-born... Read more
25d
J Weekly
the empty nest | That’s a wrap: We made it through our freshman yearnewfound flexibility and spontaneity (and clean house), sometimes I’ll still fi
the empty nest | That’s a wrap: We made it through our freshman year
J Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
newfound flexibility and spontaneity (and clean house), sometimes I’ll still find myself somewhere — last month it was at Hoover Dam, during a road trip to see my parents — thinking that some things are just way more fun as a family than they are... Read more
26d
Daily Mail
What would happen if humans were wiped out?only power plants still running would be hydroelectric stations. 'On the west
What would happen if humans were wiped out?
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
only power plants still running would be hydroelectric stations. 'On the west of the United States, the generators of Hoover Dam are activated by the water flow from Lake Meade,' the narrator says. 'Thus, it can be left unattended for several... Read more
26d
EarthSky
Lake Mead reaches a record lowtime Lake Mead was this low—in 1937—water managers were still filling the reser
Lake Mead reaches a record low
EarthSky / Posted 26 days ago
time Lake Mead was this low—in 1937—water managers were still filling the reservoir and putting finishing touches on the Hoover Dam. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the water level has now reached a record low for the... Read more
27d
KERA North Texas
Sound The Alphorns: World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel Is Officially Openof grand engineering. A majesty and an ambition to reshape the very make up of
Sound The Alphorns: World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel Is Officially Open
KERA North Texas / Posted 27 days ago
of grand engineering. A majesty and an ambition to reshape the very make up of the world. You can't stand before the Hoover Dam, or transit the Panama Canal, or drive over the Golden Gate Bridge without being moved. They are sublime in their... Read more
27d
KPBS San Diego
Sound The Alphorns: World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel Is Officially Openof grand engineering. A majesty and an ambition to reshape the very make up of
Sound The Alphorns: World's Longest, Deepest Tunnel Is Officially Open
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
of grand engineering. A majesty and an ambition to reshape the very make up of the world. You can't stand before the Hoover Dam, or transit the Panama Canal, or drive over the Golden Gate Bridge without being moved. They are sublime in their... Read more
27d
5KSDK St. Louis
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KVUE-TV Austin
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KREM.com Spokane
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WCSH 6 Portland
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WTSP-TV Tampa
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WLBZ Bangor
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WLTX-TV Columbia
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WKYC Cleveland
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
13 WMAZ Macon
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
USA Today
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
NorthWest Cable News
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KTHV Little Rock
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KING5 Seattle
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KING5 Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
First Coast News
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
First Coast News / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KTVB Boise
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KTVB Boise / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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27d
KENS 5 San Antonio
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Columnshortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmad
Bottled water plant planned for desert. Wait, what?!? Column
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 27 days ago
shortages. In addition to this, reports say that Lake Mead, the largest manmade reservoir in the United States, created by Hoover Dam and providing water to California, Nevada and, yes, Arizona is at a record low, close to a point of cutting water... Read more
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28d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Collecting with a passion: North Jerseyans share a peek at their personal treasuresHe started picking up hard hats that had some special story about them, whether
Collecting with a passion: North Jerseyans share a peek at their personal treasures
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 28 days ago
He started picking up hard hats that had some special story about them, whether it related to construction of the Hoover Dam, World War II, 9/11, their technological changes since their development right after World War I, even their use... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
President Obama honors fallen from past, presentMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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11 News Houston
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
11 News Houston / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
President Obama honors fallen from past, present warsMcPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in
President Obama honors fallen from past, present wars
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 28 days ago
McPherson; 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Way in Brooklyn, N.Y., whose namesake died in Iraq in 2006; and a memorial bridge over the Hoover Dam named in part after Pat Tillman, the former National Football League star-turned-Army Ranger who was killed in... Read more
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