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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston police unite with community for Police Community Unity DayToday a 16-year tradition continued as community members and police came togeth
Charleston police unite with community for Police Community Unity Day
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 hours ago
Today a 16-year tradition continued as community members and police came together for Police Community Unity Day at Brittlebank Park near downtown Charleston. There were hundreds of people coming in and out of the event all day. Police officers,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
22 vet suicides a day is not OKBecause of a complication after surgery, Give Our Veterans a Hand did not have
22 vet suicides a day is not OK
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
Because of a complication after surgery, Give Our Veterans a Hand did not have a Veteran Suicide Awareness presentation last month on July 22. We did do one this past Saturday at our local Houghton ShopKo (thank you, ShopKo). We had 22 cemetery... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Company in fatal stadium accident has past safety citationsCollege student, 19, crowned Princess Kay of the Milky WayCollege student, 19,
Company in fatal stadium accident has past safety citations
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
College student, 19, crowned Princess Kay of the Milky WayCollege student, 19, crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way A 19-year-old college student from Howard Lake has been crowned the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way.More >> A 19-year-old... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Newseum Erects Memorial For Fallen Virginia JournalistsWDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward - Photo: WDBJ7 / MGN W
Newseum Erects Memorial For Fallen Virginia Journalists
News 10 WILX / Posted 2 days ago
WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward - Photo: WDBJ7 / MGN WASHINGTON, D.C. - There have been scores of tributes created to remember yesterday’s tragedy in Moneta, Virginia, including the Newseum in Washington, D.C., which added a... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Newseum Erects Memorial For Fallen Virginia JournalistsWashington, DC There have been scores of tributes created to remember yesterday
Newseum Erects Memorial For Fallen Virginia Journalists
WTVY Dothan / Posted 2 days ago
Washington, DC There have been scores of tributes created to remember yesterday’s tragedy in Moneta, Virginia, including the Newseum in Washington, D.C., which added a memorial to its halls just hours after the attack. It's not easy making sense of... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall brings a convoy of veterans to Forest CityAll along the roads of Forest City on Wednesday, crowds gathered to catch a gli
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall brings a convoy of veterans to Forest City
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
All along the roads of Forest City on Wednesday, crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of their idols: military veterans who served in Vietnam. "Every overpass and every nook and cranny you could get a person on along this whole highway was full of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pupils killed at Buttskop rememberedCAPE ARGUSThe City of Cape Town unveiled a memorial wall at the Welmoed Cemeter
Pupils killed at Buttskop remembered
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
CAPE ARGUSThe City of Cape Town unveiled a memorial wall at the Welmoed Cemetery in honour of the 10 children who lost their lives at the Buttskop level crossing in Blackheath. Picture: David Ritchie Cape Town - Five years after 10 pupils – between... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Spitfire pilots honoured 70 years after WWIIBritish Spitfire fighter pilots who died protecting northern Australia honoured
Spitfire pilots honoured 70 years after WWII
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
British Spitfire fighter pilots who died protecting northern Australia honoured 70 years after WWII A group of British Spitfire fighter pilots who died protecting northern Australia have been honoured in a Darwin ceremony, 70 years after serving in... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Remembering Our Fallen memorial exhibit opens in local Mishawaka business for public viewingThe Michiana community is getting ready for a special exhibit that hits close t
Remembering Our Fallen memorial exhibit opens in local Mishawaka business for public viewing
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
The Michiana community is getting ready for a special exhibit that hits close to home. It's a traveling memorial "wall" that recognizes fallen troops who called Indiana home. The exhibit is called Remembering Our Fallen and it's a nationwide project... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
New art added to firefighters' fountain to help preserve memorialKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Workers are installing new art Tuesday in Penn Valley Park t
New art added to firefighters' fountain to help preserve memorial
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Workers are installing new art Tuesday in Penn Valley Park to enhance the firefighters’ fountain. It’s the first phase of multiple upgrades for the memorial. It’s been more than 25 years since a deadly explosion took the lives of... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Breitung approves policy for honoring firefightersStaff Writer QUINNESEC - Breitung Township has established a formal policy for
Breitung approves policy for honoring firefighters
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Staff Writer QUINNESEC - Breitung Township has established a formal policy for honoring deceased members of the township's fire department by placing their names on the Michigan Firefighters' Memorial Wall in Roscommon, Mich. The policy was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
War sacrifice to feature on memorial wallChristchurch tunnel in Arras, France was built by the NZ Engineers Tunnelling C
War sacrifice to feature on memorial wall
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Christchurch tunnel in Arras, France was built by the NZ Engineers Tunnelling Company. Sapper Michael Tobin of Tauranga is believed to be the first NZ soldier to die on the Western Front. The inscription on one chunk of greenstone says Sapper Colin... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Boards plan meetings this weekThe Breitung Township Board will meet today at 7 p.m. in the board room of the
Boards plan meetings this week
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The Breitung Township Board will meet today at 7 p.m. in the board room of the township offices in Quinnesec. New business includes the Michigan Rural Water Association and Michigan Firefighters Memorial Wall policy. The Dickinson County Board of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Park honors crashed B-17 crewSHERIDAN -- When a member of Sheridan's American Legion chapter decided in 2011
Park honors crashed B-17 crew
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
SHERIDAN -- When a member of Sheridan's American Legion chapter decided in 2011 to spearhead the construction of a memorial park at the site where a World War II bomber crashed more than 70 years earlier, he knew little about the nine men who died... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
September events to unfold; Chabacano’s controversial spelling to be discussed at City Council“Mary is the only woman who is mentioned by name in the (Holy) Qur’an. There is
September events to unfold; Chabacano’s controversial spelling to be discussed at City Council
Zamboanga Today / Posted 6 days ago
“Mary is the only woman who is mentioned by name in the (Holy) Qur’an. There is an entire chapter in the Qur’an entitled “Maryam”. She is mentioned 34 times in the Qur’an much more than in the Bible” –Mohammad Ali Shomali, MARY, JESUS AND... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Woman searching for photos of Loveland and Larimer County men killed in VietnamJanna Hoehn started her project because she visited the Vietnam Veterans Memori
Woman searching for photos of Loveland and Larimer County men killed in Vietnam
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Janna Hoehn started her project because she visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., and wanted a rubbing of one of the "missing in action" men on the wall. She research that man, Gregory John Crossman, to find a photo of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
WWI miners to be honoured in WaihiSue Baker Wilson, of Waihi Heritage Vision and director of the project, is appe
WWI miners to be honoured in Waihi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Sue Baker Wilson, of Waihi Heritage Vision and director of the project, is appealing for tunnellers' descendents to contribute to the memorial. Photo / Thinkstock The inscription on one chunk of greenstone says Sapper Colin Adams, died of wounds, 23... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Park honors crashed B-17 crewSHERIDAN -- When a member of Sheridan's American Legion chapter decided in 2011
Park honors crashed B-17 crew
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
SHERIDAN -- When a member of Sheridan's American Legion chapter decided in 2011 to spearhead the construction of a memorial park at the site where a World War II bomber crashed more than 70 years earlier, he knew little about the nine men who died... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Time for remembranceDee Firchau placed roses under the names of Lewisville veterans lost in the War
Time for remembrance
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Dee Firchau placed roses under the names of Lewisville veterans lost in the War - Leon Barickman, a classmate of her cousin; and high school classmate Ronald Karau, who died in Vietnam, one day after his 21st birthday. She said Barickman died in... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
NDDOT Launches Crash Memorial Web Page to Share Stories of Crash VictimsIn the United States, about a third of crash fatalities involve a driver with a
NDDOT Launches Crash Memorial Web Page to Share Stories of Crash Victims
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 days ago
In the United States, about a third of crash fatalities involve a driver with a blood alcohol content above the legal limit. In the state of North Dakota, alcohol, drugs and medication contributed to 67 of 248 fatalities in 2014. Averi Haugesag met... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Dedication ceremony for Columbia County War MemorialThursday, August 20, 2015 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- A dedication ceremony
Dedication ceremony for Columbia County War Memorial
News 12 Augusta / Posted 9 days ago
Thursday, August 20, 2015 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- A dedication ceremony for Columbia County's Military Memorial Wall will take place September 8, according to the Director of Columbia County Emergency & Operations Division, Pam Tucker. Tucker... Read more
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Washington City Paper
In Band and in Park, Chuck Brown’s Legacy Lives OnWhen the Godfather of Go-Go died in a Baltimore hospital in May 2012, just a fe
In Band and in Park, Chuck Brown’s Legacy Lives On
Washington City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
When the Godfather of Go-Go died in a Baltimore hospital in May 2012, just a few months shy of his 76th birthday, fans from around the world vividly chronicled their memories on social media platforms. If there had been a question in recent years... Read more
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Marshall Independent
County hears presentation on veterans memorialAt Tuesday's meeting of the Lyon County Board, supporters of a Lyon County Vete
County hears presentation on veterans memorial
Marshall Independent / Posted 11 days ago
At Tuesday's meeting of the Lyon County Board, supporters of a Lyon County Veterans' Memorial shared their vision with county commissioners. "Basically, what we're doing is, we're adding on to Memorial Park," in Marshall, said presenter Bruce... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
Recording Surfaces of Newell encouraging Flowers to leave WV.Updated 8/18/2015 11:45 P.M. Several new recordings surface on what is believe
Recording Surfaces of Newell encouraging Flowers to leave WV.
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 11 days ago
Updated 8/18/2015 11:45 P.M. Several new recordings surface on what is believed to be the website of former Parkersburg Finance Director, Ashley Flowers. The most notable of these being a nearly 24-minute recording of a phone conversation between... Read more
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The Border Mail
Border breakfast wrap- Wednesday, August 19, 2015Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @leanneb
Border breakfast wrap- Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. @leannebeattie Meet Lenny. This adorable photo was taken and posted to Instagram during another cracking day weather-wise yesterday. Try looking at this photo and not smiling, we... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Project seeks local veteran photo for Vietnam memorial - August 18, 2015By Janna HoehnMy name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 25 year resident of Maui, Hawaii.
Project seeks local veteran photo for Vietnam memorial - August 18, 2015
Emery County Progress / Posted 11 days ago
By Janna HoehnMy name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 25 year resident of Maui, Hawaii. Six years ago my husband and I made our first trip to Washington DC. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in High School the first memorial on my list... Read more
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Express and Star
'If dad was still here he would be so proud': Touching tribute to workforce that put Willenhall on the map « Express & StarThe lock makers of Willenhall made the town world famous and ensured names such
'If dad was still here he would be so proud': Touching tribute to workforce that put Willenhall on the map « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 11 days ago
The lock makers of Willenhall made the town world famous and ensured names such as Union, Yale, Chubb and Squire went down in history. And now they have been honoured in a new memorial at the corner of Walsall Street and Bilston Street, which is... Read more
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New Kerala
Tianjin mourns for blasts victims Tianjin on Tuesday observed a moment of mourning for victims of the warehouse
Tianjin mourns for blasts victims
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Tianjin on Tuesday observed a moment of mourning for victims of the warehouse explosion that took place in the city on August 12. Cargo ship horns blared in honour of the dead, while people gathered to stand in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Lights shine as veterans rememberCrowds turn out for Albury's memorial service LEST WE FORGET: Bill Thompson an
Lights shine as veterans remember
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Crowds turn out for Albury's memorial service LEST WE FORGET: Bill Thompson and Chief Petty Officer John Blackstone, representing the Naval Association, hold candles at the memorial service. Picture: MARK JESSER VIETNAM veterans gathered in Albury... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Vehicles help vets: Car show to raise money for paversCar enthusiasts revved their engines and showed off their automobiles for a goo
Vehicles help vets: Car show to raise money for pavers
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Car enthusiasts revved their engines and showed off their automobiles for a good cause Saturday. The River Rats Car Club of Austin held its first Veterans Memorial Car Show Saturday at Lafayette Park to help Mower County veterans pay for pavers at... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Memorial wall becomes trouble for Toledo business owner and neighborsThe owner of the business that is close to the scene of a double murder says th
Memorial wall becomes trouble for Toledo business owner and neighbors
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 12 days ago
The owner of the business that is close to the scene of a double murder says the memorial wall he offered has been taken over with graffiti and that people holding candle light vigils have gotten out of control. Sean Briney, who works nearby said,... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Memorial wall becomes trouble for business owner and neighborsThe owner of the business that is close to the scene of a double murder says th
Memorial wall becomes trouble for business owner and neighbors
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 12 days ago
The owner of the business that is close to the scene of a double murder says the memorial wall he offered has been taken over with graffiti and that people holding candle light vigils have gotten out of control. Sean Briney, who works nearby said,... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
More Responses Filed To Flowers SuitUpdated: 8/17/2015 5:30 P.M. There's another response to the suit filed by Par
More Responses Filed To Flowers Suit
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 12 days ago
Updated: 8/17/2015 5:30 P.M. There's another response to the suit filed by Parkersburg's former finance director... and another request to dismiss the case. This response comes from the River City News Network, which states Ashley Flowers used the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Thousands ride in procession honoring Utah's fallen officersSALT LAKE CITY – Thousands of motorcyclists joined in a 5-mile procession from
Thousands ride in procession honoring Utah's fallen officers
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY – Thousands of motorcyclists joined in a 5-mile procession from Lindon to the Utah State Capitol Sunday for a memorial service honoring fallen police officers. “It’s been almost two years–September 1st-and my son and I are doing well,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of eventsMilitary veterans get free entrance to the Illinois State Fair on Sunday for a
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of events
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
Military veterans get free entrance to the Illinois State Fair on Sunday for a day of events honoring those who've served in the armed forces. The official program begins at noon and includes recognition of the Illinois veteran of the year. The... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of eventsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Military veterans get free entrance to the Illinois St
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of events
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 14 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Military veterans get free entrance to the Illinois State Fair on Sunday for a day of events honoring those who've served in the armed forces. The official program begins at noon and includes recognition of the Illinois... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of eventsSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Military veterans get free entrance to the Illinois St
Illinois State Fair honors veterans with day of events
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 14 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Military veterans get free entrance to the Illinois State Fair on Sunday for a day of events honoring those who've served in the armed forces. The official program begins at noon and includes recognition of the Illinois... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Brier Hill Italian Fest set Aug. 20-23Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Experience a “touch of Italy” when you attend the 24t
Brier Hill Italian Fest set Aug. 20-23
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 14 days ago
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Experience a “touch of Italy” when you attend the 24th annual Brier Hill Italian Fest planned Thursday through August 23 on Calvin and Victoria streets. Organizers welcome everyone “back to the old neighborhood,” where the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Keep flying the POW/MIA flag before things get out of handThere have been aftershocks ever since a single Confederate flag in South Carol
Mark Woods: Keep flying the POW/MIA flag before things get out of hand
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
There have been aftershocks ever since a single Confederate flag in South Carolina came down. Some were to be expected. Some were a surprise. (Georgia changing Confederate holidays?) And some came out of the blue — like author Rick Perlstein writing... Read more
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The Brown and White
Traveling 'Wall' brings Vietnam War back into focus | Turkeys and TrophiesLynn Kessler and the parents of Cub Scout Pack 50 of Moorestown and Boy Scout T
Traveling 'Wall' brings Vietnam War back into focus | Turkeys and Trophies
The Brown and White / Posted 14 days ago
Lynn Kessler and the parents of Cub Scout Pack 50 of Moorestown and Boy Scout Troop 33 of Klecknersville were instrumental in helping to raise $10,000 to bring the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to the Moore Township Recreation Center. The wall,... Read more
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MLive.com
Back to the Bricks 2015: your guide for Saturday's car showFLINT, MI—The big day is here: the massive Back to the Bricks car show, which w
Back to the Bricks 2015: your guide for Saturday's car show
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
FLINT, MI—The big day is here: the massive Back to the Bricks car show, which will bring thousands of rides and thousands more spectators to downtown Flint. Rachel Kulik, of National Weather Service, said the high in downtown Flint would be 87... Read more
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The Morning Call
August 15, 2015SHARON K. MERKEL / SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL Michael Geiger, of Whitehall, v
August 15, 2015
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
SHARON K. MERKEL / SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL Michael Geiger, of Whitehall, visits the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall which stopped in Moore Township this week. Some 118 Lehigh Valley soldiers died in the conflict. A formal ceremony with a... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
70 years later: 'The war ended - at first we couldn't believe it'EUGENE, Ore. - August 14, 1945: After 6 years of global conflict, President Tru
70 years later: 'The war ended - at first we couldn't believe it'
KMTR Eugene / Posted 15 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - August 14, 1945: After 6 years of global conflict, President Truman announced a cease to hositilities, the surrender of Japan - and the end of World War II. "We just hugged each other and cried that we didn't have to go back and see... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
As new school is under construction, Archer City ISD students to settle into portablesARCHER CITY, Texas - Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning author Larry McMurtry wa
As new school is under construction, Archer City ISD students to settle into portables
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 15 days ago
ARCHER CITY, Texas - Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning author Larry McMurtry walked through its hallways. So has successful television comedian Angela Kinsey of “The Office” fame and “Your Family or Mine,” along with countless doctors, lawyers,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Veterans remember 50 years onService will mark anniversary of deployment in Vietnam MEMORIAL SERVICE: Murra
Veterans remember 50 years on
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Service will mark anniversary of deployment in Vietnam MEMORIAL SERVICE: Murray Border Association Vietnam Veterans president Gary Treeve. The association invites all veterans and the public to Tuesday's service. VIETNAM veterans will gather in... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
VJ Day, August 14, 1945: 'We just hugged each other and cried'EUGENE, Ore. - August 14, 1945: After 6 years of global conflict, President Tru
VJ Day, August 14, 1945: 'We just hugged each other and cried'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 16 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - August 14, 1945: After 6 years of global conflict, President Truman announced a cease to hositilities, the surrender of Japan - and the end of World War II. "We just hugged each other and cried that we didn't have to go back and see... Read more
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Wilson County News
Texas A&M honors John Burleson Sr.Many of firefighter John Burleson’s family were in attendance for the dedicatio
Texas A&M honors John Burleson Sr.
Wilson County News / Posted 17 days ago
Many of firefighter John Burleson’s family were in attendance for the dedication and memorial services, including his wife, Barbara Burleson; sons John H. Burleson Jr. and wife Lee, and Thomas Burleson and wife Laura; daughters Amanda Shaner and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Women forced into prostitution in World War II hope for apology from JapanSouth Korean former 'comfort woman' Gil Won-ok is helped by a volunteer as she
Women forced into prostitution in World War II hope for apology from Japan
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 18 days ago
South Korean former 'comfort woman' Gil Won-ok is helped by a volunteer as she heads to the weekly Wednesday protest demanding an apology and compensation from the Japanese government in Seoul, South Korea, July 22, 2015. A Buddhist rosary hangs... Read more
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The Morning Call
Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial coming to Moore TownshipLynn Schadler Kessler never knew her uncle Robert Nickol, an Army specialist wh
Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial coming to Moore Township
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
Lynn Schadler Kessler never knew her uncle Robert Nickol, an Army specialist who served in the Vietnam War. The Bethlehem native has been listed as MIA since 1971, three years before she was born. His legacy and her family's history of military... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Memorial for furry friends on the cardsPETS in Shellharbour could soon have their own memorial after Shellharbour City
Memorial for furry friends on the cards
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
PETS in Shellharbour could soon have their own memorial after Shellharbour City councillors agreed to investigate establishing one. Helen Stewart with her dogs Molly and Keira, and an urn containing the ashes of Pepper. Picture: GREG TOTMAN PETS in... Read more
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