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Boston Globe
Harvard Professor Daniel Aaron, founding president of the Library of America, dies at 103resembled a professor out of central casting. He smoked a pipe, favored tweed j
Harvard Professor Daniel Aaron, founding president of the Library of America, dies at 103
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
resembled a professor out of central casting. He smoked a pipe, favored tweed jackets, and was unfailingly avuncular toward students. “He wore his eminence very lightly,” Walter Isaacson said in a telephone interview Monday. As an... Read more
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JTA
For Dutch property owners, Holocaust commemoration begins at homebrought closure and replaced the uncertainties with facts,” she explained. In
For Dutch property owners, Holocaust commemoration begins at home
JTA / Posted 10 hours ago
brought closure and replaced the uncertainties with facts,” she explained. In February, van Gennep-Bouma completed a two-year effort to have memorial cobblestones placed outside her home bearing the victims’ names. Now she doesn’t think about... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Spring break means service for BVU studentsvariety of people and programs. AWOL has sent more than 689 volunteers and com
Spring break means service for BVU students
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
variety of people and programs. AWOL has sent more than 689 volunteers and completed an estimated 30,366 hours of service worldwide, furthering its mission to immerse students in different cultures, heighten social awareness and advocate life-long... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of events around AthensSt., Athens. Shaping the Future of Downtown Athens: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Rounds
Weekly calendar of events around Athens
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
St., Athens. Shaping the Future of Downtown Athens: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Roundsphere, 1 Press Place, Athens. Help kick-off National Small Business week by engaging in a community conversation on the future of Downtown Athens. What types of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Take a short break awayBook a walk with a hotel curator for the backstory on Cullen and Kelly. STEPPI
Take a short break away
Western Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
Book a walk with a hotel curator for the backstory on Cullen and Kelly. STEPPING OUT Hop on a tram and make for the National Gallery of Victoria, where the iconic Whistler's Mother is on loan from Paris' Musee D'Orsay until June 19. Continue... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sally Mack, longtime social worker who created innovative programs, dies at 82in civil disobedience also changed her professionally. “In my social work prac
Sally Mack, longtime social worker who created innovative programs, dies at 82
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
in civil disobedience also changed her professionally. “In my social work practice, I find that I now have a greater awareness of social, political, and spiritual issues in the lives of people I work with — and more willingness to address them... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
From Clooney to Spielberg, 5 big questions about summer box officethe toughest challenge of all -- trying to convince audiences accustomed to sli
From Clooney to Spielberg, 5 big questions about summer box office
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
the toughest challenge of all -- trying to convince audiences accustomed to slick, diverting fare to revisit the Civil War with "Free State of Jones." If the bets pay off, then these stars will justify the millions it takes to land them. If... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Alaska veterans return from Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C.Nearly two dozen Alaska veterans made their way home to the Last Frontier on Sa
Alaska veterans return from Honor Flight trip to Washington D.C.
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
Nearly two dozen Alaska veterans made their way home to the Last Frontier on Saturday following their Honor Flight visit to the nation's capital last week. Despite rainy weather in Washington D.C., the veterans said they enjoyed their visit and were... Read more
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Variety
From Clooney to Spielberg, 5 Big Questions About Summer Box Officestart until June 21, but the movie business operates on its own calendar. The f
From Clooney to Spielberg, 5 Big Questions About Summer Box Office
Variety / Posted yesterday
start until June 21, but the movie business operates on its own calendar. The foreign release of “Captain America: Civil War” this weekend and its domestic debut in five days kicks off Hollywood’s busiest season and signals that it’s popcorn... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
France reaches out for Kiwi friendshipThis is not enough official visits from French leaders and not reflective of th
France reaches out for Kiwi friendship
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
This is not enough official visits from French leaders and not reflective of the relationships existing between our two countries. These are excellent. I am here as the representative of a friend of New Zealand. I also come as a neighbour,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Prince William, wife Kate pay respect to Gandhi in IndiaPrince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, placed a wreath and bow
Prince William, wife Kate pay respect to Gandhi in India
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, placed a wreath and bowed their heads as they stood in front of a memorial for Gandhi in New Delhi. They then toured a museum near the spot where the independence leader was assassinated in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel starts work on salute for Arkansans' roles in WWILong overshadowed by more visible remembrances of other wars, Arkansas' stories
Panel starts work on salute for Arkansans' roles in WWI
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Long overshadowed by more visible remembrances of other wars, Arkansas' stories of World War I will be given more public attention over the next two years. The newly formed Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee began working last... Read more
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Western Advocate
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Manning River Times
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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The North West Star
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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The Border Mail
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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The Courier
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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The Young Witness
The 10 best places for a three-day short breakrefurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August
The 10 best places for a three-day short break
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
refurbishment, will be brought into the equally arty QT Hotels stable in August. STEPPING OUT Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, is right across the road. Pop in to find what makes Kiwis tick, then wander the foreshore down to Queen's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Race to the bottomthe clouds slowly part, the winner is, no, not the Internal Revenue Service thi
Race to the bottom
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the clouds slowly part, the winner is, no, not the Internal Revenue Service this time but, the envelope, please . . . the National Park Service. What? The nice people who run the national parks and do all other manner of good works across the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Religion Briefs, April 30, 2016 Spring animal service on Broadway Church of the Nativity, will have its spri
Religion Briefs, April 30, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Spring animal service on Broadway Church of the Nativity, will have its spring animal memorial service at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 2175 Broadway. The simple prayer service is offered two times a year, the first... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, April 29Black Creek Township ■Black Creek United Methodist Church will sponsor a Movie
Happenings, April 29
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Black Creek Township ■Black Creek United Methodist Church will sponsor a Movie Night today at 7 p.m. The movie, “War Room,” a Christian-based film, will be shown. The movie is the story of a couple struggling to stay together who are encouraged to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arlington expansion site could house more than 25,000 gravesmore than 25,000 graves | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Arlington National Cemeter
Arlington expansion site could house more than 25,000 graves
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
more than 25,000 graves | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Arlington National Cemetery will expand its burial grounds across a road to its south, adding 38 acres to the 624 developed at the... Read more
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CTV News
Exclusive: Canada's elite soldiers train Kurdish troops in fight against ISISERBIL, Iraq -- A swirl of smoke, then the screams. Two men drop to the ground,
Exclusive: Canada's elite soldiers train Kurdish troops in fight against ISIS
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
ERBIL, Iraq -- A swirl of smoke, then the screams. Two men drop to the ground, “blood” squirting from wounds. Orders are barked in Kurdish as Peshmerga soldiers rush to the aid of the fallen. At this military outpost in Northern Iraq, it’s all a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why a military charity is denying scholarships to the children of soldiers who died by suicideMitchell, Bay Street legal titan William Braithwaite and Canada Company founder
Why a military charity is denying scholarships to the children of soldiers who died by suicide
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Mitchell, Bay Street legal titan William Braithwaite and Canada Company founder Blake Goldring – concluded that her two children were not eligible for the education fund because the circumstances of her husband’s death did not meet the... Read more
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The Advocate
Hokie’s mighty swingto Hokie. At this time, softballs were so ‘hot’ that some pitchers were killed
Hokie’s mighty swing
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
to Hokie. At this time, softballs were so ‘hot’ that some pitchers were killed when line drives hit their heads (after two years, this ball was banned). “I played with the Parkview Baptist Church team, and we advanced through our state... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Arlington Cemetery could house more than 25,000 new gravesARLINGTON, Virginia – Arlington National Cemetery, which inters 7,000 military
Arlington Cemetery could house more than 25,000 new graves
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
ARLINGTON, Virginia – Arlington National Cemetery, which inters 7,000 military veterans, spouses and dignitaries each year, unveiled preliminary plans this week to create room for more than 25,000 new graves by rerouting part of a nearby road and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarCost: $5. Call 360-9287. Al-Anon - non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of C
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Cost: $5. Call 360-9287. Al-Anon - non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette. Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Why Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish deserves a knighthoodCertainly more than he hated the flak he took for signing Jimmy Carter. Probabl
Why Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish deserves a knighthood
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Certainly more than he hated the flak he took for signing Jimmy Carter. Probably more than he hated any analysis of Stewart Downing’s transfer fee. But here goes. Arise Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish. It is utterly, unequivocally, 100 per... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Local foundation to unveil Korean War monument in San Francisco-- A U.S.-based non-profit organization said Thursday that it will unveil a mon
Local foundation to unveil Korean War monument in San Francisco
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
-- A U.S.-based non-profit organization said Thursday that it will unveil a monument that commemorates the 1950-53 Korean War at a public park in San Francisco. The dedication ceremony will take place on Aug. 1 at the Presidio of San Francisco... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Entertainment Calendar: April 29–May 51/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754. TYLLER GUMMERSAL, tradit
Entertainment Calendar: April 29–May 5
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
1/2 Road, for members and qualified guests, 242-4754. TYLLER GUMMERSAL, traditional country roots from Durango, 8–11 p.m., Warehouse 2565, 2565 American Way, 628-4321, warehouse2565.com. SPLAT, Showing Parachute’s Local Arts and Talent, 5 p.m.... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
News from the world of entertainment - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South
News from the world of entertainment
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
- WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi Katy Perry to headline glitzy amfAR event during CannesKaty Perry to headline glitzy... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Former Commander of NAF Atlantic to be interred at Arlington National CemeteryE.R. “Gus” Kinnear, II Admiral George E.R. “Gus” Kinnear, II will be interred
Former Commander of NAF Atlantic to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
E.R. “Gus” Kinnear, II Admiral George E.R. “Gus” Kinnear, II will be interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, May 6, 2016. The distinguished naval aviator passed away peacefully at the age of 87 August 9,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Riding in to the futureFort Smith Museum of History to learn more about the early life of the man who
Riding in to the future
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Fort Smith Museum of History to learn more about the early life of the man who founded their elite military company during World War II. This weekend, they'll get to see Darby as he was depicted on that magazine cover. A new statue -- commissioned... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information, visit www.csuci.edu.
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. For more information, visit www.csuci.edu. LATIN BUSINESS EXPO 4-8 p.m.Mingle and network with Latin business men and women at this annual expo, the largest of its kind.Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend CalendarMuseum," through February 2017. "Arkansas Contemporaries: Then, Now, Next," thr
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Museum," through February 2017. "Arkansas Contemporaries: Then, Now, Next," through May 8. Knife Gallery, "We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas," Arkansas Made Gallery, continuing. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Another honorArea Honor Flight informational meeting Wednesday night. For the first time si
Another honor
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
Area Honor Flight informational meeting Wednesday night. For the first time since the Honor Flights began, veterans from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War will all be included on the flight. Stops at the Lincoln, Korean,Vietnam and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Impactoryrepertory works, including collaborations with jazz musicians Charles Lloyd and
Impactory
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
repertory works, including collaborations with jazz musicians Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran. $30-$65. Thru April 30. 700 Howard St. 978-2787. www.linesballet.orgwww.ybca.org Anne Boleyn @ Marin Theatre Company Howard Brenton's new version of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Veteran, ambassador Haydn Williams dies at 96 in SF homeHaydn Williams, the Navy veteran and former ambassador who was instrumental to
Veteran, ambassador Haydn Williams dies at 96 in SF home
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Haydn Williams, the Navy veteran and former ambassador who was instrumental to the creation of the World War II memorial on the National Mall, died last week at 96 of heart failure in his San Francisco home. Mr. Williams’ experience of World War II... Read more
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chroniclelive
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updateswoman was asked about a Snapchat video she was filmed in, in which the defence
Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updates
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
woman was asked about a Snapchat video she was filmed in, in which the defence barrister claims she was in bed with two Newcastle footballers, 36 hours before the rape trial began. The video was shown to a jury at Hull Crown Court where... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kim Kardashian rails against WSJ for ad downplaying Armenian genocideour government’ Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians, in w
Kim Kardashian rails against WSJ for ad downplaying Armenian genocide
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
our government’ Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians, in what is now Turkey, in 1915 at the height of World War One The Wall Street Journal ran an ad that downplayed the Armenian genocide on April 20 Kim Kardashian has... Read more
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Times News
Legion honors longtime membersto help those missing in action. Members of the Post have spent decades suppor
Legion honors longtime members
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
to help those missing in action. Members of the Post have spent decades supporting the American Legion as it works toward justice, freedom and democracy. The four-part Legion opens eligibility to the Legion, Sons of the American Legion,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Time to look to the future of Anzac Dayfuture of Anzac Day and how to maintain a spirit of community service. Mr Lace
Time to look to the future of Anzac Day
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
future of Anzac Day and how to maintain a spirit of community service. Mr Lacey has written extensively on the impact of World War One on the communities of south east New South Wales. As guest speaker at Merimbula's Anzac Day luncheon he told... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riotsHIS FRIENDS TELL US HE'S IN A COMA AND HAS INJURIES TO HIS SPIME CORD. -- SPINA
One year later: Looking back at the Baltimore riots
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 6 days ago
HIS FRIENDS TELL US HE'S IN A COMA AND HAS INJURIES TO HIS SPIME CORD. -- SPINAL CORD. A SCREAMING MAN PINNED BENEATH TWO BALTIMORE CITY POLICE OFFICERS. I REALLY HOPE THAT SOMEBODY SEES THIS FOR WHAT IT IS. IT'S POLICE BRUTALITY, DUDE.... Read more
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Variety
‘Unknowns’ Documentary Gets Memorial Day Releasewho have died without their remains being identified. A single unidentified U.S
‘Unknowns’ Documentary Gets Memorial Day Release
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
who have died without their remains being identified. A single unidentified U.S. serviceman who died in France during World War I was interred at the monument in 1921 in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The film was produced by U.S.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Herbert Knapp, WWII veteran and retired procurement officer for Baltimore County schools, diesKnapp, a former director of procurement for Baltimore County public schools who
Herbert Knapp, WWII veteran and retired procurement officer for Baltimore County schools, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Knapp, a former director of procurement for Baltimore County public schools who fought at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, died Thursday of heart failure at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley. The former... Read more
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