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Scoop.co.nz
Battle of Jutland centenary marked by new exhibitFriday, 27 May 2016, 3:57 pmPress Release: The Great War Exhibition A new exhi
Battle of Jutland centenary marked by new exhibit
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:57 pmPress Release: The Great War Exhibition A new exhibit at Wellington’s The Great War Exhibition opens on Tuesday, marking... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tony and Matt Pavia: Recalling Stamford’s 28 heroesEach year, the Memorial Day parade presents the citizens of Stamford with an op
Tony and Matt Pavia: Recalling Stamford’s 28 heroes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
Each year, the Memorial Day parade presents the citizens of Stamford with an opportunity to reflect on those Americans who, without question or condition, took up the call to serve and made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. This year, the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Tony and Matt Pavia: Recalling Stamford’s 28 heroesEach year, the Memorial Day parade presents the citizens of Stamford with an op
Tony and Matt Pavia: Recalling Stamford’s 28 heroes
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
Each year, the Memorial Day parade presents the citizens of Stamford with an opportunity to reflect on those Americans who, without question or condition, took up the call to serve and made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. This year, the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Good weather expected as nation pays tribute to its fallenOver the next several days, the nation will pause to remember the its fallen se
Good weather expected as nation pays tribute to its fallen
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Over the next several days, the nation will pause to remember the its fallen service members as the Memorial Day weekend gets underway. The unofficial start to summer, this weekend is expected to bring a taste of the season to come, with warm... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Memorial Day round-upBRAINERD The Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday at t
Memorial Day round-up
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
BRAINERD The Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Laurel Street bridge, where a wreath honoring those veterans lost at sea will be tossed into the Mississippi River. A prayer will be given by Pastor Mark Skinner,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Making A Difference: VeteransWe are heading into Memorial Day Weekend, and with that in mind our Making a Di
Making A Difference: Veterans
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 hours ago
We are heading into Memorial Day Weekend, and with that in mind our Making a Difference story today honors our veterans. There are very large demonstrations in honor of veterans on Memorial Day, like the motorcycle caravan that ends up in the... Read more
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Daily Press
Plenty to do for Memorial Day weekendMonday is Memorial Day, dedicated to those who have died serving in the militar
Plenty to do for Memorial Day weekend
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
Monday is Memorial Day, dedicated to those who have died serving in the military. It also marks the unofficial start to the summer. The weekend is supposed to start off sunny Saturday, with a chance for rain and thunderstorms Sunday and Monday.... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans area calendar for May 207-June 2, 2016different perspective on “The Wizard of Oz” story. $62 and up. Day-of limited n
New Orleans area calendar for May 207-June 2, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
different perspective on “The Wizard of Oz” story. $62 and up. Day-of limited number of orchestra seats offered in lottery two-and-a-half hours prior to each show for $25; must be present, limit two per person. (504) 525-1052.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Memorial Day events in the Triangle | News & Observer May 26, 2016 4:46 PM Memorial Day ceremonies and tribute
Memorial Day events in the Triangle
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
| News & Observer May 26, 2016 4:46 PM Memorial Day ceremonies and tributes in the Triangle Friday, May 27 ▪ The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest kicks off at 2 p.m. at Fleming... Read more
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Daily Record
5 fun things to do Memorial Day Weekend in MorrisSticking around town this Memorial Day weekend? Consider yourself lucky--there'
5 fun things to do Memorial Day Weekend in Morris
Daily Record / Posted 9 hours ago
Sticking around town this Memorial Day weekend? Consider yourself lucky--there's lots of good stuff going on to celebrate the first weekend of summer in Morris County. And you won't have to deal with shore traffic. 1. Enjoy the Wine and BBQ... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile's oldest American Legion post faces wrecking ballA downtown house built before the Civil War has served as the home to Mobile's
Mobile's oldest American Legion post faces wrecking ball
Al.com / Posted 9 hours ago
A downtown house built before the Civil War has served as the home to Mobile's oldest American Legion post since after World War II, and was once a popular community gathering center. But the abandoned building at 607 Government St. – constructed in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Memorial Day observances planned across KitsapCounty Administration Building plaza, 619 Division St. After the ceremony, the
Memorial Day observances planned across Kitsap
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
County Administration Building plaza, 619 Division St. After the ceremony, the veterans' remains will be escorted to Tahoma National Cemetery near Kent. The unclaimed veterans are: John Elmer Malick, Army; Johnny Monrow Chrisco, Army; John Russell... Read more
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York Daily Record
Vietnam vets reunited after 50 years (Argento)the townhouse just outside Red Lion. Tim Blessing answered the door. He had be
Vietnam vets reunited after 50 years (Argento)
York Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
the townhouse just outside Red Lion. Tim Blessing answered the door. He had been expecting Gibson. He stepped out, and the two men exchanged a brief hug. "I haven't seen you in about 50 years," Blessing said. Gibson said he would have arrived... Read more
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The Mercury News
Day tripping: Explore the Bay Area's 10(!) national parksWhen you hear the words "national park," most people's thoughts naturally leap
Day tripping: Explore the Bay Area's 10(!) national parks
The Mercury News / Posted 13 hours ago
When you hear the words "national park," most people's thoughts naturally leap to the great heights of Yosemite or the grand depths of the Grand Canyon -- or cartoon bears toting pic-a-nic baskets. So you might not think of the National Park Service... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fallen Soldier's Last LettersI continue today with a Memorial Day tribute to an Allentown man who was killed
Fallen Soldier's Last Letters
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
I continue today with a Memorial Day tribute to an Allentown man who was killed late in World War II. The columns I'm repeating today, as well as Wednesday and Friday, all ran in 2009. Before I pick up with the second installment, I'll remind you... Read more
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The Mining Journal
It’s all about HEROESstands near a photograph of him and four of his brothers. All five served in th
It’s all about HEROES
The Mining Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
stands near a photograph of him and four of his brothers. All five served in the military at the same time during World War II. (Journal photo by Renee Prusi) Passinault, left, and his son, David, pose in front of the Lincoln Memorial... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia Happenings4, 3 p.m. June 5. $20 adults, $15 seniors, military and children. (912) 238-901
Georgia Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 hours ago
4, 3 p.m. June 5. $20 adults, $15 seniors, military and children. (912) 238-9015 or savannahchildrenstheatre.org SATURDAY Memorial Day Commemoration, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill. Features a... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nati
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner, 88, was one of 48 participants in the Utah Honor Flight tour that left Salt Lake City... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Which NFL Players Will Generate Most Summer Nonsense?Memorial Day weekend marks the official end of the NFL news cycle and the start
Which NFL Players Will Generate Most Summer Nonsense?
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 hours ago
Memorial Day weekend marks the official end of the NFL news cycle and the start of the NFL nonsense cycle. From now until the start of training camps in late July, the enormous NFL industrial infotainment complex lives off its stored fat reserves... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Documentary explains how Lake Michigan became an aircraft graveyard during World War IIthe critical, but little-known role that Lake Michigan played as a training gro
Documentary explains how Lake Michigan became an aircraft graveyard during World War II
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 hours ago
the critical, but little-known role that Lake Michigan played as a training ground for thousands of fighter pilots during World War II. "Heroes on Deck: World War II on Lake Michigan," chronicles the ingenious naval operation launched just off... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsMay 29, noon-7:30 p.m. Celebrate all things Cajun without the need to travel to
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 16 hours ago
May 29, noon-7:30 p.m. Celebrate all things Cajun without the need to travel to Louisiana at this annual event featuring two stages of entertainment, two wooden dance floors (the largest “west of the Mississippi”) and a Mardi Gras parade each day... Read more
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The Express-Times
How to pay tribute on Memorial Day 2016 (and where to do it)Memorial Day is Monday but celebrations and commemorations in the Lehigh Valley
How to pay tribute on Memorial Day 2016 (and where to do it)
The Express-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Memorial Day is Monday but celebrations and commemorations in the Lehigh Valley region begin Saturday with the kickoff of a three-day event at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The sixth-annual Memorial Day Celebration transforms the South Bethlehem... Read more
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express
'British neo-Nazis' spark fury by giving Heil Hitler salute at German concentration campin the former crematorium known as the “corpse cellar” – where bodies of the de
'British neo-Nazis' spark fury by giving Heil Hitler salute at German concentration camp
express / Posted 17 hours ago
in the former crematorium known as the “corpse cellar” – where bodies of the dead were stored before incineration. The National Action (NA) group posted the vile image on its Twitter page with the caption: "Oy Vey, such horrors. Dem bois were... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
KRLD To Do List May 26-30, 2016Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum (May 27- 30). The Memorial D
KRLD To Do List May 26-30, 2016
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 19 hours ago
Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum (May 27- 30). The Memorial Day weekend schedule at the Dallas Arboretum is as follows: Friday, May 27- Sunday, May 30- Families can enjoy music of Joel Cross from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., a petting zoo... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The witty letter that got a man out of an airline feewent downhill. It was a cold, I thought; nothing major." Alex was heading to K
The witty letter that got a man out of an airline fee
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
went downhill. It was a cold, I thought; nothing major." Alex was heading to Kansas City to see his niece, home of the National World War One Memorial “By Wednesday March 2, things were escalating. My cold symptoms had intensified. I consulted... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to entertainment and eventsSugar Ray; Friday, Tom Graham; Saturday, RJ Scouton. EXECUTIVE LOUNGE AT THE W
Your guide to entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
Sugar Ray; Friday, Tom Graham; Saturday, RJ Scouton. EXECUTIVE LOUNGE AT THE WOODLANDS: Plains Twp.: Wednesday, Marty Edwards and Heartbeat. FRANKLIN'S BAR & GRILL: Wilkes-Barre: Friday, Zayre Mountain; Saturday, Nick Bilski. HEAT BAR &... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend CalendarOctober. "A Diamond in the Rough: 75 Years of Historic Arkansas Museum," throug
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
October. "A Diamond in the Rough: 75 Years of Historic Arkansas Museum," through February 2017. 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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TribLIVE
Lawyer was pioneer in trauma medicine2016, from complications of heart failure. Anyone who was a patient in a Pitts
Lawyer was pioneer in trauma medicine
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
2016, from complications of heart failure. Anyone who was a patient in a Pittsburgh-area emergency room from the 1960s onward likely owes a debt of thanks to Dr. Roland Keddie. Dr. Keddie was a pioneer in trauma medicine and director for... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
ObituariesPerez-Ruiz and dear sister of Cynthis Bermudez, Carmen La Torre, Monsie Ruiz an
Obituaries
Times Newsweekly / Posted yesterday
Perez-Ruiz and dear sister of Cynthis Bermudez, Carmen La Torre, Monsie Ruiz and Jaime Ruiz. She is also survived by two grandchildren. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Walter R. Welzant, retired internist and kidney specialist, diesthen graduated from Loyola High School in 1947. He managed the school's ice hoc
Dr. Walter R. Welzant, retired internist and kidney specialist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
then graduated from Loyola High School in 1947. He managed the school's ice hockey team at the old Sports Centre. During World War II, he became a civil defense messenger. In a memoir, he wrote, "I was never given a message, but I was given a... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief fears budget deal could collapsethat we're not going to see the collapse of the bipartisan budget agreement," h
Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief fears budget deal could collapse
The Hill / Posted yesterday
that we're not going to see the collapse of the bipartisan budget agreement," he told students Wednesday at the U.S. Naval War College. ADVERTISEMENT Republicans argue the $610 billion allowed under the deal for defense was understood to be a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Thursday, May 26, 2016happy to offer his services to collect drug debts for the woman who acted as hi
Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
happy to offer his services to collect drug debts for the woman who acted as his boss. Read more.Arty flies cost $35,000 Two stainless steel dragonflies atop a $35,000 sculpture are now adorning Wodonga's main western entrance. Read more.Fire... Read more
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NBC Washington
Day-by-Day Memorial Weekend GuideMemorial Day brings many good things: the unofficial beginning of summer, barbe
Day-by-Day Memorial Weekend Guide
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
Memorial Day brings many good things: the unofficial beginning of summer, barbecues, days off work and a chance to honor those who sacrificed everything for their country. Our day-by-day guide will keep you from missing a single fun or meaningful... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
At the MikeBY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune It started out as Decoration Day after
At the Mike
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
BY MIKE MARZOLF Special to the Tribune It started out as Decoration Day after the Civil War. A time to decorate the graves of those lost their lives in the civil war with flowers. The holiday gradually changed from Decoration Day to Memorial Day.... Read more
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Daily Record
Service by veterans hailed at Morris County ceremonyMORRISTOWN -- Lt. Colonel Edward C. Croot on Wednesday didn't mention his Bronz
Service by veterans hailed at Morris County ceremony
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
MORRISTOWN -- Lt. Colonel Edward C. Croot on Wednesday didn't mention his Bronze Star, his Legion of Merit or other valor awards he earned after fighting in Iraq, Bosnia and Kosovo -- he honored the men he knew who died fighting for freedom. "It's... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Memorial observances plannedMemorial Day observances are being held in both The Dalles and Wasco, and organ
Memorial observances planned
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Memorial Day observances are being held in both The Dalles and Wasco, and organizers invite area residents to attend and pay respects to America’s war dead, veterans and active-duty troops. Jeremy Anderson, chaplain for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post... Read more
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Reuters
Hiroshima taught Americans how to justify attacks abroadThe Japanese national flag flutters at half-mast in the foreground of the atomi
Hiroshima taught Americans how to justify attacks abroad
Reuters / Posted yesterday
The Japanese national flag flutters at half-mast in the foreground of the atomic bomb dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, in western Japan August 6, 1998. On May 27, Barack Obama will become the first sitting American president to visit the... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Long lost medals recovered with help of Jourdanton Veteran Service Center | May 25, 2016Gonzales, had earned were missing. “I cried because I thought I would never see
Long lost medals recovered with help of Jourdanton Veteran Service Center | May 25, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted yesterday
Gonzales, had earned were missing. “I cried because I thought I would never see my dad’s medals ever again. I only knew of two medals he had earned, the Purple Heart and the Silver Star,” said Bertha. In October, 2015 Bertha sought out help from... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Maritime recognition assembly held at MHSThe Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School was nearly full Sunday for
Maritime recognition assembly held at MHS
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted yesterday
The Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School was nearly full Sunday for a program about Bill Geroux’s new book, “The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s U-Boats.” This event served a two-fold purpose, both to promote the... Read more
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NBC News
Ahead of Obama Visit, Hiroshima Survivor Recounts Bombing, Hopes for Futurehanging out. It's a story that for decades Thurlow, now 84, has recounted coun
Ahead of Obama Visit, Hiroshima Survivor Recounts Bombing, Hopes for Future
NBC News / Posted yesterday
hanging out. It's a story that for decades Thurlow, now 84, has recounted countless times to schoolchildren across the world and to organizations promoting nuclear disarmament. It's also a story that has not become easier to tell, even with the... Read more
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Philly.com
Carl M. Buchholz, lawyer and civic leader, dies at 51took his life." At the time of his death, Mr. Buchholz was managing partner of
Carl M. Buchholz, lawyer and civic leader, dies at 51
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
took his life." At the time of his death, Mr. Buchholz was managing partner of the Philadelphia office of DLA Piper International, and before that, managing partner of Blank Rome, but his influence spread far beyond the two law firms. He was a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Soldier's Family FoundI don't have a new Memorial Day story in the works this year, but I hate lettin
Soldier's Family Found
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
I don't have a new Memorial Day story in the works this year, but I hate letting this important national holiday slip past unacknowledged. So I decided to re-share part of a series of my favorite World War II columns, which appeared seven years ago.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
An epic Shakespeare mashup, Beyonce and Wayne ShorterThe title of Chicago Shakespeare director Barbara Gaines' epic mashup of six Sh
An epic Shakespeare mashup, Beyonce and Wayne Shorter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
The title of Chicago Shakespeare director Barbara Gaines' epic mashup of six Shakespeare history plays, spread out over two sprawling parts this summer and fall, is “Tug of War.” Given the constant back-and-forth in who controls certain bits of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Memorial Day weekend: What you need to knowIt’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. AAA says this will
Memorial Day weekend: What you need to know
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. AAA says this will be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in 11 years. It projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this weekend. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Memorial Day weekend: What you need to knowIt’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. AAA says this will
Memorial Day weekend: What you need to know
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. AAA says this will be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in 11 years. It projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this weekend. Spurred by the lowest gas prices in more than... Read more
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Business Wire
VOTE YOUR PARK: 20 Historic Sites in National Parks Vie for $2 Million in Grants by Public Vote During Preservation CampaignNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express (NYSE:AXP) and the National Trust f
VOTE YOUR PARK: 20 Historic Sites in National Parks Vie for $2 Million in Grants by Public Vote During Preservation Campaign
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Express (NYSE:AXP) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Partners in Preservation (PIP), a community-based partnership to raise awareness of the importance of preserving historic... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fallen local soldier to be remembered during NASCAR raceLocal NASCAR fans may notice a familiar name on the windshield of the No. 14 St
Fallen local soldier to be remembered during NASCAR race
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Local NASCAR fans may notice a familiar name on the windshield of the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing car driven by three-time Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart Sunday. That would be the name of U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul D. Karpowich, a... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Moffat County sports honor best of the bunch with ‘Dude’ Dent awardin the books, and now comes the time to remember a bit of local history as a se
Moffat County sports honor best of the bunch with ‘Dude’ Dent award
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
in the books, and now comes the time to remember a bit of local history as a select group of athletes set their sights forward. The Lewis “Dude” Dent Memorial Award ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Clarion Inn & Suites, a night that... Read more
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The Chronicle
Renowned physics professor Moo-Young Han remembered for his passion for the field2011. He was a recipient of some of the highest faculty honors, including the A
Renowned physics professor Moo-Young Han remembered for his passion for the field
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
2011. He was a recipient of some of the highest faculty honors, including the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1971. Lawrence Evans, professor emeritus of physics and former chair of the physics department, noted that Han would... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitcairn natives among WWII vets bill would honor with collective medalwould honor with collective medal | TribLIVE As Memorial Day approaches, a b
Pitcairn natives among WWII vets bill would honor with collective medal
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
would honor with collective medal | TribLIVE As Memorial Day approaches, a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives could help put two Pitcairn World War II heroes among... Read more
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