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Hartselle Enquirer
Community Calendar10:30 a.m. The public is invited. For additional information, call 256-466-2822
Hartselle Enquirer / Posted yesterday
10:30 a.m. The public is invited. For additional information, call 256-466-2822. Chapter 2212 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, representing Cullman and Morgan Counties, will hold their annual Memorial Service on Saturday, August 5,... Read more
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Billboard
Rewinding the Charts: In 1982, Jennifer Holliday Went From Broadway to Billboard With 'And I Am Telling You'A Tony Award-winning turn in "Dreamgirls" made the actress a pop star before pe
Billboard / Posted yesterday
A Tony Award-winning turn in "Dreamgirls" made the actress a pop star before personal crises and label troubles hobbled her career. On Dec. 20, 1981, a Broadway newcomer named Jennifer Holliday got her first taste of stardom. It was the opening... Read more
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FOX News
Purple Heart mystery solved: War hero's family reunited with medal missing for decadesA Purple Heart medal found along a road in Nyack, N.Y., nearly a decade ago was
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
A Purple Heart medal found along a road in Nyack, N.Y., nearly a decade ago was reunited Sunday with a war hero’s family. Relatives of World War II Staff Sgt. Bernard J. McNamara were presented with the award Sunday morning by Sen. Charles Schumer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince George follows in Prince William's footstepsthe youngsters were handed a book each with a red ribbon wrapped around. Georg
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the youngsters were handed a book each with a red ribbon wrapped around. George bravely bounded up the steps - ready to start his birthday celebrations. Charlotte was helped up the steps by her dotting dad while Kate said a final goodbye to the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
There was more to Maddog than a forehead tattooPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil MOSSVILLE — Maddog Simpson wa
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil MOSSVILLE — Maddog Simpson was a man of his word, though he was careful about sharing too many. Not that he was shy — far from it. Bursting into a bar or restaurant, he was quick (and loud) with a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince George gets a tour of a HELICOPTER in HamburgElbphilharmonie, the city's new landmark venue, as they prepared to leave Hambu
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Elbphilharmonie, the city's new landmark venue, as they prepared to leave Hamburg tonight Sadly, William, who told reggae star and former Aswad frontman Brinsley Forde 'I'm a bit good on the bass guitar' when presenting him with an MBE two years... Read more
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Daily Mail
Duchess of Cambridge at a Hamburg concert hallin the world, the stunning venue is located on the Grasbrook peninsula of the E
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in the world, the stunning venue is located on the Grasbrook peninsula of the Elbe River Sadly, William, who told reggae star and former Aswad frontman Brinsley Forde 'I'm a bit good on the bass guitar' when presenting him with an MBE two years... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The iPalpiti festival: 20 years of peace through musica long black coat and what appear to be snakeskin-print pants. "That's Cameron
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
a long black coat and what appear to be snakeskin-print pants. "That's Cameron," she says. As in Cameron Carpenter, the star organist that Times music critic Mark Swed has called “astoundingly original” and “full of joy and daring.” "He came in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hugh K. 'Jack' Walters, decorated veteran of World War IIwas discharged with the rank of private. Some of his decorations, which he kep
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
was discharged with the rank of private. Some of his decorations, which he kept framed and mounted on a wall, included the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Rifle Marksman Badge and Combat Infantryman's Badge. "He didn't talk about the war like most... Read more
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Deseret News
Newly signed Jonas Jerebko, a childhood Jazz fan, and Thabo Sefolosha give great first impressionconference for new Utah Jazz players Jonas Jerebko and Thabo Sefolosha included
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
conference for new Utah Jazz players Jonas Jerebko and Thabo Sefolosha included statements you’d anticipate hearing. Both veterans, who recently signed deals with Utah, like the makeup of the roster — from the talent, including Rudy Gobert and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Warren G. Sody, veteran of D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge, diesand finally to the 106th Hospital in Atlantic City, N.J., where he recuperated.
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
and finally to the 106th Hospital in Atlantic City, N.J., where he recuperated. Mr. Sody's decorations include the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman's Badge, French Croix de Guerre, French Gold Medal for the Normandy landing,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hilary Swank kisses beau Philip Schneider at Wimbledon ladies finalthat way! Leggy Hilary Swank lavishes handsome beau Philip Schneider with kisse
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
that way! Leggy Hilary Swank lavishes handsome beau Philip Schneider with kisses as he attempts to watch the tennis at star-studded Wimbledon women's final And one lady who was winning off-court was Hollywood stunner Hilary Swank who was more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Aidan Turner sits in Royal Box without Eleanor Tomlinsonand her husband looked excited to be at the match, as Aidan sat on the other si
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
and her husband looked excited to be at the match, as Aidan sat on the other side of Paul Strawberry blonde: The pretty star was seen enjoying the classic Wimbledon delicacy Williams missed out on scooping up her sixth Wimbledon singles title;... Read more
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Daily Mail
Aiden Turner sits in Royal Box without Eleanor Tomlinsonmoment appeared to be at last year's French Open final, in which she beat Venus
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
moment appeared to be at last year's French Open final, in which she beat Venus' sister Serena Williams Hollywood star Hilary looked pretty in a petite sun dress - despite the sudden drizzly weather that hit SW19 on Saturday... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Insane Miami Drug Rings Recently Busted By PoliceThis week, New Timestook a deep dive into what authorities allege to have been
Miami New Times / Posted 16 days ago
This week, New Timestook a deep dive into what authorities allege to have been a huge "purple drank" ring that supplied codeine-and-promethazine laced cough syrup (A.K.A. "liquid heroin") to hip-hop stars including Chris Brown and Lil Wayne. Harrison... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Insane Miami Drug Rings Recently Busted By PoliceThis week, New Timestook a deep dive into what authorities allege to have been
Miami New Times / Posted 16 days ago
This week, New Timestook a deep dive into what authorities allege to have been a huge "purple drank" ring that supplied codeine-and-promethazine laced cough syrup (A.K.A. "liquid heroin") to hip-hop stars including Chris Brown and Lil Wayne. Harrison... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
War hero to NFL player: Stafford native using unique story to inspire youthyears old, but he has already captured the hearts of the country with his uniqu
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
years old, but he has already captured the hearts of the country with his unique and inspirational story. Rodriguez is a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient who also fulfilled his dreams of playing college football at the University of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New wing at Peoria veterans' home gives hopeAndy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA – If Staf
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
Andy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA – If Staff Sgt. Thomas Hope knew what a fuss was being made about him and that a wing of a veterans' home was to be named for him, he'd be "humiliated," said one of his brothers... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Vietnam already taken enough of his lifenew silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come
Sarnia Observer / Posted 17 days ago
new silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come in at some point and pinned both a Silver Star and the Purple Heart onto his chest. The Marine sniper groaned because, “I hadn’t gone to Vietnam to people-please. I... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Vietnam already taken enough of his lifenew silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
new silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come in at some point and pinned both a Silver Star and the Purple Heart onto his chest. The Marine sniper groaned because, “I hadn’t gone to Vietnam to people-please. I... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Vietnam already taken enough of his lifenew silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come
Chatham Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
new silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come in at some point and pinned both a Silver Star and the Purple Heart onto his chest. The Marine sniper groaned because, “I hadn’t gone to Vietnam to people-please. I... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Vietnam already taken enough of his lifenew silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
new silverware yet?” He looked down and saw that a lieutenant colonel had come in at some point and pinned both a Silver Star and the Purple Heart onto his chest. The Marine sniper groaned because, “I hadn’t gone to Vietnam to people-please. I... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Veterans Honored For Service With Posthumous Medalsat town hall. Gamache, who served in Europe during World War II, received more
Hartford Courant / Posted 19 days ago
at town hall. Gamache, who served in Europe during World War II, received more than a dozen medals, including a Bronze Star. Raven Reid, Gamache's daughter, said she could always identify her father in all of his platoon photos by the slight... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MLB's holiday fashion shows absurdWhen the Cubs took on the Rays at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Javier Baez, Kris B
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
When the Cubs took on the Rays at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, newly named All-Star Wade Davis and the rest wore the home version of the Independence Day get-up they wore over the weekend in Cincinnati. It was the 10th... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bella Hadid joins Cara at VOGUE party during Fashion Week in Parisin a vibrant tangerine dress with a dramatic train as she joined the likes of E
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
in a vibrant tangerine dress with a dramatic train as she joined the likes of Emily Ratajkowski and Cara Delevingne at the star-studded event. Model brigade: Bella Hadid (left) dared to be different in a vibrant tangerine dress with a dramatic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brooklyn Beckham says he's taken life as a celebrity in his strideI do and see. I have been posting a lot of them on social media. Parents: Broo
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
I do and see. I have been posting a lot of them on social media. Parents: Brooklyn, 18, is the first child of superstar couple David and Victoria Beckham 'Penguin saw what I was doing and offered me this opportunity to create a book of my... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet the First Family of Molossia, a nation within a nationfair and benevolent dictator. I do tease him that I am going to secede and that
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
fair and benevolent dictator. I do tease him that I am going to secede and that I am going to change the flag to pink and purple and glitter just to rile him up.’ The current flag is blue for the sky, white for the mountains and green for the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
'I was the one screaming'Purple Heart recipient and double-arm amputee Mary Dague said a person's life c
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Purple Heart recipient and double-arm amputee Mary Dague said a person's life can drastically change in the time it takes for a bomb to detonate. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — Purple Heart... Read more
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Daily Mail
Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley went to a music festival unnoticedfestival. RELATED ARTICLES Kanye West was 'GIVEN $20million to cover tour exp
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
festival. RELATED ARTICLES Kanye West was 'GIVEN $20million to cover tour expenses'......Please explain? Pauline Hanson starts a bizarre rumour the...Casually-clad Lily Collins sports jeans with dazzling...Newlywed Jacqueline Jossa poses in a... Read more
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Daily Mail
The chemistry of July 4th: What makes fireworks red, white and blueburn blue, magnesium white and stronium red. Metal salts are packed into a fir
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
burn blue, magnesium white and stronium red. Metal salts are packed into a firework as pea to plum sized pellets called stars. After a firework is ignited, a lift charge propels the firework into the sky while a fuse slowly burns into the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lily Collins brings casual glamour to the Chanel AW17 showover her slim pins, culminating in a rough hemline at the ankle Lily added to
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
over her slim pins, culminating in a rough hemline at the ankle Lily added to the Lolita glamour of the look with smokey purple eye shadow, which drew attention to her striking doe eyes. Tweed, a classic hallmark of the Chanel brand, was... Read more
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Daily Mail
David Beckham pays tribute to wife Victoria with throwbackfashion choices included an array of matching ensembles, including coordinating
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
fashion choices included an array of matching ensembles, including coordinating head-to-toe white, their matching purple tafetta wedding outfits and most iconically - the biker leathers designed by Versace worn in 1999. In his playful... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jordan Barrett goes shirtless to the Christian Dior exhibition launchwears...She's a lucky lady! Cheyenne Tozzi keeps company with male...'Bad boy'
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
wears...She's a lucky lady! Cheyenne Tozzi keeps company with male...'Bad boy' model Jordan Barrett looks fabulous in a purple...White hot! Tahnee Atkinson puts on a busty display in preppy... Share this article Jordan rocked a messy tousled... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shirtless Jordan Barrett enjoys motorcycle ride in Pariswears...She's a lucky lady! Cheyenne Tozzi keeps company with male...'Bad boy'
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
wears...She's a lucky lady! Cheyenne Tozzi keeps company with male...'Bad boy' model Jordan Barrett looks fabulous in a purple...White hot! Tahnee Atkinson puts on a busty display in preppy... Share this article His penchant for style was... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Wounded veteran: 'I was the one screaming'By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com N
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE – Purple Heart recipient Mary Dague said a person’s life can drastically change in the time it takes for a bomb to detonate. The 32-year-old with rainbow hair... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
American POW in Vietnam never quittold a standing-room crowd Thursday night at the Lehigh Valley Active Life Cent
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
told a standing-room crowd Thursday night at the Lehigh Valley Active Life Center in Allentown as part of the Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project. Shumaker's day was about to get much, much worse. When he ejected from the plane his parachute... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Lakers see Brook Lopez providing more than just salary cap reliefjersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually res
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Lakers see Brook Lopez providing more than just salary cap reliefjersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually res
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Lakers see Brook Lopez providing more than just salary cap reliefjersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually res
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 26 days ago
jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Lakers see Brook Lopez providing more than just salary cap reliefjersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually res
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Lakers see Brook Lopez providing more than just salary cap reliefjersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually res
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Veterans honored in annual Hudson River flotillaNEWBURGH - Local veterans were honored Saturday with the sixth annual flotilla
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 29 days ago
NEWBURGH - Local veterans were honored Saturday with the sixth annual flotilla on the Hudson River. The Cortland Yacht Club Salute to Freedom saluted veterans, Gold Star Mothers, Wounded Warriors, and Purple Heart recipients, among others. They... Read more
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International Business Times
BET Awards 2017: Most outrageous red carpet looks by Amber Rose, Karrueche Tran, and Blac Chyna the rather grey carpet of the 2017 BET Awards was not short on showcasing the h
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
the rather grey carpet of the 2017 BET Awards was not short on showcasing the hottest looks of the season. While red carpet veterans like actress Jada Pinkett Smith and La La Anthony rocked their chic style with panache, other made the cut with a... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Veterans honored in annual Hudson River flotillaNEWBURGH — Local veterans were honored Saturday with the sixth annual flotilla
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 30 days ago
NEWBURGH — Local veterans were honored Saturday with the sixth annual flotilla on the Hudson River. The Cortland Yacht Club Salute to Freedom saluted veterans, Gold Star Mothers, Wounded Warriors, and Purple Heart recipients, among others. They... Read more
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Philly.com
Gilmon D. Brooks, 91, Montford Point Marine made historyFranklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order in June 1941 ordering the armed
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order in June 1941 ordering the armed forces to recruit African Americans. A Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient and retired chief warrant officer, he served in three wars. Mr. Brooks, 91, died... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Vietnam Veterans give therapy rides to fellow Vets in 1968 Huey HelicopterOn the tarmac at the Bud Field Aviation Hanger, there’s a sound familiar to all
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 30 days ago
On the tarmac at the Bud Field Aviation Hanger, there’s a sound familiar to all Vietnam Combat Veterans. The deep, loud ‘thud, thud, thud’ of a Huey helicopter. This distinct sound meant supplies, medic rescue, and most importantly, that they were... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Cedar Crest College offers summer cooking classes, moreCedar Crest College summer cooking classes The Allen Center for Nutrition at C
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
Cedar Crest College summer cooking classes The Allen Center for Nutrition at Cedar Crest College is offering "Health Starts in the Kitchen," a cooking series with several new classes. The classes will be held in the newly renovated Allen Center for... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
World War II aircraft to fly over Mid-Hudson in honor of wounded vetsAcademy’s 2nd Aviation Detachment will host 22 World War II aircraft today (Sat
Mid-Hudson News / Posted a month ago
Academy’s 2nd Aviation Detachment will host 22 World War II aircraft today (Saturday) for a flyover to honor wounded veterans on-board a flotilla traveling from New York City to Newburgh. The flotilla will have Purple Heart recipients and... Read more
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New England Sports Network
NBA Draft 2017 Analysis: Grades For All 30 Teams After First, Second RoundsHe’s also a quality scorer, although his shooting form and percentages must imp
New England Sports Network / Posted 1 months ago
He’s also a quality scorer, although his shooting form and percentages must improve. Ball gives the Lakers some much-needed star power, too, which they’ll need to attract marquee free agents in the next few years. Elite players like Indiana Pacers... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Transgender former Navy SEAL returns to St. Pete for documentary, veterans art receptionFor Kristin Beck, who is returning to St. Petersburg this weekend to take part
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
For Kristin Beck, who is returning to St. Petersburg this weekend to take part in St. Pete Pride and events at the Veterans Art Center of Tampa Bay, life has brought a series of huge changes. The former member of SEAL Team 6 who earned a Purple... Read more
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