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... is with deep respect and admiration that we honor Friedrich St. Florian at this year�s RISD Museum Associates� gala,� said Elizabeth Lane, event co-chair. �His contributions to the world of...
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2015/05/27 04:46
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It has become a regular sight on the National Mall in Washington. World War II veterans, many in their 90s and most in wheelchairs, are escorted by Honor Flight volunteers to the nation’s monuments...
2015/05/26 05:32
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David Misner, who was born and raised in Tiffin and served in the Army, spoke during the Memorial Day service on Frost Parkway. He said he has family who died in the service and friends who didn't...
2015/05/26 02:39
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Many gathered Monday at Arlington national Cemetery to remember their fallen loved ones. President Obama thanks those who served and asked all Americans to remember those who made the ultimate...
2015/05/26 02:22
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On Memorial Day, a seaman returns to the deck of the USS North Carolina | News & Observer News & Observer May 25, 2015 On Memorial Day, a seaman returns to the deck of the USS North...
2015/05/25 17:14
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WWII vet going blind visits memorial for the first time An 88-year-old WWII veteran never thought he'd see the National World War II memorial but, with the generosity of a friend, Fred Plichta got...
2015/05/25 16:22
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Toward the end of World War II, the Allies were transporting prisoners of war back to Germany where they would be released or face trial for war crimes if they were Gestapo. Fred Plichta of Monroe...
2015/05/25 16:21
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Nearly forgotten World War II soldier killed in 1942 added to hometown's memorial thanks to efforts of his 92-year-old high school classmate Carroll Heath was bounced around western New York as a kid...
2015/05/25 16:15
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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) � A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding...
2015/05/25 15:54
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (DETROIT FREE PRESS)— He rose from his wheelchair, faced the U.S. flag and saluted, a tear slipping past the wire rim of his glasses. Fred Plichta never dreamed he'd get to see Old...
2015/05/25 14:50
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Often, it's a faux pas to ask a woman her age, but Mary “Polly” Adelaide Woodhull Lipscomb — a World War II veteran who served as an Army nurse in England — is hardly shy about sharing her age. After...
2015/05/25 12:21
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Forest Lake resident Bob Sorman was 17 years old when he went down to the recruiting station and signed up for the Navy. It was one day after the Dec. 7, 1941, bombing of Pearl Harbor. This past...
2015/05/25 08:15
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... p.m. Authorities are blaming a third death on weekend storms that have barreled through the Plains and Midwest. WARSAW, Poland (AP) � Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in...
2015/05/25 05:15
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World War II veteran Kodanko was one of 74 veterans who took part in Mission VIII of U.P. Honor Flight, traveling to Washington, D.C., April 22. Joe Kodanko died four days later, on April 26. He was...
2015/05/25 05:13
2015/05/25 05:13
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... Day is day of remembrance for our loved ones and friends who have passed on and a time to remember those who have served our country honorably in the military," said Michael Ewing, commander...
2015/05/25 03:08
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory WASHINGTON (AP) - The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence...
2015/05/24 23:40
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Streamwood honored all the men and women who have served their country in the military, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice, with a solemn ceremony Sunday at its Veterans Memorial. The...
2015/05/24 23:19
2015/05/24 23:19
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DeRonda Elliott, whose father died in Normandy on D-Day, poses for a photograph at the World War II memorial in Washington. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Polly Elliott continued to write her...
2015/05/24 18:39
2015/05/24 18:39
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Dear Smiley: My first time to drive in New Orleans was in 1960 after the Thanksgiving holiday, when inbound traffic was exceptionally heavy. I had a reservation at the old New Orleans Hotel downtown,...
2015/05/24 17:10
2015/05/24 17:10
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This Week in History: 5/24/15 Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the 1st running of the Indianapolis 500 in 1911, the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated, ‘The Dick Van Dyke...
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