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Eagle Bulletin
From the Legislature: County provides additional funding for veterans’ services I was recently privileged to attend the unveiling of the “Gold Star Mothers”
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 13 hours ago
I was recently privileged to attend the unveiling of the “Gold Star Mothers” display at the Onondaga County War Memorial. Words cannot describe the gripping effects of... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Clothing drive to benefit area veterans. familiesleft over, we’ll push that over to the AmVet Store in Henrietta so that they ca
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
left over, we’ll push that over to the AmVet Store in Henrietta so that they can sell it, and their profits go into veterans services also,” said Stockman. Farmington AmVets Post 332 champion Dick McDermott said the need is great. “Some of... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Cass County Board: County nets almost 90K from online auctio...resort residential unit construction and to meet septic system requirements. T
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
resort residential unit construction and to meet septic system requirements. The board authorized Health, Human and Veterans Services to sign a contract agreement with Minnesota Department of Human Services for 2018-19 for Minnesota Family... Read more
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MLive.com
Dysfunction scars plan to transfer veterans services in KalamazooKALAMAZOO, MI -- A plan to transfer Kalamazoo County veterans services was marr
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A plan to transfer Kalamazoo County veterans services was marred by political disagreements Tuesday. The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted 8-3 to approve the creation of an intergovernmental agreement with Community... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A calming presence with hoovesis the first participant of Healing Horses Therapeutic Riding Program's new hor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
is the first participant of Healing Horses Therapeutic Riding Program's new horse riding and mustang training services for veterans, known as Horses for Heroes. Healing Horses is known for working with able-bodied and disabled... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
The Blade's Hunting Report: 11/17Forest. The ODNR divisions of Forestry and Wildlife partnered with the Buckeye
The Toledo Blade / Posted 6 days ago
Forest. The ODNR divisions of Forestry and Wildlife partnered with the Buckeye Hero Hunt Committee, the Ohio Department of Veterans Services and volunteer groups to provide this opportunity for Ohio's veterans to hunt white-tailed deer. The guided... Read more
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Breitbart
UKIP Blasts Local Authorities for ‘Deliberately’ Housing Migrants Before War Heroesof deliberately prioritising the housing of asylum seekers and illegal migrants
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
of deliberately prioritising the housing of asylum seekers and illegal migrants, whilst leaving thousands of military veterans homeless, in his first public policy speech. “The idea of having six and a half thousand asylum seekers getting... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Wyman says she won't run for Connecticut governor in 2018to campaign" on his nearly eight-year record, marked by budget crises and tax i
The Times and Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
to campaign" on his nearly eight-year record, marked by budget crises and tax increases. Wyman, however, contends she is proud of the administration's accomplishments on many issues, including health care education, human rights and veterans servic... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Wyman says she won't run for Connecticut governor in 2018she is proud of the administration's accomplishments on many issues, including
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
she is proud of the administration's accomplishments on many issues, including health care education, human rights and veterans services. "It had nothing to do with Dan Malloy. My decision was my decision, because of family," she told... Read more
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Boston Herald
Thomas Hudner's legacy of heroism honored at funeralof taps. Spending the last decades of his life in Concord, Hudner become commi
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
of taps. Spending the last decades of his life in Concord, Hudner become commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services, and lived to see a Navy destroyer christened in his name earlier this year. At the April ceremony,... Read more
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The Herald News
Funeral in Concord for Medal of Honor heroand Jesse Brown, called Hudner “super human”. Humble is the word many people u
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
and Jesse Brown, called Hudner “super human”. Humble is the word many people used to describe Hudner, and Dick Krug, veterans services officer in Concord, shared a story to drive home the point. Krug said he attended an event in Hudner’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Wyman will not run for governorseek election to the Governor’s office in 2018, I am proud of our accomplishmen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
seek election to the Governor’s office in 2018, I am proud of our accomplishments on so many issues: healthcare, education, veterans’ services, and human rights to name a few.” Those potentially seeking to become Wyman’s heir apparent about tried... Read more
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Boston Herald
Students stand in as family to honor veterannursing homes and other agencies when a patient with no living relative dies.
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
nursing homes and other agencies when a patient with no living relative dies. “We get in touch with the Department of Veterans Services so he can have a proper burial,” Lawler said. The department gives a small stipend to defray the cost.... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Swartz Creek celebrates Veterans | November 16, 20172017-11-16 / News Swartz Creek celebrates Veterans Aaron Wiles of Grand Blanc
Swartz Creek View / Posted 7 days ago
2017-11-16 / News Swartz Creek celebrates Veterans Aaron Wiles of Grand Blanc, a member of the Paul Emery Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, provided a little glimpse of history on Veterans Day in Swartz Creek. Photos by Lania Rocha... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Veteran profile: 9/11 terrorist attacks molded a Marinefound it difficult to be away from his loved ones back home, but he discovered
The Daily Cougar / Posted 8 days ago
found it difficult to be away from his loved ones back home, but he discovered another family within the military. The UH Veterans Services office is a great hangout spot for him, too. After serving five years, Tan said he enjoyed relaxing for... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Navy ship carries on legacy of late Thomas Hudnerthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner dies at 93outside his Concord home on his 92nd birthday. Hudner was the former commissio
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
outside his Concord home on his 92nd birthday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services. Philip Hudner of Westport, said his brother had been unwell. “He was quite a role model,” he said. “He... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Navy ship carries on legacy of late Thomas Hudnerthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner dies at 93 at 93outside his Concord home on his 92nd birthday. Hudner was the former commissio
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
outside his Concord home on his 92nd birthday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services. Philip Hudner of Westport, said his brother had been unwell. “He was quite a role model,” he said. “He... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UNR: Hunger and Homelessness Awareness WeekProvisions Food Drive Pack Provisions Presents Q & A on Reno Homelessness Pac
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
Provisions Food Drive Pack Provisions Presents Q & A on Reno Homelessness Pack Provisions Presents Oxfam Hunger Banquet Veterans Services and Wolf Pack Vets Present Thanksgiving Dinner for Homeless Veterans Nevada Alumni Association Big Reno... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
The New Canaan News / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Flyer who tried to save Navy's first black combat pilot diesthe Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudne
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93. Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services Secretary Francisco Urena announced Hudner's death Monday. Hudner was the former commissioner of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Thomas J. Hudner, war hero and veterans’ affairs commissioner, diesThomas J. Hudner Jr. has passed away,” Urena wrote. “A great leader, former Com
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Thomas J. Hudner Jr. has passed away,” Urena wrote. “A great leader, former Commissioner to the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services. Rest in Peace.” A native of Fall River, Hudner received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1951 for his... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
OCC recognized as veteran-friendly schoolbenefits plans, with most college programs approved by the Veterans Administrat
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
benefits plans, with most college programs approved by the Veterans Administration for enrollment. To learn more about veterans� services at OCC, visit https://oaklandcc.edu/finaid/va-benefits/default.aspx OCC has five campuses in Oakland... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Veterans Day ceremony held at Dutchess War MemorialPOUGHKEEPSIE – Dozens gathered at the Dutchess County War Memorial in Poughkeep
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 10 days ago
POUGHKEEPSIE – Dozens gathered at the Dutchess County War Memorial in Poughkeepsie to mark Veterans Day in honor of local military veterans. Throughout the ceremony, all who spoke offered their thanks to both veterans and people in the community who... Read more
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The Telegraph
SIUE East St. Louis Center Upward Bound grants over $10M increaseaspirations through the program. The program is based out of the SIUE ESLC and
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
aspirations through the program. The program is based out of the SIUE ESLC and is working in partnership with the Office of Veterans Services on the Edwardsville campus. “The Veterans Upward Bound Program will offer intensive supportive services... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Veteran helping other vets through job at Denver Human Servicesthis weekend’s Politics Unplugged. “But never once did I consider myself ‘Stace
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
this weekend’s Politics Unplugged. “But never once did I consider myself ‘Stacey, you’re a veteran why don’t you contact a veterans services organization.’” Veterans in need of immediate help in any situation can call the Veterans Crisis Line at... Read more
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Boston Herald
Puerto Rico’s freedom fightersserving in Vietnam. Molina said his group’s plaque is the first of its kind in
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
serving in Vietnam. Molina said his group’s plaque is the first of its kind in the nation. Giselle Sterling, Boston’s Veterans Services commissioner, said monuments like the one unveiled yesterday are an important part of preserving... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Veterans Day ceremony held at Dutchess War MemorialPOUGHKEEPSIE – Dozens gathered at the Dutchess County War Memorial Poughkeepsie
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 11 days ago
POUGHKEEPSIE – Dozens gathered at the Dutchess County War Memorial Poughkeepsie to mark Veterans Day in honor of local military veterans. Throughout the ceremony, all who spoke offered their thanks to both veterans and people in the community who... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County offers numerous services to the county’s 18,000 veteransin Weld County, as detailed in a news release issued Saturday by Weld County sp
Greeley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
in Weld County, as detailed in a news release issued Saturday by Weld County spokeswoman Jennifer Finch: The Weld County Veterans Services Office provides assistance to 5,000 veterans annually by distributing as much as $110 million each year in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Rep. Phil Roe speaks at Veterans Day event in Johnson CityFor many veterans, it was an emotional ceremony. "Freedom is not free,” Air Fo
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
For many veterans, it was an emotional ceremony. "Freedom is not free,” Air Force veteran Robert Myers said. “You have to fight for it, and you have to fight for it every day." Many were emotional as they remembered their fallen comrades. "I can... Read more
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Boston Globe
Veterans honored at Puerto Rican memorial in Boston’s South Endwho had been awarded the Purple Heart. The event was one of hundreds around th
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
who had been awarded the Purple Heart. The event was one of hundreds around the state and across the nation honoring veterans for their service to the country. Speakers at Puerto Rican Veterans Monument Square, where the nation’s first... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon keeps a promise to veterans and military familiesAs we commemorate Veterans Day, it is fitting and proper to pause and honor the
OregonLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
As we commemorate Veterans Day, it is fitting and proper to pause and honor the sacrifice and service of all who wore the uniform in defense of our values. It is a day for all Americans to renew our commitment to keeping faith with the men and women... Read more
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Fortune
Commentary: We’re Failing Our Female Veterans. How Can We Turn It Around?Despite this trend, services to support female veterans at home are still woefu
Fortune / Posted 12 days ago
Despite this trend, services to support female veterans at home are still woefully inadequate. Suicide statistics for female veterans are harrowing. And Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities are underequipped to treat the unique mental and physical needs... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
After the military: Finding a job, place in society not easy for vetsfind a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft.
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
find a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft. That’s the problem David Morse and other veterans face when they first leave the military. “It was quite difficult because there’s no real way to transition from... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
After the military: Finding a job, place in society not easy for vetsfind a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft.
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
find a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft. That’s the problem David Morse and other veterans face when they first leave the military. “It was quite difficult because there’s no real way to transition from... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
After the military: Finding a job, place in society not easy for vetsfind a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft.
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
find a job when your previous one was loading dangerous ammunition on aircraft. That’s the problem David Morse and other veterans face when they first leave the military. “It was quite difficult because there’s no real way to transition from... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Follow words of support for veterans with needsBut more than that, they deserve a system that will not forget them when their
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
But more than that, they deserve a system that will not forget them when their service has ended. In some areas, our veterans services still fall short. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that an average of 20 veterans die... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan Elks salute local veteransthe meaning of the flag. "What does the flag mean to me?" they finished. "The
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 13 days ago
the meaning of the flag. "What does the flag mean to me?" they finished. "The unity of a great people." Morgan County Veterans Services Director Dan Scalise and Fort Morgan Disabled American Veterans Adjutant Bonnie Rohn also spoke during the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Veterans share stories of hardship, adventures during warsAncient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, was organized by the non-profit
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, was organized by the non-profit Brighton Marine Health Center and Boston’s Veterans Services Department. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. It was the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hero squares get biographical upgrademake a request to their city councilor, who will draft a proclamation. The rest
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
make a request to their city councilor, who will draft a proclamation. The rest of the planning is handled by the city’s Veterans Services office, which coordinates sign production and installation. Mayor James Michael Curley launched the effort... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Veterans deserve better system, servicesBut more than that, they deserve a system that will not forget them when their
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
But more than that, they deserve a system that will not forget them when their service has ended. In some areas, our veterans services still fall short. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that an average of 20 veterans die... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Veterans Day Week Series #3 – Warriors On Trackto watch this video Gayle Anderson was live in Costa Mesa to continue her week
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
to watch this video Gayle Anderson was live in Costa Mesa to continue her week-long series of reports about veterans and veterans services leading up to Saturday, November 11th, 2017 Veterans Day. If you have questions or complaints, please feel... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
South Shore to salute veterans with paradesElks lodge, 21 School St. Veterans and color guards will march to the Randolph
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
Elks lodge, 21 School St. Veterans and color guards will march to the Randolph War Memorial at 10:45 a.m. At 11, Randolph Veterans Services Officer Albert Williams will conduct a brief ceremony and a wreath laying at the war memorial, which is in... Read more
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BC Local News
Pitt Meadows rememberssaid MacDonald. Last year the donations to the local poppy campaign were over
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
said MacDonald. Last year the donations to the local poppy campaign were over $76,000, which must be dedicated to veterans services. “A lot of the major centres would like to have that kind of draw,” he said. Remembrance Day in Pitt... Read more
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