Memorial Day

As heat waves continue, most public pools in Kansas City, Missouri are closed | KCUR 89.3

Blanca Henriques, her husband, three young children and a few other family members packed into their SUV on Sunday and drove to the Budd Park pool in northeast Kansas City — only to find the pool empty and empty. It closed along with three other public pools in Kansas City, …

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In Philadelphia and beyond, soft serve ice cream is about more than chocolate, vanilla, and twist

Philly empties on summer weekends when the Shore crowd pours down the Expressway. Streets are quiet, parking is plentiful and the city’s businesses are gearing up for the off-season. That made the line outside Small oven pastry shop‘s walk-in window on a last Sunday afternoon – with 100 degrees heat …

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How this Rhode Island shopkeeper is riding the wave of seasonality

in the business of the house‘s Shop Talk series, we chat with home furnishing store owners across the country to learn about their hard-earned lessons and challenges, big and small. This week we spoke to Kaitlin Smith, who opened the home goods store Highpoint Home in the beach town of …

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System failure and human nature

Five Days Memorial is a limited series with a heavy load. It is designed to dramatize and shed light on the devastating events that occurred at Memorial Medical Center in the days following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Oscar winner John Ridley (American crime, Drop It: Los Angeles 1982-1992) and Emmy …

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Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, a prominent hardline ultra-Orthodox leader, dies at the age of 95

Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, a prominent Ultra-Orthodox leader, died in Jerusalem on Saturday at the age of 95. He contracted an infection earlier this year and was discharged from hospital about a month ago, but his condition has been deteriorating in recent days. He was hospitalized at the Hadassah Ein …

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Real heroes deserve half the staff

clayton hill, Jefferson City Dear editor, Flags are again fully manned across the country, but on Independence Day they were half manned again — this time because of the killings in Highland Park, Illinois. This practice should be curtailed in favor of flying our nation’s flag nationally to honor the …

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Ten music festivals perfect for first-time visitors

Photo credit: Mike Will for Insomniac Events Would you like to experience a festival for the first time? Check out these tips that will help you add some variety and ease your anxiety. There’s something incomparable about the experience of immersing yourself in the heavy air caused by the rumble …

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Celebrating the Revolution in Nicaragua – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Holidays in the United States celebrate horrific events like the settler colonists declaring their independence from Britain so they could take indigenous lands and protect slavery. There’s also Thanksgiving, the commemoration of genocide that has become a day for Americans to have grateful thoughts before spending more than they can …

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Henderson wife the new president of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.

HENDERSON, Kentucky — When she joined the national Gold Star Mothers group after the death of her son in 2012, Henderson’s Sarah Whitledge Taylor had no idea that she would one day be the organization’s president. She just wanted to do something with her grief. The group, officially known as …

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Brown and Lightfoot discuss the recent string of suicides among Chicago police officers

Two Chicago police officers and a sergeant have died by suicide within a month, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said at a news conference Monday morning, addressing the recent spate of incidents in which city officials took their own lives. “They were sons, daughters, siblings, partners, friends and mentors,” Brown …

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Veterans Memorial adds LED light extensions to pillars

GREAT FALLS – On Saturday, July 16, 2022, the Montana Veterans Memorial in Great Falls added enhancements for its LED lights that will be attached to its sandstone pillars. The memorial is important to all veterans whose names date back to the Civil War. Michael Winters, one of the people …

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A time to celebrate: Heritage Days takes over Waverly this weekend | local news

WAVERLY – There’s one constant that people expect during Waverly Heritage Days. The free annual event takes over Memorial Park and the Fairgrounds for a weekend in the summer and has always brought great music. The tunes have achieved a certain level of familiarity and are representative of the theme …

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Hutchinson Post Office window clerk Steve Russell is retiring

For the past several decades, a Hutchinson post office clerk would occasionally chat with regular customers and new customers alike while posting packages or letters. Steve Russell retired on Friday, July 8 after 35 years with the United States Postal Service in Hutchinson. More:Commercial Kitchens in Pretty Prairie offers opportunities …

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The Sliding Rock natural water slide is cheap and easy to access

Sometimes Mother Nature has a sense of humor. For example, the dunes of New Mexico that make up a fun activity called “sand sledding.” There are just a few natural features that call for a bit of adventure, and there’s another spot in Pisgah, North Carolina that does just that. …

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The Original Tomcat: Did you know that the Grumman F7F Tigercat was originally going to be called the “Tomcat”?

On Memorial Day 1996, the F7F Tigercat flew its only airshow routine with its more modern descendant, the F-14 Tomcat, with Captain Dale “Snort” Snodgrass flying the Tomcat… Once upon a time, Grumman and the US Navy developed what could have been a world breaker fighter, a twin-engined and sometimes …

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Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off introduces new events to combat rising costs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – This year, the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off will be held at Memorial Park from Saturday, September 3rd through Monday, September 5th with brand new events. An event called “Balloons, Bites and Brews” will be held on the field at Memorial Park on Saturday …

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Heroes Live Here Book Chronicles Fallen Camp Pendleton Marines Who Served in Iraq and Afghanistan War – NBC 7 San Diego

Before the U.S. war in Afghanistan officially ended in August 2021, Marines were preparing for combat operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq, primarily at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. For 20 years, the base was the center for training and permanent deployment of troops serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and …

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Schedule for June 2022 | Nippon.com

Japan’s top stories for June 2022 include the yen falling to its lowest level in 24 years against the dollar. 1 The salvage operation will be completed in Abashiri, Hokkaidō for the case 1which sank off the Shiretoko Peninsula in April with 24 passengers and 2 crew members. 2 Shimane …

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Some cities still don’t allow fireworks, despite Ohio law

CINCINNATI — A new law in Ohio allows civilians to set off some types of fireworks, but they can’t do it everywhere. Gov. Mike DeWine last year signed legislation revising the 1986 legislation that banned the use of fireworks without a permit. Now people can use some types – like …

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The airlines want to blame the FAA for flight problems

DALLAS — Airlines under investigation over widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the country’s airspace, saying the Federal Aviation Administration’s understaffing is “crippling” traffic along the East Coast. Airlines for America, which represents the largest US airlines, said Friday it wanted to know …

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According to Ranker, the top 10 movies were released over Memorial Day Weekend

Top Gun: Maverick recently broke records over Memorial Day weekend, grossing over 156 million on its debut weekend, and went on to become Fortune’s biggest Tom Cruise opening film of all time. The bank holiday weekend is notoriously a jumping-off point for many studios’ summer blockbuster schedules, and over the …

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Lincoln Police Department issued 135 subpoenas on O Street over Memorial Day weekend | crime and courts

Lincoln police officers participating in increased traffic enforcement along O Street over Memorial Day weekend issued 135 subpoenas and issued 110 additional warnings in a three-day project marred by an accident that killed two people. The department announced the results of its annual O Street effort in a news release …

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The Wichita Choir celebrates unity through song in Washington, DC

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – It has been less than two weeks since the ARISE Ensemble returned from Washington, DC National Memorial Day Choir Festival. ARISE President Gerald Norwood said he hopes his choir and others attending the event could show the country through song what is possible when people unite. …

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Man arrested on disorderly charges after Charleston Memorial Day shooting, recited | news

A man accused of disorderly conduct at the scene of the Memorial Day mass shooting on Charleston’s East Side has been subpoenaed for the same offense this week after a confrontation with city police outside a Meeting Street store. Maurice Malloy, 35, received three summonses on June 16 for disorderly …

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Missing flags at old cemetery raise concern – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – On Memorial Day, flags have historically been displayed at every grave and along the columbarium in both Salisbury National Cemeteries, but this year the flags did not appear on the graves at Historic Salisbury National Cemetery on Government Road, a situation reported by the Cemetery warden says it …

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Fremont County DUI Task Force arrests 7 for DUI during Memorial Day weekend surgery

A multi-state enforcement operation in Fremont County for disabled drivers over Memorial Day weekend resulted in 173 traffic stops, 7 disabled driver arrests and 3 controlled substance arrests. While the focus was on impaired driving, the task force also issued 60 summonses for speeding, 16 summonses for other offenses, 19 …

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DAR recognizes Memorial Day and Juneteenth | lifestyles

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met Saturday, May 14 at the Pulaski County Library. Her special speaker was Mr Clarence Floyd, who represented the Honor Guard flag program here in Somerset. He delivered a moving and interesting program about the flag and the needs of veterans in our …

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The true meaning of Memorial Day shines in new displays

In 2018, as leaders from local veterans’ groups debated planning for the annual Memorial Day observance, they agreed that it should be more than just a day focused on a colorful parade, picnics, and the start of the summer vacation season. They were looking for people who would initially take …

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Nebraska man charged in Memorial Day weekend accident that killed two women

LINCOLN, Nebraska — An 18-year-old Nebraska man was arrested and charged Tuesday with killing two women and injuring 20 bystanders in a Memorial Day weekend accident in Lincoln that killed two women and injured 20 bystanders. Kyvell Stark of Omaha surrendered to Lincoln police, the Lincoln Journal Star reported. The …

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Memorial Day Reflections – Santa Barbara News-Press

With the accuracy of the alarm clock next to the weatherman played by Bill Murray in the 1993 film Groundhog Day, my eyes open at 5am Mr. Murray’s first thought was why Sonny and Cher were singing in his room. My first thoughts were “Where am I?” accompanied by a …

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Federal agencies celebrate pride, ignore Memorial Day

If you’re wondering where America’s heroes fall on President Joe Biden’s list of priorities, try flying under the rainbow flag. While federal authorities have tripped over themselves to pledge allegiance to LGBT activism, two couldn’t be bothered to acknowledge the fallen troops who make our freedom possible. Despite a government-wide …

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Hogansville’s Post 152 Honors Recently Discovered Veterans at Annual Memorial Day Dedication – LaGrange Daily News

Post 152 Commander Mark Shreve and member George Bailey hold up a plaque honoring Hogansville Black veteran Otis Hill. Due to the current lack of information regarding Hill’s next of kin, the plaque is on display at Post 152 until his descendants can be located. HOGANSVILLE — What was a …

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Altoona man displays thousands of flags for Memorial Day

ALTOONA, Ala. (WBRC) – Memorial Day is a day we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. In a small town in Blount County, there is a house surrounded by hundreds of flags to honor those very men and women. “There are two crucial forces in this …

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Michigan College’s Murph Challenge promises 100 pull-ups before beer on Memorial Day

ANN ARBOR, MI — Why not try to sneak in some running and hundreds of pull-ups, push-ups and squats before this Memorial Day Bell’s Two-Hearted and Hot Dog? It’s a training that commemorates the memory of Lt. Honors Michael Murphy, recipient of the US Navy Seal and Medal of Honor, …

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Remember Bayonne’s Ukrainian-American War Heroes on this Memorial Day | opinion

By Michael Embrich My day started like any other in the mayor’s office at Bayonne City Hall. I checked my email and phone messages. I noticed a special message. It was from another veteran I had worked with at local veteran service organizations. He wanted to let me know that …

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Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates to celebrate Memorial Day together

The public is invited to attend a joint memorial service that will be held on Monday, May 30th at both Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg. The Hoffman Estates portion of the event begins at 10:00 am at the Hoffman Estates Veterans Memorial Site, located in front of the Hoffman Estates Police …

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Pools are preparing for Memorial Day weekend

Temperatures are rising and kids are nearing the end of the school year, meaning communities are making plans to open their pools for the summer. In Jacksonville, Nichols Park Pool opens as usual on May 28th for the first day of the season. “We want everyone to have a fun …

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Pine Splash Pad is scheduled to open on Memorial Day

Pine’s popular water playground will be open to the public on May 30th for its third season. Located near the soccer fields at Pine Community Park, the water playground features more than three dozen sprays, fountains, and other water features. During the coronavirus pandemic, the community switched to requiring people …

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Verizon Memorial Day Sale – All 13 of these phones are free

We’re used to seeing Verizon’s Memorial Day sales at this time of year, but the carrier surprises us with a rare offer it’s never offered before. Sign up for a new unlimited data plan with Verizon now and get an iOS or Android smartphone for free. There are 13 different …

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Cressona Americal Legion events

The Cressona American Legion has several events planned over the coming days and weeks. Trivia Night will be held at Legion Hall, 1 Front St on Saturday, May 21st from 7pm to 9pm. Everyone is cordially invited to take part. Cressona American Legion Auxiliary Unit 286 is hosting a Little …

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Amazon’s Memorial Day deals have already begun — including $74 off Apple AirPods

The products and services listed below were selected independently of sales and advertising. However, Don’t Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer’s website. Although it’s still a few weeks away, Amazon Memorial Day sales are …

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John B. Gordon Chapter Celebrates Memorial Day, Veterans Service | lifestyles

The John B. Gordon Chapter 383 held its 148th Memorial Day Service on April 2, honoring their ancestors, veterans of all wars and the Homeland Defense Service. The service was held at Dawson Street Methodist Church in Thomasville. Robert H. Parrish Jr. played the prelude with historical and patriotic music …

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South Carolina celebrates Confederate Memorial Day on Tuesday

Colombia, SC – South Carolina will close state offices Tuesday to mark Confederate Memorial Day. The celebration of the holiday is on May 10th every year. South Carolina is one of a handful of southern states with such an official holiday. State offices in Alabama and Mississippi were closed late …

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Travel reservations for Memorial Day are up 122% year over year as travel recovers

(WWTI) – May 7 is National Tourism Day, the final day of National Travel and Tourism Week, which celebrates the travel industry’s contributions to economic growth in the United States. According to the AAA, many aspects of travel are recovering. Booking data from AAA Travel shows that reservations for flights, …

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The Scarborough Memorial Day parade has returned

American Legion Post 76 / Photo courtesy SCARBOROUGH – As COVID-19 is no longer a pandemic and restrictions surrounding the disease have been lifted, the Libby-Mitchell No. 76, American Legion, is holding the Memorial Day Parade in the town of Scarborough for the first time since 2019. Cancellations after two …

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Memorial Day & VFW: Local treasures in our own backyard

A bugler bangs at a recent Memorial Day celebration in Star Park. CORONADO – This year, Memorial Day services will be held on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. in Star Park. The public is invited to participate. Commemorating Memorial Day has been a tradition in Coronado since the Great …

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Civil rights activists protest Confederate Memorial Day at Stone Mountain in Georgia

hundrets of Members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) group were attacked by civil rights activists at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia on Saturday Observation of Confederate Memorial Day. Counter-protesters included members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Atlanta, Georgia, the Democratic Socialists …

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Volunteers Repair Landscapes Damaged by Memorial Day Tornadoes – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

The campaign to repair the landscape damaged by Memorial Day tornadoes will continue for another year MIAMI VALLEY — Keep America Beautiful is bringing back its RETREET program for another round of planting today, April 30. The organization is the nation’s largest nonprofit community improvement organization and has already planted …

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Activities around San Antonio in May

SAN ANTONIO – Do good and good will come back to you. At least that’s what I’ve always heard, and today is a great day to practice giving back as it’s Global Pay It Forward Day. I’ve had the person in the car in front of me pay for my …

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The Port of Napier holds to mark Worker Memorial Day

Napier Port’s many cranes are among the risks being managed at a $3.5 million effort this year to prevent workplace injuries. Photo / NZME Shipping operations in the Port of Napier will be suspended for up to an hour on Thursday to commemorate International Worker Memorial Day in Hawke’s Bay. …

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The Westborough Memorial Day Parade returns after a two-year hiatus

Westborough Board of Selectmen Chairman Ian Johnson speaks during a ceremony outside the Forbes Municipal Building during a Memorial Day 2019 ceremony. (Photo/Dakota Antelman) WESTBOROUGH – The full Westborough Memorial Day Parade will return on May 30 after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus. The parade is sponsored by the Veterans Services …

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Former Korean War MIA buried in Washington County

For years, Sue Draper has laid flowers at the marker for her father, former Korean War MIA Sgt., on Memorial Day. Roy “Buddy” Charles DeLauter at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. When she lays those flowers this May, she’ll know he’s actually there, she said for DeLauter after Friday’s funeral. The …

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Vice President Charles Curtis’ family cemetery in Topeka is in disarray

Charles Curtis campaigned to outlaw lynching, introduced the first proposed Equal Rights Amendment, and was elected the first Native American Vice President. When Chris Pascale, an author from Long Island, New York, saw the condition of the final resting place of several of Curtis’ closest relatives in North Topeka, he …

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Numerous dogs thrive on the first day of the Tom Jones Memorial

story links Gainesville, Fla. — Georgia’s track and field teams put on the season’s best and most notable national performances in a variety of events to kick off the Tom Jones Memorial on Friday. A trio of highlights stood out for the Bulldogs after day one. Senior …

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Tickets are going fast for Cali Roots – Monterey Herald

It seems like a dream but it’s true. The 11th California Roots Music & Arts Festival returns in full force this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29 at Monterey for an unprecedented four-day event featuring the best of reggae/ska/roots/hip-hop -Artistic to experience exhibition and event center. Tickets are available for most …

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Annual dredging of Oceanside Harbor will begin soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, District of Los Angeles, along with contractor Manson Construction, will begin “mobilization” today, April 11, 2022, for the annual dredging of the city of Oceanside’s port entrance. “Lot 12 will be fenced, fire rings will be removed, a portion of the river bed will …

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Grabs Boffo $27M Friday But Ambulance Crashes

Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in Sonic The Hedgehog 2 from Paramount Pictures and Sega. © 2021 Paramount Pictures and Sega of America, Inc. All rights reserved. Paramount and Sega Sonic the Hedgehog 2 rocketed to a whopping $26.5 million on Friday, including $6.2 million in Thursday’s previews. …

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Wilmington Welcomes Memorial Day Activities Back | local news

WILMINGTON — Memorial Day activities are returning to the city this year after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. “I think Wilmington will be thrilled to have something come back on Memorial Day Sunday,” said Janet Boyd, who is helping to organize a rubber duck race fundraiser as part …

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Williamstown Council Discusses Elementary School, Community Buildings | News, Sports, Jobs

Mayor Paul Jordan spoke about Williamstown’s old elementary school at Tuesday’s Williamstown City Council meeting. (Photo by James Dobbs) WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown City Council met Tuesday to discuss progress on Williamstown’s old elementary school and pool. Councilor Pat Peters was not present at the meeting. Mayor …

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56 days to get Manchin on board with Biden’s agenda: Democrats say they have until Memorial Day

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin has said “there is nothing serious” in the work on a revised version of President Joe Biden’s agenda — a stark contrast to the apparent rush other members of his party feel to get it done Senate Democrats are fighting the clock to pass a …

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The city of Houston dedicated a spot to Joe Campos Torres, who was killed by Houston police almost 45 years ago

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – A Vietnam War veteran who was killed by Houston police nearly 45 years ago will have a downtown public plaza dedicated in his honor. The City of Houston is dedicating a new walkway, park and plaza in memory of Jose “Joe” Campos Torres, the Vietnam veteran …

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Mind Control makes season debut in G1 Carter Handicap

OZONE PARK, NY – Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables multiple tiered stakes winners mind control will kick off its 6-year campaign in the Grade 1, $300,000 Carter Handicap presented by NYRA Bets on the Wood Memorial Day card April 9th ​​at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Carter, a seven-mile sprint for …

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Bloomington-Normal’s New Effort Aims to Honor Fallen Military Members story

BLOOMINGTON — The Twin Cities, as part of a new partnership with America’s Gold Star Families, will honor local fallen service members with commemorative banners along Main Street. Local military service members who have died or are missing in action are featured on the 30″ x 60″ double-sided banners. Each …

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Spirit of Rowan 2022: JC Price’s legacy is still being felt today – Salisbury Post

Although Salisbury activist Joseph Charles Price died aged just 39, his impact on the community is still felt today. And without him, Livingstone College might not be what we know today, says JC Price, post commander of the American Legion, Ollie “Mae” Carroll. Price was a black educator, orator, and …

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Green Mountain Club urges hikers to avoid muddy trails

STARKSBORO, Vt. (WCAX) – Using muddy paths causes erosion and makes maintenance difficult. It also has an impact on the environment. “Be aware that the profile is in a pretty fragile state right now,” said Keegan Tierney, Green Mountain Club’s director of field programs. “A lot of people try to …

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Volunteer first responders hit by high gas prices

PIKE CO., Ind. (WFIE) — While AAA is still saying on the high end that gas prices are falling, people are wondering if this downtrend will continue. According to AAA, gasoline costs about $4.25 a gallon in the United States, down $0.08 a gallon since hitting a record high of …

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The legendary Fishtown Iced Tea is Philly’s newest canned cocktail

💌 love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter for daily updates on all things Philadelphia. An iconic Philly cocktail will soon be available in cans, and the 12-ounce bottles will pack a fitting punch. The ready-to-drink Fishtown Iced Tea with an ABV of 9% is scheduled for …

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Spring is brewing and so are Rapid City’s seasonal plans

RAPID CITY, SD (KOTA) – Spring is officially just days away and Rapid City citizens are heading outside to soak up the sun. The city itself is preparing for this by getting normal springtime activities up and running, like the Rapid City Greenhouse, where John Berglund, greenhouse specialist, says when …

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Fiesta Days return dates announced – The Vacaville Reporter

Those who have experienced Fiesta Days deprivation over the past two years can rest easy. The multi-day festival celebrating Vacaville’s Hispanic and Western heritage returns May 26-30 for the first time since 2019. CEO Karen Juilfs called it an incredible feeling. “After a two-year break, we’re ready,” she said. “We …

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The update on Lucy the Elephant’s makeover in Margate, NJ

I miss Lucy! We’ve been expecting this for a while, and many New Jersey 101.5 staff have written about it or discussed it on the air. But the time has finally come. According to an article on NJ.com, Lucy the Elephant’s revamp is actually underway. And the sounds of this …

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Lei court to preside over the lei day

HONOLULU (KHON2) – May 1st is Lei Day in Hawaii. The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation has appointed the members of the lei court for May 94thth Annual Lei Day celebration. The lei court will preside over the celebrations at Kapiolani Park on Sunday, May …

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New Cumberland Council discusses warehouse garage, staff, road issues | News, Sports, Jobs

Craig Howell MEETING – The New Cumberland Council held a regular meeting on Thursday and agreed to move ahead with the installation of a new storage garage in the town, as well as various staffing matters. The meeting was postponed to Thursday after the council failed to …

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Fun places for kids in Corpus Christi, come rain or shine, for all budgets

Don’t let the words “I’m booed” ruin your day with the kids. Check out our list of kid-friendly businesses and attractions in Corpus Christi and find something to keep them happy and entertained, indoors or out. Opening hours and prices are subject to change, particularly during spring break and public …

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LA Fleet Week sails from Labor Day through May – NBC Los Angeles

What you should know May 27-30, 2022 in and around the Port of Los Angeles The events, which include boat tours, concerts and more, used to take place over Labor Day Weekend It was decided to align LA celebrations with New York Fleet Week The end of summer in Southern …

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$4 per gallon prices this weekend amid war between Ukraine and Russia

Gas prices just keep rising, and a gallon of regular gasoline in the US is likely to average $4 before the end of the weekend, analysts forecast on Saturday. Gasoline costs have risen in recent weeks as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine puts pressure on global oil markets. At the same …

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– Obituary: Donna Mae Hunt

Donna Mae Hunt AUGUSTA – Donna Mae Hunt, 84, of Augusta, Maine, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2022 of natural causes. Donna was born on August 1, 1937 to the late Carroll and Esther Wheelock in Waterville, Maine. After graduating from Lawrence High School in 1954, she worked for …

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West Lafayette marks COVID-19 Memorial Day | Messages

West Lafayette, Indiana (WLFI) – West Lafayette leaders are taking action to recognize the impact of COVID-19 in their community. City introduces COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day. The decision was formally approved at this week’s Board of Public Works meeting. In his proclamation, West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis says …

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Memorial Day flag planting efforts require volunteers

Volunteers were called on Monday to help place miniature American flags for Memorial Day at every grave on the grounds of Riverside National Cemetery. At least 200 volunteers are needed to perform the Flag for Every Hero tradition at the 900-acre National Cemetery, the fourth largest of its kind nationwide, …

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Senate bills would open state lands to off-road vehicle use

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two bills introduced to the Legislature aim to create opportunities for motorized vehicle driving on public lands in West Virginia, specifically in wildlife management areas, state parks and state forests. Senate Bill 565 seeks to create a “wildlife viewing” brand where people could buy the brand and …

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Bigfoot Electro Announce Phase 3 Lineup Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend Festival 2022 – EDM.com

The elusive Bigfoot returns. After a successful inaugural edition last May, Bigfoot Electro is preparing to return for an even bigger and better year. Scheduled to take place May 26-29 on Tennessee’s stunning Cumberland Plateau, this electronic music festival is poised to establish a new Memorial Day weekend tradition for …

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Released after a wrongful conviction, the Horton brothers set out to end gun violence in Philly

💌 love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter for daily updates on all things Philadelphia. Lee Horton sat in the waiting area at Jefferson Hospital last March, fascinated by what he thought was an unusual performance: many of the people around him seemed to be engaged in …

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Obituary of Conrad Whitney (2022) – West Hartford, CT

Conrad Delano Whitney passed away at the age of 93 on February 14, 2022 (Valentine’s Day) surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Conrad was the 2nd son of Theodore Whitney and Grace Mooney Whitney and brother of Theodore (Ted) Whitney. Born on October 17, 1928, he grew …

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Armand Leo Bonin III of Lincoln dies aged 56

Thursday 17 February 2022 Olson & Parent Funeral Home View larger + Armand Leo Bonin III, 56, of Lincoln, Rhode Island, died at home on February 4, 2022 after a long and brave battle with cancer. Born May 28, 1965 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He was the son of the …

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Bartlesville Radio » News » Washington Co. Officials Tour Courtroom, Jury Remodel

Washington County officials tour the remodeled first floor courthouse and jury room at the County Judicial Center in downtown Bartlesville. Commissioner Mike Dunlap toured the facility on Monday morning. Dunlap says he’s excited to see how far this project has come since it began in October 2021. Commissioner Dunlap believes …

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T&F closes out Darius Dixon Memorial with six top wins on day two

story links LYNCHBURG, Va.— The University of Pennsylvania’s track and field programs completed the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational Saturday, earning six wins and adding four more names to the record book. In the men’s, the Quakers achieved victories in the 300m, 500m and 1,000m. In the …

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West Boylston benefits from $116,000 Community Preservation Act Match

Ken Cleveland | article correspondent WEST BOYLSTON – The city has increased its Community Preservation Act fund and added a state surcharge of $116,001, “the highest dollar amount,” said Selectman Pat Crowley, which represents “43% of our surcharge.” The CPA is a surcharge on property taxes that sets aside money …

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Mustangs appoint five-time MLB manager Jim Riggleman as club skipper

(Editor’s note: Mustangs release) BILLINGS – The Billings Mustangs On Wednesday announced Jim Riggleman as Field Manager 2022. Riggleman has managed five MLB clubs during his distinguished baseball career and is the Mustangs’ first manager to previously serve as a major league manager. He replaces 2021 manager Joe Kruzel, who …

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WVDOH fights the lack of snow plow workers

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) worked all winter with a shortage of CDL-certified workers. District 4, headquartered in Bridgeport, has shed 66 employees, 51 of whom are CDL certified. To address the shortage, WVDOH pays for uncertified permanent workers to maintain their CDLs. In addition, …

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The season at Lake Mohegan Beach can be delayed due to dredging

“Much of the sand is now in the lake itself,” said Anthony Calabrese, director of parks and recreation. Ida dropped nearly 6 inches of rain on Fairfield, causing widespread flooding. At Lake Mohegan, the city will likely need to dredge the swimming area and fill in the sand on the …

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Battle Ground Bricks and Banners program deadline is March 1st

BATTLE GROUND – The city’s Battle Ground Bricks and Banners program is fast approaching its deadline. The program allows those wishing to honor and recognize an individual’s military service to purchase either a memorial stone or military banner. The bricks will be installed at the Veterans Memorial and banners will …

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Memorial’s Carly Berkman signs with DBU

HOUSTON – As Memorial’s season wrapped up last fall, Carly Berkman felt the final chapter of her playing career had not yet been written. Berkman began looking into next-level gaming, and in the end, Dallas Baptist University is the next chapter to be written. The senior from Memorial signed with …

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Rep. Hunschofsky files Home Bill recognizing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Memorial Day

State deputy Christine Hunschofsky From MP Christine Hunschofsky: No matter how much time passes, February 14, the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, will always be a day that profoundly affects our community. While most people in other parts of the country have moved on, we continue …

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Simon fell MP at Walney’s stab and on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Last Tuesday the Walney School stabbing shocked our community. Such unpredictable acts of violence have a profound impact on our feelings about our safety and that of our families. Even before that, voters often asked me about knife crime after seeing stories in the media. The fact is we don’t …

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Swastikas drawn at the train station in Washington after Holocaust Remembrance Day

Vandals painted swastikas on the outside walls of Union Station in Washington, DC on Friday, prompting condemnation from Jewish groups and lawmakers and prompting an investigation by local law enforcement. The swastikas were found painted all around the outside of the station. A message saying “F**k you Obama” was also …

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Honor: Stormont leaders issue message of tolerance on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is a poignant and poignant reminder of the dangers of allowing prejudice and hatred to go unchallenged, said First Secretary Paul Givan and Deputy First Secretary Michelle O’Neill. They were among a number of people attending the annual regional memorial service hosted by the Executive Office in …

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NSO chairman resigns amid outrage over Israeli police use of spyware

Hundreds attend the funeral of former Chief Justice Miriam Naor in Jerusalem Hundreds of mourners gather to pay their last respects to former Chief Justice Miriam Naor – who died earlier this week aged 74 – as she is buried in the Sanhedria Cemetery in her hometown of Jerusalem. A …

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Maj. John Hughes, a “Man of Legends,” was the last known Pearl Harbor veteran from Orange County, California

Lt. Colby Torres (right), a chaplin at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, attends with Marine Corps Maj. John Hughes (retired) at the Ewa Battlefield Memorial Ceremony December 6, 2016. Hughes is a survivor of the attacks that took place at Ewa Field on December 7, 1941. (Zachary Orr/US Marine Corps) (Tribune …

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Tee prepares to honor those who served at the Veterans Memorial

TEA, SD (KELO) – One of South Dakota’s fastest growing churches is raising money to honor those who have served. The Tea Veterans Memorial is a project that has been in the making for years. “It’s just a matter of finding the people and the resources to organize it because …

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Local Notes and Briefs – Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Please submit Local Notes articles to the editor by noon on Fridays — [email protected] or by calling 707-969-6091. If you have questions about COVID-19, call the County Public Health Office at 707-472-2759. To contact the City of Fort Bragg, call 707-961-2823. All Fort Bragg citizens can contact the Fort Bragg …

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SCVNews.com | Veterans Attorney Fred Gruchalla named Veteran of the Year

Vietnam War veteran Fred Gruchalla received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on January 10. The award was presented to him by Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Meredith Thomas. The award recognizes Gruchalla’s tireless work at Eternal Valley Memorial Park’s annual Memorial …

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Patriot League 2022 Preview – Lacrosse Bucket

(Photo courtesy of Navy Athletics) Last season was unique for the Patriot League. Not only did the league decide on an alternate schedule that split the conference into two divisions, but it also went back and forth on what the postseason would look like. Eventually, the conference tournament was shortened …

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74th Army Day at the War Memorial in Pune

Southern Army Commander Lt. Gen. JS Nain laid a wreath at the war memorial in Pune on Saturday to mark the 74th Army Day. Army Day is celebrated on January 15th every year to celebrate the occasion when the first Indian General took command of the Indian Army from a …

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Eastern Kentucky HS Band invited to the 2022 National Memorial Day Parade

LONDON, Kentucky (WYMT) – A high school band from eastern Kentucky has been invited to represent the Commonwealth at the 2022 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC “It’s huge, it’s been several years since Kentucky had a representative, and to my knowledge we’ve never had this band at a …

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Local GOP legislators want registers for domestic violent offenders

House Rep Brad Klippert (Republican of the State House) Basically based on his decades of law enforcement work, an 8th District MP tabled a bill that would create a state registry for domestic violent offenders REP. AS A DEPUTY, KLIPPERT SEEN MANY TRAGICAL IT INCIDENTS Brad Kilppert, who co-serves with …

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Gas Heading To $ 4 A Gallon – When Could It Happen In NJ?

In recent months, New Jersey gas prices have been up to 10 cents a gallon higher than the national average, prompting an analyst who forecast the United States could pay $ 4 a gallon by Memorial Day, to speed up its forecast for the Garden State. Patrick De Haan, head …

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98 year old Auschwitz survivor to speak to students

Dov Forman: “It is now more important than ever that we listen to people like my great-grandmother” Dov Forman 98-year-old Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert and her great-grandson Dov Forman will speak to students ahead of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. Gillian Carr will be on Thursday, January 20th – one …

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Review of the year 2021 part I

Retired Alderman John Tewell died with his wife Faye at the 2020 Christmas tree lights in June. JanuaryAlayah Gomez will be the county’s firstborn baby in 2021.Two new Churchill County commissioners and four school board members took their oaths of office.A New Year’s run and walk started in 2021.Churchill County …

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NJ ShopRite employee is stabbed to death with the delicatessen’s “biggest knife”

CLARK – A disagreement between two employees resulted in a knife stabbed in a supermarket on Sunday afternoon as shocked customers looked on, officials said. The township police said on their Facebook page that they responded to a “argument” at ShopRite on Central Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police did not …

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