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1 hr ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

Former lifeguard becomes pool manag...

The Greenville City Swimming Pool will be opening up on Memorial Day and will remain open until the first day of the Darke County Fair.


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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Major Disruptions Coming For Brooklyn Straphangers

The work will take place from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on the weekends of May 2-5, May 9-12, May 16-19, May 23-27 until Tuesday Memorial Day weekend, and May 30-June 2. While the work is in progress, No.


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7 hrs ago |

PR :: Flying Tigers & Home of the Brave on Blu-ray & DVD May 13

Two classic films that honor the military just in time for Memorial Day with John Wayne in a story set just prior to the invasion of Pearl Harbor and a hard-hitting personal story of an African American solider and the discrimination he faces during his service in WWII.


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11 hrs ago | Packer

Earlier season set to catch Memorial Day, July Fourth

The Mexican table grape deal should be solid for promotions, with volumes coming into the U.S. early enough for Memorial Day and lasting through July Fourth.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, North America, World News, Mexico, Delano, CA

12 hrs ago |

Councilman's remarks caught on camera sparks debate

A South Kingstown woman is calling for a town councilman to resign and police to investigate following a comment made at Monday night's council meeting.


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17 hrs ago | Shirley Oracle

Legion opts out of Memorial parade, lunch

In a letter dated April 2, American Legion Post #183 Commander Lewis Criess informed the Board of Selectmen that the Legion will not be hosting a Memorial Day parade and reception this year and indicated that it's the town's turn to take over the annual observance.


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21 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun

Point No Point parking lot will be closed until mid-June

Construction on Point No Point's parking lot won't be finished before Memorial Day weekend, which had been the county's goal.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014


Long Beach expands beach food choices, approves new shelter operator

The City Council voted 4-0 Wednesday night to enter into agreements with 15 vendors to operate food trucks, stationary carts and mobile sales on the beach from Memorial Day through Labor Day for a total fee of $59,500.


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The Bugle

Oak Creek switchbacks to close for 5 weeks after Memorial Day

On arguably one of the most narrow and winding roadways on the state's highway system, the Arizona Department of Transportation will soon begin a project that will restore the pavement along a three-and-a-half-mile segment of State Route 89A through the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks.


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Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts is cutting prices, extending hours and scheduling a summer full of music and exhibits designed to attract visitors - and keep them here longer.


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The Jersey Journal

Westfield Memorial Day Parade town meeting is April 29

The Westfield Memorial Day Parade Committee invites everyone interested in participating in this year's parade to come to the planning meeting at The American Legion, Martin Wallberg, Post No.


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Sun Advocate

'No Grave Unadorned,' a unique tradition here, begins another Memorial Day drive

For the last four years the people of Carbon and Emery Counties have shown their volunteerism and their respect for the history of our area by making flowers and then by placing them on every grave in the two-county area the week before Memorial Day.


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Cheshire Herald

Memorial Day Parade Quickly Approaching - Sign Up To Participate

The Veterans Council of Cheshire cordially invites residents and organizations to participate in the Memorial Day Parade, to be held on Sunday, May 25, at 1:30 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, June 1, at 1:30 p.m. The two-mile parade begins at Highland School, 490 Highland Ave., and proceeds along Rt.


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Washington Examiner

With no Iraq-Afghan memorial, Vietnam vets to honor 7,000 dead in first-ever roll call

Years away from even being allowed to have a war memorial, the dead from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be honored by their fellow Vietnam veterans Memorial Day weekend at The Wall , where the first-ever reading of the names of all the post-9/11 heroes will take place.


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The Gazette

2 inches of snow already in some parts of city, Storms could continue into May

As Wednesday's spring storm demonstrated, winter weather has not quite left the picture, despite warm springs days that have made a frequent appearance this month.


Related Topix: Weather, Life, Holidays, Colorado Springs, CO, El Paso County, CO, Monument, CO

Northwestern University

Northwestern Music in May

The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will present Handel's oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus" and four performances of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" at Northwestern University in May. The Bienen School's annual outdoor Millennium Park Concert in downtown Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is free and open to the ... (more)


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibits to explore how art begat rock in Athens

Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.


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The Indianapolis Star

Timeline: History of the Indianapolis Zoo

Katy the orangutan looks on as the local media tour the Indianapolis Zoo's new International Orangutan Center on March 20, 2014.


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'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014

Happy Holy Week and Passover time, peeps! Spring festivals fill the air. I don't know if this means you have more free time or less, or more family time at home or out and about.


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Northwest Florida Daily News

Gulf recreational red snapper season set

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters April 16 at a meeting near Tallahassee.


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