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3 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Water rescues prompt beach warnings

Hundreds of people have been rescued from the water at Hampton Roads and Outer Banks beaches this summer, prompting officials to emphasize the dangers of rip currents.

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Related Topix: Dare County, NC, Kill Devil Hills, NC, Life, Holidays

5 hrs ago | The Black River News

Members of Cub Scout Pack 62 in Budd Lake Annual Moving up Ceremony

Members of Cub Scout Pack 62 in Budd Lake held their annual moving up ceremony. US Marine Veteran Sergeant James Van Valen spoke to the scouts about the history of Memorial Day and the importance of remembering those who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy every day.

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Related Topix: Budd Lake, NJ, Life, Holidays

9 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

World War II soldier from Sheffield Lake to be honored in France

Seventy years after Sgt. Paul Risko was killed in World War II, residents of the French town he was helping liberate will honor the Sheffield Lake resident.

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Related Topix: Sheffield Lake, OH, Life, Holidays, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Elyria, OH, Lorain, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Tube at your own risk this season

Insects: If you think you're safe in the water, think again. The recent rains have caused the ants to come out in force, and they can form a raft to survive in water.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Texas, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Holidays, New Braunfels, TX, Sattler, TX

The Washington Post

State fines CSX contractor in massive fish kill along northeast branch of Anacostia

The state of Maryland fined a CSX contractor after they found the company was in violation of several regulations that led to the killing of hundreds of fish along the northeast branch of the Anacostia River in Prince George's County.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Hyattsville, MD

NOLA.com

FBI arrests 2nd suspect in Memorial Day murder

New Orleans authorities have arrested a second suspect accused in a fatal Memorial Day shooting in the Lower 9th Ward, according to a statement released Tuesday from the New Orleans-based FBI bureau.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, New Orleans, LA, Life, Holidays

SeacoastOnline

Parking revenue up over last year

This year has been a stellar year for some of Hampton Beach's busiest parking lots, including a brand new one located near a key entry point to the beach.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Holidays

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHO-TV

Few Veterans Finding Jobs Under Iowa Plan So Far

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad counted 23 veterans who have found jobs so far under his new Home Base Iowa, he said Monday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad, Life, Holidays

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 5:08 PMShelly Dadon Recognized as Terror Victim

The Ministry of Defense finally recognized murdered 20 year-old Shelly Dadon, hy"d, as a victim of terror Monday, over two weeks after an indictment was filed proving that her murder was due to nationalistic motives.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tim Chitwood: Time for more political camp

It's been a while since we had an election -- so many weeks it now seems like a whole season ago.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Bergdahl's complicated story no simpler in Texas

Has there been a presidential photo op this year that raised as much of a stir as Barack Obama in the Rose Garden with Robert and Jani Bergdahl? They are the parents of Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Hastings, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Life, Holidays, Opinion

Sunherald.com

NV veteran gets surprise $1K check after robbery

Organizer Bill Herron says the group wanted Sorrentino to know the community is behind him and people aren't all bad.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Morning Journal

Margaret Snyder

Margaret M. Snyder, 89 passed away in the evening of July18 at the Hospice House surrounded by loved ones and surrounded by the nature that she loved.

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Related Topix: Campbell, OH, Youngstown, OH, North Lima, OH, Life, Holidays, Struthers, OH

New Jersey State Police

Proceed With Added Caution This Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is traditionally the kick-off to the summer driving season, but this year New Jersey motorists have a reason to drive with added caution.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times-Herald

Funeral for WWII vet Hammond today

Bobby Hammond, a Newnan native and World War II veteran whose memoir was serialized in The Newnan Times-Herald, has died.

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Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Holidays

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Memorial Day murder suspect arrested; 1 more sought

Authorities have arrested a 28-year-old man accused of a Memorial Day fatal shooting in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward and are seeking one more suspect in the case, law enforcement officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, New Orleans, LA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Cedar Grove resident saves mother and son from drowning

Gregory O'Toole received an award from his grandfather, Councilman Robert O'Toole, and the Cedar Grove Township Council Monday for rescuing a mother and her son from drowning Memorial Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, Life, Holidays, Lavallette, NJ

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Highway Patrol Reports 16 Traffic Fatalities Over Memorial Day Weekend

RALEIGH, N.C. : February 27th, 2014 - The Highway Patrol announces a preliminary number of sixteen motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Memorial Day weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Raleigh, NC, North Carolina, Yancey County, NC

Seguin Daily News

Man indicted for Memorial Day murder

Willie Kizer, Jr., 46, was indicted in the shooting death of Willie Brooks, 38, on Sunday, May 25 at a home in the 400 block of Brown Road near Kingsbury.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Kingsbury, TX, Guadalupe County, TX

Thomaston Times

Yatesville to honor veterans with flags and crosses

The City of Yatesville is looking for the names of a "few good men and women" who served in the military and are from Yatesville.

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Yatesville, GA, Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA, Life, Holidays

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