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2 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Pipe Creek in Fond du Lac County is seen, May 29, 2014.

The state has ordered a Fond du Lac County dairy to improve its monitoring systems after a Memorial Day weekend release of about 50,000 gallons of manure.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Agriculture, Science

14 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

From our archives: When a 'beau ideal' officer was lost

Gen. John A. Logan 1826-1886 In the Civil War, Logan achieved the rank of general while in his 30s.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, us Travel, Travel, New York, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Six Hour Workday? Sign Me Up

When I started in the publishing business in 1992, Cahners Publishing had a 35-hour workweek.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day

The Jackson Sun

Our view: Veterans cemetery on its way to realityOur view: Veterans...

Our view: Veterans cemetery on its way to reality We are excited about the progress being made on the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads.


Related Topix: Parkers Crossroads, TN, US Military, US Navy, Life, Holidays, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Opinion

The Daily Republic

'Rosie' the Shelby Mustang arrives at Jelly Belly

The high-powered car named Rosie traversed the country for the fifth annual High Five Tour that raises funds for Wounded Warriors.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, San Diego, CA, Life, Holidays, Fairfield, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Faith and Values: Saying thank you

In 2004, Chamber of Commerce weather greeted thousands of visitors to our nation's capital the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Veteran Affairs

The News-Gazette

Vet-assistance group's funds flying out door

Bradley P. Gould, superintendent of Champaign County Veteran's Assistance Commission at the VFW Post 630 Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Champaign County, IL, Life, Holidays, US Military, US Air Force, Chanute Air Force Base, Champaign, IL, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Gov. Nikki Haley to meet with Atlantic Beach officials about Bike Fest

Nearly two months after saying Atlantic Beach Bike Fest must end following three fatalities during the Memorial Day event, Gov. Nikki Haley will sit down to talk to officials in the beach town.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Life, Holidays, Horry County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Fox News

Todd Starnes Military bars troops from Vacation Bible camp honor

Bible Baptist Church in Carthage, Missouri is a small country church bursting with American pride.


Related Topix: Carthage, MO, Life, Holidays, Vacation Bible School, US National Guard, US Military, Family, Kids, us Travel, North America Travel, United States of America Travel, Travel, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014


WTI Oil Heads for Weekly Decline Amid Rising U.S. Fuel Supplies

West Texas Intermediate headed for a weekly decline after gasoline supplies rose to the highest level in fourth months in the U.S., the world's biggest oil consumer.


Related Topix: Life

The Macon Telegraph

Bond reduced for Macon man awaiting trial in 2012 Memorial Day killing

Bond was lowered Thursday for a Macon man who has been jailed for 771 days awaiting trial in the Memorial Day 2012 shooting death of a woman on Columbus Road.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

The Triangle

Uniform Monday Holiday Act undermines meaning of holidays

It was recently the anniversary of our nation's Declaration of Independence, a date that has historically been an occasion for rousing speeches and patriotic pomp and circumstance.


Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Gravestones knocked over in Jewish cemetery in Auburn

For the second time in six weeks, graves were damaged at the Worcester Hebrew Cemetery, and police are looking for the culprits.


Related Topix: Auburn, MA, Life, Holidays

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Toxicology reports negative for Walla Walla teens in fatal crash

None of the three Walla Walla High School students who died in a car crash Memorial Day weekend had alcohol or illicit drugs in their systems, according to toxicology reports.


Related Topix: Walla Walla, WA, Education Etc., Life, Holidays, Walla Walla County, WA


Memorial Day Ceremony

The Ceremony will have Cudahy Veterans, City Offficals, High School Band and Guest Specker Mayor of Cudahy Tony Day and Dist.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

The Star Online

Snow days? No problem: School board signs off on new inclement weather plan

As a result, students and teachers later headed to school on a Saturday and Memorial Day to help make up the lost classroom time.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Cleveland County, NC, Education Etc.

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Budd Lake, NJ, Life, Holidays

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.


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

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.


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