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3 hrs ago | 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

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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Hyattsville, MD

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Weather, Life, Holidays

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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.


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.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

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.


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