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  1. Dates set for 2015 Create Ca on City Balloon ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Ken Tadolini lights a fire during a test run of a hot air balloon flight in April at the Abbey. Create Canon City announced Friday that St. Thomas More Hospital is the presenting sponsor for the second annual Create Canon City Balloon Classic set for Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, 2015.

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  2. Fort Wortha s homeless honored in memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... She was one of the 50 homeless people who died in Fort Worth during 2014 and were remembered at the Homeless Memorial Day ceremony at Union Gospel Mission on Friday. "As great as the shelter was to her, as great as JPS was to her, it is not a ...

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  3. Senior Men's Club of Aiken names Steve Peterson 2014 Man of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Star

    ... community; he has been one of the two sound engineers at Hopelands Gardens for more than 20 years during the Memorial Day to Labor Day Monday evening performances. He also has worked with The Friends of Hopelands and Rye Patch in the design of the ...

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  4. 2015 California Roots Festival Announces Annual Pass ContestRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... gathering for the progressive US "roots" movement, bringing in over 40,000 fans to the bay area over the Memorial Day weekend. The 6th Annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival Dates: Friday, May 22, 2015 - Sunday May 24, 2015 Time: 10:00 am ...

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  5. Box Office: 'Hobbit' Battles Toward $80 Million, 'Annie' Prospects Upbeat FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian opened in May 2009 to a four-day debut of $70 million over Memorial Day weekend. (It earned $54.2 million in the traditional three-day window.) It went on to earn $413.1 million worldwide. The first ...

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  6. Don Brunell | Remembering our fallen with Christmas wreathsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Port Orchard Independent

    It is especially painful for America's military families whose son, daughter, spouse or parent was killed in action this year. Normally, the fallen are remembered on Memorial Day in late May, but thanks to a Maine family and thousands of donors and volunteers, nearly half a million wreaths are laid on the tombstones of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen during the Christmas holidays.

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  7. Memorial Day weekend 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Most people look up to the sky to see the clouds or the stars; meanwhile WRAL announced today , December 19, 2014, that residents of the Triangle will be watching the sky on Memorial Day weekend 2015 for the inaugural WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest. This hot air balloon festival is a free event to the public and will also include skilled competitions.

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  8. Remembering Homeless LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WICU12 Erie

    The lives of the homeless are often cut short 2 or 3 decades. On Friday, a ceremony held in Perry Square recognized those lives and officially declared December 19th, 'Homeless Memorial Day' in Erie.

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  9. Wake County to host hot air balloon festival in May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    In 2015, Wake County will host its own hot air balloon festival - the first in this part of the state in years. The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest will take place over Memorial Day weekend 2015, beginning with a balloon "glow" just after sunset on Friday, May 22. Balloon races and rides will take place through Monday, May 25. The festival will take place at Bennett Bunn Plantation in Zebulon and at Spring Forest Road Park in North Raleigh.

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  10. Into the Pit: Wovenwar vocalist Shane BlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... the possibility of Wovenwar playing its first gig here at the third annual River City Rockfest on May 23 during Memorial Day Weekend. For more related coverage, click on the "Suggested" links below. Here are the tour dates with Periphery and Nothing ...

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  11. Seattle Center Festal Sets 2015 Series of 23 Cultural FestivalsRead the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... activities and gift booths. Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates the region's rich cultural heritage, Memorial Day weekend, May 22 - 25. Northwest Folklife features over 7,000 performers, participatory dances, workshops, crafts, food and more. ...

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  12. Directors say school calendars a good fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Dec. 21-Jan. 1 (Christmas), Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King Day), March 21-25 (spring break), and May 30 (Memorial Day). There will be four grading periods and two semesters during the school year. Period 1 grade cards (Aug. 4-Oct. 2 for 43 days) will ...

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  13. Get ready to glow: Wake County to host hot air balloon festival in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WRAL.com

    - Look up in awe! A major hot air balloon festival and skills competition is coming to Wake County on Memorial Day weekend. The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest launches Friday, May 22, with a balloon "glow" at sunset. The fun continues with balloon rides ...

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  14. Myrtle Beach Military Appreciation Days parade to be held Armed Forces DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMBF

    The Myrtle Beach Military Appreciation Days parade date, traditionally held the Saturday before Memorial Day, instead will fall on May 16 in 2015. "The city received a request from a Vietnam Veterans group to commemorate the 50th anniversary of that war's beginning, and they wanted to do it May 14-16," said Mark Kruea, Myrtle Beach public information officer.

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  15. NeSmith LMS announces 21 race schedule for 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Models for the first time since 2007 on May 1-2 for the $5,000-to-win Rumble At The Duck 75. The traditional Memorial Day Weekend events for the NeSmith Late Models will take place at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS on May 23 and Magnolia ...

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  16. Israel and Germany mark jubilee year for tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    ... creations. There will also be a joint ceremonies in each of the two countries on International Holocaust Memorial day on January 27. Israel and Germany are also planning to issue joint stamps during 2015. After the establishment of the State of ...

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  17. 21-Race Slate For NeSmith Late ModelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | National Speed Sport News

    ... models for the first time since 2007 on May 1-2 for the $5,000-to-win Rumble At The Duck 75. The traditional Memorial Day Weekend events for the NeSmith late models will take place at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss., on May 23 and ...

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  18. UFC decides not to give Rory MacDonald the next welterweight title shotRead the original story

    Wednesday | BloodyElbow

    ... have started to put the fight together in the first half of 2015. Lawler plans to return to the cage by Memorial Day weekend, so if the rubber match is made, the UFC will likely set it up for its annual big May event in Las Vegas. MacDonald (18-2) ...

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  19. The Do LaB announces dates for Lightning in a Bottle 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    Los Angeles ' The Do LaB has announced the dates for the 2015 edition of their annual Lightning in a Bottle Festival. The five-day event will take place at the same location as last year, the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA over Memorial Day Weekend, from May 21st to May 25th.

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  20. Grand Jury Clears Local Cable Park Owner In Memorial Day MeleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KWTX

    The McLennan County Grand Jury Wednesday declined to indict the owner of the popular BSR Cable Park outside of Waco and two other men who were charged in a Memorial Day melee that left two other men seriously hurt. Park owner Stuart Edward Parsons, Jr., 42, and Ryan Ray Kyle, 26, and Jacob Vaughn Kyle, 19, both of Mart, were charged with aggravated assault/serious bodily injury in connection with the incident that left Toby McCarver and Randy Murphy seriously injured.

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