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  1. Myrtle Beach City Council nominates assistant city manager to replace retiring city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... we've looked around and seen what they have to offer." Pedersen will have to lead the city through next year's Memorial Day weekend safety plans, continue to grow tourism – specifically sports tourism – and handle the city's $156.7 ...


  2. Vacaville, Fairfield celebrations planned for Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Reporter

    Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day - a common misunderstanding, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


  3. Murder by cinder block: Judge says jury can convict Granskie Jr. if it believes confessionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... rape and murder of Carolyn Stone, his father's girlfriend, in the backyard of the couple's Bridgewater home on Memorial Day weekend in 2009. "It's a tennis match," Errickson said. "They suggest. He (Granskie Jr.) complies. You have to look at the ...


  4. Murder by cinder block: Granskie Jr.'s a drug addict, not a murderer, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... That's what he is. He's not a murderer." Granskie Jr., 27, is one of three men originally accused in the 2009 Memorial Day Weekend rape and murder of Carolyn Stone, his father's girlfriend, in the backyard of the couple's Bridgewater home. Gary ...


  5. Cleanup planned Wednesday at historic Pine Ridge Cemetery following tombstone vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... in Bay County. Earlier this year , it was renamed to "Soldiers Rest." and a new sign was installed before a Memorial Day service. On Monday, Oct. 20, Graham said someone came into the cemetery over the weekend and put up some of the tombstones. ...


  6. Just Breathe benefit set for Donald Zulch, Ludlow father of six who received lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... levels in the blood. "He was put on a ventilator and was transferred to Mass(achusetts) General (Hospital) on Memorial Day weekend," Marisa Zulch said. "He wasn't put on the (lung) transplant list (initially). For 11 days, they said he wasn't on the ...


  7. The famous video of the outfielder running through a wall almost never happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting News

    ... through the fence during the seventh inning of a dull 2-1 game. Beck was still there to capture it. "It was Memorial Day night and there was really nothing else going on," Beck said of the slow news night. "It was such a non-highlight game, so I ...


  8. In Pictures: ITworld cartoons 2014 - The year in geek humour, Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | ComputerWorld

    Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers. Part 1 spans January 3 - May 23. May 23rd - Smart grill? Or smartypants grill? Memorial Day is coming up, which also doubles as the unofficial start of the summer grilling seaon.


  9. Lakewood fighter jet headed to Arizona for restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Wave

    Col. Heath A. Collins gives the keynote address during Lakewood's Memorial Day Ceremony in front of the Veterans Memorial at Del Valle Park in May. A restoration project at Del Valle Park is underway in Lakewood, and the first leg of construction will focus on the park's signature Korean War-era fighter jet, according to the city. The plane in the Veterans Memorial Plaza has sat outside and weathered the elements for the past 55 years and needed professional restoration, according to the city.


  10. Perspective: Trying to be diplomatic in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... while a bugler played a moving, even haunting, version of taps. I gave a short speech on the meaning of Memorial Day, explaining why those who lost their lives in Iraq did not do so in vain, but rather to ensure a new beginning in Iraq and to do ...


  11. Stepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts its 10th Annual Monster MashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    ... 15S off I-95 in Norwalk. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday from Labor Day through Memorial Day, and Monday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is $15 for adults and children and $10 for seniors. ...


  12. Pinellas County waives fees on Veteran's DayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... 4 (Independence Day), which is celebrated to mark the adoption date of the Declaration of Independence in 1776; Memorial Day, celebrated the last Monday in May in honor of armed services personnel who died while in military service; and Veterans ...


  13. Scott Mooneyham: Growing Monday protests should give GOP pauseRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    For the past several weeks, the exception being Memorial Day, crowds of protesters have descended upon the N.C. Legislative Building each Monday to lodge their opposition to the policies pursued by the legislature's Republican majority. The protests have largely been organized by the Rev.


  14. Rashad Perez, Octavius Snell 'went right along' with plan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    If not for the actions of Victor Garay, Rashad Perez and Octavius Snell, 13-year-old Michael Day would be in school right now, in the fall semester of his freshman year of high school, Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor told jurors Thursday. "Instead, as his sister said, he's in heaven," Stein told the panel that will decide the case against Perez, 18, who is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and felony use of a firearm in the Memorial Day shooting of Michael in Kalamazoo's Edison neighborhood.


  15. Prosecutor: Victor Garay, 16, is a 'cold-blooded killer,' guilty of shooting 13-year-old Michael DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    The prosecution says there are "mountains of evidence" that Victor Garay killed his former schoolmate, 13-year-old Michael Day , in a Memorial Day shooting in Kalamazoo's Edison neighborhood. It will be up to a 12-member jury to decide the fate of Garay, 16, who is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and felony use of a firearm in the May 26, 2014 shooting.


  16. 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The StateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2013 | The Hartford Courant

    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut economy.


  17. Village of Romeo begins new recycling program Nov. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Romeo Observer

    ... trash or yard waste services. No collection will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. Like the previous service, if a holiday falls on a Monday through Thursday, pick-up will be a ...


  18. Man held after Salt RIver officer's slaying is ordered freedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Arizona Republic

    ... was known for his sense of humor and dedication to enforcing driving-under-the-influence laws, was working a Memorial Day DUI task force when he was murdered. The shooting occurred early in the morning at Pima and Chaparral roads, within eyesight of ...


  19. Murder by cinder block: Convicted murderer says Granskie Jr. 'wasn't there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    SOMERVILLE - Amid an allegation by assistant prosecutor Timothy Van Hise that his testimony was rehearsed, convicted murderer Gary Wilson took the witness stand Tuesday as both sides rested in the murder trial of David Granskie Jr. Wilson, who allegedly promised former co-defendants Rocky DiTaranto and Granskie Jr. that he would take the rap and get them both "a walk on this," testified that Granskie wasn't there when he murdered Carolyn Stone with a cinder block in Bridgewater on Memorial Day weekend in 2009. During direct examination, Van Hise repeatedly objected to what he felt were leading questions from defense attorney Katharine Errickson.


  20. Council approves new Freeman Park fees, speed limit changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... per day. The early purchase special period to get the discounted annual pass is between December 1st and 15th. Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day weekends are considered the increased holiday weekend price; no word on whether Friday or Monday are ...