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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • Lori Riley: Cyclists Had A Cause, And The Wheels Started Turning

     Lori Riley: Cyclists Had A Cause, And The Wheels Started Turning
    — In March of 2012, Eastern Connecticut State University seniors Patrick Scully and Nick "Fitz" Fitzner decided to go to Washington, D.C., on spring break. It was a little different from most spring breaks, however. Scully and Fitzner went to D.C....
  • Illinois roads are worse and gas is more

    On Memorial Day I was driving into Illinois from Missouri. The price for unleaded gasoline in Missouri was on the low side, $3.26 a gallon for unleaded regular. We crossed over into Illinois and the roads were bumpier and the price of unleaded gasoline...
  • 'Warrior culture' keeps America safe

    Scott Martelle expresses a nice sentiment that would work in an ideal world. But in reality, his view is unrealistic. ("If America had a Memorial Day for peace, would the nation be more reluctant to go to war?," Opinion, May 24) Martelle's assumption is...
  • Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)

    Kevin Hunt: How Your Trash Talks (To Identity Thieves)
    If U-Haul knows that 45 percent of moves each year happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day, so do identity thieves. Anyone who tosses bank statements, credit-card bills or medical records in a trash can or recycle bin risks becoming a target. Can't...
  • Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals

    It was a day of shiny shovels and high hopes on that hot August morning in 2009. Politicians and dignitaries beamed at the cameras and congratulated themselves for finally breaking ground on a new medical facility dedicated to veterans, at the time...
  • Grilling cauliflower is not as outlandish as it may sound

    Grilling cauliflower is not as outlandish as it may sound
    If you considered Memorial Day Weekend the official start of the grilling season (as lots of people do), and July 4th as one of its main events, then around now you may be entering the midsummer grilling doldrums. You're looking for something new to liven...
  • Census survey workers' bold tactics irksome

    Census survey workers' bold tactics irksome
    The first survey arrived in Mary Ann Melilli's mail more than a month ago. She knew immediately she wasn't interested. The Clearing neighborhood resident found the 11-page, 48-question Census Bureau survey a bit intrusive. "Do I go to work? When do...
  • Two lawsuits filed in fatal crash

    Parents of three teenage girls who died in a fiery Memorial Day crash last year in Newport Beach have filed wrongful-death lawsuits against the driver's family and the city. Reckless speeding by a young, unsupervised driver and unsafe conditions along...
  • Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service

    Boy Scout troop leader honored for 50 years of service
    When Thomas Fritts stepped up in 1964 to serve as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 20, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Winnetka scouts counted just 19 members. Seven years later, Fritts presided at the helm of a vibrant North Shore troop that had...