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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Developer of 'G.I. Joe' dies at 86

    Just days before Memorial Day comes the news that Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86, foxnews.com reports. He died of cancer early Thursday at Home &...
  • 100 deadliest days for teens on the road kicked off with Memorial Day, AAA says

    100 deadliest days for teens on the road kicked off with Memorial Day, AAA says
    Not the sort of news parents of teenagers want to hear but definitely the sort worth sharing: Memorial Day kicks off the 100 deadliest days on the road for teens, according to AAA. During the summer months, 26 percent more teens die in automobile...
  • Ah, the freedom of summer

    Surely no season ushers in insouciance so completely as summer. Not spring, with its profusion of violent colors. Not fall, with its muted light and dwindling temperatures. And certainly not winter, with is endless blizzards and nor'easters. The...
  • Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day

    Water rescue teams pulled two people out of the Susquehanna River near Conowingo Dam after reports of a missing kayaker early afternoon on Memorial Day. Rescue personnel and watercraft were staged along the river south of the dam near the Rock Run...
  • Will Pennsylvania take it to the limit: 70 mph?

    Q: It seems that every other day there is another horrific accident on Interstates 78 or 476 involving tractor-trailers. Of one thing you can be certain: The car always loses. Cars and trucks already are doing 70-75 mph in the posted 65 mph zone. Now...
  • 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...
  • Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview

    Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview
    A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said. Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
  • Progress is made toward veterans cemetery

    Discussions about a proposed veterans cemetery weren't quite so contentious at last week's Irvine City Council meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway, who presided over Tuesday's meeting in Mayor Steven Choi's absence, echoed Councilman Larry Agran's...
  • 818 Roundup: Memorial Day events, Burbank weekend car thefts, Americana counterfeit shoppers

    818 Roundup: Memorial Day events, Burbank weekend car thefts, Americana counterfeit shoppers
    Greetings, readers. Today is Wednesday, May 28. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 84 degrees and a low of 60, with patchy fog all day. Here's the news from your area: - Burbank police are investigating a rash of thefts...
  • Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism

    Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism
    Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
  • ‘X-Men’ star Hugh Jackman shows off Wolverine’s exhibitionist streak

     
    To be clear, Hugh Jackman says it was his idea for Wolverine to be naked in “X-Men: Days of Future […]...