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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • New chief takes the reins at Ellington Volunteer Fire Department

    New chief takes the reins at Ellington Volunteer Fire Department
    For 14 years, Chief Michael Varney led Ellington Volunteer Fire Department's contingent at the town's annual Memorial Day Parade. With department elections held in mid-May, the parade served as the presentation of the new chief. For seven terms, Varney,...
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley. Heffner played at Dieruff,...
  • China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

    JENSEN, Utah It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River. After driving past the only gas station in Jensen, population 400, a...
  • Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

    Great Lakes welcome rising water levels
    After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 years. "I hope this lasts," said...
  • Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool

    Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool
    On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill. Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
  • Karam, Ganassi team finishes 30th at Watkins Glen

    Sage Karam's start in the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen Sunday at Watkins Glen, N.Y. proved to be much better than the finish. Chip Ganassi Racing Team's primary car that included the 19-year-old Nazareth native, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas started...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel
    Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis. Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
  • Manziel defends his hard-partying ways

    Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel isn't going to apologize for living life to the fullest, for partying the past five weekends or for having a larger-than-life persona, no matter how many Hall of Famers say he should check his off-field...
  • You're paying more for gasoline, and here's why

    WASHINGTON Think you're paying more than you should be for gasoline right now? You are. Prices tend to spike around Memorial Day, when increased demand cuts against a limited supply as refiners convert from winter fuels to summer blends. But by the...
  • AAA sees slight increase in July Fourth travelers

    AAA sees slight increase in July Fourth travelers
    AAA forecasts that 41 million Americans will travel during July Fourth weekend, a slight increase from last year, as people grow increasingly comfortable taking on more debt. Eight in 10 travelers (or 34.8 million) will embark on a road trip, AAA said,...
  • Lake jet-ski accident prompts call for water safety

    Lake jet-ski accident prompts call for water safety
    What better way to cool off on a scorching day than jumping on a water scooter and letting it fly on a Central Florida lake? But the fun all too often comes to a sudden halt, as it did in Lake County on Tuesday night when three people, including a 7-...