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Memorial Day

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  • Rapids Water Park offers free entry in June with Memorial Day weekend admissions

    Rapids Water Park offers free entry in June with Memorial Day weekend admissions
    Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach is offering free return visits in June with admissions on Saturday-Monday for Memorial Day weekend. The water park features more than 35 wild to mild water slides, a lazy river and a gigantic wave pool. Tickets are...
  • Land of the Free: Freebies for Memorial Day weekend

    Land of the Free: Freebies for Memorial Day weekend
    On Memorial Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America free and strong.  Retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S. military, National...
  • Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years

    Chan Lowe: D-Day + 70 years
    I drew this cartoon 14 years ago for our Memorial Day editorial page. It seems even more appropriate on this hallowed day.
  • Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale

    Coupon: $10 off at Kohl's Memorial Day sale
    Hot! Hot! Hot! Just in time for Memorial sales, save $10 on a $25 purchase at Kohl's with a coupon. Use promo code TEN4YOU if you're shopping online.  Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Monday. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference

    What they're saying about Ray Rice's news conference
    In his first public comments since his February arrest following a physical altercation with his now wife, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to fans Friday. But most sports columnists felt that Rice should also be sorry for his awkward apology....
  • Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4

    Blackhawks answer urgency with ineptness against Kings in Game 4
    For what seemed like an eternity Monday night in an awful 5-2 loss to the Kings, Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook just stood there, helpless, stuck in hockey no-man's land. At the nine-minute mark of the first period, Seabrook found himself frozen...
  • Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'

    Bidding for Clippers was 'like speed dating'
    The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale. Steve Ballmer...
  • Wartime memories preserved and shared

    Wartime memories preserved and shared
    Some stories have a way of flowing into one another. When I started writing a Memorial Day weekend story about D-Day casualty Peter Pokrifcsak of Martins Creek, I contacted Katherine DiFebo, also of Martins Creek, to show me his grave at the Church Hill...
  • 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...
  • Thieves left messages on Wilmette school's whiteboards

    Thieves left messages on Wilmette school's whiteboards
    Someone who recently broke into the Baker Demonstration School in Wilmette and stole more than $14,000 worth of computers, cameras and other electronic equipment also left messages on two whiteboards advising, among others things, that school officials...