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  • American Legion poppies a fitting symbol on Veterans Day

    American Legion poppies a fitting symbol on Veterans Day
    Since 1921, poppies have been the American Legion's symbol of sacrifice and freedom. Nationwide, these red crepe-paper flowers are distributed in exchange for donations to help veterans. Today is Veterans Day, and the American Legion's auxiliary in...
  • Better care for our veterans is needed

    Better care for our veterans is needed
    As we remember those who have served country on this Veteran's Day, it should be noted that the systems that provide care for our veterans are being stretched to the breaking point ("After VA scandal, American Legion director sees wait times and service...
  • Local residents to march in Veterans Parade

    When the 15th annual Connecticut Veterans Parade steps off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 in Hartford, several local residents will be marching. The parade is always a great celebration of freedom and respect for the dedicated men and women in our...
  • Halloween events around Central Florida

    Halloween events around Central Florida
    From trick-or-treat options to change-your-pants haunted houses, here's the best of Halloween events around the Orlando area. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Boo at the Zoo: trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Local residents to march in Hartford Veterans Parade

    When the 15th annual Connecticut Veterans Parade steps off at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 in Hartford, several local residents will be marching. The parade is always a great celebration of freedom and respect for the dedicated men and women in our...
  • Always up for a fight, McCain is GOP's top midterm cheerleader

    Always up for a fight, McCain is GOP's top midterm cheerleader
    There's John McCain in Kansas, stumping with his old colleague, Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, in an unexpectedly tough reelection fight against independent newcomer, Greg Orman. Next, McCain is spending a couple of days in Louisiana, rallying veterans...
  • Hartford Educator Was A Polarizing Figure, But M.D. Fox's Legacy Endures

    Hartford Educator Was A Polarizing Figure, But M.D. Fox's Legacy Endures
    HARTFORD — In the early 1900s, a time when the city schools were divided into three locally run districts, there was one educator who became a lightning rod for them all: Michael D. Fox. Fox, the fiery superintendent of Hartford's Washington...
  • Patriotism delivered one coupon at a time

    Patriotism delivered one coupon at a time
    On a blindingly bright fall day, a group of men sit at the bar inside American Legion Post 162 in Deerfield Beach. They chat about the news, sports, and their challenges both past and present. A few steps beyond, up a flight of stairs, a few volunteers...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week

    Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week
    Here are the Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1.       PUDDLES PITY PARTY Puddles Pity Party is no joke. Yes, it’s funny in a weirded-out way — a 7-foot clown from Atlanta, Ga. with a golden voice sings operatic versions of songs...