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  • Thousands Turn Out For Hartford Parade To Honor Veterans

    Thousands Turn Out For Hartford Parade To Honor Veterans
    HARTFORD – Thousands gathered in downtown Hartford Sunday afternoon for the 15th annual Connecticut Veterans Parade, the largest veterans parade in New England. Anita Gomes went to the parade to remember her nephew, Army Sgt. Felix M. DelGreco Jr....
  • Newport News museum looks back at the Great War

    Newport News museum looks back at the Great War
    When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution. No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
  • As Ole Miss-Auburn shows, college football is also about cruel lows

    As Ole Miss-Auburn shows, college football is also about cruel lows
    The joy in college football is matched only by the stomach sickness. Only on high seas do you see these swells of ups and downs. Maybe it's the familial bonds we forge with schools. Maybe it's the ritual and pageantry wrapped in the sudden-death...
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...
  • Islamic State militants again massacre fellow Sunnis in Iraq

    Islamic State militants again massacre fellow Sunnis in Iraq
    By all accounts, the killings have been summary, brutal and public: At least 200 members of a western Iraqi tribe that has defied the militants of Islamic State have been lined up and shot dead in recent days, including dozens whose executions came to...
  • Glastonbury VFW's Packing Event, Dinner To Honor Vietnam Veterans

    Glastonbury VFW's Packing Event, Dinner To Honor Vietnam Veterans
    GLASTONBURY — Glastonbury VFW Post 7659 and Post 7659 Ladies' Auxiliary are hosting an event to help soldiers and honor veterans of the Vietnam War. The posts will hold a "Support our Troops" collection and packing event followed by a "Thank A...
  • U.S. downplays gains by Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria

    U.S. downplays gains by Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria
    Al Qaeda-linked fighters have overrun key northern bastions of U.S.-backed Syrian rebels and were menacing a major border crossing, dealing a heavy blow to American hopes that moderate Syrian factions would provide significant aid in the battle against...
  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...
  • Heat's Riley, Bosh assist in preparing packages for U.S. troops

    Heat's Riley, Bosh assist in preparing packages for U.S. troops
    Miami Heat President Pat Riley and Heat center Chris Bosh spent Monday working with America's Moms for Soldiers at AmericanAirlines Arena to help prepare care packages for U.S. troops in based in Afghanistan in advance of Veteran's Day. Bosh's...
  • Tribes deserve recognition

    Millions of children know the story of Pocahontas. They know that, thanks to the help of the Powhatan tribe, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas survived when others had failed. As Virginians, we know Indian tribes have played an...
  • Simsbury Veterans Asking Public To Support Memorial Project

    Simsbury Veterans Asking Public To Support Memorial Project
    SIMSBURY — Local veterans are making a push to raise money for a memorial honoring all military veterans but inspired by a young Simsbury High School graduate who died serving in Iraq. The planned memorial on Hopmeadow Street will honor residents...