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  • Stan Lee to debut Kids Universe imprint Feb. 2

     
    Stan Lee. (POW entertainment) Just two weeks after celebrating his 90th birthday, comics icon Stan Lee shows no signs of ......
  • On Memorial Day, remembering California's war dead

     
    Memorial Day events across California on Monday will mark the sacrifice of fallen soldiers. The Times has compiled a collection of stories about the 701 California service members and 474 others based in California who died during the wars in......
  • Eagle Archives: German POWs in Westminster helped harvest the crops during World War II

    I recently came across a local newspaper headline from May 18, 1945, noting, "German Prisoners For Farm Work." The idea that Carroll County was the home of German prisoners of war during World War II was nothing new to me. I had heard many oral...
  • Former 'Family Feud' Host Richard Dawson Dies

    Former 'Family Feud' Host Richard Dawson Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Richard Dawson, the longtime host of "Family Feud" known for planting kisses on female contestants, has died, his son said in a statement Sunday. He was 79. "It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this...
  • Richard Dawson, ''Family Feud'' Host, Dies At 79

    Richard Dawson, ''Family Feud'' Host, Dies At 79
    (Reuters) - Richard Dawson, an actor and TV host best known for his work on the game show "Family Feud" and sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," has died from complications of esophageal cancer. He was 79. The British-born actor died on Saturday atRonald Reagan...
  • WWII POW Reflects On D-Day

    WWII POW Reflects On D-Day
    It’s been 68 years since D-Day: A synchronized effort by allied forces to storm the beaches of Normandy and turn the tides of World War II.   While more than 150,000 troops fought on D-Day, thousands more – like Grand Rapids native, Roy May...
  • Letter: Repaved street latest sign of progress in Arbutus

    On Sept. 13, the Arbutus Business and Professional Association celebrated the completion of the Leeds Avenue repaving project and the beginning of the East Drive repaving project with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, many elected officials and community...
  • Letter: Honor America's POW/MIA on Sept. 21

    The sheer number of Americans listed as missing in action — more than 73,000 in World War II, 7,900 in Korea, hundreds during the Cold War, nearly 2,000 in Vietnam, and even on today's modern battlefields — is difficult to grasp. Thus, it...
  • POW/MIA's not forgotten at National D-Day Memorial

    POW/MIA's not forgotten at National D-Day Memorial
    A few dozen people gathered at the National D-Day Memorial Friday to remember Americans listed as missing in action and held as prisoners of war. National POW MIA Recognition Day  is observed nationwide on the third Friday in September. According to...
  • Hoosiers gather to remember country's prisoners of war, missing in action

    Hoosiers gather to remember country's prisoners of war, missing in action
    It was a good day to remember at the Indiana War Memorial. A crowd gathered to honor the hundreds of Hoosiers who were held as prisoners of war or who remain missing in action. The theme of the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony is “Until...
  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...