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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • Concert for Valor Nov. 11 on HBO

    Concert for Valor Nov. 11 on HBO
    To salute the nation's veterans and their families, HBO and Starbucks are hosting the Concert for Valor on the National Mall in Washington. The concert will air live at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 11 -- Veterans Day -- on HBO. HBO said it will offer its affiliates...
  • HBO and Starbucks to Salute Veterans with Concert Starring Eminem, Rihanna, Carrie Underwood & More

    HBO and Starbucks announced a free, all-star concert to honor America's veterans and their families, which will be presented live on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The "Concert for Valor," which will be held on the National Mall in Washington D.C., will...
  • SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offer military discount

    SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offer military discount
    SeaWorld Entertainment announced this week it is offering half off single-day admission for members of the military and veterans, along with up to five guests. The discount also applies to SeaWorld’s other parks such as Busch Gardens in Tampa....
  • Schools to use Veterans Day as make-up

    Schools to use Veterans Day as make-up
    When a historic storm dumped more than a foot of water in Smithfield on Sept. 9, Isle of Wight Schools took a rain check and called off classes – probably a good move, considering Route 17 near the James River Bridge was closed nearly all that day...
  • Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off

    Delray city workers may get Veterans Day off
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day as employees may get another paid day off — and a celebration to go along with it. After finding out that Delray Beach is the only city in Palm Beach County open for business on Veterans Day,...
  • Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day

    Delray City Hall to close on Veterans Day
    Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day this year and employees will receive a paid day off. Late Tuesday, commissioners voted to give city employees Veterans Day off. "The request came from a city employee, who is also a veteran," said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Veterans Parade Seeking Vets & Active Personnel

    Calling all U.S. veterans and active military personnel from across Connecticut. The "2014 Connecticut Veterans Parade" is seeking participants for this year's colorful statewide parade!. The 15th annual procession will step off on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30...
  • Serve those in uniform

    The most recent Defense Department budget envisions a smaller, lighter force serving the country in the years to come. That makes sound financial sense for a federal government swimming in debt, but it illuminates the rocky road traveled by veterans as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Who Is the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble?

    Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do....
  • National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday

    National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday
    National parks will waive their entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25 in honor of the park service's 98th birthday.  Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will...
  • London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies

    A hundred years ago, the men who joined the British army during World War I came by the millions -- from England, of course, but also from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa and other then-Commonwealth lands. Now those who died --...