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Veterans Day

A collection of news and information related to Veterans Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • Teen campaigns for U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan

    Teen campaigns for U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan
    Michael Geer was shocked when he learned that many people were unaware a U.S. soldier has been held captive by the Taliban for several years. The St. Francis High School freshman, 14, started a campaign to get the word out. He secured a banner on a...
  • Veterans Day: Mission to Heal

     
    “My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
  • School calendar for 2014-15 looks good, but Veterans Day should be a day off in Harford [Editorial]

    A few points about the proposed 2014-15 academic year calendar for Harford County Public Schools are worth making. The proposed calendar, meanwhile, is available for public review and comment on the school system's website, hcps.org.. The school...
  • Grammar Police flag dog's business trip to China

    Grammar Police flag dog's business trip to China
    Many of the errors that Grammar Policemen write me about are ones that almost no one would notice. This is why I prefer flashier, funnier bad grammar, particularly involving sentences where the modifiers are wildly misplaced. An example I've seen...
  • 'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans

     'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans
    The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing. The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
  • Burbank parks report spotlights infrastructure needs

    Burbank parks report spotlights infrastructure needs
    A comprehensive assessment of the city’s 41 parks and recreation facilities identified $5.9 million in unfunded capital needs alone over the next five years, which city officials said is needed to pay for new playground equipment, bathroom and...
  • Thanksgiving in Orlando - what are you thankful for?

    On Wednesday (on Thanksgiving Eve), I’ll be running my annual list of “101 Things I’m Thankful for in Central Florida” -- full of my favorites and suggestions from readers as well. Believe it or not, I can never get everything on...
  • FAU honors military with end zone paint, special helmets

    Veterans Day might have been two weeks ago, but FAU was on the road, so on Saturday, the Owls celebrated in belated fashion.  Saturday’s contest was dubbed “Military Appreciation Day” and the Owls brought out the Stars-and-Stripes...
  • Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again

     Think Black Friday is best day to get a deal? Think again
    As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal. But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
  • Talking Shop: Chalk her success up to imagination

    Talking Shop: Chalk her success up to imagination
    When Deborah Waltz first walked into the 2,200-square-foot space in the SoCo Collection shopping center, she saw a grey shell with empty vertical space, begging to be filled. So she got to thinking. Peinture, which debuted in Costa Mesa in January,...
  • Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week

     
    It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers....