| May 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, always at the center of any Memorial Day celebration — as well as Veterans Day, Fourth of July and any number of civic parades throughout the year — faces an uncertain future.
The service organization is...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Mother's Day, like motherhood itself, is fraught with peril. There are so many ways to get it wrong, so many opportunities to disappoint and be disappointed.
Those who bristle at all the gaudy consumerism often invoke such platitudes as "Every day...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Nearly 70 years after he returned from serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, Peter Polmen received a hero's reception at Orland Park's Memorial Day ceremony.
The ceremony honored all veterans, but Polmen was one of 15 whose names...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 11:46 AM
The Casey Anthony trial did take a personal toll, defense attorney Cheney Mason reveals in a News 13 interview. Mason said he suffered a stroke on Veterans Day 2011.
According to reports that day, Mason asked to taken to a Daytona Beach hospital because...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair.
This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:17 PM
RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez's...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:28 AM
I'm lovin' this deal!
Buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder With Cheese and get one for a penny at McDonald's.
The Customer Appreciation Day promotion on Veterans Day is good at participating restaurants in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:56 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at Veterans Day sales at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's and JC Penney and get in free at national and state parks Saturday...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Monday, Nov. 11.
Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Monday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours.
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:14 AM
The National Park Service has announced that it will offer free admission to Everglades National Park on nine days in 2014. On the first of those days, Jan. 20, visitors can explore the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States while celebrating...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:47 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America strong and free.
South Florida retailers and restaurants salute our military heroes, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....