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Veterans Day

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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,...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2013

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have...
  • For those who served

    For those who served
    Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday. A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made. The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
  • Hustler's Larry Flynt seeks to save his assailant from lethal injection

    Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
  • 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...
  • Polar vortex gives CPS an 'Abe-portunity'

     
    Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
  • Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots

    Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots
    Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men. The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
  • Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend

    Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend
    Angeles National Forest is waiving its visitor fee this weekend in honor of President's Day.  Beginning Saturday through Monday,  visitors aren't required to purchase the usual National Forest Pass, according to a news release from John Wagner of the U....