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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

    Chicago classical music recommendations
    American Chamber Opera: Bizet's ever-popular "Carmen" is updated to a modern Chicago setting. Opens 7 p.m. Friday, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th St.; and continues through Nov. 24, Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St.; $30-$50,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers

    The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers
    On Monday morning, Veterans Day, I was so focused on my computer screen that it seemed that the rest of the world had disappeared. Like a pesky fly, a low but persistent sound penetrated my consciousness. I was taken out of time and place because it...
  • Remembering wartime unity, national purpose, now long gone

    WASHINGTON -- Another Veterans Day has come and gone, celebrating the millions of Americans who served in the so-called War to End All Wars and all the wars since. The day was originally observed as Armistice Day, commemorating the all-quiet on the...
  • WWII vet celebrates 90th

    WWII vet celebrates 90th
    Monday was a special day for Patrick Granahan —it was the former World War II sergeant’s 90th birthday, and it was Veteran’s Day. The Elmhurst resident celebrated at a Culver’s Restaurant in Lombard, where he graciously accepted...
  • Burbank salutes area veterans

    Burbank salutes area veterans
    Hundreds of Burbank residents flocked to the McCambridge Park War Memorial on Monday to honor U.S. military veterans for generations of service to the nation. Sponsored by the city and the Burbank Veterans Committee, the event began with a flyover by...
  • Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths

    Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths
    A report evaluating the internal policies and investigations of the Burbank Police Department praised the department's efforts to strengthen and standardize policies, but also pointed out areas where officers could benefit from additional training....