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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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  • Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies

    Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies
    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....
  • Penny Big Macs, Quarter Pounders at McDonald's on Monday

    Penny Big Macs, Quarter Pounders at McDonald's on Monday
    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. Do...
  • Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient

    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...
  • Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour

    Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour
    Singer Kellie Pickler spent Christmas with U.S. troops in Afghanistan to bring "home to our service men and women," she said. The "American Idol" contestant-turned-country star spent a few days delivering holiday cheer at the Kandahar Airfield base,...
  • Character Counts: Kennedy Tartaglia

    Kennedy Tartaglia Age: 17 School: Park Vista Community High in Lake Worth Grade: 12th Hometown: Lake Worth Trait: Caring Kennedy is a whirlwind of inspiration, always finding ways to help the community and encouraging classmates to do the same....
  • National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
  • 'Mister Roberts' Playing at Westport Country Playhouse

    'Mister Roberts' Playing at Westport Country Playhouse
    Mister Roberts is a realistic story about American sailors onboard the cargo vessel Reluctant toward the end of World War II. They crew is bored, but can't escape their floating prison. Drama ensues, which is amusing but also poignant. The show won the...
  • Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years
    Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years. In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...
  • Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans

     Burb's Eye View: Burbank presents a banner day for new veterans
    The blue banners that line Burbank's streets contain few words, but say volumes about the city's military history. In stark white letters they thank active-duty military personnel, a simple message for those who serve. Take the one honoring Michelle...
  • A day to honor veterans [Editorial]

    A few weeks back, when Congress came to an agreement on budgetary issues as the national government inched ever closer to the prospect of a large scale default for the first time since the Articles of Confederation government, the deal was characterized...
  • Two brothers died so that we can continue our routines

    We don't spend much time examining the underpinnings on which our lives rest. We remember the cops and firefighters and EMTs when we need them -- and when we need them, we really need them -- but otherwise, we've got things to do, or think about doing, or...