Memorial Day parades and ceremonies


By W. WINSTON SKINNER Thompson, who served in Vietnam, is one of many veterans across the country to express concern about the conflation of Memorial Day with other patriotic holidays. Thompson shared his thoughts recently through an event related by a

Past Memorial Days have simply been a day off from work, a trip to the beach and a barbecue in the backyard. This one is different. Over the past two years we've had the opportunity to interview dozens of World War II veterans for our feature-length

Have you ever booked a last-minute hotel room late at night on the Internet? You're not alone.

Memorial Day kicks off the summer travel season, and since pump prices never reached $4 or $5 a gallon, as feared, economists says travelers are likely to dine out or shop more once they pull off the road. About 30.7 million people will drive more than

Residents say it was here, in the years after the Civil War, that Memorial Day was born. They say that in the other Columbus, too. It does not take much for the historically curious in either town — like Richard Gardiner, a professor of teacher

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