Memorial Day marks first major MLB checkpoint

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By Doug Miller / MLB.com | 05/29/12 9:00 AM ET Memorial Day is in the rearview mirror. June is a few odometer clicks away. Some might say the 2012 Major League Baseball season is only now really starting to rev its engine. With that in mind, By Doug Miller / MLB.com | 05/29/12 9:00 AM […]

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On Memorial Day, Obama talks of closure for wars old and new

Los Angeles

Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, warned veterans to avoid putting America "on the pathway of Europe" by reducing the size of the military to pay for social programs. Hector Rodriguez, right, and Manuel Munoz, left in the green shirt, cook corn as their families picnick Monday for the Memorial Day holiday at Tropical […]

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Obama Memorial Day Ceremony: President Honors Fallen Troops At Arlington …

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KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. Marine Sgt. William Stacey was killed earlier this year by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, a tragedy for which he prepared by writing a letter to his family explaining why he was fighting Links Memorial Day http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/05/links-memorial-day-2.html. Share A Memorial Day thought: Maybe Pittard really does speak for us on […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day. Posted on May 28, 2012 by. Approximately 220000 American flags will be placed on every headstone in the cemetery before Memorial Day. By Lauren Sausser Two soldiers Kansas Veterans Cemeteries: In Dodge City, Ogden, WaKeeney and Winfield. Missouri Veterans Cemeteries: In Bloomfield, Fort Leonard Wood, Higginsville, Jacksonville […]

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Memorial Day hits close for Washington

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This weekend the United States celebrates Memorial Day. Sadly, for many Americans the holiday mostly marks the beginning of summer rather than a time to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country. WASHINGTON, May 27, 2012 – Memorial Day is a time for remembering the men and women who died for […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

Patch.com

If you haven't been to Arlington National Cemetery, it's something you should put on your to-do list. The property was confiscated by the United States during the Civil War when Robert E. Lee (the owner) didn't show up in Arlington National Cemetery , About 220000 American flags will be placed on every headstone in the […]

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My Memorial Day Plans

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This Memorial Day weekend, astronauts on board the space station are unpacking the gear. Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private By Valerie Strauss Memorial Day commemorations ordinarily involve parades, concerts, barbecues, sporting events and a lot […]

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Memorial Day 2012

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Memorial Day, what does it mean? As your long weekend unfolds look around. Take in your world and listen. What do you see? What do you hear? Will you hear this long weekend referred to as “the unofficial start of summer?” Will you hear people talk 36 Responses to “Memorial Day Open 3” ( jump […]

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Memorial Day parades and ceremonies

Detroit Free

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 […]

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Birthplace of Memorial Day? That Depends Where You're From

New York Tim

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 Fire continues to trouble six states heading into the […]

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