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

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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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Beryl to dampen Memorial Day along SE coast

CBS News

by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer 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 spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. It's Memorial Day in the United States, a national holiday to commemorate those who died in military […]

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Obama honors the fallen on Memorial Day weekend

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by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer 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 spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. While not officially Memorial Day my wife and I attended a funeral today in Arlington Cemetery; the […]

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Gas prices lower on Memorial Day: How much will you save?

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Many things have changed, over the years, that people associate with Memorial Day. The media seem to have blurred the differences between Memorial Day and Veterans Day that Veterans take note of. Retailers look at Gas prices have fallen an average 27 cents a gallon since April and are 12 cents lower than last Memorial […]

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Memorial Day: Remembering fallen of decade at war

Boston.com

Memorial Day will be observed the last Monday in May by Americans across the country. We trace the origins of the holiday. Members of the Armed Forces unveil the flag to celebrate Memorial Day prior to the game between the Chicago Fire and the New York By Jesse Garza of the Journal Sentinel As if […]

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California gas prices to set record for Memorial Day weekend

Los Angeles

MIDTOWN — The kickoff of the outdoor Hester Night Market at the Eventi Hotel has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event will now debut next Thursday, May 31. MIDTOWN — The kickoff of the outdoor Hester Night Market at the Eventi Hotel has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event will now […]

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