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Memorial Day weekend may be the most dangerous time of year

Despite being a day for remembrance, Memorial Day is often one filled with BBQs, beers, and often times DUIs. This article the dark side of Memorial Day and the new tendency toward drink and driving.
In the Media by Jenna Cyprus

Conservatives pissed at Lena Dunham's Memorial Day toilet tweet

Conservative commentators were left in a frothing rage by a Memorial Day message tweeted by actress/filmmaker Lena Dunham.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 8 comments

A.C. Firefighters rescue 50 people trapped in casino elevators

Atlantic City - Memorial Day visitors to Atlantic City got more than they bargained for after 50 patrons got stuck in two separate elevators.
In the Media by Eric Morales - 7 comments

Op-Ed: Remembering the millions of innocents killed in US imperial wars

In the years since the end of World War II, the United States has killed more innocent people in more foreign countries than any other nation on earth.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 13 comments

Op-Ed: This Memorial Day, it's time for soldiers to come home

As cookouts and barbecues get under way, it's easy to forget those who won't have the opportunity to spend the day with their loved ones. This Memorial Day, let's honor their sacrifice by bringing them home.
In the Media by Nathan Miller - 20 comments

17-year cicada broods make their presence known in New Jersey Special

Watchung - As the unusual cold snap broke on Sunday, the 17-year cicadas made their appearance known - emerging from the ground in swelling numbers.
Digital Journal Report by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Native American vets want recognition, memorial

A grassroots effort has been brewing among Native American Indian tribes around the country to erect a soldier statue on the National Mall in recognition of Native American Indians, as well as Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 3 comments

PBS set to air Veterans Day special

Washington - As the United States gets ready for Veterans Day, PBS preps for their inaugural broadcast titled "National Salute to Veterans." It airs Nov. 11 on PBS at 7 p.m. CST.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien

Op-Ed: How I spent Memorial Day in four African countries

My 13 year-old son has a social studies project that is due the Tuesday after the Memorial Day weekend, and the shot weekend offers little yield.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Pausing to reflect on the true meaning of Memorial Day

Washington - The U.S. celebrates Memorial Day the last Monday of each May. Designated as a federal holiday in the U.S., it was originally intended to be a day to honor and remember the many brave and selfless individuals who have died while serving their nation.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 5 comments
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A more meaningful mourning

Those who believe that the best way to observe Memorial Day is to bring the troops home, may well ask, "Who is...
May 27, 2013 by skeptikool - 3 comments

Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Lost Their Lives in Wars for Greed

Memorial day comes with the mixed feelings about wars that have taken the lives of men by violence, and many from...
May 27, 2012 in  American Politics by Mindy Allan - 3 comments


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