Monday, May 28, 2012

Band of brothers

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.—A statue in the likeness of a Pennsylvania native whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the World War II book and television miniseries Band of Brothers is being unveiled in France. Maj.
  • (Boston Globe)
  • Back home, the Grateful Dead was grooving a packed Fillmore West with Turn on Your Love Light, while the Charlie guys were getting splattered with shrapnel.
  • (Island Packet Online)
  • Ryan MacKinnon wasn't afraid to admit that the first part of a cycling journey across Canada had taken it's toll.
  • (The Province)
  • Rochester, N.Y. – When Gerry Huff was 14 there was little question of what he wanted to be. "I wanted to be like my brothers," he said. "When I got into the service, I thought I was doing something great.
  • (13 WHAM)
  • Beginning in the 1950s, Frank Perconte walked his mail route in Joliet for 30 years, in a neighborhood very close to his own home, and the residents just knew him as Frank. Or "There goes the mailman.
  • (ChicagoNow)
  • After the death of Adam Yauch last week, I am almost 100 percent sure that the Beastie Boys are no more. And while thats a shame, its also fitting: After all, it is impossible to imagine them existing without him.
  • (MTV)
  • YORK — On a recent overcast Monday morning John Hort eagerly started his riding lawn mower after not having cut the grass in more than a week. After trimming the grass he turned to tending to the edging, making sure each line was clear and crisp.
  • (Daily Press)
  • During the 40s, publishers would attend big band live performances just participation -- is dedicated to celebrating the Marx Brothers contribution to comedy and spreading the healing power of laughter to people of all ages.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Warrior Transition Battalion and AUSA will host Earl McClung, World War II veteran whose character appeared in the HBO series "Band of Brothers" during his visit to Fort Riley on May 23. Retired Staff Sgt.
  • (WIBW)

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