Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Memorial day

  • Memorial Day weekend should be mostly sunny and hot — with an increased chance of getting stopped by police.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Memorial Day weekend is here, and with it, all the attendant demands for potluck offerings, followed by the furious thumbing-through of cookbooks. Oh, the glory of basking in oohs, aahs, of being hounded for recipes.
  • (Philadelphia Daily News)
  • The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer driving season, but there is more to fret about than the closing of the Dumbarton Bridge, high gas prices or navigating San Francisco on Sunday during the 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • Monday is Memorial Day — the national holiday dedicated to the memory of those who died in military service to America and for defending the cause of freedom around the world.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • On May 28, 2012 the nation will celebrate active duty military, veterans and those whose lives have lost in combat in nationwide Memorial Day celebrations.
  • (Asu News)
  • On Memorial Day, I remember some of the most ardent and intense peace enthusiasts Ive ever known: U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War. Take David Velasquez, a soldier I served with at U. S.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Bellevilles annual Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. Monday from South Second and Harrison streets. It will proceed from South Second Street to West Main Steet, east on Main to Mascoutah Avenue.
  • (News-Democrat)
  • Gasoline prices are falling, but apparently not enough to get more people traveling this holiday weekend. AAA is predicting that 1.54 million New Englanders plan to travel over Memorial Day weekend, up 0.
  • (Union-News & Sunday Republican)
  • Memorial Day ceremonies this weekend will be a time of respect and remembrance as Brainerd area residents reflect upon those who gave their lives for their country.
  • (Brainerd Dispatch)
  • As folks head to the woods for the Memorial Day weekend, many will be building campfires for cooking, making smores or just to sit around. Fire officials with the Washington state Department of Natural Resources are asking campers to use caution.
  • (Seattle Times)

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