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James Demmin
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Our Hometown Hero Is James Demmin!

This week’s Hometown Hero is Airman First Class James Demmin from Sanborn. James has been serving in the U.S. Air Force since 2009 and is so dedicated to serving our country that he volunteered to take someone’s place in the deployment to Kuwait.

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Another Awesome Soldier Surprise Reunion! [VIDEO]

By far, this is one of the most creative soldier return videos I've seen. There is no way I would think, "Let's hang out in the water and maybe my hubby will surprise me from Afghanistan!"

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Rodney Atkins
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Rodney Atkins’ America’s Heroes Celebration Weekend Set for August

Want something to look forward to this August? Rodney Atkins has put together a full weekend of good times -- food, music and more -- at Jekyll Island in Georgia.

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Matthew LaPlante
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Our Hometown Hero This Week Is Sgt. Matthew LaPlante

Our Hometown Hero this week is Matthew LaPlante from Tonawanda. He is a Sergeant in the Army and is currently deployed in Iraq. One of the coolest things about him is that he joined with his brother Andrew and has been serving with him.

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Col. Kurt Hammer
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Our Hometown Hero This Week Is Col. Kurt Hammer!

Col. Kurt Hammer is currently serving in his 37th year in the Air Force, which began in 1976. He has been at Niagara since 1980 and is the longest serving member at Niagara Falls Reserve Station ever at 32 plus years.

After 37 years in the Air Force, he has shown thousands what it means to fight for something you truly believe in.

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Watch ESPN’s Moving Tribute To Someone Other Than LeBron James Or Tim Tebow! [VIDEO]

The latest video swirling the social media circuit is a "Welcome Home Solider" montage put together by ESPN.

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Staff Sergant Casey Craumer
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Casey Craumer Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

Casey is a former Staff Sergeant with the United States Army!  He served six years at Fort Bragg and comes to us from Randolph. We want to thank Casey for his brave service to his country!

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Baby Recognizes Soldier Dad Even Though They’ve Never Met [VIDEO]

Videos like these never get old! Keep 'em comin'!

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Jim Militello
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WYRK’s Hometown Hero This Week Is Jim Militello

This week's Hometown Hero is 21-year-old Jim Militello from Lakeview. Jim is a 2010 graduate of Frontier High School. He studied Criminal Justice at Daytona State College for two years after high school but decided he wanted to do something more with his life, so he joined the Marines.

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Jared Wygant
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Jared Wygant Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week's Hometown Hero comes to us originally from Angola. Congratulations to 23-year-old Jared Wygant. He is a Seabee from the U.S. Navy, and he has been chosen as this week's Hometown Hero.

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Police Officers Rescue Ducklings for Nervous Mother Duck

What would you do if you saw a duck pacing back and forth and quacking nervously? (We'd probably be really confused -- what's a duck doing in our living room??) Fortunately, the police and animal control officers in the video above were able to make sense out of the situation, and rescue all of the duck's ducklings, which were trapped in a sewer.

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Niagara County Boy Honored For Heroism Claims Older Brother Is The Real Hero [VIDEO]

An 11-year old Niagara County boy was honored on Tuesday for his quick thinking in alerting school authorities to a fire in the West Street Elementary School in the Niagara Wheatfield School district last month. And because of his actions, everyone was able to get out of the building safely before firefighters arrived.

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