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911 Operator Saves Her Dad’s Life On Her First Day [VIDEO]

I've had some bad days at work before but nothing like this, and never on my first day on the job!  Imagine you're a 911 operator and on your first day taking calls, you get a call from an address that looks an awful lot like your father's.  Then you find out that he needs help.

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Anthony Avolio and his family
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This Week’s Hometown Hero Is Corporal Anthony Avolio

This week’s Hometown Hero is a Marine from West Seneca, NY.  He has always wanted to become a Marine and now he is living out that dream.  This week we honor Corporal Anthony Avolio as our Hometown Hero.

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Errick Vedder
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This Week’s Hometown Hero Is Sgt. Erric Vedder

Each week we recognize and honor the soldiers who are fighting for our freedom or have done their time and helped to protect us in the past. Along with that, we recognize that it takes a huge sacrifice from the family as well.  Today’s Hometown Hero is 24 year old Army Sergeant Errick Vedder.

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Texting and Driving
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Attention Texting Drivers – You Are About To Be Publicly Shamed

You have heard of pet shaming right?  That's where people post pictures of their pets looking incredibly guilty with a sign next to them that says what they did wrong.  In San Francisco, people are about to be the target of the shaming.

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Master Sergeant Joe Prica
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Congratulations To Master Sergeant Joe Prica

This week’s Hometown Hero is 49 year old Master Sergeant Joe Prica from Lockport, NY.  Today’s nomination is a happy one.  We want to celebrate Joe today as he recently retired in December.

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Christopher Heinz
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We Remember Christopher Heinz Today – Our Hometown Hero

Today we remember a Hometown Hero who has paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country.  Our Hometown Hero, originally from Newfane, NY is Army SPC Christopher Heinz.

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Athlete Is Reduced To Tears As His Brother Returns Home [VIDEO]

These two brothers lost their father when they were very little and have grown an incredibly strong bond between the two of them.  So when one of the brothers decided to join the Marine Corps, he took part of his brother with him.  The best part is when they get back together.

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PFC Shane Woods
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Shane Woods Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

Each week, we like to recognize the brave men and women who are currently fighting and have fought for us in the past in our U.S. armed services. This week, we would like to recognize PFC Shane Woods!

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Runners Stop During Race to Thank 95-Year-Old Veteran in Touching Tribute [VIDEO]

You really ought to know the way to San Jose.

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Trevor Bowman
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Trevor Bowman Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week’s Hometown Hero has always wanted to serve. From the time he was a little boy, he’s always told his parents that he wanted to be in the Army. Originally from North Tonawanda, our Hometown Hero is 20-year-old Trevor Bowman.

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Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line
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Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood + Other Stars Line Up to Salute Our Troops

Country's biggest stars are teaming up to salute the troops! Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood and Florida Georgia Line are among the first performers announced for 'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops,' a special television event paying tribute to the United States armed forces.

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Marine Corporal David Liskiewicz
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This Week, We Honor Corporal David Liskiewicz As Our Hometown Hero!

Each week we recognize and honor the soldiers who are fighting for our freedom or have done their time and helped to protect us in the past. Along with that, we recognize that it takes a huge sacrifice from the family as well.

This week, we recognize 20-year-old Marine Corporal David Liskiewicz as our Hometown Hero!

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