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The Breakfast Club Visits The Buffalo-Niagara Airport Firefighters [PICTURES / VIDEO]

We get to do some pretty cool things working in this business, and this definitely goes on the list! Clay, Dale and I were invited to hang out and get a tour of the fire station at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. Not only did we get to go behind the scenes, they also made us lunch!

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Marines may get a new look (Getty Images)
Marines may get a new look (Getty Images)
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Are The New Marine Corps Hats Too “Girly”?

If the government gets its way, the Marine Corps may have a bit of a uniform change coming its way, and it has some saying that it will be a bit too feminine.

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Kellie Pickler
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Kellie Pickler Receives Heart for the Warrior Award from the USO

Many country music stars have great big hearts, and Kellie Pickler is definitely one of them. She received the Heart for the Warrior Award from the USO of North Carolina on Saturday (Oct. 19) at the Ninth Annual Salute to Freedom Gala in Raleigh, N.C. 

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Senior Airman Shaun Helsel
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Our Hometown Hero Is 22-Year-Old Senior Airman Shaun Helsel!

This week’s Hometown Hero is a guy who has already served some tours overseas and is ready to go back when they need him. Originally from Cheektowaga, our Hometown Hero is 22-year-old Senior Airman Shaun Helsel!

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Army E4 Adam Neudecker
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Adam Neudecker Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week's Hometown Hero is a guy who puts his life on the line every day in the Army. Originally from Tonawanda, our Hometown Hero is Army E4 Adam Neudecker!

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Salute
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Wounded Army Soldier Gives Salute While Getting Purple Heart in Heartbreaking Photo

Here's another reminder of how grateful we should be to the men and women who serve our country.

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William Wilson III
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The 990 Renamed In Honor Of Sergeant William Wilson III

The 990 now has a new name.  According to WKBW, It is now the Staff Sergeant William Wilson III Memorial Highway in honor of a soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan.

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Robert Christopher Sikorski
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Robert Christopher Sikorski — This Week’s Hometown Hero Served Two Decades In The Navy!

This week’s Hometown Hero is a veteran who served two decades in the United States Navy! He’s originally from Buffalo. It’s 47-year-old Robert Christopher Sikorski!

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Tim McGraw
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Tim McGraw Plans Tribute Concert for Deserving Veterans

Tim McGraw has honored many veterans through his partnership with Chase and Operation Homefront. He's given away homes and cakes and even a puppy, and now he's planning a tribute concert for military members and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport to celebrate Veteran's Day. 

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Dan Page and Thor
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Dan Page From Medina Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week’s Hometown Hero comes to us originally from Medina. It’s Army Specialist Dan Page!

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Keith Urban
Stephanie Freid-Perenchio Photography
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Keith Urban Presents Navy SEALs With $300,000 Check

Keith Urban's hit 'For You,' which was written for the film 'Act of Valor,' racked up a huge share of artist and publishing royalties for the singer -- to the tune of $300,000. But, instead of keeping it for himself, the star has presented the money to the Navy SEAL Foundation.

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WWII Vets going to see WWII memorial
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Veterans Knock Down Gates To WWII Memorial After Government Shutdown

It's been years since the government was shut down. Nonetheless, it's happened again. As of last night at midnight, our government is officially shut down.

So what does that mean? It means that essential parts of our government are still active, but many services, such as parks and monuments, will be unavailable to the public.

But that wasn't going to stop 92 veterans from seeing a memorial set up for them.

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