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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter And VA Secretary Robert McDonald Mark 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War
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Top 10 Country Songs That You Should Hear for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day, for many people it's a dot on the calendar that means it's the beginning of summer.  For some, it's the weekend where you open the pool or bring out the barbecue for the first time. But really, it's a day to reflect and remember those who have fought for our freedom and are no longer with us.

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This Week, We Remember The Soldiers Who Are No Longer With Us As Our Hometown Heroes

It is time once again to honor our local soldiers with our Hometown Heroes segment brought to you by Batavia Downs gaming and WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations each week.  Today we take a moment to recognize the soldiers who are no longer with us on this Memorial Day weekend.

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6 Things Going on Around Buffalo This Memorial Day Weekend

The unofficial start of summer comes up this weekend in Buffalo, and you can bet there is PLENTY to do around town. If you're not out cooking or barbecuing all weekend long, here are some more ideas for you and the family

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Army Rangers Release Memorial Day Song From Afghanistan

This is great.

I know it is already past Memorial Day, but honoring the people that have served this country and made the ultimate sacrifice shouldn't need just ONE specific day...

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Bikers Ride in Honor of the Fallen at Sprague Brook Park

It was the 18th Annual Memorial Day 'Ride To Remember' at Sprague Brook Park in Glenwood. Over 370 bikers rode through the American flag lined park and made their way to the war memorial at the top of the hill...

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The True Meaning of Memorial Day

Formerly known as Decoration Day, Monday is Memorial Day. It’s a day set aside to honor the country’s men and women who have died in war. The official observance is marked by the placing of a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

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Top 10 Memorial Day Songs

Country music has the power to help us heal a broken heart and cope with some of life's unfair circumstances. In this list of the Top 10 Memorial Day songs, we spotlight the tender lyrics in songs like 'Some Gave All' that honor those that have given the ultimate sacrifice.

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13 Animals Kicking It in Kiddie Pools for Memorial Day

Hooo boy, it is so close to being summer, we can practically hear the incessant song of the ice cream truck already. Frankly we don't want to wait until Monday to kick off the season. We can't. We've lost all control. Here are some pics of animals in kiddie pools to prove it.

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What’s Open and What’s Closed on Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and we're more than ready for barbecues, parades, trips to amusement parks and, in general, just enjoying time in the sun with family. And most importantly, Memorial Day means honoring our nation’s veterans.

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The Essential Memorial Day Song

I hope your Memorial Day is great! I have a hard time wishing people a "happy" Memorial Day because I believe it is a day of reflection and observance.

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Fun Things to Do Over Memorial Weekend in Western New York

Arcade and Attica Railroad –  It’s the home of the last operating steam train in New York State.  There are scenic, historic train excursions to enjoy, and it’s open this weekend through December...

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Memorial Day Recipes — Here’s How to Rule the Grill This Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day Weekend means it''s time to dust off the grill and prepare some delicious burgers, steaks and ribs. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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