75th Anniversary

(Janet S. Carter/Daily Free Press via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 1:23 pm
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire. The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a...
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Associated Press
June 06, 2019 - 8:27 am
By RAF CASERT and JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks...
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Associated Press
June 05, 2019 - 8:52 am
By DANICA KIRKA, JOHN LEICESTER and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show were the elderly veterans...
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