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Friday, April 19, 2013

Roll Call ceremony still "a go"

Members of the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition have been closely monitoring the band of thunderstorms making their way toward Wayne County but, as of 4 p.m., said the "Roll Call" ceremony planned for this evening at 6...

A letter to the heroes

The following letter was read during the opening ceremony for the Wall That Heals:Dear Vietnam veteran,I know I should have written much sooner.I can't say why I did not. Out of fear of admitting to myself you were there fighting...

Salute, at last

A 68-year-old woman falls to her knees -- tears streaming down her face as she, moments later, extends her hand toward a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But before Mary Whitley's fingertips made contact with the panel that...