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Veterans Day

Federal Veteran's Day observance is today

SoCal communities commemorate Veterans Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Communities across Southern California are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, music, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, is grand […]

11/11/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the Memorial Amphitheater  at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, during a ceremony commemorating Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama pays tribute to 107-year-old WW2 veteran

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday paid tribute to those who have served in the nation’s military, including one of the nation’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton. “This is the life of […]

11/11/2013

Tennessee Titans running back Jackie Battle (22) scores a touchdown in front of Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu (43) in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Steelers S Troy Polamalu to cut hair for veterans

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s most famous head of hair is getting a trim to help raise awareness for the plight of military veterans. Polamalu will have what he called a “ceremonial haircut” on […]

09/20/2013

Stocks close little changed as fiscal cliff looms

(AP) – Stocks are closing little changed on Wall Street as investors focus again on the looming “fiscal cliff” faced by the U.S. government. The Dow Jones industrial average ended a quarter point lower than […]

11/12/2012

Federal observance of Veteran's Day

Veterans Day was Sunday, but the federal holiday in observance of it is today. Government offices, courts, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed. Trash will be collected as usual in Los Angeles. Metro-operated […]

11/12/2012

Veterans Day observances set for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Veterans Day will be observed Sunday with parades in Pacoima and Eagle Rock, groundbreaking for a veterans apartment complex in El Monte and ceremonies in West Hollywood and Redondo Beach. The […]

11/10/2012

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

By Maggie McKay, KFWB Afternoon Anchor This Sunday is Veteran’s Day, a good time to remember and pay tribute to our servicemen and women who risk their lives for our freedom. Thank a veteran by […]

11/09/2012

91-year-old Navajo Code Talker to receive degree

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 91-year-old New Mexico man who was a Navajo Code Talker in World War II will receive a degree next week from the University of Kansas. Chester Nez is the last […]

11/08/2012

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