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Memorial Day 2015

President Obama pays tribute to fallen service members
President Obama saluted Americans who died in battle today, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices and noting the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces involved in a major ground war. Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Obama called the burial place “more than a final resting place for fallen heroes”
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Veteran finishes one final mission
Fellow World War II serviceman’s bracelet returned.
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Salute to Fallen Heroes
We turn the clock back to this Toledo Blade photo published in 1942.
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Students urged to stand up to injustice
Brinkley addresses Perrysburg graduates at 150th commencement.
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Hospitals provide price estimates
Process slow, but local hospitals working to give patients pricing info.

Sleuth, author get Landmark
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library to honor Nancy Drew, author Millie Benson.

Toledo police identify 2 shooting victims
Stephen Darrington taken to hospital early today; Robert Hollowell shot Sunday.

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Crash briefly snarls I-75 near East Toledo
No one hurt in accident of car and a tractor-trailer rig.
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Sylvania pays tribute on Memorial Day
Day began with ceremony at Toledo Memorial park, downtown parade.
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Taliban surround Afghan police compound
19 police, 7 soldiers dead in ongoing siege, official says.
1 hour ago

Couple missing for 2 weeks in Calif. found
Pair at pie, oranges, drank rainwater, but husband, 79, died before rescue.
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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Keith Burris
Ghosts of Decoration Days past
It should be a solemn day for the war dead and all who served.
Mary Bilyeu
Foods trucks rolling into Maumee
Wednesday kicks off the weekly Arrowhead Park Picnic.
David Shribman
Memorial Day, in poetry
There are several conflicting stories about the origin of Memorial Day.
Dave Hackenberg
Rockets excel at critical statistic
For first time, all Rocket varsity athletic teams combined for 3.0 GPA.
S. Amjad Hussain
Vicious political cycle circles back in
Morsi’s death sentence a black day for Egypt and its people.
Keith Burris
Who is Sandy Collins?
Her run for mayor is all about honoring Mike Collins.
Dave Hackenberg
Horse racing could use a triple crown
It’s been 37 years since Affirmed accomplished the feat.


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