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Michael Brown Memorial To Be Replaced With Permanent Plaque

An announcement for a permanent memorial for Michael Brown was made on the eve of what would have been his 19th birthday.

May 20, 2015

Hindenburg Memorial Restored For Anniversary

By Matthew McGrath, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ — On a field cut from dense pine forest, 36 people lost their lives 77 years ago in a fiery explosion as the Hindenburg airship crashed on its 63rd voyage, heralding the end of lighter-than-air commercial passenger travel. On Tuesday, a refurbished plaque commemorating the […]

May 7, 2014

Victims, Residents Reflect On Boston Marathon Tragedy

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — One year after two pressure-cooker bombs tore through the crowd at the finish line at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others, people throughout the city are pausing to reflect on the day with tributes, prayers, speeches and music. At a private ceremony […]

April 15, 2014

Proposed Site Of Sandy Hook Playground Sparks Debate

By Jenny Wilson, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Environmentalists in West Haven, Conn., have raised objections to the proposed site for a Sandy Hook memorial playground because development of the idyllic shoreline location is restricted under a 2007 agreement. But city officials and project leaders say they remain committed to building the playground in the […]

April 15, 2014

Fort Hood Massacre Building Demolished; Site To Become Memorial

By Jeremy Schwartz, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — For the last four and a half years, Fort Hood’s Building 42003 stood frozen in time, mostly untouched since Nidal Hasan entered its doors and opened fire on defenseless soldiers preparing to deploy to war. The building, home to a soldier readiness processing center, or SRP in […]

February 18, 2014