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Flag Day continues proud tradition dating back to June 14, 1777

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Flag Day can be easy to overlook because it falls between Memorial Day and Independence Day on June 14. The non-profit group American Journey Experience shared how the holiday began and why ...

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Gas up 50% from last Memorial Day

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The national average for a gas on Memorial Day is $4.61, up from $3.04 from 2021. That’s more than a 50% increase. Motorists traveling over this holiday weekend are finding themselves digging ...

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How much do you know about Memorial Day?

How much do you know about Memorial Day? Today, as we ponder the selfless sacrifice of the men and women of our armed forces, we hope that you will join us in ...

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All 50 states now have historic gas price above $4 a gallon

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Kansas was one of several states Monday where the average price of gas rose above $4 bringing the total number of states to 50. Numerous states have prices above $5 a gallon ...

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How to safely enjoy Kansas state parks during Memorial Day weekend

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Kansas state parks officials say that trail use is up markedly during the COVID-19 pandemic. As evidence, in Shawnee County, a pedestrian counter placed on the Gage Park Fitness Loop Trail recorded ...

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Area beaches closed because of flooding

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Forget the local beaches, at least for a while. Summer plans for a day at area lakes may need to take a rain check as beaches at Blue Springs Lake, Longview Lake ...

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Normandy remembered: ‘Lord, Let Me See One More Sunrise’

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Planes spread out across the sky, nearly wingtip to wingtip. A sniper’s bullet whizzing by the ear. Squeezing a dying soldier’s hand, so he knew he was not alone in Normandy. Across ...

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Memorial Day: They sacrificed their tomorrows

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Memorial Day This weekend, we celebrate Memorial Day, which was initiated to commemorate and memorialize our nation’s war dead, those men and women who gave their last full measure of devotion to ...

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What you can do to make Memorial day meaningful

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Today marks the 150th anniversary of that first “Memorial Day” remembrance, when Congressman James Garfield—who would later become president—addressed a crowd of more than 5,000 at Arlington Cemetery. The tradition continues to ...

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