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Businessman, Police Save Holiday For Local Kids After Toys For Tots Glitch

A local businessman with a lot of toys reached out to KDKA-TV and Get Marty after local charities were having trouble getting their Toys For Tots deliveries.

10 hours ago

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Some Organizations Say Toys For Tots Left Them Out

At the Marines’ Toys for Tots distribution center in the Strip District on Friday, hundreds showed up to get toys for their children and grandchildren.

10 hours ago

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WWII Vet Determined To Get Fellow Marine Recognized For His Ultimate Sacrifice

A local World War II veteran has dedicated his life’s work to getting his former sergeant from the Battle of Iwo Jima recognized for saving his life during the war.

11/11/2014

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Charges Filed In Washington Co. Army Navy Surplus Store Bust

It was almost a year ago when NCIS agents, joined by Washington County investigators raided the Army Navy surplus store in California, Pennsylvania.

10/23/2014

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Moving Memorial Honoring Military On Display In Oakdale

A moving memorial honoring military men and women is in our area.

09/16/2014

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Evans City Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home From Afghanistan

Delta Flight 1295 from Atlanta landed at 10:42 a.m. Friday on time. Lance Cpl. Andrew McGlennen, 20, of Evans City, was returning from his first tour of duty in Afghanistan.

05/23/2014

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Inspirational Artist Participating In Butler Co. Chainsaw Carving Contest

The Butler Farm Show Grounds are buzzing with activity, at the second annual Butler Chainsaw Carving International.

05/16/2014

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Wounded Marine Receives Handicapped-Accessible Home

He lost both legs from a bomb in Afghanistan. But now, he’s got a handicapped-friendly home in Uniontown for free.

04/26/2014

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Wounded Marine, Wife Get Look At Progress On New “Smart Home”

An unseasonable snowfall blankets the yard of a special house under construction in Venetia, Washington County.

03/21/2014

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California Army Navy Surplus Store Part Of Nationwide Investigation

This Army Navy surplus store in California, PA, is part of a nationwide investigation by the NCIS of stolen property taken illegally from a Marine Corps base in North Carolina.

11/15/2013

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Charges Pending After NCIS Raids Washington Co. Army & Navy Surplus Store

The California Army & Navy surplus store in Washington County was raided Thursday by NCIS and detectives from the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.

11/14/2013

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Artist Paints American Flag Tribute For Sgt. Vitale

Scott LoBaido is not just painting a wall. The artist from Staten Island paints giant American flags for veterans nationwide.

08/08/2013

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Wounded Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home

There was a hero’s welcome Saturday afternoon for an injured Marine who is now finally back home.

08/03/2013

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Wounded Local Marine Honored At Retirement Ceremony

Pittsburgh Marine Doug Vitale, stationed in Afghanistan, lost both legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury in an IED explosion.

07/26/2013

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31st Street Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Fallen Hero

The 31st Street Bridge was re-named this weekend for a local war hero who made the ultimate sacrifice.

07/22/2013

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