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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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Pyrofest Coming To Hartwood Acres Over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is just around the corner. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate, you may want to head to Hartwood Acres. An action-packed fireworks festival, called Pyrofest, will be held. It’s the first of its kind there as more than $350,000 worth of fireworks will be set off.

05/10/2012

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Local Gas Prices Continue To Climb

There are a lot of things to blame for the new $3.71 national average – Iran, refinery issues, speculators – but most of us don’t care about the reason. We just want this upward ride to stop.

02/28/2012

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Body Found In Ohio River Identified

A man whose body was found in the Ohio River on Memorial Day has been identified. The Beaver County Coroner says 63-year-old Gregory Smith, of Sewickley, apparently drowned.

06/03/2011

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KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore Remembers Memorial Day

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore served our country in two tours in Vietnam. On Memorial Day, Chris recognizes all those who have fought for our country.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/30/2011

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Lawrenceville Holds Annual Memorial Day Parade

Lawrenceville pulls out all the stops for their annual Memorial Day Parade. This year, the parade brought out lots of families to salute the soldiers of past and present wars.

05/30/2011

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Mt. Lebanon Breaks Ground For Veteran’s Memorial

People gathered in Mount Lebanon Monday morning to watch history in the making as the community broke ground on its Veterans Memorial Project.

05/30/2011

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Memorial Day Ceremonies Held Across Area

One day before Memorial Day, there was an outpouring of support across the region to honor those who have served our country.

05/29/2011

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Cemetery Of The Alleghenies Service To Honor Veterans

The sound of taps and the laying of wreaths will once again commemorate Memorial Day at a cemetery in Cecil Township.

05/27/2011

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Pittsburghers Hit The Road For Memorial Day Weekend

Nearly 35 million Americans are hitting the road this weekend for a Memorial Day getaway.

05/27/2011

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Consumer Reports Tests Grills, Barbeque Sauces

No Memorial Day weekend celebration is complete without a cookout, but just any grill won’t do. Consumer Reports tested 70 gas grills to find the best that won’t a hole in your wallet.

05/27/2011

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Area Parades, Ceremonies Mark Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend, the nation will honor our vets with parades, ceremonies and religious services. We’re taking a look at how some local communities will mark the holiday.

05/27/2011

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What Memorial Day Means To One Local Family

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the father of a Marine who was killed in action just a few months ago in Afghanistan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2011

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Living Pittsburgh’s Free & Affordable Friday

It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday!” The ladies of LivingPittsburgh.com, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas are featuring some fun for the long Memorial Day Weekend!

05/27/2011

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