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Thousands pack Texas church shooting family funeral service

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Memorial Service Held Today For Roy Halladay

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Randy Rasmussen

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Friends mourn death of former Eastside Memorial students after fiery crash

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New national memorial to open for victims of lynchings

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Autopsy finds Memorial High student died of single gunshot to the chest
MANCHESTER — Memorial High School student Ian Jewell, 18, died of a single gunshot wound to the chest Sunday afternoon, authorities announced Monday afternoon following an autopsy. An unidentified individual is believed to be in police custody related to the shooting, but authorities say there has been no arrest. Jewell’s death cast a pall over Memorial High School throughout the day Monday   Read More ...
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St. Mary's to display memorial tree
HUNTINGTON - St. Mary's Medical Center will display a special memorial Christmas tree in the medical center's main lobby this holiday season to give the community the opportunity to honor loved ones who have died. Community members may purchase a special ornament for the tree in honor of a loved one with a minimum donation of $25 to the St. Mary's Foundation, according to a news release   Read More ...
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Texans Visit Memorial for Church Victims
(12 Nov 2017) Mourners gathered at a roadside shrine in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday -- a week after a deadly massacre at a church killed 26, including an unborn child. The congregation held the service at a baseball field, setting up folding chairs under a large white tent. The service Sunday was expected to draw about 500 people. Former Pastor Mark Collins said next week's service will be held at the church site. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/you... Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork.   Read More ...
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Homeless Memorial Sunrise Service in Austin on Nov. 19, 2017
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Massachusetts activists plan events to mourn increase in traffic crash victims
The Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition warns Massachusetts has seen a 21 percent increase in traffic fatalities between 2015 and 2017. In the first six months of 2017, 180 people died. The group plans to meet in Copley Square at noon Sunday for a memorial bike ride followed by a memorial walk at 1:30 p.m. near the corner of Charles and Beacon streets ending with a rally on the Statehouse steps   Read More ...
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Funeral services set for Richards High School teacher
The Richards and Shepard high school communities are mourning the loss of Lauren Lamaster, who taught social studies at both schools. Lamaster, 34, of Orland Park, died Wednesday. She recently had been suffering from an illness that was causing severe seizures, according to her Facebook posts. Lamaster had taught for many years at Shepard High School in Palos Heights before moving to Richards High School in Oak Lawn, according to a Facebook post from Community High School District 218   Read More ...
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Saying goodbye: Memorial in Roseburg celebrates lives of Lookingglass shooting victims
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- The Roseburg community is grieving after remembering the victims of a triple homicide that happened earlier this month in the Lookingglass area. A Saturday memorial brought people together to try to heal. "From Robert: Today I placed my wife and two of my babies to rest; they have gone on to Heaven together," said Reverend John Baros, speaking for Robert Adams at Redeemer’s Fellowship in Roseburg   Read More ...
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Local motorcycle club hosts memorial ride for women murdered in CresCom Bank robbery
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A local motorcycle club rallied the community together today in honor of two women killed in a bank robbery in Conway. Rivertown Riders hosted a memorial ride today for CresCom Bank employees-- Donna Major and Katie Skeen. The ride started around noon, leaving from Whiskey Beach Bar and Grill on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach   Read More ...
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Memorial services held for 2 servicemen killed overseas in World War II
Funeral services were held Saturday for two servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed in World War II.   Read More ...
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Ansonia’s Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home presents check to Adam’s House
ANSONIA — A city memorial funeral home presented a check to Adam’s House of Shelton on Thursday. This was the second of two grants — totally $2,000 — that the Wakelee Memorial Funderal Home has given to Adam’s House. The ceremony took place on Thursday, beginning around 4 p.m. Adam’s House is a grief support organization for children of Connecticut who have lost a loved one   Read More ...
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Memorial service held for woman allegedly murdered by husband
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Family and friends came together Saturday morning to remember a Providence woman who was brutally murdered in her own home last week. More than 200 people packed into the funeral home to pay their respects to 44-year-old Maniriho Nkinamubanzi, who was found dead last Friday in her Ontario Street home. Police have charged her estranged husband, 46-year-old Bosco Tukamuhabwa, with her murder   Read More ...
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Memorial Grows For Boys Killed In chain-Reaction Crash Involving Sheriff's Cruiser
Two brothers are dead as a result of a collision involving a Los Angeles County sheriff’s patrol car and two other vehicles.   Read More ...
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Memorial March for native American children set in Sioux City for Wednesday
SIOUX CITY | Native American leaders and local law enforcement officials will participate in a town hall meeting Monday in Sioux City as part of the annual Memorial March to Honor Lost Children. Sioux City Police Chief Rex Mueller and Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew are among the law enforcement officials expected to attend the town hall, which starts at 4:30 p   Read More ...
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Soldier who went MIA in Korean War finally getting memorial
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana man who went missing in action during the Korean War is finally getting a memorial service thanks to his sister's dying wish. Cpl. Clyde R. Clifford was declared dead by the U.S. military in December 1953, more than three years after the 20-year-old Elkhart man was reported missing in action. But The Elkhart Truth reports that his mother never arranged a funeral service for him because she held out hope until her death that he would someday return home   Read More ...
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Remembering a fallen officer
Laurie Copeland, right, mother of fallen K-9 Officer Ryan Copeland who died in a car crash in 2015, embraces Ryan's widow, Amanda Copeland Jones, during a dedication ceremony for the McFarland Law Enforcement Memorial. The new memorial is a tribute to the sacrifice made by Copeland, whose name is the first to be inscribed on it, "as well as those that inevitably will in the future," according to the village   Read More ...
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Thousands pack Texas church shooting family funeral service
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - Three thousand mourners filled an event center to capacity Wednesday for the funeral of eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church. Families of the victims accompanied black and white hearses in limousines as fire marshals and sheriff's deputies shepherded hundreds more - some in funeral attire, others in everyday clothes - to the funeral in Floresville, Texas, about 12 miles (19 kilometers) from the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, where the Nov   Read More ...
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Thousands pack Texas church shooting family funeral service
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - Three thousand mourners filled an event center to capacity Wednesday for the funeral of eight members of a family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church. Families of the victims accompanied black and white hearses in limousines as fire marshals and sheriff's deputies shepherded hundreds more - some in funeral attire, others in everyday clothes - to the funeral in Floresville, Texas, about 12 miles (19 kilometers) from the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, where the Nov   Read More ...
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The Latest: Funeral under way for family in Texas shooting
A funeral service for eight members of one family who were among the more than two dozen killed in a shooting at a small Texas church has gotten under way with 3,000 mourners in attendance and hundreds more turned away. Church member John Holcombe survived the massacre and invited the public to the service Wednesday for his pregnant wife and three of her children, his parents, a brother and a toddler niece   Read More ...
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Veterans Turn Out Against Planned Grass Valley Pickleball Court That Would Remove Memorial
The fight over pickle ball courts in Grass Valley continued at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.   Read More ...
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Arthur J. Wyckoff
Kingsley, Iowa. Arthur "Art" J. Wyckoff, 91, of Kingsley, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Kingsley Specialty Care. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, with military rites provided by the U.S. Army. Burial will be at a later date in Traverse City, Mich. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home   Read More ...
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Roy Halladay's Teammates Share Emotional Tributes at Service
Roy Halladay was honored by teammates, family and friends at a memorial service in Florida on Tuesday ... remembering the star pitcher for his accomplishments both on and off the field. Chase Utley -- who played with Halladay on the Phillies for 4 seasons -- praised Doc's work ethic ... saying he'd be done with his morning workouts by the time Utley showed up at the team facility   Read More ...
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Memorial Service Held For Colorado Native Roy Halladay
CLEARWATER, Fl. (CBS4) – Hundreds gathered in Clearwater, Florida to say goodbye to Arvada West graduate Roy Halladay. The memorial service for the former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies was held at Spectrum Field on Tuesday. That’s where the team held its Spring training. Halladay was killed in a plane crash in the Gulf Coast. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating   Read More ...
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Fans at the Chris Stapleton show at the Veterans Memorial Arena | Jacksonville News, Sports and Entertainment
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BC-BBO--Halladay Memorial,1st Ld-Writethru
BC-BBO--Halladay Memorial, 1st Ld-Writethru,679 Family, friends, teammates say final goodbye to Roy Halladay AP Photo FLSN103, FLSN101, FLSN111, FLSN116, FLPET323, FLSN109, FLSN104, FLSN102 Eds: Updates with details, quotes. With AP Photos. Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man   Read More ...
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Roy Halladay memorial service live video
A public memorial service for former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., the Phillies’ spring training home. Watch live video here, courtesy of NBC10, accompanied by reporting from our Matt Gelb, who is at the event. Here are links to some of our previous stories about Halladay’s tragic passing:   Read More ...
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Memorial T-Shirts Create a Little Justice, a Tiny Peace
CHICAGO — Quentin Harris lives in the Englewood neighborhood here, and each year he commissions designs by Big City Fashions as an instrumental part of the unending process of grieving his brother, Julian. When Julian was shot and killed, Mr. Harris was in prison, unable to attend the funeral. Now he wears a memorial shirt, a new one each year, for an annual celebration held in his brother’s honor   Read More ...
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Paddington creator Michael Bond honored at cathedral service
LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Bonneville has joined hundreds of mourners at a memorial service for the creator of the marmalade-loving bear Paddington. Bonneville, who played adoptive father Mr. Brown in the "Paddington" films, told mourners at London's St. Paul's Cathedral that Michael Bond "was as kindly, dignified, charming and lovable as the immortal Paddington Bear he gave us." Bond wrote some 20 Paddington books before his death in June at age 91   Read More ...
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Paddington creator Michael Bond honored at cathedral service
LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Bonneville has joined hundreds of mourners at a memorial service for the creator of the marmalade-loving bear Paddington. Bonneville, who played adoptive father Mr. Brown in the "Paddington" films, told mourners at London's St. Paul's Cathedral that Michael Bond "was as kindly, dignified, charming and lovable as the immortal Paddington Bear he gave us." Bond wrote some 20 Paddington books before his death in June at age 91   Read More ...
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Marshall memorial service begins at noon
HUNTINGTON - The annual memorial service honoring the 75 victims of the 1970 Marshall University plane crash is scheduled for noon Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the Memorial Student Center plaza where the Memorial Fountain now stands. A website at titled "1970 Marshall Plane Crash: The Real Story" is full of information: n Original game stories and rosters of the 1970 and '71 teams   Read More ...
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35 years ago, the U.S. dedicated one of its most touching war memorials
Updated 5:02 pm, Monday, November 13, 2017 On November 13, 1982, a 2-acre black granite wall was dedicated to the thousands of American soldiers who died or went missing during the Vietnam war. Unlike other memorials that make use of statues or plaques, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial's relatively simple design conveys a powerful statement about the extreme loss of life during the Vietnam War   Read More ...
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Memorial’s Festival of Trees
This clean-shaven statue of young Mr. Lincoln stands in front of the Illinois Exhibits building at Gate 1 of the State Fair Grounds. Across from gate four of the State Fairgrounds. Antiques, primitives, oak furniture, depression glas... More than 40,000 square feet of galleries, theaters, and historic displays that combine scholarship with showmanship – culminating in the world’s best collection of Lincoln lore and legend   Read More ...
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Texas Vigil: 'I'm Here To Support Them'
(9 Nov 2017) People from surrounding communities and farther away gathered in Floresville, Texas on Wednesday night for a vigil for the victims and survivors of Sunday's church shooting in Sutherland Springs. Vice President Mike Pence and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott also joined the memorial service. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/you... Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork.   Read More ...
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Memorial Service Held Today For Roy Halladay
CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS/AP) — A celebration of Roy Halladay’s life will take place today at Spectrum Field, the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The two-time Cy Young Award winner died last week at age 40 when the private plane he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. “We remember him as an amazing father, loving husband and loyal friend,” his family said in a statement Thursday   Read More ...
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Randy Rasmussen
Akron, Iowa. Randy Rasmussen, 41, of Akron, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at a Sioux City hospital. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Akron. Visitation with the family will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the church. Please wear red or Nebraska gear to the prayer service   Read More ...
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Brian M. Hilts
Sloan, Iowa. Brian "Skinny" Hilts, 66, of Sloan, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at his residence, with his loving family by his side. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Community Church of Christ in Sloan, with Dr. Emery Killian officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the church   Read More ...
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Virginia M. Slechta
Cherokee, Iowa. Virginia M. Slechta, 91, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Cherokee. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. The Rev. Cris Decious will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www   Read More ...
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Texas Church Turned Into Memorial to Honor Victims of Mass Shooting
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Friends mourn death of former Eastside Memorial students after fiery crash
Friends and family have placed a memorial of candles, flowers, balloons and signs for two teens who died in a fiery car crash on Riverside Drive on Saturday. Friends say 18-year-old Anderson Palma and 19-year-old Brianna Moreno were the two victims in the crash and vehicle fire on Riverside, near Montopolis Drive, before 6 p.m. Saturday. Isaac Boston was at a nearby service station when he heard skidding, saw flames and then heard an explosion   Read More ...
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New national memorial to open for victims of lynchings
A memorial to recognize the victims of lynchings in America will be dedicated next year in Alabama.   Read More ...
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New national memorial to open for victims of lynchings
A memorial to recognize the victims of lynchings in America will be dedicated next year in Alabama.   Read More ...
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