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Holocaust memorial built outside home of far-right German politician

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Holocaust memorial built outside home of far-right German politician


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Saying goodbye: Memorial in Roseburg celebrates lives of Lookingglass shooting victims

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Saying goodbye: Memorial in Roseburg celebrates lives of Lookingglass shooting victims


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Remembering a fallen officer

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Memorial’s Festival of Trees

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Memorial’s Festival of Trees


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Texas Church Turned Into Memorial to Honor Victims of Mass Shooting

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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

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New national memorial to open for victims of lynchings

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GLIDE TRADITION: San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church prepares for a day of feeding the hungry
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Glide Memorial Church Feeds 5,000 Thanksgiving Dinner in S.F
San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church once again fed the homeless on Thanksgiving. Anne Makovec reports. (11-23-17)   Read More ...
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Holocaust memorial built outside home of far-right German politician
BERLIN, Germany — Political activists built a replica of Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for Germany to stop feeling guilty about Nazi atrocities. The Center for Political Beauty erected 24 large concrete slabs next to the house of Alternative for Germany (AfD) politician Björn Höcke, to serve as a reminder of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust   Read More ...
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Holocaust memorial built outside home of far-right German politician
(CNN)Political activists built a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for Germany to stop feeling guilty about Nazi atrocities. The Center for Political Beauty erected 24 large concrete slabs next to the house of Alternative for Germany (AfD) politician Björn Höcke, to serve as a reminder of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust   Read More ...
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Nassau County deputy honored with memorial near the site of his 2016 death
A memorial to the Nassau County deputy who died one year ago while pursuing an illegal immigrant across Florida 200 was dedicated Wednesday at the spot where the foot chase began. Eric James Oliver’s image and badge number grace the monument unveiled at the Gate convenience store at 463779 Florida 200 in Yulee on the anniversary of his death. Law enforcement and fire/rescue officers from several agencies joined family members, community leaders and residents at the dedication ceremony honoring the fallen deputy   Read More ...
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David Cassidy Will Not Have A Funeral
. A source close to the family, speaking to the New York Daily News, revealed that the legendary singer and actor would be reportedly cremated and honored at a private memorial. The source added that the private memorial billed only for close friends and family members would hold after the Thanksgiving holidays in Los Angeles. He divulged that there was the likelihood of holding a public memorial for the Partridge Family star after an avalanche of support from his fans   Read More ...
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Glide Memorial Church pre-Thanksgiving lunch serves some 750 people
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David Cassidy will reportedly be cremated
and honored with a private memorial in Los Angeles — though friends and family are mulling over a large public memorial, too, for the former teen idol, who died Tuesday at 67. Cassidy's family, which includes two children and three brothers, has opted to cremate the singer and celebrate his life with a ceremony instead of a burial or funeral, according to the Blast   Read More ...
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Activists build a mini-Holocaust memorial outside German far-right politician’s house
On Wednesday morning, the Berlin-based art collective Center for Political Beauty unveiled its latest project: 24 concrete slabs in the sleepy village of Bornhagen, Germany. The project is an homage to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, an iconic feature of Berlin's central Mitte neighborhood that was unveiled in 2005 and pays abstract but stark tribute to the victims of the Holocaust with more than 2,711 slabs of varying proportions   Read More ...
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German artists build Holocaust memorial near far-right leader's home
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German political art group on Wednesday said it had built a pared-down version of Berlin’s Holocaust memorial near the home of a far-right politician who sparked outrage by suggesting history books should more focus on German World War Two victims. Bjoern Hoecke, a senior member of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, criticized the memorial in Berlin in January, saying: “Germans are the only people in the world who plant a monument of shame in the heart of the capital   Read More ...
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Memorial service scheduled for beloved South Rowan teacher - | WBTV Charlotte
A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 4:00 pm in the auditorium of South Rowan High School in honor and memory of Zach Thompson. Thompson, 37, a well-known and loved teacher at SRHS, died from brain cancer earlier this week. The loss has been difficult on the community. Many say Thompson was an extraordinary educator and exceptional person with a warm and positive spirit   Read More ...
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City honors those killed this year and in years past
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Memorial High community remembers shooting victim at candlelight vigil
Ian Jewell was killed in Goffstown Sunday. . Memorial High community remembers shooting victim at candlelight vigil Ian Jewell was killed in Goffstown Sunday WEBVTT LIFE, HIS SPIRIT, AND HISENERGY.THE FLICKR CANDLES COULD NOTBRING WARMTH ON A COLD NIGHTOUTSIDE MEMORIAL HIGH.THE MEMORIES OF A STUDENT WHOLIT UP THE SCHOOL BROUGHT SOMECOMFORT.STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, MANYWEARING HIS FAVORI TIE-DYECAME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE HISLIFE   Read More ...
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At vigil, Memorial students mourn slain classmate
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Memorial High community remembers shooting victim at candlelight vigil
Ian Jewell was killed in Goffstown Sunday. . Memorial High community remembers shooting victim at candlelight vigil Ian Jewell was killed in Goffstown Sunday WEBVTT LIFE, HIS SPIRIT, AND HISENERGY.THE FLICKR CANDLES COULD NOTBRING WARMTH ON A COLD NIGHTOUTSIDE MEMORIAL HIGH.THE MEMORIES OF A STUDENT WHOLIT UP THE SCHOOL BROUGHT SOMECOMFORT.STUDENTS AND TEACHERS, MANYWEARING HIS FAVORI TIE-DYECAME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE HISLIFE   Read More ...
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Prep soccer: Ben Voss resigns as Madison Memorial's boys and girls coach, accepts Waunakee offer to coach girls team
He said it was a sad day attempting to get “closure with important people in my life. But I’m excited about the new opportunity in the community where we live. … The job piqued my curiosity and will provide the chance to form new relationships. This was an opportunity to give back to the community where my family is a part of   Read More ...
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Houston Choral Society to perform holiday concert
The Houston Choral Society's Christmas concert is always an audience favorite and has become an annual tradition for hundreds of Houston families. This year, HCS presents "Home for the Holidays," with two concerts on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. The matinee performance is at 3 p.m. and the evening concert is at 7:30 p.m. at The Foundry Church. Under the direction of Dr   Read More ...
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Memorial Villages police report
Bunker Hill. 11/13/17 at 1130 Hours. 100 Block of Amberton Lane. Victim reported that unknown suspects attempted to open 4 credit cards at various banks using his personal information. All accounts were declined by the banks involved and a credit watch placed on the victim's accounts. Information was provided to detectives for follow-up investigation. 11/13/17 at 0930 Hours. 200 Block of Warrenton   Read More ...
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Families upset after personal tokens removed from grave sites at - | WBTV Charlotte
Some people in Union County are furious after mementos left at the grave sites of loved ones were removed or thrown in the trash. The families say they were not given any notice by LakeLand Memorial Park that the trinkets would be moved. The families say they’ve been able to leave things before without any issues but the cemetery says it's listed as part of the rules   Read More ...
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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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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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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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