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Clarksville honors veterans with city-wide parade

It was as cold as winter Saturday, yet Clarksville remained determined. People of varying ages, ethnicities and genders all braved the weather in a city-wide event: a parade. The parade was in honor of veterans and the daily sacrifices they make, both past and present. The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day ...

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7 decades later, Nevada WWII vet awarded Purple Heart

ASSOCIATED PRESS GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — More than seven decades after he fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a 92-year-old World War II veteran from northern Nevada has been awarded the Purple Heart. Russell Rodgers of Gardnerville served as a private first class in the Army’s 101st Airborne’s 502nd ...

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