Memorial Day

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show: Memorial Day Edition

We took the time out, to remember our Veterans. Thank you for your service; we appreciate you. Click the audio links to hear the conversation…

WAOK-AM–05/28/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Obama Honors Fallen Troops At Arlington Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama calls it “the most wrenching decision” that he’s had to make — the decision to send troops into harm’s way. At Arlington National Cemetery on this Memorial Day, […]

WAOK-AM–05/28/2012

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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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Gas Prices Up ….Again

ATLANTA (WAOK)- In case you hadn’t noticed, gas prices at the pump just keep going up. A gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Atlanta Metro area is now selling for between $3.45 and $3.49 on […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2012

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Memorial Day Weekend at the Atlanta Jazz Festival

The weather was fantastic, the food was delicious and Atlanta turned out in great numbers once again for the 34th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival. Check out pictures .

WAOK-AM–05/28/2011

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