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Red Roof Inn Honors Veterans With Free Hotel Stays Nationwide

During the week of November 14, Y101 and KICK-FM in partnership with Red Roof Inn would like to show our appreciation to those that defend our nation in the Armed Services.

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Ben Braun

These Area Businesses Are Offering Free Meals & Services to Veterans

To say thank you for their service to our nation, companies throughout the United States are offering free meals, services, or discounts to active and retired members of our Armed Services.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Veteran’s Day Ceremony is Friday at the Illinois Veteran’s Home

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month when World War One finally came to an end.  It was called Armistice Day and still is by many although most people call it Veterans Day now.  Friday in honor of Veterans Day, the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy will hold its Annual Veterans Day Program.

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Richard Lockyer

The Exchange Club’s 1000 Flag ‘Field of Honor’ Goes up Friday at J.W.C.C.

For the third straight year the Quincy Exchange Club will present a dramatic "Field of Honor" flag display this Veterans' Day.  

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John Moore, Getty Images

Memorial Day is Not Veteran’s Day, There is a Difference!

In watching, listening or reading the news over this Memorial Day weekend, I would have thought it was November 11 instead of Memorial Day. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.

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Federal Budget Cuts to Affect Veterans Nursing Homes
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America’s Youth Needs to be a Part of Veteran’s Day

Tomorrow is Veteran’s Day in the United States. There will be ceremonies all across this great country of ours. What makes this country great are all the freedoms each and every one of us have thanks to our Veterans...

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Quincy City Hall to Close for Veteran’s Day

Veteran's Day is this Wednesday and as a result Quincy City Hall will be closed in observance of the holiday and will reopen on Thursday, November 12 for regular business.  

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Win Mcnamee, Getty Images

Not a Veteran? You Can Still Help Out By Volunteering

Monday was Veteran's Day and with it came the Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy. For the third year in a row I was honored to be asked to be the Master of Ceremonies for this event.  Being a non-veteran and being asked to help with this event means a lot to me. Had my brother not already been fighting for our country in Vietnam and other parts of Southeast Asia, I would be standing at that podium Monday as a veteran myself.

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Alex Wong, Getty Images

A Veterans Day To Remember – Lewistown Vet Will Receive Purple Heart Medal After Being Wounded 62 Years Ago

A young man's service and sacrifice to his country will be honored after 62 Years.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Quincy City Hall Will Be Closed on Veteran’s Day

Monday is Veteran's Day and as a result Quincy City Hall will be closed for the holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, November 12th, for regular business hours.  

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