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Thousands attend helicopter Easter egg drop in Killeen

Hundreds attended the event, which was free and open to children 12 and younger. "Preregistration is really because we don't want to overcrowd everybody", said Reiner. Five years ago, the traditional Easter Egg Hunt was moved from Stanley-Deming Park to Veterans Memorial Park. "I'm very appreciative that they do this so the parents don't have to stress out about what they're going to do for Easter", said parent Erika McCurdy.


Collier feels vindicated after governor resigns

Collier feels vindicated after governor resigns

Robert Bentley on Monday, April 10, 2017. According to The New York Times , Bentley on Monday pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges: failing to file a major contribution report and using campaign contributions for personal use. It will be transparent. Both men praised Ivey as being experienced and honest, patriotic and religious. In his statement on Monday, Bentley apologized for his actions, but did not mention a relationship with Mason.


Massive Fire Damages Three Dorchester Triple-Deckers

Massive Fire Damages Three Dorchester Triple-Deckers

Later Sunday morning, hot spots in the roofs of two of the triple-deckers flared up again. Crews fought the fire early Sunday around sunrise. "It quickly escalated to a 6-alarm fire". No other injuries were reported. The American Red Cross is assisting those residents who were displaced. Crews estimate that almost $3 million in damages may have been done.


US sailor killed at Pearl Harbor buried near home after 75 yrs

US sailor killed at Pearl Harbor buried near home after 75 yrs

Sternisha got word in February that a positive identification of his uncle had been made . It is a ceremony that has been years in the making. This weekend, more than 70 years after his death, his remains will finally come home to IL. A flight at O'Hare Airport landed Friday afternoon that carried the remains of the IL veteran who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor. "Sadly there was no family left that knew him, but just like them we will honor and respect and give him his due", Dave Gier, ...



College student killed at track and field event

Athletes from the competing schools joined Wheaton athletes on the field at McCully Stadium to pray after the volunteer was struck by a hammer, one spectator said. As news of Roser's death spread across the campus of Wheaton College, students held a candlelight vigil at Lawson Park in his memory, WGN News reported.


Penn State invites media to catch punts, kicks during spring game

Penn State invites media to catch punts, kicks during spring game

Franklin told media members that they could step onto the field to actually play in parts of the game, so they could get a real interactive experience. In fact, between departing seniors and juniors with a high likelihood of at least having the option to pursue the National Football League following the upcoming season, you're looking at what I would count as being 13 probable starters gone following the 2017 season.