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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Discovery set to bring back the ‘Diesel Brothers’ on Memorial Day with record breaking stunts, prizes and more

The Diesel Brothers are no strangers to pushing the limits with impossible builds and gravity-defying stunts that leave viewers on the edge of their seats. But this Memorial Day, the crew kicks things into high More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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‘Avatar’ sequels will be standalone films, ‘Bond 25, ‘Dune, ‘Furious 9’ get release dates, ‘Terminator Dark Fate’

Movie News round-up: Avatar films will be approached as standalone projects, Bond 25, Dune and new Furious film all get a release date. This bigger news is the latest on Terminator 6…now titled Dark Fate -see More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Massachusetts: Laer Realty in Chelmsford attacked for putting out ‘too many’ flags on Memorial Day

A small town in Massachusetts issued a violation of zoning codes to a business that lined up some 200 flags along its property to celebrate America’s veterans on Memorial Day. “On Saturday we came out and More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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St Jude’s Dr Alberto Pappo warns parents to guard child against extreme exposure to the sun

With the official start of summer this Memorial Day weekend, pediatric skin cancer specialists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are urging parents to take the necessary steps to protect their children More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Florida: Atheists rejoice after judge agrees that Bayview Cross in Pensacola must be removed

Atheists are celebrating their presumed success at getting a cross removed from a public park in Pensacola, Florida, as noted by Fox News’ Todd Starnes. “I am aware that there is a lot of support in Pensacola More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Honoring Memorial Day- Great quotes and links

On this Memorial Day, I am proud to thank all of those who served our country defending our freedom and rights as we know them today. While it is easy to thank them it is even more important to understand the long-term More...

By Sierra Jones On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ confirmed summer 2019

As Disney announced the release dates on projects as far in the future as 2021, Star Wars Episode IX, the presumed finale to the new trilogy has been confirmed for 2019. Disney has set Star Wars: Episode IX for More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Americans pause to celebrate Memorial Day

Below are words I penned five years ago, still new to writing and long, long before the Global Dispatch was even a notion rolling around in my mind. Today is a day of pause indeed and beyond the celebrations, pomp More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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BBQ Pitmasters All-Stars brings back the hit competition in May

Fire up those grills and get the smokers ready! Destination America has ordered up another mouth-watering season of the hit competition series BBQ PIMASTERS with BBQ PITMASTERS ALL-STARS premiering Thursday, May More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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New Zealand’s Anzac Day Is Akin To America’s Memorial Day Celebration

Celebrating Anzac Day in New Zealand is akin to celebrating Memorial Day in America. The celebration is an annual event for the quaint village of Tinui, New Zealand, situated east of Masterton and populated by 25 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Florida identify four arrested in beach shooting

Four men have been arrested and will face charges after two people will hurt in a shooting on Clearwater Beach in Florida. Clearwater police spokeswoman Joelle Castelli says the Monday evening shootings were between More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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President Obama honors fallen soldiers with Memorial Day speech TRANSCRIPT

President Obama spoke at the Arlington National Cemetery Monday to honor America’s falllen soldiers on Memorial Day. In the wake of a broadening VA scandal, the President stayed focused on these heroes and More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Walmart pledges to hire 100,000 veterans during the next 5 years

Image/Video Screen Shot Retail giant, Walmart Stores has pledged to offer a job to any honorably discharged veteran in his or her first 12 months off active duty starting on Memorial Day, according to a Walmart More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, August 6th, 2010
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Hiroshima calls for ban on nukes on 65th anniversary of bomb being dropped

Japan’s Hiroshima marked the 65th atomic bomb anniversary on Friday for the first time with the presence of the UN chief and U.S. representatives, calling for a world free of nuclear weapons. UN Secretary-general More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, June 17th, 2010
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Robert Gates Demands Congress OK War Funds by July 4

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told senators Wednesday that the Pentagon will have to do “stupid things” if Congress doesn’t approve a $33 billion supplemental spending request by July 4. The military sought More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
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President Obama to skip Memorial day tradition: No wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier

U.S. President Barack Obama, plans to skip a presidential tradition this Memorial day weekend for a trip back to Chicago. Traditionally on Memorial day,the current President will lay a wreath at the tomb of the More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
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Beatles tribute bands storm Louisville festival

Forty years after the Fab Foursome’s official split, they are the subject of one of the region’s most popular late spring/summer music festivals: Louisville’s Abbey Road on the River. This “all More...


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