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Memorial Day

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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.


Washington Monument

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.



On Memorial Day, Detroit Tech Group Helping The Troops

A high-tech care package from Detroit has arrived in Afghanistan, about five months after a Detroit tech networking group decided to do something a little different to support the troops.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

Dearborn Memorial Day Parade (WWJ Photo/Matt Roush)

Memorial Day Parades Honor Veterans’ Sacrifice

Memorial Day is for remembrance, and several Metro Detroit communities observed the Monday holiday with ceremonies and parades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

A family member embraces a returning soldier. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Guide To Memorial Day Freebies And Military Discounts

Members of the military can get discounts everywhere from Home Depot to Hooters, CVS to Jo-Ann Fabrics.

CBS Detroit–05/28/2012


Record Temps In Forecast, Along With Possible Storms

If you’ve got an inflatable pool for the kids, you may want to pull it out of storage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2012

(File photo/Getty Images)

Memorial Day Events Honor Veterans Service To Country

Southfield resident and Vietnam Army Veteran Ken Richardson wants us all to remember this Memorial Day that freedom is not free

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2012


Red Cross: How To Have A Safe Memorial Day Weekend

As we head into Memorial Day there are many things to remember, packing, grilling and heading to the pool. But, it is also important to remember to be safe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2012

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Is Memorial Day The Best Of The Big Three?

Not the Automotive Big Three but the holiday Big Three.

97.1 The Ticket–05/25/2012

WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell

MDOT Lifts Many Work Zone Restrictions For Memorial Day Weekend

To help make travel easier, the Michigan Department of Transportation is lifting traffic restrictions on 94 of 132 projects statewide during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012