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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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Grants Offered For Veterans Going Into Foreclosure

Struggling Michigan military service members and veterans could be eligible for financial assistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Field of Flags in Farmington Hills. (Credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

Field Of Flags War Memorial Comes To Farmington Hills

“We do this without emphasis on politics or a specific religion,” the church says on its website.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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Michigan Senate OKs Veterans Driver’s Licenses

The Michigan Senate has unanimously approved legislation that would allow veterans to get a special designation on driver’s licenses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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Commission Upholds Privatization At Veterans’ Home

A state commission has rejected union appeals and upheld the privatization of about 150 nursing aide jobs at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans as part of a cost-cutting effort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Artist rendering of the planned Michigan WWII Memorial. (Credit: michiganww2memorial.org)

Plans Move Forward For World War II Memorial

Plans are moving forward for a $3 million World War II memorial in metro Detroit, with bricks that will be part of the project going on display this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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Michigan Lawmaker Proposes In-State Tuition For Vets

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced two joint resolutions that would provide any active-duty, reserve or honorary discharged service members with in-state tuition at Michigan state universities and community colleges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

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Hunting, Fishing Licenses Free For Disabled Vets

Disabled military veterans can receive free hunting and fishing licenses on or after March 1 under a new state law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

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Michigan Lays Out Initiatives To Benefit Veterans

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced her support to establish special identification cards for the state’s 670,000 military vets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

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New Agency To Help Michigan Veterans Get Benefits

Gov. Rick Snyder has established a state office that will help Michigan’s military veterans get the federal benefits they’ve earned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

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