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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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Richard Lockyer

The Exchange Club’s 1000 Flag ‘Field of Honor’ Goes up Friday

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

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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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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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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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Mario Tamo, Getty Images

Entries Being Sought for the November 9 Veteran’s Parade in Quincy

Entries are being sought for the 6th Annual Veteran's Parade which will be held in Quincy on Saturday November 9. The parade, after a 35 year absence, started up again in 2008 and has been going strong ever since thanks to the Co-Chairmen Dick McKinney and Jim Ponsot. This year's parade will be held from 12th to 5th on Maine Street and will begin at 10 a.m. with the lineup beginning at 9 a.m. from 12th to 24th Streets on Maine Street.

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We Shall Never Forget D-Day on June 6th, 1944

Today is June 6th.  It’s a day that Americans should never forget. It's D-Day! 69 years ago today, June 6th,1944,  Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.

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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 this past weekend I would have thought it was November 11th 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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(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day. If you're a retired veteran or in active duty, thanks. The fact that I can do absolutely nothing today would not be possible without your service. I can sit around and watch the Nascar race today and complain about my driver not being a factor because of you.  So many things that I take for granted would not be possible if not for veterans.

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Illinois Veteran's Home/Quincy
Illinois Veteran's Home/Quincy

Veterans Day Ceremony Sunday at 10am at 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.  Tomorrow in honor of Veterans Day, the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy will hold it's Annual Veterans Day Program.

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