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Emporia: Veterans Day's Founding City

Updated: 11/11/2009 - In the home of the first Veterans Day, Emporia, Kan., the community came out for various events to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces.

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On Veterans Day, President Weighs Afghan Options

Posted: 11/11/2009 - President Barack Obama is considering four scenarios to move forward in Afghanistan, and was expected to discuss them at Wednesday's eighth meeting with his war council, sources told CNN.

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Hy-Vee Honors Veterans

Posted: 11/11/2009 - A local grocery store thanked veterans by offering them a free breakfast.

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Veterans Day Hometown Honors Vets

Updated: 11/11/2009 - The place where Veterans Day began honored America's troops Wednesday. A parade through the streets of the city followed Veterans breakfast and highlighted the morning,s events.

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Obama "Not Forthcoming with Fort Hood Information"

Posted: 11/10/2009 - A ranking Michigan Congressman said that he is concerned that President Barack Obama and his administration is being less than forthcoming with details of the Fort Hood Massacre and is withholding requested information.

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Watching Out For Fort Hood Charity Scams

Posted: 11/10/2009 - It is offering a few tips to ensure donations will make it to reputable charities, rather than "misleading or malicious solicitors seeking to take advantage of national headlines and generous individuals."

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Kansas National Guard To Honor Veterans

Posted: 11/10/2009 - Adjutant Gen. Tod Bunting will speak at a Veterans Day ceremony at Topeka's Jardine Middle School. It's just one obervance in which Kansas National Guard personnel will participate.

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Obama Heads To Fort Hood For Memorial

Posted: 11/10/2009 - President Barack Obama is heading to the Fort Hood Army Post for Tuesday's memorial service, to remember the victims of last week's mass shooting that left 13 dead -- 12 of them U.S. soldiers.

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White House: No Afghanistan Troop Decision Made

Posted: 11/10/2009 - White House National Security Adviser Retired Gen. Jim Jones issued a rare public statement Monday vehemently denying media reports that suggest U.S. President Barack Obama has privately decided to send close to 40,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan.

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Fort Riley Major Reenlists Son In Iraq

Posted: 11/09/2009 - After three days of travel, Maj. Chapman was surprised to learn that Spc. Weigand was ready to re-enlist, and wanted his stepfather to be the reenlisting officer.

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Fort Riley Soldier Killed In Iraq

Updated: 11/09/2009 - The Department of Defense is reporting a Fort Riley soldier, Spc. Tony Carrasco Jr., 25, was killed in Iraq by enemy gunfire on Wednesday, November 4.

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Search For Clues In Military Base Massacre

Posted: 11/06/2009 - Investigators probing a massacre at the largest U.S. military base pieced through the gruesome scene Friday morning and raided the home of the alleged gunman, searching for answers.

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Fort Riley Steps Up Security

Posted: 11/05/2009 - Fort Riley will be doing random checks at its entries in the wake of the Fort Hood shootings.

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