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America's first "Stars and Stripes"

The first stars and stripes variant of the U.S. flag was approved on June 14 when the Second Continental Congress approved the Flag Resolution of 1777. 625 more words

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America's first flag

The flag of the United States was created during a turbulent time in the country’s history. Combined with the fact that it’s meant to evolve with time, the U.S.

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16 Salutes: Veteran Takes Pride in American Flag

JERSEY SHORE — We salute a veteran from Lycoming County who has taken it upon himself to replace old tattered American flags around Jersey Shore. 315 more words


'tis the season

People that believe deeply in something continue to befuddle me.  Our obscure little planet in the far reaches of the Universe hides more than it shows.   384 more words

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Caught on Camera Trashing the American Flag

SHENANDOAH — The owners of a bar and restaurant in Shenandoah are outraged after someone dumped an American flag in their trash can, and now they want to find out who is responsible. 389 more words


In Honor of Veterans…Today…and why not every day?

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations.” 516 more words

South Carolina: Battle born

South Carolina’s flag is in a league of its own, but not solely for its looks. What earned it the number one spot on my list of state flags… 987 more words

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