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Berrien County hotels tap into Senior PGA fanfare

The Herald Palladium 28 May 2022
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Southwest Michigan hotels and independent rentals are benefitting from the influx of tourists this holiday and tournament weekend ... Rita Downey, the general manager of The Boulevard Inn & Bistro in St ... Joseph hotel expects the business for the holiday, said general manager Brady Cohen.

Fischer: Renewing courage, faith and hope

The North Platte Telegraph 28 May 2022
By U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer. “Duty, honor, country ... These words were spoken by Gen ... They are inspiring ... This holiday, which was originally called Decoration Day, is a time to honor our service members who have given their lives protecting our freedom ... But just as General McArthur’s words explain, it’s also a holiday that renews our courage, faith and hope ... .

100 years ago in Redlands: Veterans from Civil War to World War I march in ...

Redlands Daily Facts 28 May 2022
The Harris Company and all other stores in Redlands were closed on Memorial Day in 1922 ... (Redlands Daily Facts). May 25, 1922 Memorial Day plan perfected. Tuesday will be a general holiday in Redlands, for it is Memorial Day and observed by the merchants association as one of the big holidays. All the stores will be closed for the day, it is announced.

High gas prices won't keep the campers away

Cadillac News 28 May 2022
CADILLAC — Memorial Day weekend has brought a jam packed campground for Mitchell State Park ... “We planned to go no matter how much it cost,” Nancy said ... They try to get the same lot every year, but if they can’t, they’ve generally stayed in the same square of lots. “We stay 10 days, 12 days, however the holiday schedule works out,” Scott said ... .

No cost of living crisis here! People on six figure salaries reveal how they REALLY ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2022
The poster revealed that they invest £1,000 a month, and also put £1,000 aside for holidays, as well as general savings ... Expensive food, exercise classes and taxis made the list as did travel, athough one admitted that she finds holidays 'a chore' and would rather spend money on home decor ... 'Home help, holidays and activities/ lessons.'.

Remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

The World 27 May 2022
Within a few years, this practice of honoring the graves of fallen soldiers each spring became known as “Decoration Day,” with communities in both the North and South holding informal holidays in April and May ... New York became the first state to officially honor the holiday in 1873.

Walmart was wrong AF for that Juneteenth ice cream

The Grio 27 May 2022
It was a holiday that was for us, by us, and we were generally OK with that. When it was made into a federal holiday last year, we slow clapped our way through white people acting like they really did something big when we knew they didn’t ... If you are going to try and pimp out a Black holiday, at least get Black people involved.

Shape of Queue: M4 traffic woe ahead of Ed Sheeran gig in Cardiff

Belfast Telegraph 27 May 2022
“From junction 19 to the Welsh side of the bridges, motorists are seeing around 30 minutes of delays, coinciding with Ed Sheeran performing in Cardiff, the school holiday getaway and a general increase in traffic.

Shape of queue: M4 traffic troubles ahead of Ed Sheeran gig in Cardiff

Belfast Telegraph 27 May 2022
“From junction 19 to the Welsh side of the bridges, motorists are seeing around 30 minutes of delays, coinciding with Ed Sheeran performing in Cardiff, the school holiday getaway and a general increase in traffic.

General Hospital spoilers for next week: Visitation decision, Esme’s plan moves forward, and more

Monsters & Critics 27 May 2022
General Hospital spoilers tease a lot is packed into the next week’s worth of episodes ... It’s a short week, but General Hospital planned everything just right with only four episodes airing ... After what feels like months, General Hospital viewers will learn what the judge has decided on behalf of Wiley ... General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC.

‘Arrive at the airport 2 hours prior’: Holiday weekend travel numbers in Utah mean busy ...

St George News 27 May 2022
Officials from American, Delta and United Airlines urge passengers to arrive two hours early for flights during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, April 12, 2022 ... Longtime travel industry staple AAA reports there is not just an expected Memorial Day weekend surge in travel but a notable increase in general.

Today in history: store closing plan brings up new vote in Cadillac

Cadillac News 27 May 2022
This action rescinded the previous decision to close Thursdays during July and August and after the motion passed it was pointed out that should the request for the four months be defeated, the stores probably would be open all summer, as the July and August holiday declaration now has gone by the boards.

Ed Sheeran Cardiff concert causes major delays on M4

BBC News 27 May 2022
An Ed Sheeran concert has been blamed for 15-mile (24km)-long queues on the M4 from the Severn Bridge into Wales ... She said she tried to divert around Chepstow but that was "just as bad" ... Factors contributing to the delays were Ed Sheeran performing in Cardiff, the school holiday getaway and a general increase in traffic, they said ... Features.

Michigan gas prices would drop 50 cents under Senate-approved summer tax cut

Michigan Live 27 May 2022
LANSING, MI – With the average cost of gasoline in Michigan above $4.50 per gallon heading into Memorial Day weekend, the state Senate voted to temporarily nix taxes to reduce the price by about 50 cents and help summer travelers ... 15, as well as suspend the state’s 6% general sales tax on gasoline purchases. “This three-month tax holiday,” state Sen.

Where did Memorial Day start? Here’s a look at the origins of the holiday

Stars and Stripes 26 May 2022
From barbecues to beach parties to fireworks, there are a multitude of activities we associate with this holiday weekend ... General Order No ... Grant to end the Civil War, General Order No ... The first national commemoration of the holiday took place that same year, where former Union General and future U.S ... Three other holidays were affected by the law.

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