Memorial Park dedicated just in time for Memorial Day

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BRITT, Iowa – After nearly three years of hard work, a veteran’s memorial in Britt is finally complete, and just in time for Memorial Day.

What used to home to an old, rundown gas station, has now been transformed into the Ron E. Mulson Veteran Memorial Park. “It’s been a lot of fun watching the park change over the last three years,” says Britt resident Ryan Arndorfer. He tells us that while he didn’t personally enlist and serve, the park will be a sacred and enjoyable place to visit since his dad served in the National Guard when he was a child.

Arndorfer says he has already enjoyed seeing families use the space, and hopes that since of community will continue. “I see a lot of families out there and especially veterans with their grandchildren,’ he explains. “Seeing them talk about what they did, when they served, and why they served…

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Cleveland Officer Acquitted of Manslaughter After Firing 49 Rounds At Unarmed Black Couple

The beat goes on. At this point we can only conclude that the U.S. government views the American people–especially African-Americans–as the enemy. How else can you explain no one in government demanding something be done about blacks being murdered with impunity by those in law enforcement. Obama should be leading the struggle for justice. Instead he is silent.

Read more on this story and the epidemic of police brutality in America.

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Currency Amendment Could Derail ‘Fast-Track’ Deal

Supporters of the Senate’s “fast-track” trade bill that will be voted on sometime Friday are taking seriously the threat of one amendment they fear will derail the whole thing. The amendment offered by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., would strengthen enforcement against other nations considered to be manipulating their currency, which could tip trade deals in the offender’s favor.The currency measure has been fiercely opposed since it was first proposed in committee. Even on Friday, as a possible deal on amendments to the Trade Promotion Authority bill seemed imminent, the currency measure was being attacked on all fronts.

Source: Currency Amendment Could Derail ‘Fast-Track’ Deal

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Voters have questions for Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton isn’t expected to hold any town hall events when she hits New Hampshire today, but Granite State voters have plenty of questions they’d like to put to the Democratic presidential front-runner anyway.

“I’d ask her what she’s done that we should be proud of her and want her as our president?” said Candy Nazzaro, one of a number of New Hampshire voters randomly approached by the Herald yesterday in Salem. “Because I don’t think she’s done anything but lie.

”Nazzaro rattled off a list of grievances, including the Benghazi and Clinton Foundation donation scandals, as well as the nation’s growing debt and dwindling Christian values in America. Clinton has come under fire for dodging press questions on the controversies.

Source: Boston Herald

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