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Runners detour race to thank cheering 95-year-old veteran (Video)

An inspiring charity race in California became even more touching when runners trotted off course to thank a 95-year-old veteran.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:18am EST

Tags: San Jose Mercury News, Joe Bell, World War II veteran, veteran, runners, running

Teens sought in Wash. beating death of World War II vet (Video)

A World War II veteran who survived being wounded in the Battle of Okinawa has died after being beaten by two teenagers in Spokane, Wash.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 11:32am EDT

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With oath, Colgan is Va's longest-serving senator

Sen. Charles J. Colgan took his Senate oath for his 10th term Wednesday, making the 85-year-old Democrat the longest-serving state senator in Virginia history.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 02:54pm EST

Tags: Sen. Charles J. Colgan, longest-serving state senator, World War II veteran