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Environmental advocates look for balloon release alternative

Oct. 20, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — The aisles of Party Time Supplies LLC in Monroe are lined with party decorations and balloons. There are a few tanks of helium behind the counter, and net corrals hang from the ceiling to wrangle filled balloons. Customers are greeted with a sign by the door clearly stating that the...

New Wausau all-inclusive playground honors son's memory

Oct. 19, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — His parents have a video of Josiah Hoerter in the hospital about a month after his second birthday. He's wearing colorful pajamas and he's got an IV in his arm. He's bouncing up and down on his knees and laughing. Even when he was very sick, Josiah found ways to have fun. "That's the...

WWII veteran from family of Marines recalls battles

Sep. 21, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Haunting images float unexpectedly into Loyd Brandt's personal, matter-of-fact chronology of World War II. Fear of the unknown might be worse. Brandt paddled toward Japanese soldiers — both real and imaginary — waiting on 55 blackened beaches. Shadowy glimpses of dark...