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    Viewpoint: Waves can’t wash away the sacrifice of WWII vets

Viewpoint: Waves can’t wash away the sacrifice of WWII vets

I realized I know nothing. Nothing about sacrifice. Nothing about patriotism.

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    Airshow features  variety of planes, acrobatic displays

Airshow features variety of planes, acrobatic displays

Planes not seen since World War II touched ground in Waco this weekend for the second annual Heart of Texas Airshow.

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Red Men Museum and Library offers glimpse into fraternity culture

The Red Men Museum and Library, a simple, red brick building, is not Waco’s most iconic attraction.

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Brothers’ panel to detail successes

Three brothers will be part of a panel discussion titled “All in the Family: Creativity Across the Disciplines Through Three Brothers” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Kayser Auditorium. The brothers, Ted, Charles and Paul Chihara, have doctoral degrees in mathematics, philosophy and music, respectively.

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Survivors to gather at USS Houston’s monument in eponymous city

Two survivors of the World War II sinking of the USS Houston will gather in Texas Saturday along with relatives of their shipmates for a memorial service in downtown Houston’s Sam Houston Park at a monument dedicated to the warship.

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WWII liberators share story with oral history institute

More than 65 years have passed since five Texan World War II veterans were soldiers in Europe, fighting a foreign enemy and liberating Nazi concentration camps.

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    Editorial: Our generation must preserve 9/11 memory

Editorial: Our generation must preserve 9/11 memory

We all remember the World Trade Center attacks. We remember the disbelief, fear, anger, shock and other uncontrollable emotions evoked by what we saw. There is no denying the scale of the attacks in American history. Yet at the same time, every demographic of readers were affected differently.

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    Library Holocaust sculpture’s history calls for public display

Library Holocaust sculpture’s history calls for public display

A Holocaust memorial sculpture that is tucked away in Moody Memorial Library may be put on prominent display once again. Behind the piece is a story of heroism — a story of remembrance.

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    Oral history institute honored for excellence

Oral history institute honored for excellence

Baylor’s Institute for Oral History has been awarded the Texas Historical Commission’s 2011 Award of Excellence in Preserving History.

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Music icon visits Baylor

Baylor’s departments of Music and Jewish Studies teamed up to bring the composer the New York Times has called “our greatest living composer” to Baylor.

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