99 NEWS FOR VETERAN'S DAY, 11/11/11...99 NEWS WILL ATTEND TODAY'S VETERAN'S DAY CEREMONIES AT THE CANTON VFW POST 1231, HIGHLIGHTS WILL RUN ON THE INTERNET NEWSCAST FOR SATURDAY
WELL-KNOWN VIETNAM VETERANS SAY TIME HAS BEEN KIND TO THE EXPERIENCE—John Lancaster of Potsdam, a prominent civil rights attorney who helped draft the Americans With Disabilities Act and a disabled Vietnam Veteran, and US Vets head Steven Peck told 99 News when they were interviewed earlier this year for Clarkson University Convocation that more Americans now “get it” when it comes to Vietnam, that the shame many Vietnam soldiers felt when they first came home has eased, and they are now able to talk about that time with pride.
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THURSDAY'S HOSPICE RADIO-THON RAISED ABOUT $16,000 FOR THE CARE AND SUPPORT OF TERMINALLY-ILL PERSONS AND THEIR FAMILIES, WE AND HOSPICE THANK YOU
AMANDA HAGGERTY OF NORTH LAWRENCE, 20, ARRESTED ON A FELONY CONTEMPT COUNT AND SEVERAL MISDEMEANORS ALLEGING SHE THREATENED HER LIVE-IN MALE COMPANION WITH A HAMMER WEDNESDAY. HAGGERTY WAS RELEASED TO APPEAR IN TOWN COURT
MORRISTOWN RESIDENT 23-YEAR-OLD SAMANTHA SEGUIN ARRESTED THIS WEEK AND JAILED ON A CHILD ENDANGERMENT COUNT AND AGGRAVATED DWI AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY LEFT HER TODDLER CHILD ALONE AT HOME IN HER CRIB WHILE SHE DROVE DRUNK. SEGUIN ALLEGEDLY POSTED A BAC OF .19%
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