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  1. New book on bloody WWII battle inspired by NY veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    When military history author Bill Sloan sought inspiration for his new book on World War II in the Pacific, he found it in a then-96-year-old combat veteran from upstate New York who survived one of the war's bloodiest battles. John Sidur rescued two hometown buddies during Japan's largest banzai attack of the war, near the end of the Battle of Saipan in July 1945.

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  2. Man o' War exhibit honours racing legend born a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A new exhibit on Man o' War is opening across the street from the New York racetrack where the thoroughbred racing legend suffered his only defeat. "Man o' War at 100" is being unveiled Wednesday at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, across Union Avenue from Saratoga Race Course.

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  3. Mom Prom charity-minded retro-parties spread across countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    For a decade now, women have donned their old prom and bridesmaid dresses - even wedding dresses - for an evening of charitable revelry in suburban Detroit. And the idea is catching on.

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  4. Oprah Winfrey slated to address graduates at 2 collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, both say Winfrey will address students at their spring graduation ceremonies. One of Smith's graduating students and another from Skidmore previously attended the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy, a boarding school that the media mogul opened in 2007 for poor girls in South Africa.

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  5. Oprah Winfrey to speak at upstate NY college commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Oprah Winfrey will be a speaker at the graduation ceremony for an upstate New York college that some graduates of her South African school attended. The Skidmore College website says the author, actress and former talk show host will be a speaker at the May 20 commencement at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

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