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Memorial Day

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

The Bomber Girls (thebombergirls.org) welcome home World War II veterans from Honor Flight of West Central Florida (photo credit: facebook.com/Honor.Flight.WCF)

Weekend of 5/25-26: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/24/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Family Beaches In Pinellas County

Tampa Bay’s Pinellas County has 35 miles of stunning beaches. Sadly, most of these beaches don’t have lifeguards. To keep your family safe in the water we have put together a list of the best beaches that have lifeguards and all the beach activities your family loves to do.

CBS Tampa–07/02/2012

File photo of a satellite image of a tropical storm. (Photo by NOAA)

Beryl Cancels Memorial Day Events In NE Florida

Gov. Rick Scott has been assessing the damage left by Tropical Storm Beryl in northeast Florida.

05/28/2012

A soldier plants a flag at a grave in Arlington National Cemetery May 24, 2012 in Washington, DC.  American service members and others participated in the yearly event where small American flags are placed at over 220 thousand headstones in the cemetery reserved for members of the US military and those who served America.  (Photo credit : BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Understanding Our Responsibility On Memorial Day

For some Americans,  Memorial Day is nothing more than the kick-off to the summer season and is marked by shopping, barbeques, trips to the beach, and the Indy 500.  To others, it is a somber time of reflection and […]

05/26/2012

ARLINGTON, VA - OCTOBER 05:  Members of the Honor Guard carry the casket to the gravesite during the burial service for Army Spc. Camy Florexil at Arlington National Cemetery October 5, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. Spc. s.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Best Of Tampa Bay Memorial Day Ceremonies & Festivals

Memorial Day is a federal holiday designated to honor those who died in military service to our country. Kudos to you if you already knew that. Here’s a list of the best Tampa Bay Memorial Day events to help you and your family honor our fallen military heroes.

CBS Tampa–05/25/2012

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Best of Tampa Memorial Day Weekend Events 2013

It’s a long holiday weekend and we’ve got the scoop on what’s happening. Here’s our list of the best events this Memorial Day Weekend.

CBS Tampa–05/22/2012

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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