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  • Poet Maya Angelou remembered at memorial service

    June 7, 2014 12:21 PM

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman. Obama spoke Saturday at Angelou's memorial service in a chapel at Wake Forest University. She remembered... more »
  • Memorial service set for bank hostages

    August 20, 2013 4:44 AM

    ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) - A memorial prayer service is planned for Tuesday outside Tensas State Bank in memory of the two employees who died after being shot during a standoff at the bank last week. The service marks one week since 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed walked into the bank... more »
  • Memorial service Saturday for 1 of 2 La. SEALs

    August 12, 2011 9:49 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral will hold a memorial service Saturday for Chief Petty Officer Robert Reeves - one of two Navy SEALs from Shreveport killed when their helicopter was ambushed in Afghanistan. Cathedral spokeswoman Bess Maxwell tells The Times that Reeves had said he wanted to... more »
  • Obama to Be Nation's Consoler at Memorial Service

    January 12, 2011 6:43 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is again stepping into his role as national consoler. He and first lady Michelle Obama are flying to Tucson, Ariz., on Wednesday to honor the victims of Saturday's mass shooting. The president is expected to speak of the victims in personal terms and remind... more »
  • Memorial Service for Blair Manuel: Oil Platform Worker Presumed Dead

    April 27, 2010 12:48 PM

    A memorial service for Blair Manuel, 56, a Eunice native presumed dead in the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, will be held in early May. The service, according to his mother, will be on May 7 at 2 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Manuel was... more »

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