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Brian Williams Suspended From NBC Nightly News

 

 NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.

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(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Warner
(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Warner

NBC’s Brian Williams Recants Iraq War Story

Brian Williams is backtracking on an often repeated story about him dodging danger while covering the Iraq invasion in 2003.

The "NBC Nightly News" anchor came clean in a story published Wednesday in the military newspaper "Stars & Stripes" saying he "misremembered" the details of the story and apologized for repeating it. Th

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Photo by Lucas Jackson-Pool/Getty Images

Poll: Most Americans Think Recent Wars Were Failures

A new poll shows that three in four Americans think history will judge the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures.

The Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans feel the United States was right to pull forces from the two countries

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WPRI

Swansea Bridge Renamed in Honor of Iraq War Casualty

A Swansea bridge has been renamed in honor of a local man killed while serving with the Army in Iraq.

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tsm - Congressman William Keating preents Purple Heart to Joseph Ford, honoring his son, Michael Ford
tsm - Congressman William Keating preents Purple Heart to Joseph Ford, honoring his son, Michael Ford

“Replacement” Purple Heart Presented To New Bedford Family

A replacement Purple Heart has been presented to the family of a fallen New Bedford Marine.

Lance Corporal Michael Ford was killed in Iraq in 2006.  Last week, his father Joseph Ford reported that his son's Purple Heart has been stolen from his New Bedford home

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Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)
Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)

Freetown Honors Naval Officer Tyler Trahan

A permanent part of Freetown now bears the name of one of its fallen heroes.

The town gathered at Crossroads Common Saturday for the dedication of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout. Trahan was killed in combat on April 30th, 2009 in Iraq, just days shy of his 23rd birthday

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Local New Bedford Veterans Agent Reflects On 10th Anniversary Of Iraq War

This week marks the 10th Anniversary of the start of the War in Iraq.  The conflict claimed the lives of more than 4,000 U.S  troops. 

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