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Sawtooth Forest Ready for Holiday Campers

Twin Falls- The Sawtooth National Forest is ready to take visitors for this Memorial Day Weekend. Most of the forests campsites will be open, however, in some places you can expect some road closures due to snowpack. Sawtooth spokesperson Julie T

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10 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day

The service men and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time. The only thing that makes this sacrifice bearable for most is the incredible sweetness of coming home, even if it is only for a short leave.

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Are You Planning to Grill for Memorial Day? — Survey of the Day

Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of grilling season.

So does that mean you will be firing up your barbecue come May 28?

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Gas Prices May Hinder Travel In Idaho For Memorial Day [POLL]

Gas prices may keep Idahoans from heading out Memorial Day weekend.  Triple-A of Idaho says consumer apprehension and significantly higher fuel prices may limit travel growth.  Triple-A expects 34.8 million Americans will go 50 miles or more during the h

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Eight Heartwarming Videos of Soldiers’ Surprise Homecomings

On Memorial Day, we commemorate all the U.S. soldiers who've died while serving our country. With so many of our servicemen and women currently on dangerous overseas assignments, it's also a time to think about their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their families back home.

In these videos, families of soldiers get the surprise and relief of a lifetime when their loved ones return home from duty unannounced. You'll really want to grab a box of tissues before watching.

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American Flags Placed At Graves At Arlington Nat'l Cemetery For Memorial Day
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Memorial Day Closures

With this being the Memorial Day weekend there will be some closures. Most city, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday as will the banks and there will be no mail delivery.

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8 Great Summer Vacation Movies [VIDEO]

While summer doesn’t officially start until June 21, the Memorial Day holiday marks the unofficial beginning to the year’s hottest season.

Summer loses some of its meaning when you’re an adult, since it no longer comes with a multi-month break from the grind that is your regular life.

Nevertheless, we can all still enjoy a good movie about summer vacations, and after the jump are eight of our favorites.

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Top Five Things to Do on Memorial Day

Memorial Day, formerly called Decoration Day, was first enacted to remember fallen Union and Confederate soldiers in the Civil War. After World War I it was extended to honor all Americans who have died in all wars. And while the day began as a day of remembrance, it has grown into a more general expression of memory, reconciliation, and a long weekend marking the beginning of summer devoted to spending time with those we love. Here are our top five things to do in Twin Falls for Memorial Day.

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Four Things You Didn’t Know You Could Cook on the Grill

But if you want something a little different this Monday, here are four things from iVillage.com that you didn't know you could cook on the grill. Click through to check out the list!

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Barbecue Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of barbecue season and will find many Americans firing up the grill this holiday weekend.

Part of the beauty of grilling is its simplicity. But that shouldn't mean you can't improve your grill repertoire or technique.

We've compiled a list of recipes and tips that can help you become a master of the open flame.

Check them out after the jump.

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10 Extreme BBQ Aprons for Memorial Day Weekend

In honor of Memorial Day, and all the barbecuing that will take place during the three-day weekend, we've compiled a gallery of handmade aprons from craft site Etsy that are sure to let everyone know who's boss of the grill.

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