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AM Headlines — 9.21.16

SR photogs covered the service for Peter Bang at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery. Bang, like the fella in "Saving Private Ryan," was sent home after two of his brothers were killed in World War II. Five Bang siblings served in World War II. Here, Staff Sgt. Bennett Danelo with the Washington Army National Guard presents Bang's daughter, Christi Strozyk, with an American flag Tuesday. Bang died Sept 11. You can see the SR photo gallery featuring the Bang family and services for Peter Bang here.

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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