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VIDEO: How to fold an American flag

Ever wonder how to fold an American flag properly? Watch this demonstration by members of the Central Coast Leatherneck Honor Guard. Here, they're using a United States burial flag, which is a longer version of the flag that they use during memorial services. You can use the same technique a with regular-size flag.

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Lorenzo Cain slides home as Royals rally to beat Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

The Royals Lorenzo Cain slid under Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki’s tag Friday as Jarrod Dyson’s chopper to first base produced the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning. Jeremy Guthrie pitched 7.1 gutsy innings in settling for a no-decision, and AL Central-leading Kansas City ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over second-place Minnesota.

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Plenty claim to be Uncle Sam, but few can prove the lineage

An upstate N.Y. butcher known as Uncle Sam is considered the inspiration for the national symbol.

“One of the surprising things was that the family had this patriotism running through them.”

After lobbying by New Yorkers, Congress officially anointed Samuel Wilson “Uncle Sam” in 1961.

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Our sacred honor

Spend a few minutes reflecting upon the words of our nation’s founders as they made their case for human rights and freedom.

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