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    (Keene Star/Nick Chesney)
    PARADE AND CELEBRATION26th annual Independence Day parade and celebration are July 3

    Parade at 9 a.m., Celebration at 10 a.m.
    Longtime Keene residents Jean and Frank Peterson and Lillian Davis will lead the 26th annual Keene Fourth of July Parade at 9 a. Full Story
    TRAVEL
    (Paul Gnadt)
    Readers offer travel tips, especially about flying with children

    Whether flying alone for business or with spouse or family for pleasure, Star Group readers offer tips that will help make your next trip in the air a walk in the park. Full Story
    OPINION
    DOUG CARVERA Memorial Day message from Doug Carver

    We are all familiar with the story of how Christopher Columbus discovered the Indians, on the islands down in the Caribbean Sea. Full Story
    OBITUARIES
    JAYCEN DEAN STEELE

    Jaycen Dean Steele, 1, of Keene, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015. He was born Oct. 5, 2013, in Mansfield, Texas, to Aaron Steele and Trisha Steele.  Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Courtesy Pearline Sickler)
    SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPCTA offers two basketball camps this summer

    Summer Hoops 2015 is the summer co-ed basketball camp program at Chisholm Trail Academy, conducted by Blazers coach Jim Sickler, assistant coach Bo Just and former Blazers and Lady Blazers players. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    DOUG CARVERBack Home Again: Meeting "that" girl in the front yard

    One Sunday morning, I was listening to the radio before television was available in our district. The radio was playing beautiful music, and I was relaxed, enjoying it. Full Story
    (Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    'Downton' producer open to possibility of big-screen film

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Saturday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: 'DOWNTON ABBEY,' THE MOVIE? Full Story
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.