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VFW National Convention Comes To Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh will host the 116th National Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention this weekend.

    

Last September marked the centennial of the founding of the Veterans of Foreign Wars here in Pittsburgh. Over 12,000 delegates, dignitaries and guests will be in the city for the VFW’s annual national convention this weekend. Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars John A. Biedrzycki, Jr., a Pittsburgher chosen to become the organization's new national commander, addressed the work done by the VFW.


 

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Also in today's show, a discussion on Macy's closure and the Pluto flyby.