Links from the times for Nov. 12: Veterans Day slide show; Camp Lejeune cancer cases
Veterans Day slide show: Veterans were honored across the bay area Wednesday, with the Bay Pines Veteran Affairs Medical Center's annual observance, ceremonies at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, a tribute at Sun City Center, and a parade in Tampa among many events.
Camp Lejeune cancer cases: The U.S. Marine Corps has long assured the public that it closed drinking water wells at Camp Lejeune as soon as it found they were tainted with toxic chemicals. But a St. Petersburg Times review of Marine Corps documents shows the base failed to close the wells for years — despite stark warnings that its drinking water was befouled by industrial cleaning solvents. Other previous stories.