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Hundreds mourn hometown hero in three-day procession

By Joyce Nugent A homemade flag made by Army and Air Force veteran Brian Gray is left standing at the Palm Desert Sheriff Station. The flag reads “Hunter Lopez 9/21” in honor of United States Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez of Indio, who was among the 13 American service members killed during a terrorist attack

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Honor fallen veterans

Adriana Freiling | Staff Writer On Veterans Day, people from all corners of Riverside and neighboring communities came to honor our fallen Veterans at the Riverside Arlington Cemetery. Boy Scouts and troopers gave out boxes and boxes of our nation’s flag to volunteers who planted them proudly at the head of every grave site. Some individuals fell to their knees and placed a single

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