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Published March 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Marines Killed

Marine Aaron Ripperda of Highland, Ill. is remembered with flags at half mast in nearby downtown Marine, Ill., where his father lives, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Ripperda was killed with six other Marines in an explosion during a Nevada training exercise on Monday. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)
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