Rose Parade

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Mutt Goes From Gas Chamber to Rose Parade

He's 'spokesdog' for drive to end inhumane treatment

(Newser) - Two years after he was put in a steel box and gassed with carbon monoxide, a beagle mix with a knack for survival will be proudly riding a float in Pasadena's Rose Parade. Daniel was six months old when he was placed with 17 other dogs in a gas... More »

Thousands Occupy the Rose Parade

Protest peaceful, but at times contentious

(Newser) - It wasn't all rosy at today's Rose Parade, as Occupiers marched at the end of the festivities, eliciting both applause and cries of "Get a job" and "You guys had your 15 minutes." "You people are no more than communist revolutionaries who destroy our... More »

Occupy's Rose Parade Float: Giant Octopus

It symbolizes the greedy clutches of Wall Street

(Newser) - Occupy Los Angeles activists are staging a protest at Monday's Rose Parade in Pasadena with their very own float: a 70-by-40-foot octopus made of recycled plastic bags. More than 1,000 Occupiers are expected to join the demonstration, reports the Los Angeles Times , and organizers promise to keep it... More »

Protesters Will Occupy Rose Parade

Will display giant banner, march in 'human float'

(Newser) - Occupy protesters are taking to the streets in Pasadena—alongside floats and high school bands. Aiming to get the movement more national exposure, Occupiers plan to set up bases alongside the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, where they’ll put on a peaceful display of their own. Among the highlights:... More »

Sullenberger Leads Rose Parade

Hero of Flight 1549 feted in home state

(Newser) - Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger made a splash 3,000 miles from the Hudson River today, serving as grand marshal of the 121st annual Tournament of Roses Parade through the streets of Pasadena, Calif. This year's parade celebrated everyday heroes—a perfect fit for the captain of US Airways Flight 1549,... More »

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