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No Kool-Aid Man at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

No Kool-Aid Man at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? (NTV News)

We have a couple questions this week, starting with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Will we be seeing the Kool-Aid Man?

Macy's has a nifty website featuring details on all balloons, floats and performers.

This year we'll see: Pillsbury Doughboy, Angry Birds, Power Rangers and more - but sadly - no Kool-Aid Man.

From what I could gather, the Kool-Aid Man balloon was retired after the 2015 parade.

Next question: When a flag is lowered is it half-staff or half-mast?

For the most part, half-staff is on land and half-mast is for on the sea. However, outside North America, half-mast is more commonly used for land and sea.

For the remainder of the week- the president has orderd all flags at half-staff in honor of the lives lost in Sunday's shooting at a Texas church. We are asking for pictures from where you live of flags lowered. Please share them on the Seth and Colleen Facebook page.

Last question: An old friend sent me a photo and asked if I could show it as a special tribute to our nation's veterans - and the answer is you bet!

Take a look at Michah Smith in the video

His father writes "We salute all the armed forces that fight for our freedom to sleep in peace."

Michah was born Sept. 19 and is the son of Brian and Kaleena Smith, and grandson of Alice Osterman of St. Paul.

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