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Push to honor fallen Marine almost complete

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ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. -- The legislation to name a Baldwinsville Post Office after a fallen Marine is in its final stages. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced Thursday that the legislation has passed though the US Senate

Marine Corporal Kyle Schneider, 23, was killed in action by roadside bomb while on combat patrol in Afghanistan last June. He had previously been knocked unconscious by another roadside bomb just a month earlier.

Schneider grew up in the Town of Lysander and graduated in 2006 from CW Baker High School. His parents say they're thankful and appreciative of the local tribute.

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