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This St. Patrick's Day Parade Is Banning Spectators From Kissing Soldiers

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Organizers of a Georgia St. Patrick's Day parade are doing away with a decades-long tradition: kissing marching soldiers.
For more than 40 years, attendees of Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade have dashed into the parade route to smooch soldiers as they pass, Fox News reports. But this year, the parade committee has instructed revelers to keep their lips to themselves, citing concerns about both safety and consent, Fox reports.
“Taking a fresh look at it, how might a soldier feel if they didn't want to be kissed?” Major Megan Jantos, a public affairs officer with the 3rd Infantry...
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Trinity Irish Dancers step into St. Patrick's Day spirit

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The Trinity Irish Dancers stopped by the studio to kick up the St. Patrick's Day spirit.
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St Patrick's Day parade to kick off in New York City

St Patrick's Day parade to kick off in New York City

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The parade starts at 11 a.m. and typically lasts for nearly six hours, taking an estimated 150,000 marchers on a 1.4-mile route.
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WATCH LIVE: 2018 Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade

WATCH LIVE: 2018 Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade

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This year's parade is dedicated to former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney.
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Chicago celebrates St. Patrick's Day

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Chicago will kick off its St. Patrick's Day festivities Saturday morning with the dyeing of the Chicago River and then a downtown parade.
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