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The Atlantic
Can America Put Itself Back Together?When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California
Can America Put Itself Back Together?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 hours ago
When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, most people in the rest of the country, and even the state, probably had to search a map to figure out where the city was. I knew exactly, having grown up in the... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Jeep Celebrates 75 Years With Two Commercials Honoring the Brand's Anniversary During the Super Bowl 50 Broadcast +VIDEOJeep Celebrates 75 Years With Two Commercials Honoring the Brand's Anniversary
Jeep Celebrates 75 Years With Two Commercials Honoring the Brand's Anniversary During the Super Bowl 50 Broadcast +VIDEO
The Auto Channel / Posted 22 hours ago
Jeep Celebrates 75 Years With Two Commercials Honoring the Brand's Anniversary During the Super Bowl 50 Broadcast +VIDEO AUBURN HILLS, MI - February 7, 2016: The Jeep brand celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and it is highlighted by two new... Read more
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AdWeek
What the Famous Faces From Jeep's Super Bowl Ad Really Had to Do With the VehicleJeep aired one of the more evocative commercials of Super Bowl 50 during the ha
What the Famous Faces From Jeep's Super Bowl Ad Really Had to Do With the Vehicle
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
Jeep aired one of the more evocative commercials of Super Bowl 50 during the halftime break—a lovely 60-second spot called "Portraits" that stitched together striking photographs of famous and ordinary people who have a connection to the Fiat... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Reading Fun Day draws largest participation yet“We've had the largest numbers of schools participating yet,” Pinkie Moore, co-
Reading Fun Day draws largest participation yet
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
“We've had the largest numbers of schools participating yet,” Pinkie Moore, co-chair of Craven Smart Start's “Reading Fun Day” at New Bern Mall said, while her co-chair, Vicki Stain, added that the number of children arriving to visit the booths and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Feb. 7, 2016Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the y
This day in history, Feb. 7, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of the vice president. In 1795, the 11th Amendment... Read more
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ABC News
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the y
Today in History
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Today is Sunday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2016. There are 328 days left in the year. On Feb. 7, 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of the vice president. In 1795, the 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Village School fourth graders continue 'Notables' traditionNORTH BENNINGTON — As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older stude
Village School fourth graders continue 'Notables' tradition
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON — As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older students at the Village School of North Bennington have once again donned the raiments of famous figures, some long gone and others just beginning their lives' journeys, to... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
100-year-old Carson City woman has had fascinating lifeLiving through historical events, traveling the globe and meeting a host of fam
100-year-old Carson City woman has had fascinating life
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Living through historical events, traveling the globe and meeting a host of famous icons are just some of the highlights for one prominent Carson City resident as she rings in her 100th birthday. Gertrude Gottschalk, born Feb. 4, 1916, said her age... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Village School Fourth Graders continue 'Notables' traditionNORTH BENNINGTON >> As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the olde
Village School Fourth Graders continue 'Notables' tradition
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH BENNINGTON >> As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older students at the Village School of North Bennington have once again donned the raiments of famous figures, some long gone and others just beginning their lives' journeys,... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Irish-American Hall of Fame to induct Grand County’s Emily WarnerOn April 23 Grand County’s own Emily Hanrahan Warner will be inducted into the
Irish-American Hall of Fame to induct Grand County’s Emily Warner
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
On April 23 Grand County’s own Emily Hanrahan Warner will be inducted into the Irish-American Hall of Fame at a Grand Gala at America’s Irish-American Heritage Center in Chicago, Ill. In addition to Emily Warner, for whom Granby/Grand County Airport... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has extended an order preventing constru
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheater
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has extended an order preventing construction at the storied Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. State Supreme Court Judge Frank Sedita said at a hearing Monday he needs more information before determining if... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has extended an order preventing constru
Judge extends work delay in fight over fate of amphitheater
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - A New York judge has extended an order preventing construction at the storied Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. State Supreme Court Judge Frank Sedita said at a hearing Monday he needs more information before determining if... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Court hearing scheduled in fight over fate of amphitheaterMAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The fight over the future of the Chautauqua Institution A
Court hearing scheduled in fight over fate of amphitheater
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The fight over the future of the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater is moving to a courtroom. A hearing is scheduled for Monday afternoon in the case that pits preservationists against the administration of the western New... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Nevada Appeal at 150: Jan. 12, 1935: Amelia Earhart successful in Hawaii-Oakland flightAmelia Earhart landed her trim red monoplane on the local airport at 1:30 o’clo
Nevada Appeal at 150: Jan. 12, 1935: Amelia Earhart successful in Hawaii-Oakland flight
Nevada Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
Amelia Earhart landed her trim red monoplane on the local airport at 1:30 o’clock this afternoon, completing the first solo flight between Hawaii and the mainland. The flight required 18 hours and 17 minutes, about three hours slower than the flight... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Kansas Day at Riley Elementary - photosPhotos taken Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at Riley Elementary School in Great Bend. Fo
Kansas Day at Riley Elementary - photos
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Photos taken Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at Riley Elementary School in Great Bend. For Kansas Day, the school was visited by Amelia Earhart and Calamity Jane. As a youngster, Earhart kept a scrapbook of women who broke new ground for their sex. Calamity... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Ike exhibit at Eisenhower SchoolFriday was Kansas Day, which was reason enough for Kansas native Amelia Earhart
Ike exhibit at Eisenhower School
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Friday was Kansas Day, which was reason enough for Kansas native Amelia Earhart to visit Riley Elementary School. Calamity Jane, who also visited the school, was born in Missouri but spent some time in Kansas. Eisenhower Elementary School celebrated... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Ride Into HistoryThere were two special visitors – or were there four? – Friday at Riley Element
Ride Into History
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
There were two special visitors – or were there four? – Friday at Riley Elementary School. Amelia Earhart and Calamity Jane regaled children and adults with first-person accounts of their lives. Then, the portrayers of these well known characters... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Menninger, Capper to join state's Walk of Honor near CapitolBronze memorial plaques honoring Kansans Arthur Capper, Karl Menninger, Joseph
Menninger, Capper to join state's Walk of Honor near Capitol
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Bronze memorial plaques honoring Kansans Arthur Capper, Karl Menninger, Joseph McCoy and Fred Harvey will be installed this spring to the Walk of Honor taking shape on sidewalks leading to the Kansas Capitol. The Kansas Day announcement means these... Read more
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FOX News
WWII-era female flyers are fighting for military burial honorsEarly in the world wars, many American women found roles open to them. While th
WWII-era female flyers are fighting for military burial honors
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Early in the world wars, many American women found roles open to them. While they were usually kept far from the direct combat (nurses excluded), the positions they filled were usually designed to “free a man to fight.” Female units formed throughout... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira make bucket listThe Kansas Bucket List includes (in alphabetical list): 1950s All Electric Hou
Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira make bucket list
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
The Kansas Bucket List includes (in alphabetical list): 1950s All Electric House, Shawnee; Alcove Springs Park, Blue Rapids; Amelia Earhart Festival, Atchison; Arikaree Breaks, St. Francis; The Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plain; Basketball Game at... Read more
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North Augusta Today
Bringing history to lifeEast Aiken School of the Arts recently staged an interactive and historically-t
Bringing history to life
North Augusta Today / Posted 13 days ago
East Aiken School of the Arts recently staged an interactive and historically-themed event called the Living Wax Museum. The school’s 110 fifth-grade students spent about two months researching figures from American history. On Jan. 14, they became... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
WTA aviation maintenance program cleared for take-offWVT open house (Photo: The Westfield News) WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield New
WTA aviation maintenance program cleared for take-off
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
WVT open house (Photo: The Westfield News) WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) – Westfield Technology Academy principal Stefan Czaporowski welcomed the public yesterday to the grand opening of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program, noting... Read more
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The Mercury News
Allen: Bessie Coleman helped pave the way for black female pilotsThis week marks the anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman, the
Allen: Bessie Coleman helped pave the way for black female pilots
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
This week marks the anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman, the first female African-American civil aviator in the United States. She was born on Jan. 26, 1892, in Atlanta, Texas, the 10th of 13 children born to sharecroppers George... Read more
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Daily Journal
Zonta holds Amelia Earhart meetingMILLVILLE – Col. Barbara Ann Logan was the guest speaker for the Zonta Club of
Zonta holds Amelia Earhart meeting
Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
MILLVILLE – Col. Barbara Ann Logan was the guest speaker for the Zonta Club of Cumberland County’s annual Amelia Earhart meeting, which focuses on women in aviation. The meeting was held on Jan. 4 at the Millville Army Air Field Museum at Millville... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Bessie Coleman helped pave the way for black female pilotsThis week marks the anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman, the
Bessie Coleman helped pave the way for black female pilots
Oakland Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
This week marks the anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman, the first female African-American civil aviator in the United States. She was born on Jan. 26, 1892, in Atlanta, Texas, the 10th of 13 children born to sharecroppers George... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Twin Sisters Celebrate 95th BirthdayWhen Anna Conway came out of her room at Samaritan Keep Home Thursdya, she had
Twin Sisters Celebrate 95th Birthday
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 18 days ago
When Anna Conway came out of her room at Samaritan Keep Home Thursdya, she had a nice surprise outside her door. Her twin sister, Florence Martin, was ready to celebrate their 95th birthday together. "When I walked in the hallway, I was startled. I... Read more
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SportingNews
Forget Batman, Dale Earnhardt Jr. names his Daytona car after a real heroCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Forget Batman and Superman; Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive a r
Forget Batman, Dale Earnhardt Jr. names his Daytona car after a real hero
SportingNews / Posted 18 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Forget Batman and Superman; Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive a racecar at Daytona named after a real hero. Earnhardt will drive a Batman-themed car in March at Auto Club Speedway in California to help promote the new movie, “Batman v... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Frank Bette to hold 'secret art sale and exhibit'ALAMEDA -- Frank Bette Center for the Arts is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefi
Frank Bette to hold 'secret art sale and exhibit'
Oakland Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
ALAMEDA -- Frank Bette Center for the Arts is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit Alameda school art programs entitled, "Secret Art Sale." from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28-30 at Alameda South Shore Center. The exhibit and sale will be held at the... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Harrison A. HarmonMENDOTA - Harrison A. Harmon, 97, of Mendota died Jan. 17, 2016 at OSF Saint Pa
Mendota Reporter Harrison A. Harmon
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
MENDOTA - Harrison A. Harmon, 97, of Mendota died Jan. 17, 2016 at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, Mendota. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Henry Hein officiating. Burial... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke County cadet receives Amelia Earhart awardCongratulations go out to C/Captain Alan G. Corley, who received the coveted Am
Clarke County cadet receives Amelia Earhart award
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Congratulations go out to C/Captain Alan G. Corley, who received the coveted Amelia Earhart award last week at the Clarke County Composite Squadron GA-452 meeting. This award is received by only 5 percent of all cadets in Civil Air Patrol. C/Capt.... Read more
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Scotsman
Celtic Connections review: Pilgrimer, Glasgow Karine Polwart was one of those reworking Joni Mitchell works with fine result
Celtic Connections review: Pilgrimer, Glasgow
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
Karine Polwart was one of those reworking Joni Mitchell works with fine results. Picture: Contributed And so the benchmark has been set early, as one of the most ambitious and potentially risky projects... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Pilot dead in accident near Meeker A plane that crashed in remote Rio Blanco County late Thursday afternoon, kil
Pilot dead in accident near Meeker
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
A plane that crashed in remote Rio Blanco County late Thursday afternoon, killing the pilot, is likely owned by a Colorado man previously connected to allegations that he flew more than 42 pounds of marijuana from... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Amelia Earhart and Calamity Jane coming to Riley SchoolRiley Elementary School will celebrate Kansas Day on Jan. 29 with special guest
Amelia Earhart and Calamity Jane coming to Riley School
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Riley Elementary School will celebrate Kansas Day on Jan. 29 with special guests Amelia Earhart and Calamity Jane. The historical figures are portrayed by Ann Birney as Earhart and Joyce Thierer as Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity... Read more
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Miami New Times
Dade Embraces Artificial Turf Soccer Fields Despite Cancer WorriesYou'd think Miami would have no trouble keeping green grass on its soccer field
Dade Embraces Artificial Turf Soccer Fields Despite Cancer Worries
Miami New Times / Posted 27 days ago
You'd think Miami would have no trouble keeping green grass on its soccer fields. There's more than ample sunlight, plenty of rain, and friendly temperatures year-round. So why is the county aggressively installing artificial turf into its parks —... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Panther Boosters donate $10,000 to athletic departmentTen gifts/grants ranging from $25 to $10,000 were accepted at Monday’s Great Be
Panther Boosters donate $10,000 to athletic department
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Ten gifts/grants ranging from $25 to $10,000 were accepted at Monday’s Great Bend USD 428 school board meeting. The $10,000 gift comes from the Panther Booster Club and is made to the Athletic Department to be used for painting/graphics in the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press Published: January 11, 2016 11:00 AM Today is Monday,
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 28 days ago
By The Associated Press Published: January 11, 2016 11:00 AM Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Jan. 11, 2016Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the
This day in history, Jan. 11, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued “Smoking and Health,” a report which concluded that “cigarette smoking... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacToday in History Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that... Read more
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ABC News
Today in HistoryToday is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the
Today in History
ABC News / Posted 28 days ago
Today is Monday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2016. There are 355 days left in the year. On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to... Read more
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