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The Youngstown Vindicator
Book shares history of Youngstown’s film, live entertainment venues A THEATER TOWNof The Vindicator, talking to folks who remember the theaters and also going th
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted an hour ago
of The Vindicator, talking to folks who remember the theaters and also going through information at the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. The author, who works at The Business Journal, has a master’s degree in history from Youngstown State... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
History fair highlights positive times in history amid recent controversyreenactor William Patton said. "There's nothing to lose at this event. It's jus
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted an hour ago
reenactor William Patton said. "There's nothing to lose at this event. It's just education and learning." East Tennessee Historical Society executive director Cherel Henderson estimates more than 14,000 people turned out Saturday for the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
View the eclipse in Bridgewaterand The Rampage Trio. Tickets are $10 at the gate. For more information, visit
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 hours ago
and The Rampage Trio. Tickets are $10 at the gate. For more information, visit www.marshfieldfair.org. Jones River Village Historical Society breakfast, 9 to 11:20 a.m. Sundays in August, Bradford House, 50 Landing Road, Kingston. Tickets are $10... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Plaque dedicated honoring Dr. DeNorval Unthank, pioneering Portland physiciandegree in 1926 from Howard University, and he arrived in Portland three years l
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
degree in 1926 from Howard University, and he arrived in Portland three years later. In the 1920s, notes the Oregon Historical Society's Unthank website entry, Oregon's governor and House speaker were associated with the Ku Klux... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Wilton estate blends peaceful setting, entertaining hot spotan amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultur
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
an amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultural destinations, such as Weir Farm, Wilton Historical Society and Ambler Farm. One of my favorite things to do in Wilton is taking a walk on the Norwalk River Valley... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Wilton estate blends peaceful setting, entertaining hot spotan amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultur
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 hours ago
an amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultural destinations, such as Weir Farm, Wilton Historical Society and Ambler Farm. One of my favorite things to do in Wilton is taking a walk on the Norwalk River Valley... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Wilton estate blends peaceful setting, entertaining hot spotan amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultur
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 hours ago
an amazing place to live,” the seller said. “Wilton offers some fabulous cultural destinations, such as Weir Farm, Wilton Historical Society and Ambler Farm. One of my favorite things to do in Wilton is taking a walk on the Norwalk River Valley... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Celebrate the August moonOverdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsumm
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 10 hours ago
Overdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsummer concerts.webs.com. Jones River Village Historical Society breakfast, 9 to 11:20 a.m. Sundays in August, Bradford House, 50 Landing Road, Kingston. Tickets are $10... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Donald James Komarek 1931LLC. Donald was a member of the American Legion Argonne Post 180, Veterans of
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
LLC. Donald was a member of the American Legion Argonne Post 180, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3111, Barton County Historical Society, Great Bend Zoological Society, and many other civic groups. He managed his family farms, gardened,... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Bike rally recalls a giant in motor industryThe John North Willys Bicycle Rally next Sunday will help the Ontario County Hi
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The John North Willys Bicycle Rally next Sunday will help the Ontario County Historical Society and ensure the former Canandaigua resident's legacy lives on. By Mike Murphy mmurphy@messengerpostmedia.com CANANDAIGUA — Perhaps you’ve heard of John... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Putnam monument quietly avoids controversy — for nowone of numerous Civil War milestones that helped form Palatka’s history, said M
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
one of numerous Civil War milestones that helped form Palatka’s history, said Marcia Lane, president of the Putnam County Historical Society. “The big thing was the St. Johns River,” Lane said. “That was like I-95 as far as the transport of... Read more
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The Columbian
Save the Date: Eat, drink and be merry with comedy show, winery touronline. Wine tastings are usually $10 to $15 — 21 and older only — and vary by
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
online. Wine tastings are usually $10 to $15 — 21 and older only — and vary by location. www.swwawine.com Camas-Washougal Historical Society hosts its annual Heritage Day celebration aimed at connecting community members with the past. The day... Read more
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Western Advocate
Deputy Sheriff enters history pagesthe role, the Sheriff of NSW Chris Allen has handed over a cap and rank insigni
Western Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
the role, the Sheriff of NSW Chris Allen has handed over a cap and rank insignia from the Sheriff of NSW to the Bathurst Historical Society. THE role of deputy Sheriff at the Bathurst Court House is no more. It has been relinquished following... Read more
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Salon.com
A California suburb reckons with its Nazi past — and present-day controversy followsorganization based in the North Hills section of Los Angeles, worked with the C
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
organization based in the North Hills section of Los Angeles, worked with the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Historical Society of Crescenta Valley to fund the sign. The foundation‘s aim was to “preserve the historical integrity of... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Tracing The Dark Origins Of Charlottesville's KKKchurch with, who pet your dogs ... they were also white supremacists." This pa
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
church with, who pet your dogs ... they were also white supremacists." This past June, Schmidt, from U.Va., urged a local historical society to release the identity of the donor who in 1993 gifted the society an old set of Klan robes. The society... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Tracing The Dark Origins Of Charlottesville's KKKchurch with, who pet your dogs ... they were also white supremacists." This pa
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 hours ago
church with, who pet your dogs ... they were also white supremacists." This past June, Schmidt, from U.Va., urged a local historical society to release the identity of the donor who in 1993 gifted the society an old set of Klan robes. The society... Read more
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The Sentinel
Tour Through Time: Hays Bridge in North Middleton TownshipTour Through Time will run Saturdays in the Sentinel as a joint project with th
The Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
Tour Through Time will run Saturdays in the Sentinel as a joint project with the Cumberland County Historical Society. Sentinel photographers will work with staff at the Historical Society each week to offer a look at Carlisle and the surrounding... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Lady Eleanor, who married a knight who was 45 years her senior, passes awaysaid. Among the charities she was involved with was Muscular Dystrophy, the NI
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
said. Among the charities she was involved with was Muscular Dystrophy, the NI Medical Legal Society, and the Ulster Arts Historical Society. Another organisation close to her heart was the Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry, which was threatened... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘The High School That Rocked!’ film recounts Westport’s role in ’60s music sceneto the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screenin
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
to the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screening this weekend at the Westport Historical Society. See how the Animals, the Yardbirds (with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck), the Young Rascals, the Doors, Cream... Read more
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WestportNow
Saturday, August 19, 2017a.m. - Noon - Westport Senior Center - Cool Summer Lunch with Chef Mia Constanz
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
a.m. - Noon - Westport Senior Center - Cool Summer Lunch with Chef Mia Constanza Noon - 5 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “The High School That Rocked!” & “Magical Thinking” 1 p.m. - Westport Library - Open Write-in of the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
‘The High School That Rocked!’ film recounts Westport’s role in ’60s music sceneto the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screenin
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
to the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screening this weekend at the Westport Historical Society. See how the Animals, the Yardbirds (with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck), the Young Rascals, the Doors, Cream... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘The High School That Rocked!’ film recounts Westport’s role in ’60s music sceneto the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screenin
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
to the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screening this weekend at the Westport Historical Society. See how the Animals, the Yardbirds (with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck), the Young Rascals, the Doors, Cream... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Point Perpendicular lighthouse open this weekendHead Lighthouse in 1879 in its original position on the on breakwater. Photo: M
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Head Lighthouse in 1879 in its original position on the on breakwater. Photo: Milton Ulladulla and District Historical Society The next conversion was to to electricity in 1964. The light is now battery operated and float charged... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘The High School That Rocked!’ film recounts Westport’s role in ’60s music sceneto the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screenin
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
to the demand, the Westport Cinema Initiative will bring it back for a screening this weekend at the Westport Historical Society. See how the Animals, the Yardbirds (with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck), the Young Rascals, the Doors, Cream... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Celebrate the August moonOverdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsumm
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
Overdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsummer concerts.webs.com. Jones River Village Historical Society breakfast, 9 to 11:20 a.m. Sundays in August, Bradford House, 50 Landing Road, Kingston. Tickets are $10... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Okaloosa County clubs and organizations calendarinclude details of specialty care and product innovations that may be helpful.
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
include details of specialty care and product innovations that may be helpful. Details: 389-7071. CARVER-HILL MEMORIAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 5:30 p.m. first Tuesdays, Allen Park, 895 McClelland St., Crestview. OPEN MIC POETRY AT THE LIBRARY: 6... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Prison work program helps preserve historic southern Minnesota...expected to perform some form of labor, generally five days per week. That inc
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
expected to perform some form of labor, generally five days per week. That includes woodworking, a program the Rice County Historical Society is taking advantage of. "I think the prison on-site program has been fantastic," Historical Society Board... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Area officials rely on law concerning Confederate monumentslaw signed by then Gov. Pat McCrory that prevents removing, relocating or alter
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
law signed by then Gov. Pat McCrory that prevents removing, relocating or altering them without permission from the N.C. Historical Society. The impact of that law, as well as Cooper's proposal, would be marginal at best. Craven County Manager... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Seniors’ Brunch at the BarnMembers of the Western District Historical Society invite seniors in the area t
Strathmore Standard / Posted yesterday
Members of the Western District Historical Society invite seniors in the area to brunch at the historical CPR demonstration/supply barn. Called the event is a chance to get a look at the fully renovated and landscaped... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Voluntown to decide fate of 1800s meeting housecalled for Tuesday to discuss the matter, and a referendum is scheduled for the
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
called for Tuesday to discuss the matter, and a referendum is scheduled for the end of the month. Members of the Voluntown Historical Society have been outspoken about preserving the structure with continuous pushbacks from the town, which owns the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Have a fun time at the fairOverdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsumm
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
Overdrive; Aug. 27, Dale and the Duds. For more information, go to abingtonsummer concerts.webs.com. Jones River Village Historical Society breakfast, 9 to 11:20 a.m. Sundays in August, Bradford House, 50 Landing Road, Kingston. Tickets are $10... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Submit your photos for our new book on Detroit's historysince 1831, so we'll mine our own archives for images from the early days of De
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
since 1831, so we'll mine our own archives for images from the early days of Detroit. We also partnered with the Detroit Historical Society, the Detroit Public Library and the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University to collect more... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Historical Society to hold Rolling Sculpture car showBarton County Historical Society will host Rolling Sculpture 2017, its annual c
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
Barton County Historical Society will host Rolling Sculpture 2017, its annual car show and open house, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26. The car show is open to anyone who wants to bring a vehicle to display. There is an entry fee of $10... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads upBut the Capitol is calmer these days and more manageable-size groups are being
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
But the Capitol is calmer these days and more manageable-size groups are being led around the building. The Minnesota Historical Society offers tours on the hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday and at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday. A... Read more
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The Sentinel
Fire destroyed North Middleton covered bridge 65 years agoCovered bridges were a popular subject among local historians whose research is
The Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Covered bridges were a popular subject among local historians whose research is stored in the historical society archives. An undated newspaper article attached to Hemminger’s 1905 paper lists 37 covered bridges – nearly all of which were built... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bristol Bay museum continues to growThe Bristol Bay Historical Society re-opened the Naknek museum in 2015, and it
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
The Bristol Bay Historical Society re-opened the Naknek museum in 2015, and it has become the epicenter of Bristol Bay history. The society's president Fred Anderson and the community continue to build the ever-growing museum. It is set up in a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Before there was a Raleigh, there was Isaac Hunter’s tavern. It was lost, now it’s found.we don’t know from whence we came we have no idea where we go,” said Brenda Hol
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
we don’t know from whence we came we have no idea where we go,” said Brenda Holloman, president of the Wake County Historical Society. “All these things in our history come to this point in 2017 to make Wake County a destination for our... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Call Box: Was long-closed attraction a fort, pirate lair or jail?used to laugh at what we nicknamed the “New Old Jail” every time we’d drive pas
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
used to laugh at what we nicknamed the “New Old Jail” every time we’d drive past it,” he said. We called the St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library, which did not have documented material on the site and could not find it in the city... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Fallin Stays Out Of Confederate Monument Controversyhas at least nine monuments, graveyards or historical sites honoring the confed
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
has at least nine monuments, graveyards or historical sites honoring the confederacy. Several are operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society but many were donated and are maintained by confederate sympathizers. Oklahoma City’s Wheeler Park does... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Tributes to Dereham MBE who campaigned to memorialise ‘The Few’friends as Bill, passed away peacefully on July 29, aged 76, after a short illn
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
friends as Bill, passed away peacefully on July 29, aged 76, after a short illness. Mr Bond founded the Battle of Britain Historical Society in 1997. He was made an MBE a decade later, after his success in petitioning for a monument to ‘The Few’... Read more
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ajc.com
College football and its Civil War symbolsCommander, John Mosby, though college football was a brutal game and worked to
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Commander, John Mosby, though college football was a brutal game and worked to abolish the game. Dooley leads the Georgia Historical Society and is a member of the The Civil War Trust, a nonprofit that works to preserve Civil War... Read more
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Boston Globe
Marshfield Fair celebrates 150 years of South Shore agriculturelocal competition” the fair was founded on, he said. The fair’s historic 150th
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
local competition” the fair was founded on, he said. The fair’s historic 150th year will also be honored by the Marshfield Historical Society with the dedication of a marker “recognizing the historical portion of our big agricultural hall,”... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
As debate rages, Aspen’s Civil War memorial honors both sidesUnion and Confederate armies were present at its dedication ceremonies, said Me
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
Union and Confederate armies were present at its dedication ceremonies, said Megan Cerise, archive technician at the Aspen Historical Society. “As far as we know, it is a generic soldier, not meant to be one side or the other,” she said. That’s... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Car shows and concerts: 9 entertainment optionswill meet at the cedar pavilion on the park's west side. For information, call
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
will meet at the cedar pavilion on the park's west side. For information, call 386-517-2086. Surf social The Halifax Historical Society Museum's eighth annual surf social will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will include a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Seven things to do and see in Kiama this weekendThe Carson Family - Kiama's Quarrying History Kiama and District Historical So
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The Carson Family - Kiama's Quarrying History Kiama and District Historical Society is hosting a talk on the quarrying industry that was so significant in the early history of Kiama. Steve Carson, Kevin Carson and their sister Colleen Mead grew up... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Historic sites open in Gaylordsvillejust beyond the Merwinsville Hotel, will be open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. throu
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
just beyond the Merwinsville Hotel, will be open Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. through August. The forge, which was built in 1871, still has the original blacksmithing tools and working forges. The forge is owned by the Gaylordsville Historical Soci... Read more
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WestportNow
Friday, August 18, 2017 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “The High School That Rock
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “The High School That Rocked!” & “Magical Thinking” 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - “SELECTS Artist Member Exhibition” 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. -... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
A thrift store in Coleman received a historic surprise in a donated boxon his shoulders in the blue suit and said [he's] done with the Confederate arm
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
on his shoulders in the blue suit and said [he's] done with the Confederate army," said Frazier. According to the Augusta Historical Society, Private James King was not alone the day he received his parole slip. An article written by the Augusta... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
View the eclipse in Bridgewaterand The Rampage Trio. Tickets are $10 at the gate. For more information, visit
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
and The Rampage Trio. Tickets are $10 at the gate. For more information, visit www.marshfieldfair.org. Jones River Village Historical Society breakfast, 9 to 11:20 a.m. Sundays in August, Bradford House, 50 Landing Road, Kingston. Tickets are $10... Read more
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