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The Kitsap Sun
A look at Port Orchard's past 125 yearsSidney Stevens, an Illinois inventor, purchased an 88.5-acre homestead in what
A look at Port Orchard's past 125 years
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Sidney Stevens, an Illinois inventor, purchased an 88.5-acre homestead in what is now Port Orchard. His son Frederick Stevens platted the town in 1886, calling it Sidney after his dad. The town's residents later changed the name to Port Orchard.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Postcards from Normtown of New Milford has grown remarkably fast during recent decades. Yet the at
Postcards from Norm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
town of New Milford has grown remarkably fast during recent decades. Yet the attentive eye can still find images of its small-town charm. This photo was taken in 2005 from Second Hill Road. Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings /Spectrum Even... Read more
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City Pulse
First clerkdid start responding. All of them were in, and the office was opened at 8 a.m.
First clerk
City Pulse / Posted 4 days ago
did start responding. All of them were in, and the office was opened at 8 a.m. March 21, just like it were any regular business day. She brags that she even processed a concealed weapons permit request that day, between marriages. For Byrum it... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Hurricane Andrew: A Personal StoryThat’s what they call it when you’re unemployed in the TV business. Well, I ha
Hurricane Andrew: A Personal Story
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 days ago
That’s what they call it when you’re unemployed in the TV business. Well, I had been “on the beach” for several months after having my contract not renewed in Raleigh. Job prospects weren’t panning out. It was a rough time. Then, on the morning of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Greenwich estate worker’s bee-tending business growspheromone.” The whole concept of the stainless steel smoker, he said while che
Greenwich estate worker’s bee-tending business grows
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
pheromone.” The whole concept of the stainless steel smoker, he said while checking on his hives at the Greenburgh Nature Center, is “helping the bees to stay a little calmer, not become agitated.” And there is no question that the honeybee... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Greenwich estate worker’s bee-tending business growspheromone.” The whole concept of the stainless steel smoker, he said while che
Greenwich estate worker’s bee-tending business grows
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
pheromone.” The whole concept of the stainless steel smoker, he said while checking on his hives at the Greenburgh Nature Center, is “helping the bees to stay a little calmer, not become agitated.” And there is no question that the honeybee... Read more
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Crosscut
Wildfires threaten Methow's long road to recovery10:30 on Thursday night did she learn that her husband, son and elderly mother
Wildfires threaten Methow's long road to recovery
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
10:30 on Thursday night did she learn that her husband, son and elderly mother were safe. Her mother’s home — a family homestead that Anders helped build — had burned to the ground. The Carlton Complex would burn for another 38 days,... Read more
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Columbia Star
Richland County Masters Salethe undersigned as Master in Equity for Richland County, will sell on 9/8/2015
Richland County Masters Sale
Columbia Star / Posted 10 days ago
the undersigned as Master in Equity for Richland County, will sell on 9/8/2015 at 12:00 PM, at the Richland County Judicial Center, Richland County, South Carolina, to the highest bidder: Legal Description and Property Address: All that certain... Read more
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Salon.com
“People know next to nothing about Reconstruction”: The pernicious Civil War revisionism poisoning American history studentsas Communists. For the elder Foners, a radical approach to US history involved
“People know next to nothing about Reconstruction”: The pernicious Civil War revisionism poisoning American history students
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
as Communists. For the elder Foners, a radical approach to US history involved placing the black freedom struggle at center stage. “In the 1930s,” Eric later wrote, “the Communist party was the only predominantly white organization to make... Read more
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Washington Post
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour notethe Shenandoah Valley frame house with its put-up-your-feet-and-stay-awhile por
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour note
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
the Shenandoah Valley frame house with its put-up-your-feet-and-stay-awhile porch furniture is on the front lawn. It’s a small white sign, planted beside the road and across from the lowing cows, in grass that’s preternaturally green from this... Read more
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Washington Post
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour notethe Shenandoah Valley frame house with its put-up-your-feet-and-stay-awhile por
In Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, a proposed pipeline hits a sour note
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
the Shenandoah Valley frame house with its put-up-your-feet-and-stay-awhile porch furniture is on the front lawn. It’s a small white sign, planted beside the road and across from the lowing cows, in grass that’s preternaturally green from this... Read more
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Crosscut
Land use: Seattle's oh-so-human hesitations about changeaway from changes to single-family zones and back toward Seattle’s traditional
Land use: Seattle's oh-so-human hesitations about change
Crosscut / Posted 24 days ago
away from changes to single-family zones and back toward Seattle’s traditional focus on density and urban village or urban centers, it strikes me, based on 30 years of experience, that the real work has barely begun. Writing now from a world of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Through Friday
History Explorers Camp• Museum of the Coastal Bendstate Highway 35, Port Lavaca • 10 a.m. Factory Connection specializes in pro
Through Friday
History Explorers Camp• Museum of the Coastal Bend
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
state Highway 35, Port Lavaca • 10 a.m. Factory Connection specializes in providing fashion merchandise for customers in small to medium markets. Youth Mental Health First Aid• Gulf Bend Center • 6502 Nursery Drive, Suite 100 • 8 a.m. • A... Read more
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Irish Central
Obama’s ancestral Irish town suffers as rest stop boomsof rural Ireland while the new Obama Plaza attracts huge numbers of tourists. P
Obama’s ancestral Irish town suffers as rest stop booms
Irish Central / Posted 26 days ago
of rural Ireland while the new Obama Plaza attracts huge numbers of tourists. Photo by: Photocall Ireland In May 2011, the small town of Moneygall in Co. Offaly was a hive of activity and the center of all Irish media attention as crowds descended... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Through Friday
History Explorers Camp• Museum of the Coastal BendPrizes will be given to the most buncos, wins, losses and aces as well as door
Through Friday
History Explorers Camp• Museum of the Coastal Bend
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Prizes will be given to the most buncos, wins, losses and aces as well as door prizes. Extreme Circus• Victoria Community Center Arena • 2905 E. North St. • 7:30 p.m. • $5-$15. Find coupons for free kid tickets in town. • There will be... Read more
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The New Yorker
Trump SoloAnd what would come of it? “I think the thing I’m worst at is managing the pres
Trump Solo
The New Yorker / Posted 27 days ago
And what would come of it? “I think the thing I’m worst at is managing the press,” he said. “The thing I’m best at is business and conceiving. The press portrays me as a wild flamethrower. In actuality, I think I’m much different from that. I... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Barnsthe late J.A. Josefson of Minneota, for the LCHS Museum. "Victor Josephson's f
Barns
Marshall Independent / Posted 28 days ago
the late J.A. Josefson of Minneota, for the LCHS Museum. "Victor Josephson's father left Iceland in 1872 and established a business in Copenhagen, Denmark - he was a locksmith and machinist. In 1875, he returned to Iceland and my father who was his... Read more

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