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KTXS Abilene
August 28U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at I
August 28
KTXS Abilene / Posted 27 minutes ago
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A record-breaking crowd of 84,000 people watched the speech at the football stadium. 2005: New Orleans... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 28U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at I
August 28
KECI Missoula / Posted 30 minutes ago
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A record-breaking crowd of 84,000 people watched the speech at the football stadium. 2005: New Orleans... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 28U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at I
August 28
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 44 minutes ago
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A record-breaking crowd of 84,000 people watched the speech at the football stadium. 2005: New Orleans... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 28U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at I
August 28
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 46 minutes ago
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A record-breaking crowd of 84,000 people watched the speech at the football stadium. 2005: New Orleans... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historythan 200,000 people listened, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
than 200,000 people listened, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached present-day... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historythan 200,000 people listened, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 hours ago
than 200,000 people listened, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. On this date: In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in history‘‘Honey Boo Boo,’’ is 11. In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his s
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
‘‘Honey Boo Boo,’’ is 11. In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached present-day Delaware Bay. In 1862, the Second Battle of Bull Run (also known as Second Manassas) began in Prince William County, Virginia,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Video and pictures: Memorial unveiled for Shropshire war hero « Shropshire Starwas born in Germany but grew up in Shropshire. He is among hundreds of hundred
Video and pictures: Memorial unveiled for Shropshire war hero « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 23 hours ago
was born in Germany but grew up in Shropshire. He is among hundreds of hundreds of VC winners to be recognised in a national scheme to mark the achievements of heroes of the First World War. About 40 residents, civic dignitaries and guests... Read more
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The Irish Times
Gemma Tipton: Designing memorable memorials is harder than it soundsbecomes a three dimensional thing, building through time and space. That may b
Gemma Tipton: Designing memorable memorials is harder than it sounds
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
becomes a three dimensional thing, building through time and space. That may be so, but when it comes to three-dimensional memorials, we’re frequently less than good at creating them. Anyone who ever felt in need of having a statue erected to... Read more
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Salem News
Admiration for those backing Blue Star Memorial ProgramLast week my sons and I attended a ceremony to commemorate the placement of a B
Admiration for those backing Blue Star Memorial Program
Salem News / Posted yesterday
Last week my sons and I attended a ceremony to commemorate the placement of a Blue Star Memorial marker in Malvern. On this occasion two very different groups were brought together by patriotism and a sense of duty. National Garden Clubs Inc. is the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Donald Trump's supporters reaction goes viralteleprompter in a rare departure from his usual freewheeling rally remarks, cam
Donald Trump's supporters reaction goes viral
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
teleprompter in a rare departure from his usual freewheeling rally remarks, came after Clinton vowed Tuesday to conduct a national security and foreign policy that Americans could be proud of. "It just absolutely bewilders me when I hear Donald... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monumentThis photo provided by the National Park Service shows people on the National M
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
This photo provided by the National Park Service shows people on the National Mall in Washington, looking toward the World War II Memorial, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, creating a giant, living version of the National Park Service emblem. Participants... Read more
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The Irish Times
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monumentsbase reads, “and to the memory of the men and officers of the Royal Irish Regim
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monuments
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
base reads, “and to the memory of the men and officers of the Royal Irish Regiment (18th Foot) who fell during the Great War 1914-1918. Near this spot the 2nd Battalion commenced operations on 23rd August 1914 and finished on 11th November 1918... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
National parks at 100 offer a source of prideDIAMOND — One hundred years ago this year the National Park Service was formed.
National parks at 100 offer a source of pride
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DIAMOND — One hundred years ago this year the National Park Service was formed. DIAMOND — One hundred years ago this year the National Park Service was formed. On Thursday, George Washington Carver National Monument hosted a birthday party to... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
LawrenceHigh School. He worked with his father on a milk route for Lassig Dairy and was
Lawrence
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
High School. He worked with his father on a milk route for Lassig Dairy and was employed at Atlas Plywood. He joined the National Guard. After completing Army basic training, Larry attended Officer Candidate School and served his country during... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Motorcyclist dies after collision near MolallaScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Motorcyclist dies after collision near Molalla
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for NJ policeScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for NJ police
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Jessica Smith sentenced to life in prison after killing one daughter and injuring anotherScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Jessica Smith sentenced to life in prison after killing one daughter and injuring another
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Overturned log truck blocks Highway 26 in Coast RangeScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Overturned log truck blocks Highway 26 in Coast Range
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Portland Fire & Rescue on scene of NE restaurant fireScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Portland Fire & Rescue on scene of NE restaurant fire
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Monmouth man killed in head-on crash near IndependenceScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sun
Monmouth man killed in head-on crash near Independence
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrierScientists discover sunken World War II aircraft carrier Scientists surveyed the USS Independence, a sunken World War II aircraft carrier, for the first time after 65 years. Scientists... Read more
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Evening Standard
William Fiennes: the author on Kew Gardens literary festivalexercise facilities), football pitches, deck chairs, horse riding, lawn bowls,
William Fiennes: the author on Kew Gardens literary festival
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
exercise facilities), football pitches, deck chairs, horse riding, lawn bowls, putting green, six tennis courts, Diana Memorial, Holocaust Memorial, bandstand. Nearest tube(s): Hyde Park corner, Lancaster Gate, Marble Arch,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend CalendarOctober. "A Diamond in the Rough: 75 Years of Historic Arkansas Museum," throug
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
October. "A Diamond in the Rough: 75 Years of Historic Arkansas Museum," through February 2017. Knife Gallery, "We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas," Arkansas Made Gallery, continuing. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
John Wayne ShermanKenneth, of Clearbrook, Virginia; in addition, John is survived by 11 nephews a
John Wayne Sherman
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
Kenneth, of Clearbrook, Virginia; in addition, John is survived by 11 nephews and five nieces. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin "June" Sherman and Charles Bowen Sherman, as well as a sister, Eleanor Joy Shirk. John was a 1963... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Thursday, August 25, 2016Spooner got a smaller yellowfin tuna. Read all about it 8.21am: Women’s advoca
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Thursday, August 25, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Spooner got a smaller yellowfin tuna. Read all about it 8.21am: Women’s advocate Melinda Tankard Reist will address an Illawarra forum next month on how online pornography is harming children. Full story. 8.19am: Governments taxing Australian... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 25, 2016have decided to do what they can for the ‘hidden homeless’ – those who couch su
Rise and Shine | Thursday, August 25, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
have decided to do what they can for the ‘hidden homeless’ – those who couch surf, sleep in their car or manage a night or two in a refuge. Read on Stephanie Scott, Abi Knight, Maddy Scott, Paris Briggs, Stefo Kay Brigade’s single plea – stop... Read more
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The Border Mail
Thursday, August 25, 2016more.Cigarette the cause of much bigger tree fire A possible shower and a top
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
more.Cigarette the cause of much bigger tree fire A possible shower and a top of 14 degrees.State of the Nation Need a national news snapshot first thing? We've got you covered. But also check out what's happening around regional Australia … ►... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thursday, August 25, 2016Radio's John Leach says he has always felt very dedicated to his readers and li
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Radio's John Leach says he has always felt very dedicated to his readers and listeners throughout his career. 7.37am: Be aware scammers are doing the rounds again. South Coast weatherRoads and rail Apart from wet roads we have no issues to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shockedMATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped o
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shocked
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
MATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped on Sunday afternoon and had spent two nights away from home. ► COWRA: The mother of Stephanie Scott has spoken of the joy she gave her family and of the pain... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Thursday, August 25, 2016from around regional Australia and beyond. Scroll down and refresh for weather,
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
from around regional Australia and beyond. Scroll down and refresh for weather, road reports and more. 7.37am: Be aware scammers are doing the rounds again. South Coast weatherRoads and rail Apart from wet roads we have no issues to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shockedMATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped o
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shocked
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
MATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped on Sunday afternoon and had spent two nights away from home. ► COWRA: The mother of Stephanie Scott has spoken of the joy she gave her family and of the pain... Read more
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The Courier
Thursday, August 25, 2016services on regional train lines is behind schedule. Read more.City looks to Eu
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
services on regional train lines is behind schedule. Read more.City looks to Europe A controversial trip to Austria for two councillors and a senior council officer racked up a bill of more than $38,000, a report revealed. Read... Read more
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The Young Witness
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shockedMATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped o
Malicious vandalism leaves residents shocked
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
MATES: Archi and Jackson Collier were reunited on Tuesday after Archi escaped on Sunday afternoon and had spent two nights away from home. ► COWRA: The mother of Stephanie Scott has spoken of the joy she gave her family and of the pain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spiteful Search for Oil Out of Seasonresentful and spiteful resumption of oil search in the north of Nigeria. Last
Spiteful Search for Oil Out of Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
resentful and spiteful resumption of oil search in the north of Nigeria. Last week ,the Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,Dr Maikati Baru, while receiving a delegation from Benue State, announced that the oil... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
2016 college football previewseason. Chubb finished his freshman season with 1,547 rushing yards despite sta
2016 college football preview
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
season. Chubb finished his freshman season with 1,547 rushing yards despite starting just eight games and tied 1982 Heisman Memorial Trophy winner Herschel Walker with 13 consecutive 100-yard games before he was injured last year. North Carolina won... Read more
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Style Weekly
The 2016 Richmond Power Listits $38 million goal to transform its headquarters. And a new capital campaign
The 2016 Richmond Power List
Style Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
its $38 million goal to transform its headquarters. And a new capital campaign launched to expand the American Civil War Museum by building into the surrounding hillside at Tredegar. There also were power alliances. Arts organizations... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2016 college football previewseason. Chubb finished his freshman season with 1,547 rushing yards despite sta
2016 college football preview
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
season. Chubb finished his freshman season with 1,547 rushing yards despite starting just eight games and tied 1982 Heisman Memorial Trophy winner Herschel Walker with 13 consecutive 100-yard games before he was injured last year. North Carolina won... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Monument to Outlast Humanityand a tarte tatin at Balthazar. With his dealer, Kara Vander Weg, of the Gagosi
A Monument to Outlast Humanity
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
and a tarte tatin at Balthazar. With his dealer, Kara Vander Weg, of the Gagosian gallery, he shuffled down Spring Street toward Greene, where he’d been renting a loft since the fall. He is seventy-one, and walking pains him. At a crosswalk,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making a Home for Black HistoryA few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for th
Making a Home for Black History
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
A few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open in September on the Mall in Washington, D.C., made a phone call. Ellis is a natural storyteller,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jack Vessey led as a follower of faithhe died last week at 94, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. John W. Ves
Jack Vessey led as a follower of faith
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
he died last week at 94, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. was a living memorial to an earlier America — where God and country were not seen as contradictions, where faith formed the bedrock of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jet-setting Thais among early fashionistasbefore, until now. Forty-five rare photographs developed from wet- and dry-plat
Jet-setting Thais among early fashionistas
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
before, until now. Forty-five rare photographs developed from wet- and dry-plate collodion in the collection of the National Archives of Thailand testify to the development of women's fashion in early 20th century Siam in conjunction with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Robert W. Gifford, Baltimore County math and science teacher, diesfrom Columbia University in New York City in 1954. His early teaching career a
Robert W. Gifford, Baltimore County math and science teacher, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
from Columbia University in New York City in 1954. His early teaching career at schools in Virginia was interrupted during World War II when he joined the U.S. merchant marine in 1943 and served aboard cargo ships as a purser and pharmacist's mate.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Digging up graves and hiding with corpses - North Korea's vengeful death squadsrogue state saw targeted killings as among the few weapons it could wield again
Digging up graves and hiding with corpses - North Korea's vengeful death squads
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
rogue state saw targeted killings as among the few weapons it could wield against its many enemies. Now after 66 years of war it’s only an ongoing truce with South Korea which keeps the peace and there are fears Kim Jong-un will be reviving the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pushing for ReparationWhile others are optimistic that the issue is receiving commendable attention d
Pushing for Reparation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
While others are optimistic that the issue is receiving commendable attention despite some hindrances. At the JF Ade Ajayi Memorial Lecture held in Lagos at the University of Lagos recently with the theme; 'History and the Pan Africa Nation', the... Read more
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The Hindu
Madras Week: Happy Birthday!facets and a firm resolution to ensure that this glorious heritage is retained
Madras Week: Happy Birthday!
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
facets and a firm resolution to ensure that this glorious heritage is retained and built upon in a rapidly-changing world Battle of Adyar In a crucial event in the history of Madras, the French and the Nawab of Arcot fought the day-long... Read more
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The New Statesman
What happens to Labour if Jeremy Corbyn wins again?starring Eddie Redmayne. But it did feature in the original novel by Sebastian
What happens to Labour if Jeremy Corbyn wins again?
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
starring Eddie Redmayne. But it did feature in the original novel by Sebastian Faulks about Stephen Wraysford, a Great War soldier who survived the Battle of the Somme. To Wraysford’s granddaughter in the 1970s, it looks from a distance like a... Read more
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The Jewish Week
At 80, A Munich Olympics And Holocaust Survivor is Still The SportsmanOMER, Israel (JTA) – Shaul Ladany, a two-time Olympian, acknowledged that he wa
At 80, A Munich Olympics And Holocaust Survivor is Still The Sportsman
The Jewish Week / Posted 6 days ago
OMER, Israel (JTA) – Shaul Ladany, a two-time Olympian, acknowledged that he was “very happy” that the International Olympic Committee finally held an official memorial for the 11 Israelis who were killed in a terrorist raid at the 1972 Munich... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69attention to civil rights because he lived it and loved it,” Lafayette said thr
Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
attention to civil rights because he lived it and loved it,” Lafayette said through his spokesman Maynard Eaton, SCLC national communications director. Curry’s connection to the SCLC was through his longtime childhood friend, confidant and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
As National Park Service turns 100, Seattle ranger personifies changeWhite, male and “midcareer,” Seattle’s Charles Beall in a lot of ways is the fa
As National Park Service turns 100, Seattle ranger personifies change
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
White, male and “midcareer,” Seattle’s Charles Beall in a lot of ways is the face of the National Park Service that turns 100 on Aug. 25. He also may be the best hope the agency has for changing that face to match the diversity that is rapidly... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
For LA Rams fans, the Coliseum — even at 93 — is still ‘the greatest’The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Los Angeles, CA. August 18, 2016. (Photo by
For LA Rams fans, the Coliseum — even at 93 — is still ‘the greatest’
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Los Angeles, CA. August 18, 2016. (Photo by John McCoy/So Cal News Group) Los Angeles Rams season ticket holder Jamaal Artis crawled down the 110 Freeway, inched for what seemed like an eternity on side streets... Read more
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