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KERA North Texas
Commentary: Jimmy Who?Recent news about his cancer has prompted numerous tributes to former President
Commentary: Jimmy Who?
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 hours ago
Recent news about his cancer has prompted numerous tributes to former President Jimmy Carter. Commentator Lee Cullum looks back to when she first met him. "Jimmy Who?" That's what many asked about Jimmy Carter when he first started running for... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
VJ Day Anniversary: Local vet shares how he earned the Purple HeartDirectly across from the front door inside Joseph Guiliano’s Riverhead home, ha
VJ Day Anniversary: Local vet shares how he earned the Purple Heart
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 4 hours ago
Directly across from the front door inside Joseph Guiliano’s Riverhead home, hanging at eye level in a glass keepsake is his Purple Heart. A general presented him with the medal while he lay was lying in a hospital bed with shrapnel wounds in his... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Senior Calendar (Sept. 2)Las Cruces Association of Educational Retirees: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at th
Senior Calendar (Sept. 2)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 6 hours ago
Las Cruces Association of Educational Retirees: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the NMSU Golf Course Restaurant ball room 3000 Herb Wimberly Drive. The topic will be the NMAER 73rd Annual State Convention to be held at the Las Cruces Ramada Palms Hotel... Read more
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The Advocate
First phase of planned offshore megaport could be open by late 2016, backers sayWith the Panama Canal expansion moving closer to reality, a group backing devel
First phase of planned offshore megaport could be open by late 2016, backers say
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
With the Panama Canal expansion moving closer to reality, a group backing development of the nation’s first offshore megaport — slated to be built off the coast of Plaquemines Parish — said Monday that the project’s first phase is fully financed and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Backers of offshore mega-port ready to seek permits; port of N.O. respondsA cake shaped like an offshore deep-water transfer terminal was sliced along th
Backers of offshore mega-port ready to seek permits; port of N.O. responds
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
A cake shaped like an offshore deep-water transfer terminal was sliced along the riverfront in celebration of the proposed Mega-Port project that has picked up steam. Those behind the project said Monday afternoon they are ready to get the first... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Column: Can we do business through a border wall?Imagine for a moment that President Donald Trump, or whoever assumes the nation
Column: Can we do business through a border wall?
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted yesterday
Imagine for a moment that President Donald Trump, or whoever assumes the nation's highest office in January 2017, executes the border policy he is now advocating: sealing the border with an impregnable wall and making Mexico pay for it by taxing or... Read more
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Denver Post
Loy: Will Russia and China beat U.S. in the Arctic?President Barack Obama should be applauded for gathering world leaders in Ancho
Loy: Will Russia and China beat U.S. in the Arctic?
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
President Barack Obama should be applauded for gathering world leaders in Anchorage this week for a U.S.-led conference on "Global Leadership in the Arctic." Yet the summit's limited focus on climate change, though undoubtedly important, belies the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Zelizer: Iran deal repudiates Bush doctrineCongress is preparing to vote on a resolution of disapproval for President Obam
Zelizer: Iran deal repudiates Bush doctrine
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Congress is preparing to vote on a resolution of disapproval for President Obama's deal with Iran that would bring an end to the era of economic sanctions in exchange for a tough system of inspections to prevent the production of nuclear... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Zelizer: Iran deal repudiates Bush doctrineCongress is preparing to vote on a resolution of disapproval for President Obam
Zelizer: Iran deal repudiates Bush doctrine
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Congress is preparing to vote on a resolution of disapproval for President Obama's deal with Iran that would bring an end to the era of economic sanctions in exchange for a tough system of inspections to prevent the production of nuclear... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
When Your Client's Drawdown Pays-OffMany clients who have long planned for retirement are waiting for their advisor
When Your Client's Drawdown Pays-Off
Financial Planning.com / Posted yesterday
Many clients who have long planned for retirement are waiting for their advisors to give them the signal for when that major life change is about to start. The advisor, after working up models and projections of costs, announces that the clients... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Navy Rear Admiral William C. Hushing diesNavy Rear Admiral William C. Hushing of Palm Beach Gardens, formerly of Palm Be
Navy Rear Admiral William C. Hushing dies
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted yesterday
Navy Rear Admiral William C. Hushing of Palm Beach Gardens, formerly of Palm Beach, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. Adm. Hushing was born in Missouri, the son of Sumner K. and Anne E. Hushing. He grew up in Illinois, the Panama Canal Zone, and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
| StarNewsOnline.comThe NCDOT has been aware of this need for many years. They actually created a r
| StarNewsOnline.com
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
The NCDOT has been aware of this need for many years. They actually created a report in which they referred to the above interstate as "conceptual interstate 32." The word conceptual was used not only to provide this highway with a name, but it also... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Amateur sailors defy the odds to race round the world“I was sitting in the pub with one of my mates and he suddenly had this bright
Amateur sailors defy the odds to race round the world
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
“I was sitting in the pub with one of my mates and he suddenly had this bright idea,” said Mr Reid. “Glow in the dark lipstick.” During the night stretches of their round the world adventure – which will see the crew of Mr Reid’s Mission Performance... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Edward KimballWINTER PARK, FL. � died at the age of 95 on August 16 in Winter Park, Florida.
Edward Kimball
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
WINTER PARK, FL. � died at the age of 95 on August 16 in Winter Park, Florida. Mr. Kimball was born in Weirsdale, Florida, on July 25, 1920, to Harvey Kimball and Agnes Grace Simpson. After graduating from Florida�s Mt. Dora High... Read more
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Calcutta News
Panama Canal officials cancel draft restrictions as drought concerns eased PANAMA CITY, Panama - The Panama Canal Authority has canceled plans to restri
Panama Canal officials cancel draft restrictions as drought concerns eased
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
PANAMA CITY, Panama - The Panama Canal Authority has canceled plans to restrict the draft of large ships from passing through the waterway, in response to drought conditions... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear Voices - We need a better US 74 corridorFor StarNews Media Although the primary concern of many people in our area reg
Cape Fear Voices - We need a better US 74 corridor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
For StarNews Media Although the primary concern of many people in our area regarding Interstate 74 relates to the upgrading of it to interstate standards along the US 74/76 corridor from I-140 to I-95, the situation is more complicated. The upgrade... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
TB never caught Frank CasierHe's 96 years old now, and it hasn't caught up with him yet. He had tuberculos
TB never caught Frank Casier
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
He's 96 years old now, and it hasn't caught up with him yet. He had tuberculosis before World War II but didn't let it stop him from serving all over the world in the Merchant Marine. Finally hospitalized for it against his will in Panama, he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
USS Hoga tow plan approvedTen years after gaining title to a Pearl Harbor-surviving tugboat, North Little
USS Hoga tow plan approved
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Ten years after gaining title to a Pearl Harbor-surviving tugboat, North Little Rock learned the USS Hoga has been cleared for the journey to its new home. The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum received confirmation Wednesday that the Pentagon has... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Senior Calendar (Aug. 26)AARP Driver Safety Program: Classes will take place: Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2
Senior Calendar (Aug. 26)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
AARP Driver Safety Program: Classes will take place: Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Call Ernie Apodaca, 575-642-2582; Sept. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at Good Samaritan, 3011 Buena Vida Circle.... Read more
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Soundings
Big crack threatens Panama Canal expansionA crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded Pana
Big crack threatens Panama Canal expansion
Soundings / Posted 7 days ago
A crack has formed in the concrete of one of the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal that could potentially threaten the delivery of the project as scheduled. The crack formed in what is known as the “sill” of the new Cocoli Locks on the Panama... Read more
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Independent
Improbable ships: From hospitals to floating nuclear generatorsComplete with a casino, disco, perfumery and gift shop, it briefly served as a
Improbable ships: From hospitals to floating nuclear generators
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Complete with a casino, disco, perfumery and gift shop, it briefly served as a floating hotel during the G8 summit in 2001 before going on to provide a more humdrum service shunting people and stuff around the Greek islands. But earlier this month,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, CHESTER W. PEARSON, Youngstown, OhioSTRUTHERS - Chester W. Pearson, 75, died Aug. 23, 2015, at Select Specialty Hos
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, CHESTER W. PEARSON, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
STRUTHERS - Chester W. Pearson, 75, died Aug. 23, 2015, at Select Specialty Hospital, Boardman Campus. Mr. Pearson was born April 21, 1940, in Altoona, Pa., a son of Chester and Delores Marchdola Pearson. He was a 1958 graduate of Balboa High... Read more
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Adelaide Now
When a big ship meets the Panama CanalSunrise over the entry to the Panama Canal. Picture: iStock IN THE silvery lig
When a big ship meets the Panama Canal
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
Sunrise over the entry to the Panama Canal. Picture: iStock IN THE silvery light of dawn passengers are vying for prime viewing sites on deck on cruise ship Azamara Quest as a Panamanian pilot boards to guide us through the Panama Canal and its... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
When a big ship meets the Panama CanalPanama Canal main attraction for cruise guests on the Azamara Quest | DailyTele
When a big ship meets the Panama Canal
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Panama Canal main attraction for cruise guests on the Azamara Quest | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website Sunrise over the entry to the Panama Canal.... Read more
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Perth Now
When a big ship meets the Panama CanalSunrise over the entry to the Panama Canal. Picture: iStock IN THE silvery lig
When a big ship meets the Panama Canal
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
Sunrise over the entry to the Panama Canal. Picture: iStock IN THE silvery light of dawn passengers are vying for prime viewing sites on deck on cruise ship Azamara Quest as a Panamanian pilot boards to guide us through the Panama Canal and its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Good White ManThe news that former US President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with cancer w
The Good White Man
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The news that former US President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with cancer which has spread to his brain was received with deep sadness in this part of the world. This is because Jimmy Carter, 90, was a good friend of African-Americans and of... Read more
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BBC News
Panama Canal expansion prompts safety concerns - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Panama Canal expansion prompts safety concerns
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say One... Read more
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walesonline
This couple set off sailing for a week and didn't return for 16 yearsThey set off on a week’s sailing trip and came back 16 years later - but since
This couple set off sailing for a week and didn't return for 16 years
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
They set off on a week’s sailing trip and came back 16 years later - but since returning from their global adventures an intrepid Welsh couple admit they are finding life back in Britain “a bit chilly”. “I do occasionally wish I was back in the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Delegate Cox honored for efforts to provide advanced training, boost Va. economyRICHMOND, Va. – State Del. Kirk Cox, who represents the 66th Colonial Heights d
Delegate Cox honored for efforts to provide advanced training, boost Va. economy
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. – State Del. Kirk Cox, who represents the 66th Colonial Heights district, was recognized Thursday for his vision and efforts to bring apprentice academies to Southern Virginia. Cox received recognition from the boards of directors of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Population, freight growth make state look for fundingEstimated state revenue gain from Proposition 7 An increase in population and
Population, freight growth make state look for funding
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Estimated state revenue gain from Proposition 7 An increase in population and imported goods are requiring the state government to look for ways to fund more road projects in the Crossroads. Texas' population is increasing by about 1,200 new... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
New investor for single-family homes HomeUnion sees growth in Jacksonville�s economy Wednesday, August 19, 11:25
New investor for single-family homes
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
HomeUnion sees growth in Jacksonville�s economy Wednesday, August 19, 11:25 AM EDT There�s a new investor buying single-family homes in Jacksonville, one that aims to make purchasing investment property as... Read more
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Miami New Times
FIU Students Push Plan to Bring Maglev Trains to Miami BeachDuring rush hour, the 18-mile commute from FIU to Miami Beach can easily take 4
FIU Students Push Plan to Bring Maglev Trains to Miami Beach
Miami New Times / Posted 14 days ago
During rush hour, the 18-mile commute from FIU to Miami Beach can easily take 45 minutes by car. On public transportation, that same trip now requires at least three buses and some two hours to complete. But a group of FIU students has a plan to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Analysis: Divisions in Congress may hand Obama a victory on Iran dealWASHINGTON – Partisanship has become the pre-eminent scapegoat for U.S. politic
Analysis: Divisions in Congress may hand Obama a victory on Iran deal
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON – Partisanship has become the pre-eminent scapegoat for U.S. political failure, an all-purpose explanation for Washington’s inability to act. Yet in rare circumstances, it can actually guarantee action. So, notwithstanding an acrimonious... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Senior Calendar (Aug. 19)AARP Driver Safety Program: Class will take place today Aug. 19 from noon to 4
Senior Calendar (Aug. 19)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 14 days ago
AARP Driver Safety Program: Class will take place today Aug. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Good Samaritan, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Call Michael Allen, 575-636-4804. Open to those drivers 50 years of age and older. Space is limited so reservations are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former President Jimmy Carter to speak about his cancer on ThursdayFormer President Jimmy Carter to speak publicly about his cancer battle on Thur
Former President Jimmy Carter to speak about his cancer on Thursday
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Former President Jimmy Carter to speak publicly about his cancer battle on Thursday The 39th president recently underwent surgery to remove a small mass from his liver and doctors found the cancer had spread In a statement released Tuesday, the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
John McCain Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ). Person
John McCain Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ). Personal: Birth date: August 29, 1936 Birth place: Panama Canal Zone Birth name: John Sidney McCain, III Father: John McCain, Jr., Navy admiral Mother: Roberta (Wright)... Read more
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Daily Mail
Curtis Stone launches restaurants on board Princess Cruises shipsCooking up a STORM: Curtis Stone is joined by stunning wife Lindsay Price as he
Curtis Stone launches restaurants on board Princess Cruises ships
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Cooking up a STORM: Curtis Stone is joined by stunning wife Lindsay Price as he launches Restaurants at Sea with Princess Cruises ships He was dubbed the Quiet Terminator by fans following his performance on Celebrity Apprentice 3 but on Monday... Read more
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BBC News
The women presidents of Latin America - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
The women presidents of Latin America
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Dilma Rousseff has... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Keep ports competitiveToday the port is at a bit of a crossroads as new, wider parts of the Panama Ca
Keep ports competitive
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
Today the port is at a bit of a crossroads as new, wider parts of the Panama Canal are set to open in 2016, meaning even larger vessels will be calling on ports that can handle their massive size. Wilmington will not be one of those ports. Like many... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fort Sill introduces new mascotFORT SILL, Okla._Fort Sill soldiers gathered Monday morning to say hello to the
Fort Sill introduces new mascot
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
FORT SILL, Okla._Fort Sill soldiers gathered Monday morning to say hello to their new mascot. Sergeant Big Deuce VII took the oath to formally join the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery. He now joins their other mascot, a goat known as Corporal... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ella Eyre will headline Standard's star-studded partyElla Eyre will headline the Evening Standard’s annual celebration of influentia
Ella Eyre will headline Standard's star-studded party
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Ella Eyre will headline the Evening Standard’s annual celebration of influential Londoners next month. The Brit Award winner will perform at the launch of The Progress 1000, a unique gathering of Londoners who are leaders in the fields of politics,... Read more
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The Columbian
Off Beat: Before 'incoming wounded,' an incoming helicopter crashMost of us have viewed the scene hundreds of times: doctors and nurses running
Off Beat: Before 'incoming wounded,' an incoming helicopter crash
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Most of us have viewed the scene hundreds of times: doctors and nurses running to meet a helicopter that's delivering a wounded soldier to an Army field hospital. It's part of the opening title shot for the TV series "M*ASH" — first seen in 1972 and... Read more
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FOX 26 Houston
The woman behind Port of Houston Authority's successThe Port of Houston Authority is breaking records and isn't showing any signs o
The woman behind Port of Houston Authority's success
FOX 26 Houston / Posted 16 days ago
The Port of Houston Authority is breaking records and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Perhaps the progress is thanks, largely, to the first woman ever appointed to head the Port Commission. Record breaking and history making? That... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
No progress on regional transportation studyA study on regionalizing transportation in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties star
No progress on regional transportation study
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
A study on regionalizing transportation in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties started with a meeting in April and promptly stopped when state and local officials weren’t on the same page about the focus of the analysis. The state Department of... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Actors Guild starts new seasonThe new season will featured a mixture of comedy, drama and musicals including
Actors Guild starts new season
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
The new season will featured a mixture of comedy, drama and musicals including classic plays and modern hits with the theme of "Classic Movie and Television Comedy" for the entire season. More information is available online at actors-guild.com. The... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Glancing - Glancing BackwardToday is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in
Glancing - Glancing Backward
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 17 days ago
Today is Saturday, August 15, the 227th day of 2015. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1945, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced in a recorded radio address that his country had accepted terms of... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Jimmy Carter: A Georgian defined by his global legacyNearly half the Americans alive today weren’t born when Jimmy Carter left the W
Jimmy Carter: A Georgian defined by his global legacy
Savannah Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly half the Americans alive today weren’t born when Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981. His legacy, however, wasn’t built on his four years as president but on his 34 years spent establishing one of the nation’s most successful... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Deceased women discovered in back seat of Lincoln in southwest DetroitWarner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz
Deceased women discovered in back seat of Lincoln in southwest Detroit
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 days ago
Warner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Woman ejected from vehicle in Farmington Hills crashWarner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz
Woman ejected from vehicle in Farmington Hills crash
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 days ago
Warner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Head-on collision kills 1 on Lake Shore DriveWarner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz
Head-on collision kills 1 on Lake Shore Drive
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 days ago
Warner Home Video Image The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.... Read more
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