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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Change ahead for J.B. Hunt; logo's not onein testing, as we are any new idea -- like natural gas and other alternative po
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
in testing, as we are any new idea -- like natural gas and other alternative power systems, or import changes involving the Panama Canal." "We are not going to be caught looking over our shoulders saying, 'Why didn't we pay more attention to... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on July 23, 2017in ice cream. WASHINGTON (UPI) – President Carter is resurrecting the idea of
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
in ice cream. WASHINGTON (UPI) – President Carter is resurrecting the idea of a sea-level waterway running parallel to the Panama Canal across the narrowest land mass in the Western Hemisphere. TOKYO (UPI) – A Japanese scientist said today a huge... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Jazz man Arturo Sandoval to play aboard Caribbean-South American cruisetunes from the Great American Songbook, will appear on an 18-day journey that s
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
tunes from the Great American Songbook, will appear on an 18-day journey that starts in Los Angeles and travels through the Panama Canal and ends in Miami. Stops include Huatulco and Puerto Chiapas in Mexico as well as ports in Guatemala and Costa... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Code of Conduct to secure Asean tradeAsia via the West Philippine Sea is triple what passes through the Suez Canal a
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
Asia via the West Philippine Sea is triple what passes through the Suez Canal and 15 times the volume that transits the Panama Canal. This accounts for some two-thirds of South Korea’s energy supplies, nearly 60 percent of Japan’s and Taiwan’s,... Read more
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Business Wire
Kansas City Southern Reports Record Second Quarter 2017 Revenues and Earnings per Share, and All-Time Record Quarterly Operating Incomenortheastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North... Read more
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Salon.com
The demolition of U.S. global powerseemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
seemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying economic rewards and perks. Just as the Panama Canal had once been a shining example for Americans of their nation’s global prowess, so British conservatives... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for John Littlethe current "disaster" in the Ukraine. Friday, February 21, 2014(8 comments) N
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
the current "disaster" in the Ukraine. Friday, February 21, 2014(8 comments) Nicaragua and China to Build New Canal The Panama Canal is 20th Century, Theodore Roosevelt technology. The Nicaraguan Grand Canal is now a fact. Monday, March 18,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Industry experts talk trends, innovation at third annual Savannah Logistics Lunchheadquartered in Chicago. “Savannah’s importance in the overall national suppl
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
headquartered in Chicago. “Savannah’s importance in the overall national supply chain is well-known,” he said. “With the Panama Canal expansion and Suez Canal traffic continuing to build, we’re already seeing the biggest ships in... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, RALPH B. CHUEY, Youngstown, Ohiofrom Struthers High School in 1948, and was promptly drafted into the U.S. Army
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
from Struthers High School in 1948, and was promptly drafted into the U.S. Army, where he proudly served his country in the Panama Canal zone during the Korean conflict. Shortly thereafter, he began a 40-plus-year career driving a local delivery... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sen. John McCain: War hero, American icon and political power brokera war hero, American icon and one of the most powerful politicians in our count
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 days ago
a war hero, American icon and one of the most powerful politicians in our country. McCain was born on a Naval base in the Panama Canal Zone on Aug. 29, 1936. He attended schools in Alexandria, Virginia, and later graduated from the United States... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Alfred McCoy, Trumping the Empireseemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
seemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying economic rewards and perks. Just as the Panama Canal had once been a shining example for Americans of their nation's global prowess, so British conservatives... Read more
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Business Wire
Keener Investments Acquires 321-Unit Property in Pasadena, TXOfficer of Keener Investments. “Pasadena is near the Port of Houston, which ben
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Officer of Keener Investments. “Pasadena is near the Port of Houston, which benefits from the recent expansion of the Panama Canal. When combined with the solid growth in the petrochemical sector, we see a strong employment base in Pasadena... Read more
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CNBC
Luxury line Regent unveils another epic around-the-world cruiseAlicante and Malaga, Spain. The voyage will end with a crossing of the Atlanti
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
Alicante and Malaga, Spain. The voyage will end with a crossing of the Atlantic to Bermuda and Florida; a transit of the Panama Canal; and stops along the west coast of Central America. The new globe-circling voyages have come after an expansion... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How to squeeze a supertanker into the Panama Canal2017 photo, a tugboat guides the Ever Living, a Neo-Panamax cargo ship, through
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
2017 photo, a tugboat guides the Ever Living, a Neo-Panamax cargo ship, through the Cocoli locks that are part of the new Panama Canal expansion project in Cocoli, Panama. When they travel through the canal, shipping companies have... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Alfred McCoy, Trumping the Empireseemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
seemed poised for many more years of world leadership with all the accompanying economic rewards and perks. Just as the Panama Canal had once been a shining example for Americans of their nation's global prowess, so British conservatives... Read more
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Boston Globe
It’s a small, small worldwas filled with water. We watched the Iguazu Falls in Argentina tumble down a m
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
was filled with water. We watched the Iguazu Falls in Argentina tumble down a mountainside, and the locks open on the Panama Canal as freighters moved through. Asia was green, leafy and serene; Russia was white, snowy, and glistening. In all,... Read more
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The New Yorker
The ScholarEyre Hall, and the two were married in 1969, shortly before he graduated and en
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
Eyre Hall, and the two were married in 1969, shortly before he graduated and enlisted in the Army. Hall was assigned to the Panama Canal Zone, where Rachel Eyre Hall, the couple’s only child, was born, on January 3, 1972. After Robert Hall left the... Read more
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Salon.com
Jimmy Carter is back to building houses after being hospitalized for dehydrationhis presidency from 1977 to 1981, Carter was able to negotiate a peace treaty b
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
his presidency from 1977 to 1981, Carter was able to negotiate a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt and returned the Panama Canal to the Panamanians. His domestic record was meager, however, and his perceived ineffectiveness at getting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pres. Carter 'taken offsite for observation' after becoming dehydratedIran hostage crisis, But he also brokered the Camp David peace accord between
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Iran hostage crisis, But he also brokered the Camp David peace accord between Israel and Egypt. He returned control of the Panama Canal to Panama, helping to reverse a tainted image of the United States in Latin America. While pushing to establish... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Estimated cost of Savannah harbor deepening leaps to $973MAuthority has insisted deeper water is critical to make room for larger cargo s
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Authority has insisted deeper water is critical to make room for larger cargo ships that began arriving via an expanded Panama Canal last year. Work began in the fall of 2015 to dredge 39 miles of the Savannah River connecting the Atlantic Ocean... Read more
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Louth Leader
What happened this day in history: July 12- Admiral Nelson lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi, in Corsica. 1920 -
Louth Leader / Posted 11 days ago
- Admiral Nelson lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi, in Corsica. 1920 - American President Woodrow Wilson opened the Panama Canal. 1930 - Australian cricketer Don Bradman scored a record 334 runs against England in Leeds, 309 of which were... Read more
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Horncastle Today
What happened this day in history: July 12- Admiral Nelson lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi, in Corsica. 1920 -
Horncastle Today / Posted 11 days ago
- Admiral Nelson lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi, in Corsica. 1920 - American President Woodrow Wilson opened the Panama Canal. 1930 - Australian cricketer Don Bradman scored a record 334 runs against England in Leeds, 309 of which were... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Theater Review: Restraint Adds Up To A Powerful Climax In 'Intimate Apparel'already got quite a stash sewn into her quilt. Through a church connection, on
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 12 days ago
already got quite a stash sewn into her quilt. Through a church connection, one day a letter arrives from a worker on the Panama Canal—and what a letter-writer he is! His simple but eloquent language entices her. The worldly owner of the boarding... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Norwegian taps Port Canaveral for Cuba cruises1/2-week dry dock in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. On April 19, the ship
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
1/2-week dry dock in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. On April 19, the ship will make its way to Port Canaveral via the Panama Canal on a 17-night sailing from Seattle. The 78,309-gross-ton ship, which was built in 2001, will begin Port... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
All aboard the Drunken Duchess: a fascinating diary of a 1936 Caribbean cruisedays most passengers had given up dancing because of the heat, and later, berth
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
days most passengers had given up dancing because of the heat, and later, berthed at Cristóbal in the then American-run Panama Canal Zone, her cabin had become an oven. “We spent the most terrible night I can ever remember. We had an electric... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
China's COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billionJune 26, 2016 file photo, the COSCO Shipping Panama cargo ship, top, heads towa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
June 26, 2016 file photo, the COSCO Shipping Panama cargo ship, top, heads towards the new Cocoli locks, part of the new Panama Canal expansion project, as it cruises past another cargo ship passing through the old Pedro Miguel locks, in Panama... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
China's COSCO to buy Orient Overseas for $6.3 billionJune 26, 2016 file photo, the COSCO Shipping Panama cargo ship, top, heads towa
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
June 26, 2016 file photo, the COSCO Shipping Panama cargo ship, top, heads towards the new Cocoli locks, part of the new Panama Canal expansion project, as it cruises past another cargo ship passing through the old Pedro Miguel locks, in Panama... Read more
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Reuters
COSCO Shipping, Orient Overseas shares leap after lofty $6.3 billion bidcontainer ship COSCO Development is seen as its became the largest vessel in di
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
container ship COSCO Development is seen as its became the largest vessel in dimension and capacity to transit the Expanded Panama Canal at Agua Clara locks, on the outskirts of Colon City, Panama May 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Lemos SHANGHAI COSCO... Read more
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Philly.com
Harris M. Ginyard, 93, one of the famed Montford Point Marines1942 and 1949, when the camp was closed. Harris M. Ginyard. (Montford Point Ma
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
1942 and 1949, when the camp was closed. Harris M. Ginyard. (Montford Point Marine Association) He was sent to the Panama Canal and later Hawaii, where he was assigned to a unit that handled supplies, according to the Philadelphia Chapter... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Navy veteran goes from honoring to honoree at Brandon paradeTexas. The following year, at age 18, he joined the Navy. He recalls flying Sq
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Texas. The following year, at age 18, he joined the Navy. He recalls flying Squadron 52 seaplane missions over the Panama Canal Zone and being shot at on a few occasions. "The Air Corps forces in Panama worked in unison with the (U.S.)... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
USS Gabrielle Giffords Arrives In San Diego419-foot-long vessel, named for an Arizona congresswoman wounded in a 2011 mass
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
419-foot-long vessel, named for an Arizona congresswoman wounded in a 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, sailed through the Panama Canal and made several port visits on its way to San Diego. RELATED: 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Prepares For... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
USS Gabrielle Giffords completes first voyage to San Diego todayin mobile Alabama. The ship underwent trials, crew certification training, equi
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
in mobile Alabama. The ship underwent trials, crew certification training, equipment checks and traveled through the Panama Canal to ensure she is ready for duty, the Navy said. The vessel is the ninth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet... Read more
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DW
China's Xi Jinping in Berlin to talk pandas, missiles, trade ahead of G20 |tendering process," she said. COSCO's container ship Panama docked in Piraeus
DW / Posted 18 days ago
tendering process," she said. COSCO's container ship Panama docked in Piraeus ahead of its voyage through the expanded Panama Canal '16 + 1' in Europe In 2012 China set up the "16+1" mechanism for annual meetings with the leaders of 16... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
USS Gabrielle Giffords to Arrive in San DiegoTexas on June 10. The crew has been training and also performing equipment and
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
Texas on June 10. The crew has been training and also performing equipment and system checks, as it traveled through the Panama Canal and visited Manzanillo, Mexico. Former U.S Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, selected the namesake because... Read more
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NBC San Diego
USS Gabrielle Giffords to Arrive in San DiegoTexas on June 10. The crew has been training and also performing equipment and
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Texas on June 10. The crew has been training and also performing equipment and system checks, as it traveled through the Panama Canal and visited Manzanillo, Mexico. Former U.S Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, selected the namesake because... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
'Intimate Apparel' Opens At Bay Street Starring Kelly McCrearyVanya” and “Tall Grass,” plays opposite Ms. McCreary as Esther’s love interest
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 19 days ago
Vanya” and “Tall Grass,” plays opposite Ms. McCreary as Esther’s love interest George, a Caribbean laborer working on the Panama Canal. Their relationship begins via letters, which Esther needs help reading and composing. However, when George... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Has Jesus Come and Gone?that..." Articles cover such topics as the Canyonlands, bowhead whales, deserti
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
that..." Articles cover such topics as the Canyonlands, bowhead whales, desertification, black people and energy, and the Panama Canal. A dedicated FOE staff of about 30 people receive an average salary of $7,700 a year-a lean remuneration perhaps... Read more
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The Star
The Hong Kong-built junk that was once Ripley’s, believe it or notreports, books, websites and blogs of wooden boat enthusiasts, the United State
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
reports, books, websites and blogs of wooden boat enthusiasts, the United States Coast Guard vessel register and the Panama Canal register, I’ve sorted fact from fiction. The Mon Lei’s tale starts with a decision in the mid-30s to hold an... Read more
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Daily Herald
EU: Cyberattacks doing more damage than evera post-Soviet constitution. FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. M
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
a post-Soviet constitution. FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seaport Alliance keeps up strong showing in Maybecause the megaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported tepid growth in Ma
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
because the megaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported tepid growth in May, leading some industry experts to say the “Panama Canal effect” was kicking in. Virginia and Georgia port authorities saw robust traffic increases. The Panama Canal,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Work at Indian container port stalled by malwareit into manual operation. FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Mol
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
it into manual operation. FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.... Read more
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The Hill
Natural gas exports — centerpiece of Trump’s energy plansome two dozen nations in Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. And,
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
some two dozen nations in Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. And, as a result, U.S. LNG traffic through the Panama Canal has been greater than initially projected. But remember: We’re still at the beginning of the beginning. As... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
New cyberattack wallops Europe, spreads more slowly in USvia Ritzau, File) DENMARK OUT In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
via Ritzau, File) DENMARK OUT In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.... Read more
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NJ.com
Track progress of Wittpenn Bridge deck on its way to N.J.the orthotropic deck -- the part of the roadway that elevates to allow ships to
NJ.com / Posted 25 days ago
the orthotropic deck -- the part of the roadway that elevates to allow ships to pass under -- is scheduled to enter the Panama Canal tomorrow. It left Washington on June 6. It is expected to take 16 hours for the barge to get through the canal... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Ports and Terminal Operations Marketthe increased demand for containerized goods and the increase in international
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
the increased demand for containerized goods and the increase in international trade,” says Sharan. The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate large size ship will increase the movement of Post-Panamax ships. The increase in the volume of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ukraine premier: Cyberattack 'unprecedented'FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ukraine premier: Cyberattack 'unprecedented'FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 26 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo of A.P. Moller-Maersk containers on a ship in the Panama Canal. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017 caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also... Read more
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BBC News
Egypt launches Suez Canal expansionthan economic, uniting people "around a national project". Takings from Suez c
BBC News / Posted 26 days ago
than economic, uniting people "around a national project". Takings from Suez could also be hit by an expansion of the Panama Canal, due to be completed next year, which will compete for traffic along the Asia-North America route. Security was... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for June 26, the 177th day of 2017In 1900, Dr. Walter Reed and his medical team began a successful campaign to er
Reality TV World / Posted 27 days ago
In 1900, Dr. Walter Reed and his medical team began a successful campaign to eradicate yellow fever in the Panama Canal Zone. In 1917, the first troops of the American Expeditionary Force reached France in World War I. In 1939,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historygroup. Fireworks exploded as a huge Chinese-owned container ship made the inaug
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 27 days ago
group. Fireworks exploded as a huge Chinese-owned container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal. Thought for Today: "I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing... Read more
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