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2015/05/25 16:48
2015/05/25 16:48
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History was all the rage for late-twentieth-century Americans. Genealogical research became increasingly common, museum and monument construction boomed, and Civil War reenactment mushroomed into a...
2015/05/25 16:48
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2015/05/25 10:30
2015/05/25 10:30
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The United States and Tunisia have enjoyed a strong diplomatic relationship for more than 200 years. In 1799, the United States concluded its first agreement of friendship and trade with Tunisia,...
2015/05/23 18:16
2015/05/23 18:16
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Once again, the Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up an impressive concert series of opera, pop and Broadway stars. This year's roster over a two-week period...
2015/05/23 15:58
2015/05/23 15:58
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Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake. The Corning...
2015/05/23 10:39
2015/05/23 10:39
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That is because the assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences at Vanderbilt University is a member of a small group of earth scientists who are pioneering in the use of mineral cave...
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2015/05/23 07:26
2015/05/23 07:26
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Plaintiffs in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have reached a $211 million settlement with Transocean, the rig owner involved in the environmental disaster. The Swiss-based oil drilling contractor...
2015/05/23 01:05
2015/05/23 01:05
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The following editorial appeared recently in the Leader-Herald of Gloversville, N.Y.: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is very conscientious about telling Americans, both businesses and...
2015/05/22 22:16
2015/05/22 22:16
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GLOUCESTER — Brian and Shannon Gore, the Gloucester parents who were convicted two years ago of starving their 6-year-old daughter and keeping her in a makeshift cage, were found guilty of felony...
2015/05/22 03:06
2015/05/22 03:06
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The Police Heritage Museum presented two York Area Regional Police officers with awards Thursday, commending them for the roles they played in a standoff during a murder-suicide last January in York...
2015/05/21 14:18
2015/05/21 14:18
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A collection of sports photos — old and new — is on display through June 21 at the Vernon Filley Art Museum, complementing a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit that is at the Kiowa County...
2015/05/21 02:24
2015/05/21 02:24
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The National Postal Museum is planning to add the Harvey Milk stamp to its collection, the Bay Area Reporter has learned. The 49-cent forever stamp, featuring a black and white photo of the gay...
2015/05/21 01:02
2015/05/21 01:02
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The first lot of an Orange County man’s trove of 650 rare coins netted $25.3 million at auction Tuesday. The 128 coins auctioned through Irvine-based Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New...
2015/05/20 17:17
2015/05/20 17:17
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Stony Brook Archaeologists Find the Earliest Evidence of Stone Tool Making The Find Pushes Back Archaeological Record by 700,000 Years—More Than One Quarter of Humanity’s Previously Known Material...
2015/05/20 16:16
2015/05/20 16:16
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The third day of the trial of Brian and Shannon Gore, who are facing charges of murder and child neglect in the death of their infant son, was postponed Wednesday in Gloucester Circuit Court after...
2015/05/20 13:21
2015/05/20 13:21
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But new research suggests, after some two million years of eating it, the panda's digestive system still may not be all caught up. (Video via World Wide Fund for Nature) Researchers in China looked...
2015/05/20 10:29
2015/05/20 10:29
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The U.S. embassy in Nigeria has selected 40 Nigerians to participate in the Mandela Washington Fellowship Programme for Young African Leaders in 20 top U.S. universities, for a period of six...
2015/05/20 09:29
2015/05/20 09:29
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A leading international auction house, Bonhams, is holding its annual Africa Now sale of African art Wednesday. Modern African artists were virtually absent from the art market just a decade ago but...
2015/05/19 23:19
2015/05/19 23:19
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Artist Darren Waterston works on the installation of his exhibit “Filthy Lucre,” a reimagined Peacock Room, at the Smithsonian Institution Sackler Gallery in Washington on April 1, 2015. (Nikki...
2015/05/17 16:37
2015/05/17 16:37
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The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting a webcast that addresses how postal inspectors used an array of documents to track down organized crime bosses. The program sponsored by the...
2015/05/17 12:52
2015/05/17 12:52
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Reviewed by Bob Hoover David McCullough's popular biographies of Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and John Adams succeed with readers because they aren't about politics or history from a particular...
2015/05/25 16:48
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