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2014/07/22 13:21
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Librarian James Billington said Tuesday the singer-songwriter, whose hits include “Piano...
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2014/07/22 11:08
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Pittsburgh police: Man shoots 2 suspects, kills 1Pittsburgh police: Man shoots 2 suspects, kills 1 Pittsburgh police say a man shot two others who forced their way into his apartment, killing one of...
2014/07/22 03:13
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A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it’s so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf" at The Library of Congress. “It almost has a magical quality to...
2014/07/21 22:01
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The HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive will be on permanent repository at The Library of Congress. This unique collection of thousands of hours of...
2014/07/21 20:39
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The new logo for the CresCom Bank Center for Military and Veterans Studies The Coastal Carolina Center for Military and Veteran Studies has a new name thanks to a new partnership with CresCom...
2014/07/21 19:22
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Oral histories for two Gulfport civil rights pioneers, Bishop Joseph L. Howze and Sidney Rushing, are included in the nation's largest black oral history archive, "The HistoryMakers," which recently...
2014/07/21 05:29
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Social media has definitely caught on in Ethiopia, considering that Internet penetration is less than two percent in the country. Interestingly, I came across a figure indicating that almost 90...
2014/07/20 20:39
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The blast furnaces are silent, but Bethlehem Steel's memory will live on in The Library of Congress thanks to a local photographer. The steel giant's reign as an industrial powerhouse lasted nearly a...
2014/07/20 20:03
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STATEN ISLAND, NY — Like other black musicians of her day, blues singer Mamie Smith (1883-1946) did not get the respect she earned or the opportunities she deserved. No way to change that now. What...
2014/07/19 23:43
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Warren G. Harding’s writing has long been one of the most intriguing things — actually, one of the few intriguing things — about America’s spectacularly mediocre 29th president. Yet it’s surprising...
2014/07/19 20:46
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In a few years, families won't be limited to exploring presidential monuments or walking along the National Mall on vacations to Washington, D.C. They'll also have access to a new Bible museum,...
2014/07/18 20:18
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Contraband Camp Excavation( July 18, 2014 ) Contrabands Fort Monroe -- Thousands of fugitive slaves lived in the ruins of Hampton after it was burned by Confederate forces in August 1861. Taken by...
2014/07/18 19:39
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... are no words, at my command, sufficient to say the full extent of my love for you – a mad, tender, devoted, ardent, eager, passion-wild, jealous, reverent, wistful, hungry, happy love –...
2014/07/18 18:19
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Residents from Spring Valley and the surrounding areas were invited to a special program at Spring Valley City Hall on Wednesday to hear Paolo Battaglia talk about his book “Explorers Emigrants...
2014/07/18 15:47
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America's biggest source of fresh water, the Great Lakes, is getting attention from lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Measures to pressure communities to improve sewer systems, block invasive species from...
2014/07/18 13:32
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Twenty years ago, on a Saturday night in May at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, Quentin Tarantino brazenly introduced Pulp Fiction to an incredulous audience decked out in formal wear — black tie for...
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2014/07/17 17:20
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PRICE OF FAME: THE HONORABLE CLARE BOOTHE LUCE By Sylvia Jukes Morris Random House, $35, 752 pages Throughout her life, playwright and diplomat Clare Boothe Luce insatiably aimed for the top. In...
2014/07/17 08:43
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky teacher has been chosen to participate in a teaching program at The Library of Congress this month. Laura Shea is an educator at the De Paul School in Louisville....
2014/07/17 00:15
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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - World War II veterans are passing away at an ever increasing rate. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says 555 of these men and women die every day, but now some in our...
2014/07/16 20:19
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FLINT, MI -- Flint will get another moment in the spotlight with the release of a 25th anniversary Blue-ray edition of "Roger & Me" later this year, according to Warner Bros. Home...
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