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2014/12/16 23:13
2014/12/16 23:13
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The deteriorating First World War cenotaph outside Old Pelham Town hall in Ridgeville will be getting some TLC. The municipality has learned that Veterans Affairs Canada will commit a maximum $16,800...
2014/12/16 23:13
2014/12/16 23:13
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2014/12/16 16:48
2014/12/16 16:48
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... of Amenhotep III was erected between 1390 and 1353 B.C. for the pharaoh, according to the World Monument Fund. It was 100 meters wide and 600 meters long, but only the lower sections of the...
2014/12/15 07:31
2014/12/15 07:31
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University and an artist-in-residence at Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. “Plus, they were wearing World War II uniforms not appropriate for the weather in that part of the world at that...
2014/12/13 05:21
2014/12/13 05:21
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... expanded the criteria for service to qualify for the Merchant Marine registration plate from World War II veterans only to include Merchant Marines who have served during the Korean War, the...
2014/12/10 21:13
2014/12/10 21:13
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A First World War field gun in front of the armoury that has become a casualty of old age and wood rot may soon be restored. Veterans Affairs Canada has approved a grant of up to $15,400 to repair...
2014/12/09 16:42
2014/12/09 16:42
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... week. According to the agreement, $60 million from France will be used by the US to create a fund to compensate those Holocaust survivors, their spouses and children who seek compensation and...
2014/12/08 21:48
2014/12/08 21:48
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Aug. 28, 1942. Stafford was 19, Glada was 16. The United States was already involved in the World War II conflict. Pearl Harbor had been bombed less than a year earlier in December of 1941....
2014/12/06 05:38
2014/12/06 05:38
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Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up a 'tourist road fund' to maintain roads leading to monuments and heritage sites in the state, an official said Saturday. Amrit Abhijaat, director general of Uttar...
2014/12/03 11:31
2014/12/03 11:31
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Botswana is considering to nominate Chobe/Linyanti natural site for possible listing as one of the World Heritage sites. The Chobe/Linyanti area is one of the most distinct ecosystems in Africa and...
2014/12/03 11:29
2014/12/03 11:29
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Mandela passed away at his home Houghton, Johannesburg, after many months of ailing health. The world mourned his departure, the loss of one of its greatest inspirations. US President Barack...
2014/12/03 00:23
2014/12/03 00:23
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THEY thought it would be a trip of a lifetime and it was. After four years of fundraising, planning and preparation 18 Centenary Heights State High School students, two teachers and one parent left...
2014/12/02 03:12
2014/12/02 03:12
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... almost 69 kg (99% of it pure gold), was the second-largest solid gold nugget to be found in the world. A cairn, on the corner of Mair and Humffray Streets, marks the spot of the find. In the...
2014/11/26 07:08
2014/11/26 07:08
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... brick. The Webster City Boulevard of Valor, pictured during warmer weather, features monuments to those who have served their country —?from the Civil War through the present. The...
2014/11/24 16:30
2014/11/24 16:30
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... will be returned to the heirs of those who were plundered. And the German government will fund any legal costs arising from claims and restitutions. Three looted artworks will be returned to...
2014/11/23 20:42
2014/11/23 20:42
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AMELIASBURGH — While riding his bike through battlefields and cemeteries of the First and Second World Wars, David McFaul realized Canadians who then fought were different men from a different...
2014/11/22 04:45
2014/11/22 04:45
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... the Coral Garden tank, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore. This is part of the attraction's Christmas...
2014/11/22 03:09
2014/11/22 03:09
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... the then Secretary of State listed it as being of special architectural importance. The World Monuments Fund added St Peter's to its register of most-at-risk buildings in June 2007. Now...
2014/11/21 19:36
2014/11/21 19:36
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World Diabetes Day was one of the best days of her life, Sarah Brandes said. The 10-year-old Andover girl lives with Type 1 Diabetes and on that day (Nov. 14) she dyed her hair blue (the signature...
2014/11/21 17:27
2014/11/21 17:27
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... many people are isolated and lonely, do not cope with technology, and the ways of this modern world. Have those in power ever done a census to find out just how many of such people there are? I...
2014/11/21 11:29
2014/11/21 11:29
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... bring down the 516-year-old Malindi monument sooner than experts had earlier estimated. The world famous pillar is the landmark for the Kenyan resort town, but experts now warn it will not...
2014/12/16 23:13
2014/12/16 23:13
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