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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Old biplane moves from Massachusetts attic to EAA showpieceat the time." Gravitated toward aviation Glenn Curtiss was an innovator who s
Old biplane moves from Massachusetts attic to EAA showpiece
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 14 hours ago
at the time." Gravitated toward aviation Glenn Curtiss was an innovator who started out as a bicycle mechanic, like the Wright Brothers, and moved on to motorcycles. He was a speed demon who gravitated toward aviation and applied his interest in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solar Impulse 2 circles globe fueled by sun powerbut also a first in the history of energy.” Certainly their flight is somewhat
Solar Impulse 2 circles globe fueled by sun power
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
but also a first in the history of energy.” Certainly their flight is somewhat synonymous to the first flight of the Wright brothers’ flyer in Kitty Hawk in that it is a step into the future of powered flight. Alfred Bayle Disclaimer:... Read more
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DW
Solar Impulse 2 - time to sober up after the celebration |celebration, one needs to sober up. It is simply not fair to group Solar Impuls
Solar Impulse 2 - time to sober up after the celebration |
DW / Posted yesterday
celebration, one needs to sober up. It is simply not fair to group Solar Impulse 2 with early aviation pioneers such as the Wright Brothers or Charles Lindbergh. They were a symbol of a historical period of highly dynamic industrial... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Opera Wilmington opens 3rd annual production with Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte'"Oliver!", "Footloose" and "The Who's Tommy" and has written and composed a few
Opera Wilmington opens 3rd annual production with Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
"Oliver!", "Footloose" and "The Who's Tommy" and has written and composed a few, notably "Fly Wright" (about the Wright Brothers) and the recent "Extra! Extra!" "Cosi" is his first opera production -- "at least in a foreign language," he... Read more
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The Columbian
Working in Clark County: Dan Friesen, Walking Adventures International president, lead guidebut I enjoy following basketball and football as well. Most enjoyable book/pla
Working in Clark County: Dan Friesen, Walking Adventures International president, lead guide
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
but I enjoy following basketball and football as well. Most enjoyable book/play/movie/arts event in past 12 months: “The Wright Brothers,” by David McCullough. Something you’d like to do this year/within five years: Take time to start an annual... Read more
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The Wanderer
Elizabeth Taber Libraryupcoming meetings include: September – I Know Where I’m Going: Katharine Hepbur
Elizabeth Taber Library
The Wanderer / Posted 3 days ago
upcoming meetings include: September – I Know Where I’m Going: Katharine Hepburn by Charlotte Chandler and October – The Wright Brothers by David McCullough Museum Passes: Looking for something fun to do with friends and family this summer? Then... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Weekly Roadway Activity Report for TDOT Region 2, July 21-27from 9AM to 4PM. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated
Weekly Roadway Activity Report for TDOT Region 2, July 21-27
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
from 9AM to 4PM. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is May 2017. [Wright Brothers Const. Co. /Pruett/CNN279] Hamilton County, SR-320 (East Brainerd Rd.) grading, drainage, installation of... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Untitled: Prism of Griefthen Philando Castile. My first thoughts after the Dallas shooting were “oh man
Untitled: Prism of Grief
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
then Philando Castile. My first thoughts after the Dallas shooting were “oh man, I hope it’s not a brother!” Devin Wright Brothers being shot is just a broken record that exposes how ineffective our organizers/organizations are. 2016... Read more
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Daily Press
NASA plans Mars 2020 rover to look for life againspace. Instead, Mars might be a world that could be, perhaps, more like ours th
NASA plans Mars 2020 rover to look for life again
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
space. Instead, Mars might be a world that could be, perhaps, more like ours than we imagined. "The Viking pioneers — the Wright brothers of Mars landings — made all of what we do today possible. We are standing on the shoulders of Viking... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Arboretum Ranked Second Best Garden in the WorldSculptor Gary Lee Price helped create eight life-size bronze statues of Abraham
Dallas Arboretum Ranked Second Best Garden in the World
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
Sculptor Gary Lee Price helped create eight life-size bronze statues of Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Claude Monet, Albert Einstein, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain and the Wright Brothers, according to the press... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dog About Town: Shopping, catching a movie and more summer fun214-310-0965 All Around Feed & Vet: 607 E. Bells Blvd., Bells, 903-965-7770 A
Dog About Town: Shopping, catching a movie and more summer fun
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
214-310-0965 All Around Feed & Vet: 607 E. Bells Blvd., Bells, 903-965-7770 All Fur Fun Training and Event Center: 15559 Wright Brothers Drive, Addison, 469-208-8555 American Apparel: 5331 E. Mockingbird Lane (Mockingbird Station), Dallas,... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Author finds fun in family feudingwho lived next door. One competition the state of North Carolina would like to
Author finds fun in family feuding
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
who lived next door. One competition the state of North Carolina would like to forget about is the one between the Wright brothers and a relatively unknown Con-necticut aviator named Gustave Whitehead. The Wright brothers are justly... Read more
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Boston Globe
Taking a look at what everyone seems to be readingconsent in mid-read. I could go on. We do love to read. But you get the idea.
Taking a look at what everyone seems to be reading
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
consent in mid-read. I could go on. We do love to read. But you get the idea. We’re now reading McCullough’s “The Wright Brothers.” Match BookHave you considered reading the books everyone seems to be reading, Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan... Read more
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Salon.com
5 feminist history reasons to visit Cleveland — whether you’re protesting, attending or working the Republican National ConventionWomen’s Air & Space Museum When you think of aviation history in Ohio, typical
5 feminist history reasons to visit Cleveland — whether you’re protesting, attending or working the Republican National Convention
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
Women’s Air & Space Museum When you think of aviation history in Ohio, typically the Dayton area — home of the Wright brothers — comes to mind. But chances are, you might not have heard of Orville and Wilbur Wright if it weren’t for... Read more
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express
Spitfire tribute for Battle of Britain heroshe survived two world wars, witnessed the sinking of the Titanic, the birth of
Spitfire tribute for Battle of Britain hero
express / Posted 11 days ago
she survived two world wars, witnessed the sinking of the Titanic, the birth of television, was born the same year the Wright brothers invented the aeroplane and saw five monarchs and 21 prime ministers come and go. And the secret of her... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of airplanes to get where you need to go? The Wright brothers’ first attempt at showcasing their invention of flight to a group of gathered reporters flopped when the... Read more
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The News-Times
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of airplanes to get where you need to go? The Wright brothers’ first attempt at showcasing their invention of flight to a group of gathered reporters flopped when the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of airplanes to get where you need to go? The Wright brothers’ first attempt at showcasing their invention of flight to a group of gathered reporters flopped when the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of
Your Idea or Invention Has Been Ridiculed. Welcome to a Prestigious Club.
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
of 250 books says that that statement was way wrong. Enjoy the convenience of airplanes to get where you need to go? The Wright brothers’ first attempt at showcasing their invention of flight to a group of gathered reporters flopped when the... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Doolittle Raider visits Fagen Museumanother movie about Cole's career called "One Hundred Years a Hero," they disco
Doolittle Raider visits Fagen Museum
Marshall Independent / Posted 12 days ago
another movie about Cole's career called "One Hundred Years a Hero," they discovered that Cole was born 12 years after the Wright Brothers had made their first flight in Dayton, Ohio, where Cole lived. Cole would ride his bike down and sit on the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Weekly Road Construction Reportfrom 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimat
Weekly Road Construction Report
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is May 2017. [Wright Brothers Const. Co. /Pruett/CNN279] SR-320 (East Brainerd Road) grading, drainage, installation of signals,... Read more
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CBS News
The way it was: Today in historyFire of July 14, 1874, destroyed more than 800 buildings and killed 20 people.
The way it was: Today in history
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
Fire of July 14, 1874, destroyed more than 800 buildings and killed 20 people. Pilot Harry Atwood, who had flown with the Wright Brothers, lands an airplane on the South Lawn of the White House, July 14, 1911. Howard Hughes' Lockheed monoplane is... Read more
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BBC News
How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US citiesand attracted these great inventive talents," says Doty. "And as a piece of mac
How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US cities
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
and attracted these great inventive talents," says Doty. "And as a piece of machinery it has stayed remarkably similar. The Wright brothers would know how to work on a bike in my house today." That's an extraordinary testament to the power of two... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A century of Boeing - how NZ helped the aviation giant take flight-- being a global company with customers around the world. When the B&W float
A century of Boeing - how NZ helped the aviation giant take flight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
-- being a global company with customers around the world. When the B&W float planes were built, just 13 years after the Wright brothers first flew, powered flight was still a curiosity. Most planes were built in garages from drawings in... Read more
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dna
Flying insects don't obey aerodynamic laws of airplanes, says studyfound that the significance of aerodynamic drag and its strong increase with sp
Flying insects don't obey aerodynamic laws of airplanes, says study
dna / Posted 14 days ago
found that the significance of aerodynamic drag and its strong increase with speed has been known since before the Wright brothers took flight. After conducting an experiment, researchers showed that the back-and-forth motions cause the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
“Brains On!”: the popular science podcast designed for childrenfeathers help her balance and land, and listened to an old-fashioned broadcast
“Brains On!”: the popular science podcast designed for children
Namibia Economist / Posted 14 days ago
feathers help her balance and land, and listened to an old-fashioned broadcast announcement about the aviation pioneers the Wright brothers. One of the featured experts was Ella Atkins, an aerospace engineer at the University of Michigan, who helped... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Biplanes to fly over Clark County this weekendglobal center of aviation heritage and premier destination for aviation heritag
Biplanes to fly over Clark County this weekend
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
global center of aviation heritage and premier destination for aviation heritage tourism, sustaining the legacy of the Wright brothers.” Ever since the Wright brothers started taking off from Huffman Prairie just across the county line from... Read more
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ajc.com
Carolina beaches for those who crave the salt lifeof Kiawah Island Golf Resort Enjoy shopping and restaurants on the northern be
Carolina beaches for those who crave the salt life
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
of Kiawah Island Golf Resort Enjoy shopping and restaurants on the northern beaches, an area known to be the site of the Wright Brothers’ first powered flight, and which also boasts the tallest sand dunes on the East Coast at Jockey’s Ridge State... Read more
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PhysOrg
Flying insects defy aerodynamic laws of airplanes, researchers findand NYU Shanghai. The significance of aerodynamic drag and its strong increase
Flying insects defy aerodynamic laws of airplanes, researchers find
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and NYU Shanghai. The significance of aerodynamic drag and its strong increase with speed has been known since before the Wright brothers took flight. This fact is summarized by a mathematical law that posits wind resistance increases as the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the worldFlight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live.
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the world
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Flight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live. Today, 113 years after the Wright brothers first took to the sky, airplanes transport 37 billion passengers a year, deliver one third of the world's trade, and support 63... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the worldFlight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live.
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the world
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
Flight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live. Today, 113 years after the Wright brothers first took to the sky, airplanes transport 37 billion passengers a year, deliver one third of the world's trade, and support 63... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the worldFlight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live.
Here's your ticket for the biggest airshow in the world
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Flight and the enormous industry built around it have changed the way we live. Today, 113 years after the Wright brothers first took to the sky, airplanes transport 37 billion passengers a year, deliver one third of the world's trade, and support 63... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Hudson Valley community Calendar of Events: July 11 and 12, 2016to 5 p.m. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave. (845) 246-4317. http://
Hudson Valley community Calendar of Events: July 11 and 12, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 17 days ago
to 5 p.m. Saugerties Public Library, 91 Washington Ave. (845) 246-4317. http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org/ Topic: 4 p.m. Wright Brothers First Flight & the Model T Car. Make your own paper airplanes and cars. Ulster County Library, 860 Ulster... Read more
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York Daily Record
Earliest York Airfield in 1914 along Dover Trolley Lineflying field conditions with hanger” at Hilton Field along the Dover Trolley Li
Earliest York Airfield in 1914 along Dover Trolley Line
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
flying field conditions with hanger” at Hilton Field along the Dover Trolley Line in York County. Heth was the pilot of a Wright Brothers Model B Flyer during several days of free flight demonstrations next to the Hilton Trolley Stop during June... Read more
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heraldscotland
The UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, dies aged 113Gladys Hooper at 113 The former concert pianist was born in south-east London
The UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, dies aged 113
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
Gladys Hooper at 113 The former concert pianist was born in south-east London in 1903, the same year the Wright brothers made the first powered aircraft flight. Mr Hermiston added: "We saw her this morning, she seemed reasonably well, she was... Read more
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express
UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, dies aged 113from her doting son. The former concert pianist was born in Dulwich, south-eas
UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, dies aged 113
express / Posted 18 days ago
from her doting son. The former concert pianist was born in Dulwich, south-east London, on 18 January 1903 - the year the Wright brothers first took to the air, and the same year author George Orwell was born. Gladys was the eldest of six... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Formidable challenges loom in Boeing’s next centurythe Puget Sound region in a decade. That resonates. When I worked for the Dayt
Formidable challenges loom in Boeing’s next century
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
the Puget Sound region in a decade. That resonates. When I worked for the Dayton Daily News in the 1980s, the home of the Wright brothers enjoyed the second-largest concentration of General Motors workers in the world. State support was generous.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
From cloth to carbon fiber, a timeline of Boeing’s 100-year flighthis Yale education to make a fortune in the timber industry in Southwest Washin
From cloth to carbon fiber, a timeline of Boeing’s 100-year flight
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
his Yale education to make a fortune in the timber industry in Southwest Washington’s Grays Harbor. It’s the year of the Wright brothers’ first flight.1908 Bill Boeing moves up to Seattle and turns his focus from timber to wood products,... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Adventures in plane spotting in post-9/11, social media ageda Vinci imagined fantastic designs for human flight in the 15th century, he ha
Adventures in plane spotting in post-9/11, social media age
Naples Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
da Vinci imagined fantastic designs for human flight in the 15th century, he had to record them in sketches. Once the Wright brothers took off in the early 1900s, crowds followed every new development, eager to see each innovation. Adam has a... Read more
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Island Packet
Adventures in plane spotting in post-9/11, social media ageda Vinci imagined fantastic designs for human flight in the 15th century, he ha
Adventures in plane spotting in post-9/11, social media age
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
da Vinci imagined fantastic designs for human flight in the 15th century, he had to record them in sketches. Once the Wright brothers took off in the early 1900s, crowds followed every new development, eager to see each innovation. Adam has a... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Hundreds of motorists temporarily stranded after 5-alarm fire closes I-80 in SLCsaid the blaze tore through 50 to 60 acres of grass between 700 South and I-80
Hundreds of motorists temporarily stranded after 5-alarm fire closes I-80 in SLC
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 19 days ago
said the blaze tore through 50 to 60 acres of grass between 700 South and I-80 North, and between Bangerter Highway and Wright Brothers Drive. Utah Highway Patrol quickly shut down all lanes of traffic on I-80 between I-215 and 5600... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Don't Miss These National Parks Perkslike the Wrights If you’ve got your own small plane, you can land it at the 3,
Don't Miss These National Parks Perks
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
like the Wrights If you’ve got your own small plane, you can land it at the 3,000-foot paved First Flight Airstrip at the Wright Brothers National Memorial National Park site in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Those who arrive by car can still... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
A sound method of time travelthrough space and hear anything, everything that has ever been said. We could
A sound method of time travel
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
through space and hear anything, everything that has ever been said. We could hear, crackling through our speakers, the Wright Brothers whoop when their first plane flew and Bach give music lessons to his son. We could hear what Jesus said when... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Weekly Road Construction Reportfrom 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimat
Weekly Road Construction Report
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 days ago
from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as needed. Estimated project completion date is May 2017. [Wright Brothers Const. Co. /Pruett/CNN279] SR-320 (East Brainerd Road) grading, drainage, installation of signals,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
The New Canaan News / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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The News-Times
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
The News-Times / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNCsurround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the
Judge won't let Trump protester go to Cleveland for RNC
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 days ago
surround Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a man rushed the stage during a campaign rally at the Wright Brothers Aero Hangar at Dayton International Airport in Vandalia, Ohio. Thomas DiMassimo, awaiting federal trial after... Read more
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