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Mashable
Why use a whole plane when you can fly one wing?Since the days of the Wright Brothers, aviation engineers have experimented wit
Why use a whole plane when you can fly one wing?
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
Since the days of the Wright Brothers, aviation engineers have experimented with the concept of a “flying wing” — a tailless fixed-wing aircraft with no definite fuselage. All the components and cargo of the plane are contained within the wing... Read more
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Londonist
Oysters: Not Just For TravellingHeroes on a half shell. Photo: Decatur London. September marks the beginning o
Oysters: Not Just For Travelling
Londonist / Posted 15 hours ago
Heroes on a half shell. Photo: Decatur London. September marks the beginning of our native oyster season; from April to August they’re spawning, which basically means they’re no good to eat. As soon as there’s an R in the month however, it’s time to... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract By U.S. Coast GuardASHBURN, Va. – August 31, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today an
Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract By U.S. Coast Guard
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
ASHBURN, Va. – August 31, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from the United States Coast Guard to supply its Air Data Computer technology for use on the Coast... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Read up – well-known faces shared their summer readsIt may not be a requirement any longer, but many professors and administrators
Read up – well-known faces shared their summer reads
The GW Hatchet / Posted yesterday
It may not be a requirement any longer, but many professors and administrators still spend their summers reading. We asked some what book they read over summer vacation, or what's a must-read for students about to enter college. Below are their... Read more
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Denver Post
Books: Denver best sellers,The Denver area's best-selling books, according to information from Boulder Boo
Books: Denver best sellers,
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
The Denver area's best-selling books, according to information from Boulder Book Store: 1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr 2. Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee 3. Armada, by Ernest Cline 4. The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah 5.... Read more
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Quartz
Could the Wright Brothers have invented the airplane under social media scrutiny? - Quartz flight risk In a psychiatrist’s office at the bottom of the ocean,
Could the Wright Brothers have invented the airplane under social media scrutiny?
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz flight risk In a psychiatrist’s office at the bottom of the ocean, a cartoon... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Memorial service 2 p.m. today in Noble County to mark final flight of USS ShenandoahThe once proud and graceful airship, the "daughter of the stars," lay broken in
Memorial service 2 p.m. today in Noble County to mark final flight of USS Shenandoah
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
The once proud and graceful airship, the "daughter of the stars," lay broken in the hills of rural Noble County. Fueled by the ambition of men to break the bonds of gravity and soar skyward, she fell victim to the wrath of Mother Nature, unleashed... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
publishers weekly best-sellers For the week ending Aug. 23HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee (Harper) 2. “The Girl
publishers weekly best-sellers For the week ending Aug. 23
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee (Harper) 2. “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. “Friction,” by Sandra Brown (Grand Central) 4. “Alert,” by Patterson/Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 5. “Silver Linings,” by... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Publishers Weekly best-selling booksFICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 2. "The Girl on
Publishers Weekly best-selling books
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
FICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. "Friction" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "Alert" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 5.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cevallos: Why I'll forgive Uber a lotAccording to a complaint filed Wednesday by the San Francisco District Attorney
Cevallos: Why I'll forgive Uber a lot
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
According to a complaint filed Wednesday by the San Francisco District Attorney's office, Uber, the revolutionary ride-hailing service, hired several drivers with criminal records ranging from murder to child abuse, due to flaws in Uber's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Religion Must Change Its MessageIf we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, th
Religion Must Change Its Message
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, then there would be little hope for advance. - Wright Brothers. THE 1999 Nigerian constitution as amended recognises, Christianity, Islam, as key religions, while... Read more
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MumBRELLA
'Publishers risk waking up and finding that they work for Google' warns Carsales sales boss‘Publishers risk waking up and finding that they work for Google’ warns Carsale
'Publishers risk waking up and finding that they work for Google' warns Carsales sales boss
MumBRELLA / Posted 4 days ago
‘Publishers risk waking up and finding that they work for Google’ warns Carsales sales boss Australian publishers and content makers have been warned that the growing shift of ad revenues to the likes of Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sikorsky helicopter evacuates sick sailorPhoto: U.S. Coast Guard...
Sikorsky helicopter evacuates sick sailor
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
Photo: U.S. Coast Guard... Read more
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Marshall Independent
A good readMy cousin actually called me on the telephone about three weeks ago to tell me
A good read
Marshall Independent / Posted 6 days ago
My cousin actually called me on the telephone about three weeks ago to tell me to read the book. I think that he thought of me because much of the book has references to my old hometown of Dayton, Ohio. Though my cousin was from Ironton, Ohio, rather... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Ohio group donates books to ConnecticutCOLUMBUS — A nonprofit group has offered some support to Ohio’s efforts to reta
Ohio group donates books to Connecticut
The Alliance Review / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBUS — A nonprofit group has offered some support to Ohio’s efforts to retain the Wright brothers’ place in aviation history, over calls from at least one Connecticut lawmaker to direct first-in-flight honors to one of his state’s residents. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
NELL GALLOWAY: Recalling the heroics of the Flying TigersDuring the dark days of World War II, American pilots provided hope, grit, mili
NELL GALLOWAY: Recalling the heroics of the Flying Tigers
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
During the dark days of World War II, American pilots provided hope, grit, military support and brotherhood to the Chinese people battling the scourge of an overwhelming, often brutal invasion. The pilots in P-40 “Flying Tigers” and their... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
publishers weekly best-sellers For the week ending Aug. 16 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Ha
publishers weekly best-sellers
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
For the week ending Aug. 16 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee (Harper) 2. “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. “Alert,” by Patterson/Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 4. “Silver... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Britain Company Brings 3-D Printing To ManufacturingFor years, people have been raving about the potential of additive manufacturin
New Britain Company Brings 3-D Printing To Manufacturing
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
For years, people have been raving about the potential of additive manufacturing — the technical term for 3D printing — yet the process remained largely a quirky, futuristic tool until companies such as Pratt & Whitney moved it into regular... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Best sellersFICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 2. "The Girl on
Best sellers
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
FICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. "Alert" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 4. "Silver Linings" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 5. "Who... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Centenary of flight pioneer takes offA boy running along Stanwell Park Beach trying to make a kite fly in little win
Centenary of flight pioneer takes off
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
A boy running along Stanwell Park Beach trying to make a kite fly in little wind might not have seemed significant to onlookers. Charles, Rachel, Joshua, Robyn and Lawrence John Hargrave on Stanwell Park Beach on the sight where it all happened more... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Whaley sends Rubio copy of “The Wright Brothers”Prompted by Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s pronouncement that
Whaley sends Rubio copy of “The Wright Brothers”
Dayton Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Prompted by Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s pronouncement that the Wright Brothers were from North Carolina, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley Friday sent the Florida senator a copy of David McCullough’s best-selling book, “The Wright... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Dayton mayor sends Rubio biography of Wright Brothers“The book is national bestseller this summer,” said Whaley, a Democrat. “I’ve h
Dayton mayor sends Rubio biography of Wright Brothers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
“The book is national bestseller this summer,” said Whaley, a Democrat. “I’ve had mayors across the country tell me how great the book is. So you would think presidential contenders would at least know about…Dayton’s role in the invention of power... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz in town for Koch Brothers summitOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz in town for Koch Brothers summit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty HawkRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Broth
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty Hawk
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Brothers wrong. During a speech Thursday at the Detroit Economic Club, Rubio, a Florida senator, praised the innovation of the Wright Brothers for their first flight in 1903.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty HawkRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Broth
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty Hawk
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Brothers wrong. During a speech Thursday at the Detroit Economic Club, Rubio, a Florida senator, praised the innovation of the Wright Brothers for their first flight in 1903.... Read more
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Daily Press
13 national park sites to see for free Tuesday | DP ListThe National Park Service turns 99 years old Tuesday, and you are invited to th
13 national park sites to see for free Tuesday | DP List
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
The National Park Service turns 99 years old Tuesday, and you are invited to the birthday party. Every year on Aug. 25, the National Park Foundation celebrates that milestone by opening up the entire national park system to the public for free —... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERSBest-Selling Books Week Ended Aug. 16th. FICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Ha
WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 12 days ago
Best-Selling Books Week Ended Aug. 16th. FICTION 1. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (HarperCollins) 2. "What Pet Should I Get?" by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 3. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 4. "Alert" by James Patterson... Read more
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ABC News
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERSCopyright 5/8/2015 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 08/16/2015, powered by Nielse
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
Copyright 5/8/2015 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 08/16/2015, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2015 The Nielsen Company. 2. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. "Alert" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 4.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty HawkRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Broth
Presidential candidate says Wright Brothers are from Kitty Hawk
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio got the story of the Wright Brothers wrong. During a speech Thursday at the Detroit Economic Club, Rubio, a Florida senator, praised the innovation of the Wright Brothers for their first flight in 1903.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Weekly Road Construction ReportHere is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: South Crest R
Weekly Road Construction Report
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: South Crest Road Bridge repair project over I-24 (between MM 182.3 – 182.4) and East Main Street: Work on this major bridge repair project on the South Crest Road Bridge over I-24 and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Rubio gets the Wright Brothers wrongWASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio appeared to get the
Rubio gets the Wright Brothers wrong
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio appeared to get the Wright Brothers a bit wrong. During a speech Thursday at the Detroit Economic Club, Rubio, a Florida senator, praised the innovation of the Wright Brothers for their... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Longtime Hutch aviation mechanic to be recognized posthumously for his years of serviceAug. 20--The Federal Aviation Administration today will posthumously recognize
Longtime Hutch aviation mechanic to be recognized posthumously for his years of service
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 12 days ago
Aug. 20--The Federal Aviation Administration today will posthumously recognize a longtime aviation mechanic who worked at Wells Aircraft in Hutchinson for more than 40 years. George H. Clobes will be awarded the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield Celebrates 114th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead's FlightFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town
Fairfield Celebrates 114th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead's Flight
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced that the Town of Fairfield is proud to celebrate the 114th anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s 1901 historic first flight in Fairfield and Bridgeport, which took place prior to the 1903... Read more
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Red Bull
Red Bull Air Race Celebrates National Aviation DayToday isn’t one of those trendy holidays that you keep seeing pop up on your Fa
Red Bull Air Race Celebrates National Aviation Day
Red Bull / Posted 13 days ago
Today isn’t one of those trendy holidays that you keep seeing pop up on your Facebook feed like National S’mores Day or Kiss and Make Up Day. No, this is National Aviation Day and it celebrates one of the most important innovations in human history:... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 reasons why NC is home of aviationSorry, Ohio. Wilbur and Orville Wright might have designed their Wright Flyer i
5 reasons why NC is home of aviation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
Sorry, Ohio. Wilbur and Orville Wright might have designed their Wright Flyer in their bicycle shop in Dayton, but the plane actually got airborne on the Outer Banks. Maybe that's why the U.S. Park Service built the Wright Brothers National Memorial... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviationIn 2003, Congress officially declared Ohio as the "birthplace of aviation" over
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
In 2003, Congress officially declared Ohio as the "birthplace of aviation" over North Carolina, because Dayton was the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright, who were credited in inventing and flying the first aircraft. Historians believe the Wright... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Outer Banks have plenty of history, fun waiting for visitorsThey are far from just about everything else in North Carolina. Unless you go
Outer Banks have plenty of history, fun waiting for visitors
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
They are far from just about everything else in North Carolina. Unless you go by boat or plane, there are three ways to reach the thin chain of windswept islands. You can take a North Carolina ferry from either Swan Quarter or Cedar Island to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial from Oct. 13 - First FlightsEvery schoolchild knows that the Wright Brothers were first to take off in a po
Editorial from Oct. 13 - First Flights
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
Every schoolchild knows that the Wright Brothers were first to take off in a powered aircraft on Dec. 17, 1903, on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Most kids would stare blankly if you mentioned the name Gustave Whitehead – except for the folks in the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviationIn 2003, Congress officially declared Ohio as the "birthplace of aviation" over
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
In 2003, Congress officially declared Ohio as the "birthplace of aviation" over North Carolina, because Dayton was the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright, who were credited in inventing and flying the first aircraft. Historians believe the Wright... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Conn. lawmakers join fight over who was first to flyThe measure is the latest twist in an effort to credit the first successful air
Conn. lawmakers join fight over who was first to fly
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
The measure is the latest twist in an effort to credit the first successful airplane flight to German-born aviator and Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead. The legislation is a flight of fancy, say Wright brothers partisans. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Connecticut, that flight has already leftNow arrives an upstart, Connecticut, which claims in a bill moving through its
Connecticut, that flight has already left
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
Now arrives an upstart, Connecticut, which claims in a bill moving through its Statehouse that one Gustave Whitehead flew a "powered, heavier than air machine." Granted, that sounds like an airplane. Wright brothers proponents in both the Tar Heel... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Aviation fans flock to flight festivalLike almost everyone else at the Wright Brothers National Memorial on Tuesday,
Aviation fans flock to flight festival
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
Like almost everyone else at the Wright Brothers National Memorial on Tuesday, Mike Bowie never met Orville or Wilbur Wright. But the resident of Toronto, Canada, was determined not to miss the re-enactment of their first flight, which is scheduled... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviationWednesday, August 19 is National Aviation Day, in honor of Orville Wright’s 144
5 reasons why Ohio will always be the state of aviation
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Wednesday, August 19 is National Aviation Day, in honor of Orville Wright’s 144th birthday. Aircraft inventor Orville Wright was born in Dayton, but that is not the only reason why the Buckeye state dominates when it comes to this holiday. 5 reasons... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Super Science Series: The Wright StuffAges 8 to 11 Thursday, August 20 at 4:00pm Online registration required How
Super Science Series: The Wright Stuff
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 14 days ago
Ages 8 to 11 Thursday, August 20 at 4:00pm Online registration required How do you invent something? The Wright Brothers are perfect examples of true inventors and their work offers important concepts about what makes things fly! We'll use odd... Read more
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CIO
If you live on purpose you will lead with purposeI have found in my own life and through the observation of others, recognizable
If you live on purpose you will lead with purpose
CIO / Posted 14 days ago
I have found in my own life and through the observation of others, recognizable behaviors between the successful individual and the individual that just exists. Let’s consider success in general as the achievement and accomplishment of ones goals and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Reaches New MilestoneHAMMONDSPORT, N.Y., August 14, 2015 – The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, often called
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Reaches New Milestone
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y., August 14, 2015 – The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, often called one of the hidden gems of aviation history, has reached a new milestone as visitors from around the world make their way to Hammondsport, N.Y. The destination has now... Read more
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Everett Herald
All's fareTicket to ride: Everett Transit has amassed a sizable collection of foreign cur
All's fare
Everett Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Ticket to ride: Everett Transit has amassed a sizable collection of foreign currency and car wash tokens, thanks to riders who figure any ol� round object will do in the bus fare box. Meanwhile, Island Transit must decide whether restarting the... Read more
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Everett Herald
What entrepreneurs can learn from the Wright Brothers Published: Monday, August 17, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Budding inventors beware: It
What entrepreneurs can learn from the Wright Brothers
Everett Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Published: Monday, August 17, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Budding inventors beware: It is unusual for most inventors to have that �aha� moment in the discovery of a new product or service. Instead, the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Super Science Series: The Wright StuffAges 8 to 11 Thursday, August 20 at 4:00pm Online registration required How
Super Science Series: The Wright Stuff
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 16 days ago
Ages 8 to 11 Thursday, August 20 at 4:00pm Online registration required How do you invent something? The Wright Brothers are perfect examples of true inventors and their work offers important concepts about what makes things fly! We'll use odd... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
publishers weekly best-sellers For the week ending Aug. 9 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Har
publishers weekly best-sellers
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
For the week ending Aug. 9 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee (Harper) 2. “Alert,” by Patterson/Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 3. “The Girl on the Train,” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 4. “Circling... Read more
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