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The Shakers are a religious group that came to America from England in 1774 led by Mother Ann Lee. The group grew until there were 18 Shaker communities in the eastern part of the country. Some of the communities made furniture that was sold to outsiders....
It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966. The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...
In the days before Disney, many imaginary sprites that excited children's imaginations could be found in books. In 1881, Palmer Cox wrote an illustrated story about a group of characters called "Brownies" for Wide Awake magazine. Brownies were imaginary...
FOX 17 Senior Web Producer1. Falcon "Owns" FOX 17 Tower Cam It's not what you'd expect to see perched atop a downtown condo development, but a Peregrine Falcon "hogged" the lens of FOX 17's traffic camera atop the River House Condo development in downtown Grand Rapids for a while...
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FOX 17 Senior Web Producer1. New ER Reservation Systems Let's You Stay Home Until The Doctor Is Ready For $9.99, nine South Florida hospitals are guaranteeing immediate entry into their emergency rooms. Or your money back. Patients with non-life-threatening conditions such as...
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This was the decade when the frontier town of Fort Lauderdale became the center of the region's burgeoning commerce. Its early and naive efforts at mercantilism involved the exploitation and destruction of what is now recognized as a vital environmental...
NOV. 26, 1926-JAN. 20, 2011 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Elva Mae Dress, 84, a resident at Providence Place and formerly of 2850 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, died at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. Born Nov. 26, 1926, in Smithsburg, Md., Elva was...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
MAY 14, 1923-JAN. 3, 2011 Peter Henry Lowenhaupt, 87, of 958 A St. Clair St., Hagerstown, Md., passed away on the birthdate of his late wife, Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. Born Monday, May 14, 1923, in Ridgewood, N.Y.,...
What better way to celebrate Presidents Day weekend than getting up close and personal with all 43 presidents — well, their lifelike wax figures, that is. The Presidents Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington opens this week with an unveiling of the...
1844: Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message, ''What hath God wrought'' from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened America's first telegraph line. 1883: The Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, was dedicated by President Chester...
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