April 18, 2019 - Tens of millions of people visit a national park site each year. Some sites charge admission fees but on Saturday when National Park Week begins, those fees are waived. Sounds like the perfect time to explore and enjoy!
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|Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears|
Jan. 11, 2019 - For the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day, Student News Net will be honoring the people of D-Day. Sgt. Fred Bahlau was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne who "dropped" behind enemy lines on D-Day. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Supreme Allied Commander who commanded more than 150,000 soldiers on D-Day.
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Sept. 21, 2018 - Douglas Brinkley eloquently delivered the Keynote Address at last Friday's Student News Net Symposium.Read More
- Why is Rosa Parks called the 'Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?
- What prepared Rosa for the action she took on Montgomery City Bus #2857 on Dec. 1, 1955?
- Why was the life Rosa led such a courageous one?
Douglas Brinkley, author of Rosa Parks: A Life, speaks at the Student News Net Symposium on Sept. 14, 2018..
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National Vietnam War Veterans Day
charitable: adjective; related to charity, donations of goods and services to help people in need;
Camp Fire claims 76 lives
utmost: adjective; highest; ultimate
The legacy of Peggy Whitson: a passion for space
wintry: adjective; related to winter, cold, snow, and/or sleet;
Weekend weather: a wintry wallop
Today In History
April 211918: World War I flying ace, the Red Baron (Baron Manfreed von Richtofen), was shot down and killed. A movie - The Red Baron (Der Rote Baron) - was made about the Red Baron in 2009. SNN attended the United States premier of the movie at the Reel Stuff Film Festival associated with the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, Ohio.
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Park rangers angry
April 17, 2019 - At Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, rangers are angry someone placed broken glass on beaches.Read More
Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt after fire
April 16, 2019 - The Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire on Monday and burned for almost nine hours.Read More
Cut melon linked to Salmonella outbreak
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Purdue honors Tyler Trent
April 12, 2019 - Next fall Purdue students will enter football stadium through the Tyler Trent gate.Read More
Israeli spacecraft to land on the Moon
April 11, 2019 - An Israeli spacecraft is scheduled to land on the Moon today, an eight year effort.Read More
Lt. Col. Richard Cole (1915-2019)
April 10, 2019 - Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving Doolittle Raider, passed away Tuesday. He was 103.Read More