Nov. 19, 2018 - Whether by air, sea, or land, travelers coming and going from Thanksgiving celebrations will have plenty of company. About 54.3 million Americans are projected to travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). That projection is a 4.8 percent increase over last year.
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|Women write history through the Vietnam Women's Memorial|
Nov. 14, 2018 - About 300 people gathered Saturday evening for a Candlelight Ceremony at the Vietnam Women's Memorial to honor its 25th anniversary.
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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..
Week of November 19ghastly: adjective; awful, horrible;
It's go time for ghastly, ghostly, ghoulish, garrulous goblins
gubernatorial: adjective; related to a governor of a state;
It's Midterm Day at the School of Politics
rugged: adjective; difficult to traverse, rocky, mountainous;
Death toll rises from Camp Fire
topical: adjective; relevant, related to a current issue or topic;
CDC releases novel about disease detectives
Today In History
November 191863: Library of Congress: President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the close of ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Honoring a request to offer a few remarks, Lincoln memorialized the Union dead and highlighted the redemptive power of their sacrifice. Placing the common soldier at the center of the struggle for equality, Lincoln reminded his listeners of the higher purpose for which blood was shed.
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