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Did You Know? – Stonehenge

Joann Wolwowicz

May 2, 2012

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Stonehenge is perhaps one of the most peculiar sites in existence today. Image a large circle of rocks that no one knows exactly what it’s doing there, who put it there, what it was used for, or how it even got to that loca...

Did You Know?: Earth Day

Joann Wolwowicz

April 25, 2012

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Living in a time where there is great concern for the environment, there is always discussion about global warming, recycling, and pollution. People are now more environmentally conscious about what they do to this planet, espe...

Did You Know? – Alcatraz Prison

Joann Wolwowicz

April 18, 2012

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Alcatraz Island can be found in California’s San Francisco Bay, and it is the location of the federal prison that is known to have once housed some of America’s most wanted from the days it was in operation from 1934 to 19...

Did You Know? – Great Wall of China

Joann Wolwowicz

April 11, 2012

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Known as the only manmade structure that is visible from the moon, the Great Wall of China is one of the world’s most impressive architectural feats. The wall itself is a symbol of the long history of China. Today it remains a...

Did You Know? – Mount Rushmore

Joann Wolwowicz

April 4, 2012

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What do U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common? There are probably many things that link these four men, including the many contributions they made to t...

Did You Know? – The Gold Rush

Joann Wolwowicz

March 28, 2012

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Imagine digging in the base of a river when you suddenly come across something shiny in the water. Could it be what you think it is? What if it was gold? Would you be rich; could there be more gold in that river or in the area...

Did You Know? – Pompeii

Joann Wolwowicz

March 21, 2012

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Imagine an unknown city. One day it’s there, and the next it’s buried under volcanic ash for 2,000 years until someone discoveres it again. Such was the story of the Roman city of Pompeii, the city which in 79 A.D. was bu...

Did You Know? – Read Across America

Joann Wolwowicz

February 29, 2012

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No doubt many of us have forgotten the things about our past that we used to do, especially in the earlier days of our education. No doubt, without reading the subject of this article, most of you would not remember what Marc...

Did You Know? – Prohibition

Joann Wolwowicz

February 22, 2012

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Since last week’s "Did You Know" focused on Al Capone and the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, I thought that it would be interesting to learn about the whole time period of Prohibition including why it was enacted and what ...

Did You Know? – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Joann Wolwowicz

February 15, 2012

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With Valentine’s Day being just yesterday, it seemed fitting to do this week’s "Did You Know" about something that happened on that day way back in 1929. Known as the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the shooting took place in a...

Did You Know? – The Grand Canyon

Joann Wolwowicz

February 8, 2012

Filed under Features

When planning to see all of the fantastic sites in this country on a cross country trip, there is always one destination that everyone makes an effort to see. This particular landmark is located in Arizona, stretches over 270 ...

Did You Know? – The Invention of the Personal Computer

Joann Wolwowicz

February 1, 2012

Filed under Features

We all have them: personal computers that allow us to do whatever we want to do, from simple things such as playing games to sending emails and communicating with people in other countries. With the click of a mouse, so much ca...

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