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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...Germany. But he was also an instrumental figure in ordering the firebombing which killed hundreds of thousands of civilians in Dresden, Hamburg, Kobe and Tokyo."You drop a load of bombs," he wrote in his autobiography "and, if you're cursed with any...
Today In Sports History for July 10

...arms of goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg.2011 - The United States advances to the semifinals in the Women's World Cup in Dresden, Germany. The U.S. beats Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie. Abby Wambach ties it in the 122nd minute...
German reporters with foreign roots fight racism in theater

...Germany has seen a backlash against Muslim immigrants, with tens of thousands of Germans marching in weekly rallies through Dresden and other cities protesting the perceived Islamization of Europe, though the numbers have waned recently.Recent deadly terror...
Today in Sports History

...2011 - The United States advances to the semifinals after one of the most exciting games ever at the Women's World Cup in Dresden, Germany. The U.S. beat Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie. Abby Wambach scores a thrilling goal to tie...
Artists who died in 2007 include authors Mailer, Vonnegut

...Vietnam era. Sound off on the important issues at Vonnegut turned his ordeal as a POW during the 1945 allied firebombing of Dresden, Germany, into his 1969 novel "Slaughterhouse-Five." Its surrealistic approach made it a hit with young readers who...
Researchers use a computer to study dynamics of crowd panic

...people don't think about what they should do," said Dirk Helbing, a professor at the Institute for Economics and Traffic at Dresden University of Technology. The computer models reflect the conditions of a room from which people are trying to escape but...
Annual Beaded Bag show: Oldest bag in show dates back to 1820 identical. The frames themselves are varied. One is much finer than the other. But they are from the same factory in Dresden (Germany)." Hanes' show opened June 21 (the solstice) and will run until Sept. 21 (the equinox). Spirit Beads...
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Library's graphic novel collection is larger than it may appear

...the shelves! "The Dylan Dog Case Files," written by Tiziano Sclavi and various artists. Way before Anita Blake and Harry Dresden, there was nightmare investigator Dylan Dog. Former Scotland Yard detective and possible reincarnation of a man who died...
Sew many quilts, so little time to show them

...air as if pulling a long thread taut. This year's show includes traditional patterns such as ``Wedding Ring'' and ``Dresden Plate,'' and innovations like ``Three Blind Mice'' in which each tiny mouse wears a pair of red-framed dark glasses...
This Day in History

...II, the Soviets captured Budapest, Hungary, from the Germans. In 1945, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. In 1960, France exploded its first atomic bomb. In 2002, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made former New York City Mayor...


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