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This year's pallet bonfire still anyone's guess

...built replicas of iconic buildings or local landmarks. They've done the Roman Pantheon, Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building (complete with a King Kong on the top, gripping a blonde doll.) They've also done the Sandy Beach pump house...
A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...exist. But our girls exist," said organizer Oby Ezekwesili, a former education minister.The campaign said the Empire State Building in New York will be lit up Tuesday night in the campaign's purple and red colors to symbolize its call for an...
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Officials: 2 men plotted attack on NYC synagogue

...operation also expressed interest in bombing the Empire State Building, police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. Ahmed...Jews. He's the one who expressed interest in the Empire State Building attack, Kelly said. "They're treating us like...
Today in History

...race (he ended up losing in a landslide to Democrat Barack Obama). Actress Fay Wray, the damsel held atop the Empire State Building by the giant ape in "King Kong," died in New York City at age 96.Five years ago: Sonia Sotomayor was sworn...
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...general for the state of Alaska, and Voelkers, an architect, have built the Roman Pantheon, Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building - complete with a King Kong on the top, gripping a blonde doll - out of the wooden pallets. They've also done...
US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

...St. Louis Cardinals teammates last weekend. Actor Will Ferrell came to Recife for Thursday's match, and the Empire State Building was illuminated in red, white and blue."It translates into more fans, more casual fans, more kids that get...
Juneau reaction: Praise, caution

...second tower. She escaped the attack unharmed, but two days later was forced to evacuate her apartment near the Empire State Building during a bomb scare. That's when the college student fled New York to the comfort of family in Juneau. "I...
Deborah Hopkinson to host historical workshops

...include "How apples were brought to the west," "How Clara fashioned a map of quilts" and "How they built the Empire State Building." Hopkinson's books will be available for purchase and the author will be available for signings. A writing...
The view from New York City: It's not over yet

...several blocks away from the Empire State Building, she was much more composed...gesturing away from the Empire State Building. "Don't worry about what's...They found a bomb in the Empire State Building!" It was a false alarm...
This Day in History

...1893, the World's Columbian Exposition opened to the public in Chicago. In 1931, New York's 102-story Empire State Building was dedicated. In 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas. (They divorced in 1973.) In...


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