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Today in History

...year.Today's Highlights in History:On June 7, 1939, King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived at Niagara Falls, New York, from Canada on the first visit to the United States by a reigning British monarch.On this date:In...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27
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Tammy

Now Playing Synopsis: After crashing her car, getting fired, and discovering her husband is sleeping with her neighbor, a woman named Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) decides to pack up and hit the road -- with her grandmother. Visiting Niagara Falls with her granny, Pearl (Susan Sarandon), isn't exactly Tammy's first choice, but she needs to clear her head with the freedom of the open highway, and some quality time with her unconventional grandma might be just what the doctor ordered. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Mark Duplass, Dan Aykroyd Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Recognitions

...keynote address to the 30th Annual Council for Tribal Employment Rights conference on July 24 at the Seneca Hotel in Niagara Falls. The luncheon audience of more than 300 was made up of tribal and federal government representatives and employees...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083107/nei_20070831012.shtml
Neighbors
Krauss' celebrate golden anniversary

Kate and Ernie Krauss, of Juneau, celebrate their golden anniversary May 27. Sound off on the important issues at They were married 50 years ago in Long Beach, N.Y., and have lived in Juneau since 1960. They took their honeymoon at Niagara Falls.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052406/nei_20060524007.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...Historic Park was established. In the nation In 1859, French acrobat Blondin (born Jean Francois Gravelet) crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope as 5,000 spectators watched. In 1906, the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act became...

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This Day in History

...President Lincoln. In 1901, Anna Edson Taylor, a 43-year-old widow, became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. In 1931, the George Washington Bridge, connecting New York and New Jersey, opened to traffic. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102405/sta_20051024008.shtml
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This Day in History

...transmitted a telegram to President Lincoln. In 1901, widow Anna Edson Taylor became the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. In 1931, the George Washington Bridge, connecting New York and New Jersey, opened to traffic. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102406/sta_20061024019.shtml
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This Day in History

...city's Calvary Episcopal Church. In 1929, the United States and Canada reached agreement on joint action to preserve Niagara Falls. In 1935, Bruno Hauptmann went on trial in Flemington, N.J., on charges of kidnapping and murdering the 20-month-old...

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Souvenir spoons reveal many stories of Alaska

...was the first souvenir spoon ever produced, the first patented souvenir spoon was designed in 1881 to commemorate Niagara Falls, according to "American Spoons: Souvenir and Historical." The fashion spread to the United States after a Massachusetts...

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Around The Bases

...On This Date In Baseball History, July 2:1903 - Washington outfielder Ed Delahanty went over a railroad bridge at Niagara Falls and drowned. The exact circumstances of his death never were determined.1909 - The Chicago White Sox stole 12 bases...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-02/around-bases
Sports

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