Louisiana Purchase

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Name: Louisiana Purchase
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Whose land is it?

Americans, and especially Idahoans, love and cherish public lands. We take it for granted that they will always be there for us to enjoy. Unfortunately, we all are incrementally being shut out of “our” public lands by the federal “managers.”A few decades ... [Published Bonners Ferry Herald - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

4 of the greatest real estate deals in history

Has real estate been (wrongly) forgotten in the history books?If you’ve ever settled down to read a little history, you’ll find plenty of descriptions of grandiose kings and queens, religion and wars of conquests but very little about real estate dea ... [Published realestate.com.au - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Labor Day Holiday Closures

Monroe,La(KNOE & Monroe City Hall)- Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council announce the following will be closed in observance of the September 1, 2014, Labor Day Holiday:All Monroe City Offices & DepartmentsMasur Museum of ArtMonroe City CourtMonroe ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Missouri: Lessons learned

For people outside the US, the State of Missouri is not a place known to many, let alone a small town named Ferguson. It’s is a small town located in St. Louis County, which has about 20,000 people. The town lives in the shadow of Missouri’s largest city, ... [Published Arab News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Look Back 250 • Preparing for the St. Louis World's Fair

I t began as another losing competition to Chicago.In 1890, Missouri Gov. David R. Francis pitched hard to host a national celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World in 1492. Fresh off a term as St. Louis mayor, ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana Purchase Exhibit Coming to Missouri

ST LOUIS – One piece of paper that changed the makeup of the United States forever will lie on display inside the Missouri History Museum from October 25, 2014 to April 19, 2015. On loan from the National Archives, the original Louisiana Purchase is the ... [Published Group Travel Leader - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana Purchase Zoo making strides to regain accreditation while other projects are put on hold

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- The splash pad at the Louisiana Purchase Zoo should be flowing with water, but the money had to flow elsewhere.Even so, city leaders say visitors should notice the changes."They are going to be pleasantly surprised."Last Spring ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Scholar Speaks At This Year’s Louis Bolduc Day

“My purpose, really, is to bring resources into town that will be meaningful to the people who live and have lived here for centuries,” Bolduc House Executive Director Lesley Barker said.She was addressing this weekend’s fifth annual Louis Bolduc Day ... [Published Sainte Genevieve Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

End the mudslinging and start listening

I am so thankful that our recent election has passed.There are times, looking at what political discourse has become in this country, that I fear for our future.Negative campaigning has always been with us, of course, going back to the days of Andrew ... [Published Shelbyville Times-Gazette - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Travel Girl Tips: Staycation in New Orleans

If you’re not quite ready to let go of summer all together, there’s still time for a mini-getaway in your hometown. How about a staycation?I want to tell you about a few deals designed to encourage NOLA residents to explore their own backyard.First, an ... [Published WGNO - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Column: To understand where our country's headed, follow entrepreneurs

The tech industry will have a more lasting impact on America's future than Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama combined.That's not the sense you get from reading the news these days, but journalists and historians always overstate the impact of ... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Aug. 5, 1846

What’s now western Montana became sole possession of the United States when President James Polk signed the Oregon Treaty. The treaty stated the 49th parallel would serve as the boundary line between the U.S. and Canada. The border west of the Continental ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Aug 05 2014]


The town site, as described in February 1879 by The Tribune, "is beautifully situated at the base of a semi-circular range of hills which form a natural barrier against the wind and storms on the north and northeast sides while the heavy belt of trees on the Little Heart gives ample protection" to the south
...Thomson believes that the APS, in which Jefferson had a passionate interest, "was one of Jefferson's primary links to Philadelphia even after he left the city for Washington in 1800."
...of Killing, I thought I might not ever see another documentary quite as powerful," said Alamo Drafthouse and Drafthouse Films founder Tim League. "Joshua Oppenheimer's stunning new film, The Look of Silence, is resounding proof that I was wrong."
"Yet, if God wills that it (the war) continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still it must be said "the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether.""

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Look Back 250 • World's Fair of 1904 was St. Lo... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 30 2014]
Whose land is it? [Published Bonners Ferry Herald - Aug 30 2014]
4 of the greatest real estate deals in history [Published realestate.com.au - Aug 29 2014]
Just peachy: Fruit is perfect ‘grab and go’ snack [Published Examiner Enterprise - Aug 28 2014]
Local research vessel maps underwater mountain ... [Published Jamestown Press - Aug 28 2014]
City's site once home to Mantani [Published Bismarck Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Here to see, Jefferson's Philadelphia papers [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 28 2014]
‘Crown Prince Emperor’ Found Guilty of DUI of ‘... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Drafthouse Films And Participant Media Acquire ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
Labor Day Holiday Closures [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 27 2014]
Why Isn’t “Arkansas” Pronounced Like “Kansas”? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
From the Founders to Ferguson [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Drafthouse Films And Participant Media Acquire ... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 27 2014]
Ted Stillwell: The opening of the West [Published Independence Examiner - Aug 27 2014]
'Crown Prince Emperor' found guilty of DUI [Published Bucks County Courier Times - Aug 27 2014]
Former Monticello gardens director visits MU [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 27 2014]
Missouri: Lessons learned [Published Arab News - Aug 27 2014]
'Crown Prince Emporer' found guilty of DUI [Published The Intelligencer - Aug 26 2014]
Mizzou celebrates botanic garden [Published KOMU - Aug 26 2014]
Melgares marker to be dedicated Sept. 18 [Published Great Bend Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
Will the armies of Allah be the rod of God's wr... [Published One News Now - Aug 25 2014]
Reader Comment: Whose Land is it? [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Aug 24 2014]
Look Back 250 • Preparing for the St. Louis Wor... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 23 2014]
Taking the Kids to New Orleans, and Beyond [Published Travel Agent Central - Aug 22 2014]
Strategy, visions, and planning for the future [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 22 2014]
Why isn't 'Arkansas' pronounced like 'Kansas'? [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Louisiana Purchase Exhibit Coming to Missouri [Published Group Travel Leader - Aug 20 2014]
St. Louis meets Pacifica in a night of joie de ... [Published Pacifica Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Louisiana Purchase Zoo making strides to regain... [Published KNOE TV8 - Aug 20 2014]
Canadian Scholar Speaks At This Year’s Louis Bo... [Published Sainte Genevieve Herald - Aug 20 2014]
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Drafthouse Films And Participant Media Acquire ... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 27 2014]
SOURCE: Participant Media DESCRIPTION: Los Angeles, CA & Austin, TX, August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Drafthouse Films and Participant Media announced today they have jointly acquired all U.S. rights to Oscar®-nominated director Joshua Oppenheimer’s ...
History for July 23 [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 23 2014]
History for July 23 - On-This-Day.com : Hot Enough for Ya Day Birth anniversary of rancher, land baron and politician Samuel Maverick (1803-70), whose last name became the synonym for a stubborn individual. Birth anniversary of crime writer ...
Three Questions About The Bergdahl Deal Answered [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Jun 04 2014]
I Does it matter if Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his post in 2009 , after having become disillusioned with the war in Afghanistan, only to be captured by the Taliban and held prisoner of war for five years? Of course it doesn’t matter. Maybe he deserted, ...
Obama looks to bypass Congress and promote raci... [Published Power Line - May 26 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) When we pledge allegiance to the flag, we also pledge allegiance to the Republic for which it stands — “one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” The modern American left has put each of these qualities ...
Book Review - Lynne Cheney's "James Madison: A ... [Published BLACKFIVE - May 22 2014]
The following book review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper. You can read all of our book reviews by clicking on the Books category link in the right sidebar. The former Second Lady, Lynne Cheney, has written a riveting book ...
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