THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 34: A Double-Leaf in California?
To start off this article, let's begin by asking this question: do you know of bridges in the US like this one in the picture: a double-leaf bascule bridge that was built before or at the turn of th... Posted on 11/8/13 at 6:40 AM
THE PERIPHERY Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road.
"How do you send c... Posted on 9/24/13 at 7:04 AM
THE NEW FORTY More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen... Posted on 8/2/13 at 7:58 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesotans of today to remember those who died in Civil War
By Don Davis
Minnesota soldiers gave their lives on July 2, 1863, in the Civil Wars Battle of Gettysburg to buy fellow Union troops a few minutes, and up to 100 Minnesotans plan to remember the sacri... Posted on 6/25/13 at 4:36 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc... Posted on 2/19/13 at 9:34 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal officials say Americans are joining the bloody civil war in Syria, raising the chances they could become radicalized by al-Qaida-linked militant groups and return to the U.S. as battle-hardened security risks.
EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press
, November 30, 2013
Gordon H. Yates was a tall, skinny redhead who joined the Navy during World War II when he was 17. Two years later, the young aviator was dead, beheaded by the enemy after his patrol bomber was shot down in waters off southeast Asia.
MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press
, November 09, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — As the last U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq on Sunday, friends and family of the first and last American fighters killed in combat were cherishing their memories rather than dwelling on whether the war and their sacrifice was worth it.
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered that the flags be lowered at state and federal buildings on Monday in remembrance of a Navy SEAL from Minnesota who was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials tell The Associated Press that they believe that none of the Navy SEALs who died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan had participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, although they were from the same unit that carried out the bin Laden mission.
August 06, 2011
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