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This Day in History for November 25 — JFK’s Burial, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1947: The "Hollywood Ten" are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios (more info)

1952: Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play 'The Mousetrap' opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London, eventually becoming the longest-continuously-running play in history (more info)

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20 Slang Terms From the 1920s That Guys Should Start Using Again

The Oxford American Dictionaries announced its "Word of the Year" yesterday, and it's about as dumb as you'd imagine.

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Denver TV Station Airs Photoshopped Image of Book Cover……Oooops.

These days, news happens hard and news happens fast....no pun intended.  But it goes without saying that with oversensitivity at an all time high, you have to be extremely careful about what you put on TV

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Voter Turns 18 Years Old Today!

::From the Victoria Advocate::

One Victoria East High School student is getting an unusual birthday present.

Travis Hughes, born Nov. 6, 1994, will postpone festivities until after he casts his ballot for the next president of the United States

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Abraham Lincoln
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This Day in History for November 6 — Abraham Lincoln Elected, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1860: Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States (more info)

1913: Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa (more info)

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Get Your Asses Out Tomorrow and VOTE!!

Tomorrow is election day in the good ol U.S.A and if you're just as tired of all the political BS as I am then get out and VOTE!

I don't care if you vote straight ticket or independently.  Whether you want change in this country or are happy with the current course of action

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This Day in History for November 5 — Susan B. Anthony Becomes First Female Voter, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1872: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time and is later fined $100 (more info)

1895: George B. Selden is granted the first U.S. patent for a gas-powered automobile (more info)

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Tom Petty
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30 Years Ago: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Release ‘Long After Dark’

By 1982, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers had already racked up an impressive string of hits that included such future classics as 'American Girl,' 'Refugee,' and 'The Waiting' -- but as they proved on their fifth album, 'Long After Dark,' they were just getting started.

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Mussolini
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This Day in History for October 30 — Mussolini Comes to Power, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1534: The English parliament passes the Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church (more info)

1922: Benito Mussolini becomes prime minister of Italy (more info)

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Sweet Lips, Tennessee — The Real Story Behind the Name

Some towns don’t have a lot going on. They don’t have heavy industry, or Internet startups, or a booming population, or a prime location on a beautiful stretch of beach or a magnificent ski slope. Sweet Lips, Tennessee, may lack these things, but the folks who live there can definitely boast about their town's pretty "sweet" name.

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35 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Street Survivors’ Album Released

‘Street Survivors’ was going to be the album that would make Lynyrd Skynyrd even bigger stars. They had already dented the mainstream, reaching the Top 10 with ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ in 1974, and picking up a sizable following of Southern-rock fans since releasing their 1973 debut album. But 1977’s ‘Street Survivors’ was supposed to catapult them into a whole other realm of rock-star popularity.

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35 Years Ago: Kansas’ ‘Point of Know Return’ Album Released

It’s been 35 years since Kansas plunged beyond the ‘Point of Know Return’ and over the edge of progressive rock oceans into mainstream unknowns below.

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