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How The Apple Pie Became A Symbol Of America

Teh apple pie may be the first and original "made in America" food item.
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The 2024 Great North American Eclipse Will Be Better Than the 2017 Event

The Great North American Eclipse is set to occur on April 8, 2024 and this eclipse will "eclipse" the one from 2017.
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This State Is The Most Forgotten State

Only 77.6% of quiz players manage to remember this state, compared to the 97.3% who list California or Texas.
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Why Is Old Navy Selling American Flag T-shirts That Are Purple?

This Thursday (7/4/19), we will celebrate our 243rd birthday as a country with patriotic pride by decorating and wearing the colors red, white and blue. So why is one clothing retailer selling American flag t-shirts in purple? Since it was established in 1994, Old Navy has offered varied Americana...
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Air Quality Report Rates Our Area High On Quality

Breathe deeply Gainesville, and Ocala, the American Lung Association says the area is one of the top 25 cleanest air cities in America. Gainesville and Lake City air tied for the number 1 spot for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for particle pollution (soot), with Alachua and Columbia...
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The Most Popular Dog Breeds In America

Yet again, the Labrador Retriever is America's favorite dog. The American Kennel Club (AKC) released its list of the top 10 most popular dog breeds of 2018 and out of the 193 recognized breeds, Labs remain a solid favorite topping the list for the 28th year in a row! It is little surprise for those...
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How To Check On The Type Of Airplane Used In Your Travel

The Boeing 737 is the most popular commercial airplane in the world . In 2017 there 1,297 versions of the jet with virtually every major airline having several in their fleet. In fact Southwest uses the 737 exclusively. But the latest version of the airplane has been in the news with two Boeing 737...
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How You Can Help Victims Of Hurricane Florence

We can certainly understand how much a hurricane can devastate your life and ask thankful as we are the Florence didn't make its way to Florida. We also know that help is greatly appreciated and here is how you can quickly assist our neighbors in the Carolinas. The American Red Cross has an easy...
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Kids Should Remain In Rear Facing Car Seats Much Longer Than Before

It's a question many parents have turned to their Pediatrician for an answer, how long should a child seat face backwards? A new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that “Children should ride in a rear-facing car seat for as long as possible, up to the limits of their...
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The Elevator Button That Doesn't Work On Purpose

If you've ever repeatedly pushed the 'door close' button on an elevator and thought, 'It's like this thing doesn't actually work,' you are about to find out that you are correct. Over the Memorial Day weekend, a passenger aboard an elevator posted a picture of the elevator button panel and...
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