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2010-11-01 21:19:20

Ignoring topography, efficiency, expense and even their own surveyors’ recommendations, regional railroad officials in the mid-19th century diverted a new rail line around New Philadelphia, Ill., “the first town in the United States planned, platted and legally registered by an African American,” a University of Illinois researcher reports.

2008-07-13 06:00:23

By Jason Kuiper, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 13--COUNCIL BLUFFS -- No one can say the first year on the job was uneventful for Martha Bruckner.

2007-12-21 06:00:31

By Nichole Aksamit, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 21--Many Omaha-area restaurants and their employees take a break on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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