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Jun 17, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

Photos: Santa Maria

It has been 23 years since the Santa Maria arrived in the Scioto River to become a Downtown attraction.


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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Remembering Francis Bellamy

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by Francis Bellamy , who was a Baptist minister, a Christian socialist, and the cousin of socialist utopian novelist Edward Bellamy .


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Tue Jun 03, 2014

Native Americans look to "avoid further disrespect and embarrassment" with holiday name change

Columbus Day is a federal holiday, but a group in Traverse City is asking the commission to make a change, renaming it Indigenous Peoples Day.


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Mon May 26, 2014

Daily Kos

You Needn't Pay Them Any Mind: A Brief Look at the Treatment of American Indians in US History

It has never been properly explained to me why we still celebrate Columbus Day as a national holiday.


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