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Feb 16, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

Happy Third Monday in February

What used to be a holiday to celebrate our founding father's birthday is now a holiday to celebrate every president.

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Tue Feb 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Red Wing considers replacement for Columbus Day

The idea comes from Red Wing High School social studies teacher Scott Bender, who accuses history books and popular culture of romanticizing the story of Christopher Columbus.

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Thu Feb 06, 2014

The Battalion

Opinion: #NSD2014

National Signing Day is the second-creepiest holiday celebrated in America. The creepiest is Columbus Day, and it's not even close.

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Wed Feb 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Red Wing considers rededicating Columbus Day

At the urging of the city's Human Rights Commission, Red Wing City Council members are exploring the idea of rededicating the October holiday to something that honors the area's early settlers instead of a man some historians consider less than worthy of celebration.

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Tue Jan 21, 2014

Honolulu

October Heads Up

Shame on us! Hawai'i is one of the nation's leaders in pedestrian fatalities, per capita.

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Related Topix: Life, Yom Kippur

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