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  1. 4th graders can now get free annual national park passesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    This Aug. 24, 2015 photo released by the National Park Service shows fourth-graders on the grounds of Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School in Alexandria, Va., holding passes that give them and their families free admission for one year to all national parks, with ranger Kathy Kupper from the National Park Service at left. On Tuesday, Sept.

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  2. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Lowell Sun

    On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast near Buras, Louisiana, bringing floods that devastated New Orleans. More than 1,800 people in the region died.

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  3. From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices for several years, an unfamiliar sight has emerged in many corners of the economy: Inflation is ticking up. The price increases remain modest.

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  4. Chelmsford bands perform in D.C. on July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    But it wasn't until they were there, about to perform in the nation's July 4 festivities, that the gravity of the opportunity hit many of the students who participated. Marching-band members represented Massachusetts in the National Independence Day Parade, and orchestra members performed at the World War II memorial and played for veterans at the Hermitage Retirement Community in Alexandria, Va.

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  5. Virginia questions a 4-lane legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    More than 3,000 people have signed online petitions calling for a change in the name of Jefferson Davis Highway in Virginia, buoyed by growing national scrutiny of the Confederate flag and other symbols of the vanquished South. The name applies to the portion of U.S. 1 that runs from the Potomac River through Virginia to the North Carolina border, and to other highways elsewhere in the South.

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  6. Saudi King Abdullah dead at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    His changes looked minute to the outside world. But in a kingdom where ultra-conservative Muslim clerics long have held a lock on all aspects of society, King Abdullah's incremental reforms echoed mightily.

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  7. For exercise DVDs, it's survival of the fittestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Gilad Janklowicz s videos have drawn loyal fans who call themselves Giladiators. Janklowicz has been committed to multi-camera shoots in Hawaii his whole career, an approach that s being challenged by apps and streaming video.

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