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  1. Grass Valley's Lyman Gilmore School celebrates namesake during Flight DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Union

    ... the world's first airplane and successfully completing the first powered human flight on Dec. 17, 1903 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Gilmore's claim remains unconfirmed. As in the past two years, the day began with performances from the Lyman ...

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  2. The ParaguayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Ocracoke Journal

    ... overboard by a huge wave. Early in the morning of the next day the Paraguay was driven ashore just north of Kitty Hawk. In spite of the weather, rescuers from the Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station managed to launch a life boat, and succeeded in ...

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  3. Records prop up Ohio's claim to birthplace of flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Medina Gazette

    ... machine in 1901. The claim would mean he flew an airplane two years before the Wright brothers' first flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C., and three years before Root first witnessed the first flight of a practical airplane in Dayton. Defenders of ...

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  4. Review: 'The Wright Brothers,' by David McCullough, doesn't really take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Star Tribune

    ... 1910, seven years after the Wrights' Flyer went airborne for just under a minute with Wilbur at the controls in Kitty Hawk, N.C. By focusing on their shared triumphs - Wilbur died of typhoid fever in 1912 at 44 - the author avoids the negative sides ...

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  5. McCullough studies the Wright BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Erie Times News

    ... self-education, the bicycle shop where they first revealed their mechanical genius and the 1903 flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., that later allowed them to claim honors as the first successful pilots. McCullough is not a trained scholar and has a ...

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  6. Weekend picks for book loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    ... Wilbur and Orville Wright, the two Dayton, Ohio, bicycle makers who made the first powered flight on the sands of Kitty Hawk, N.C., in December 1903. Many had tried to fly but failed. The Wright Brothers soared, at least for a few seconds, their way ...

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  7. Connecticut tries to make claim for birth of aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Robesonian

    Ohio's fight to defend the legacy of the Wright brothers soared forward Tuesday in a unanimous vote to repudiate Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat them as first in flight. Lawmakers are responding to a 2013 Connecticut law that honored aviator Gustave Whitehead as beating Dayton-born Orville and Wilbur Wright's 1903 flight off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, by two years.

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  8. Ohio House chastises Connecticut for 'first in flight' claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Crescent-News.com

    ... known for their creative and skilled craftsmanship, became famous for building airplanes and testing them at Kitty Hawk, N.C." At issue is legislation okayed by the state of Connecticut that honors Whitehead as the first person to make a controlled ...

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  9. Lawmakers defend Wright brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Toledo Blade

    ... has also repudiated Connecticut's claim. The first flight, both Ohio and North Carolina agree, occurred in Kitty Hawk, N.C., in 1903 using the technology the Wrights perfected. "With the right plane and the right winds, Dec. 17, 1903, became a day ...

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  10. Ohio jabs Connecticut in first in flight spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Greenwich Citizen

    Ohio's fight to defend the legacy of the Wright brothers soared forward Tuesday in a unanimous vote to repudiate Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat them as first in flight. Lawmakers are responding to a 2013 Connecticut law that honored aviator Gustave Whitehead as beating Dayton-born Orville and Wilbur Wright 's 1903 flight off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, by two years.

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  11. Ohio House chastises Connecticut after claims that a resident flew before Orville and Wilbur WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Thegatewaynews.com

    ... known for their creative and skilled craftsmanship, became famous for building airplanes and testing them at Kitty Hawk, N.C." At issue is legislation OK'd by the state of Connecticut that honors Whitehead as the first person to make a controlled ...

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  12. Ohio House OKs Resolution Asserting Wright Brothersa FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | TheCourier.com

    ... law that honored aviator Gustave Whitehead as beating Dayton-born Orville and Wilbur Wright's 1903 flight off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, by two years. Sponsoring Rep. Rick Perales said Ohio can't stand by while another state "sees fit to change ...

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  13. Ohio in first-flight fight with ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio lawmakers yesterday jumped into the ongoing fight with Connecticut over who was really first in flight. Historians have long credited Orville and Wilbur Wright of Dayton with building the first successful airplane and making the first ever controlled, powered, sustained heavier-than-air human flight on Dec. 17, 1903, along the dunes in Kitty Hawk, N.C. Ohio and North Carolina have squabbled for years over who should hold bragging rights for the Wright Brothers.

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  14. Resolution passed: Wright Brothers first in flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... Carolina share the Wright Brothers' legacy as the brothers made their first powered flight on in December 1903 in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to ...

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  15. Ohio House OKs resolution asserting Wright brothers' flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Ohio House has approved a resolution repudiating Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat the Wright brothers as first in flight. Ohio lawmakers are responding to a 2013 Connecticut law that honored aviator Gustave Whitehead as beating Dayton-born Orville and Wilbur Wright 's 1903 flight off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, by two years.

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  16. Ohio House to vote on resolution over who was 1st in flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    The Ohio House is poised to approve a resolution repudiating Connecticut for asserting that another aviator beat the Wright brothers as first in flight. At issue is whether Ohio-born brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright were first with their 1903 flight off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

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  17. Jason Marks on the effects of Tropical Depression Ana in the OBXRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    "We've seen a lot of wind and rain," said Katrina Cunnane, of Pennsylvania, who was visiting Kitty Hawk. "We got into town early this morning.

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  18. NCDOT: Damaged section of N.C. 12 near Kitty Hawk reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Business Journal

    A stretch of N.C. 12 near Kitty Hawk that collapsed earlier this month has reopened to traffic, says the N.C. Department of Transportation. NCDOT says construction crews removed the damaged pavement and refilled the area with sand, which allowed new pavement to be poured.

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  19. Wrights' Evidence Grounds Gustave Whitehead's Flight Of FancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Connecticut, claimed to have flown a proto-airplane in Fairfield in 1901, two years before the Wrights' flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C. His alleged feat was reported in the weekly Bridgeport Herald. The problem is that no credible photograph of the event ...

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  20. New McCullough book celebrates the Wright BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Post and Courier

    ... self-education, the bicycle shop where they first revealed their mechanical genius and the 1903 flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., that later allowed them to claim honors as the first successful pilots (McCullough dismisses recent claims by Connecticut ...

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