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Researchers Find Jamestown Colonists Practiced Cannibalism

There was a time when cannibalism was alive and well in America, as researchers recently discovered the remains of Jamestown settlers that indicate colonists may have had to resort to such despicable tactics in order to survive the “Starving Time.”

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Iwo Jima

World War II Vet Who Provided Flag In Iwo Jima Photo Dies

LOS ANGELES — Alan Wood, a World War II veteran credited with providing the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima, has died. He was 90.

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First Christian Church

First Christian Church to Hold 11th Annual Favorite Poem Night

At one point in my life I was headed in a completely different direction than the one I currently walk.  Yes, I did all sorts of things as a kid, but generally there was a common theme to a lot of it.  I really liked school, and I loved the libraries.   So of course, I had my head in books a lot.

When I was small up until about my junior year of college, I was going to be a teacher.  Specifically, I was going to be a high school English teacher.  I know, can you imagine?  I'd not only be the goofiest teacher ever, but half the time I'd be mistaken for a student.   But yes, I was always in love with books, plays, poetry, and all that stuff.  I did creative writing, I did theater, I did tons of reading.   So when I see things like this upcoming event, I'm always interested.

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Jackie Robinson Day
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Jackie Robinson Day To Be Celebrated By MLB Teams on Monday and Tuesday

Even if you're not heading to the movies on Monday or Tuesday, you'll be seeing "42" if you're a Major League Baseball fan. All players and on-field personnel will once again don the No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day

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Jonathan Winters Dead
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Comedian Jonathan Winters Dead at 87

Jonathan Winters, a titan of comedy on both the big and small screens, passed away at the age of 87.

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april 8 today in history
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Hank Aaron Smashes the Sultan of Swat’s 39-year Home Run Record — Today in History

On this day in 1974 in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, “Hammerin’ Hank” made MLB history by hitting his 715th career homer, and surpassing Babe Ruth's record.

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Confetti Egg
Doug's Confetti Egg

Doug Shares The Tradition and History of Confetti Eggs [VIDEO]

Last weekend was Easter, and I brought up one of my family traditions, where we make confetti eggs. These eggs are the shell filled with confetti that you crack over people's heads for good luck, and of course, just for fun.  I brought this up on the air on 92.3 BOB-FM and Denny Perkins thought this was some crazy thing that we just came up with, just like he thought about St. Nicholas Day.  I can assure you, this is far from just a Sokolowski made up tradition.

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, The ‘Iron Lady,’ Has Died at 87

The first female prime minister of England, Margaret Thatcher, has passed away due to a stroke. She was 87 years old. 

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Rogert Ebert Trivia
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert passed away this week. He was an amazing man who not only provided people with his opinions on movies, he planted the notion that movies could be more than just observed in the minds of countless people. And he was entertaining. (Proof: This review of 'Deuce Bigelow: European Gigolo.') He also led a fascinating life, so we put together some trivia to give you an idea of the greatness that was Roger Ebert.

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Roger Ebert
Ethan Miller

Legendary Movie Critic Roger Ebert Dies at the Age of 70

Just days after announcing a leave of absence from writing to deal with a recurrence of cancer, the Chicago Sun-Times reported this afternoon that legendary movie critic Roger Ebert has died.

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