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The
U.S. Supreme Court on this day in 2000 found that the recount ordered by the Florida Supreme Court in the 2000 Presidential
election was unconstitutional. Vice President Al Gore conceded 
the election to Texas Gov.
George W. Bush the next day.

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BOB BARKER IS 94 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Robert William Barker was born in Darrington, Washington
.

Former host of  CBS’s Truth or Consequences (1956 to 1974) and The Price
Is Right
from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show
in North American television history. Barker has had some health problems
including prostate surgery and several mild bouts with skin cancer.

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LOCAL POLITICIAN IS DEAD AT 84

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Vera Katz (Vera Pistrak) ( August 3, 1933 – December 11, 2017)

Vera Katz was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives (1985–1990) and was the 49th mayor of Portland, Oregon
(1993 – 2005). Since leaving office, she had continued to battle cancer.

Vera Katz was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. She immigrated to the United
States with her family after World War II and settled in New York City where
she grew up. Katz moved to Portland, Oregon in 1962. 

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On this day in 1936, Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry American Wallis Warfield Simpson. He became the Duke of Windsor.

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On this day in 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the
United
States
. The U.S in turn declared war on the two countries.

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
(UNICEF) was established on this day in 1946 by the U.N.
General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in
countries devastated by war.

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Original series began on this day in 1980 and aired till May 8, 1988
on the CBS television network.

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In Oslo, Norway on this day in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was the youngest person
to receive the award.

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Women were granted the right to vote in the Wyoming Territory
on this day in 1869.

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The first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the
U.S. on this
day in 1958 when 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami on
a National Airlines Boeing 707.

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Soul singer Otis Redding, at age 26, was killed on this day in 1967 
when his tour plane crashed into a Wisconsin lake. The members
of Redding’s tour band, the "Bar-Kays," were also killed.

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Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte died on this day in 2006.

Pinochet was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile
between 1973 and 1990; he remained the
Commander-in-Chief of the 
Chilean Army until 1998. He was also president of the Government
Junta of Chile
between 1973 and 1981. He died of congestive heart
failure
and pulmonary edema.


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