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ED DANAHUE

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It was on this day in 1906.

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It was on this day in 1955

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It occurred on this day in 1775.

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(Note) – The phrase "the British are coming" was attributed to Revere even
though it is unlikely he used the exact wording.

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PAST NEWS HEADLINES ON THIS DAY

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ED DONAHUE

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THE MOTHER OF ALL WINDSTORMS!

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The Columbus Day Storm system brought strong winds to the Pacific Northwest
and southwest Canada. It was linked to 46 fatalities in the northwest and
Northern California resulting from heavy rains and mudslides.

Radio and TV broadcasting was affected in the Portland, Oregon area with
downed transmission towers and loss of equipment.

The entire power distribution system had to be rebuilt from the ground up
in much of the area. Some locations did not have power restored for several
weeks.

The Oregon Capitol grounds at Salem, and the state’s college campuses,
resembled battlefields with heavy losses of trees.

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

 

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William Oliver Stone is 70 years old today.

As a teenager, Stone worked in the French Financial
Exchange. He then went into the Army and served in
Vietnam from June 1965 to 1968.His 1991 film JFK led
to Congress passing the Assassination Materials
Disclosure Act of 1992, which ended the secrecy 
surrounding John F. Kennedy‘s assassination.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS STORIES

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TIM MAGUIRE

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Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar
(September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014)

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