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ROSS PEROT HAS DIED AT 89

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Henry Ross Perot (June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019)


DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas
billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era
poverty and ran twice for president of the United States as
a third-party candidate, died in Dallas, Texas after a battle
with leukemia.

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1877, Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) was declared
the winner and 19th president of the United States after the 1876
presidential election by the United States Congress. However, it
was Samuel J. Tilden (below), who won the popular vote on Nov. 
7, 1876. Hayes served a single term, as he had promised in his 
inaugural address.

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Samuel Jones Tilden
(February 9, 1814 – August 4, 1886)
He was the 25th
Governor of New York
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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON


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On this day in 2001, President Bill Clinton escaped indictment by surrendering his Arkansas law license for five years and admitting
that he made false statements under oath about his affair with
Monica Lewinsky.

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A twelve-year-old Dolly Parton.

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       Dolly Parton at Sevier High School.  

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Dolly Rebecca Parton is 73 years young today.


Country singer Dolly Parton has released twenty-six #1 Billboard hits,
including "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors," and "9 to 5." Parton’s music
includes 25 Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)-certified
gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards.

She grew up alongside eleven brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin
in Appalachia, Tennessee where she learned to sing at church.

She received the nickname The Queen of Country Music after releasing
more #1 hits than any other country singer in U.S. history. Dolly is one
of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s
Entertainer of the Year Award and has received 47 Grammy nominations.


Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton in 1969.

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THAT MADE HISTORY

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1789, the first United States presidential election was 
held and George Washington won with a unanimous vote.The above painting depicts Washington giving his first inaugural speech.

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President Clinton went on trial before the Senate on this day in 1999,
only the second time in
U.S. history that an impeached president had gone to trial. Clinton was later acquitted of perjury and obstruction of justice charges.

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Bill Clinton emphatically denying having an affair with former
White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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Bill Clinton during his grand jury deposition
in August 1998.

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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

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President-elect George W. Bush (left) meets with Vice President Al
Gore following the election.







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