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Vol 47 Issue 24

Dressing Up For Going Out

It's always hard to decide what to wear when you're going out for the evening. Here are some ways to look your best for a night on the town:  

Nation's Dads Treated To Mark Knopfler Meet-And-Greet

CHICAGO—In what many were calling "the best Father's Day present ever," the nation's dads were treated to a Mark Knopfler meet-and-greet Thursday, spending several minutes chatting and posing for photos with the former Dire Straits frontma...

Partygoer Gets Thoughtful

LAFAYETTE, LA—At approximately 11:20 P.M. Friday night, the festive attitude of local partygoer Nathan Daniels, 34, suddenly gave way to a more thoughtful and introspective mood, witnesses reported.

'America's Most Wanted' Canceled

After 23 years on the air, America's Most Wanted—the Fox show that dramatizes real crimes in order to assist in the capture of suspects—will no longer air as a weekly program.
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American Students Not Proficient In History

The 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress concluded that less than a quarter of students were proficient in U.S. history. What do you think?

  • “Are they taking into consideration that more stuff has happened before right now than at any other time in history?”

    Richard Pursey
    Spring Layer
  • "Who cares? The only people who need to learn about U.S. history are immigrants. The rest of us are born knowing that the Founding Fathers made this the greatest country on earth."

    Larry Sargent
    Wrapper Selector
  • "Not at my child's school. We've cut every department but history."

    Mary Bostick
    Opener
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