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This Day in History for December 7 — Attack on Pearl Harbor, and More

Here’s a look at some  events that took place on this day in history:

1787: Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution (more info)

1941: In an early-morning sneak attack, Japanese warplanes bomb the U.S. naval base at Oahu Island's Pearl Harbor, causing the United States to enter World War II (more info)

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Hostess Going Out Of Business – CEO Blames Union for Collapse [POLL]

As one critic put it, sometimes workers bite the hand that feeds them, but rarely do they "eat it."

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This Day in History for October 18 — Alaska Becomes a U.S. Territory, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1469: Ferdinand of Aragon marries Isabella of Castile in Valladolid, beginning a cooperative reign that would unite Spain and elevate the nation to a dominant world power (more info)

1648: Boston Shoemakers form the first US labor organization (more info)

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(Photo by Peter Trulock/Fox Photos/Hulton ArchiveGetty Images)
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It’s National School Lunch Week!

So I graduated from high school in 1979 (Hanford Falcons YEAH!) I spent the last couple of years in school jumping in my buddy's car and heading to to Artic Circle drive in in Richland, maybe McDonalds

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Night Of The Living Dead Anniversary October 1 – The ‘One’ That Started It All

The movie that not only gave us a new level of terror, shocking gore, and -yes!- zombies, celebrates an anniversary.

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Thomas Charles Naudet, McGill University Libraries
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This Day in History for August 27 – Battle of Dresden and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1813 – French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte defeats a larger force of Austrians, Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden (More info)

1859 – Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Penn., leading to the world’s first commercially successful oil well (More info)

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Category: History
Topical Press Agency, Getty Images
Topical Press Agency, Getty Images
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Will a New Investigation Finally Reveal What Happened to Amelia Earhart?

Today, July 2, marks the 75th anniversary of when legendary pilot Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while trying to fly around the world. Now, new light may be shed on the mystery that’s always surrounded the incident.

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Hanford B reactor
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Manhattan National Park Bill Introduced In House

The House of Representatives will take up a new bill that would create a national park/monument for the Manhattan Project, including Hanford.

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Hanford Nuclear B Reactor
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Do We Need A Manhattan Project National Monument Park? [POLL]

A bill introduced in Congress would create a Manhattan Project National Park and would include Hanford's B reactor.

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Flickr, Capture Queen
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Don’t Hide From Your Dental Problems – CBC Can Help!

I recently learned about Columbia Basin College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic and think it’s the coolest thing I’ve heard about all month.

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