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US Boy Survives Flight in Wheel Well »

FILE - A Hawaiian Airlines plane flies above Hawaii

Officials said a 16-year-old boy from California is lucky to be alive after hiding in an airplane wheel well on a five-hour flight to the Pacific island state of Hawaii. A Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman said the boy ran…

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Melvin Morris SFC USA Medal of Honor - A QUIET ACHIEVER »

08:31 am | BY DUANE A. VACHON PH.D. - If  you  were born and raised in Oklahoma in the 1950’s and were black, careers and jobs were sort of thin on the ground.  Maybe if you could find something in the fields or, if you got lucky, some kind of trade.  There was one other choice, join the…

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New Zealand has worst traffic but Honolulu not far behind »

11:07 am | By Wendell Cox - Three decades ago, the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A&M University began a ground-breaking project to quantify traffic congestion levels in the larger urban areas of the United States. The Urban Mobility Report project was begun under Tim Lomax and David Shrank, who have led the project over the first 30…

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Cities support more native biodiversity than previously thought »

08:17 am | The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in biodiversity. But Chris Lepczyk, an associate professor in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at UH Mānoa, is a contributor to a new study showing that surprisingly high numbers of plant and animal species persist and even flourish…

April 10 2014 / 1 Comment / Read More »
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Traveling with History... Rome, Part 1 »

02:23 pm |     Eternity & Rome        Where Past & Present Co-Exist, Part 1   Story and photos by Allan Seiden I’d last been in Rome in 1967…truly a lifetime ago. Now I was reintroducing myself and introducing my daughter to the Eternal City. The Hotel Regno, a small property centrally located on the Via…

April 3 2014 / 2 Comments / Read More »
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US Supreme Court to Review Jerusalem Birthplace Law »

10:20 pm | Reuters - WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh the constitutionality of a law that was designed to allow American citizens born in Jerusalem - the historic holy city claimed by Israelis and Palestinians - to have Israel listed as their birthplace on passports. The case concerns a long-standing U.S. foreign…

April 21 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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