Jan. 22, 2019 - Following a winter storm in the Midwest on Saturday, the skies cleared, temperatures plummeted to zero, and the moon put on a post game show that probably did not assuage fans of the New Orleans Saints. Fans were howling but not at the super wolf blood moon!
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|Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears|
Jan. 11, 2019 - For the upcoming 75th anniversary of D-Day, Student News Net will be honoring the people of D-Day.
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Sept. 21, 2018 - Douglas Brinkley eloquently delivered the Keynote Address at last Friday's Student News Net Symposium.Read More
- Why is Rosa Parks called the 'Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?
- What prepared Rosa for the action she took on Montgomery City Bus #2857 on Dec. 1, 1955?
- Why was the life Rosa led such a courageous one?
Douglas Brinkley, author of Rosa Parks: A Life, speaks at the Student News Net Symposium on Sept. 14, 2018..
Week of January 21proclamation: noun; official statement, information to proclaim so it is widely known;
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publicity: noun; actions to increase awareness of something or someone by the general public;
Banished words list began at a New Year's Eve party
sniffles: noun; runny nose because of a cold, other infection, or an allergy;
Season of sniffles, sneezes and flu is here
Today In History
January 231964: The Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified eliminating poll taxes and other taxes as a requirement for voting in federal elections.
1933: The Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. It fixed the term of president as expiring at noon on January 20 instead of March 4 and set the opening day for Congress at January 3.
1849: Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, became the first woman to receive a MD degree. She was born in England and received her degree from the Medical Institution of Geneva, New York.
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Jan. 18, 2019 - Sunday's Super Wolf Blood moon will be the post game show.Read More
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People of D-Day: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Jan. 15, 1929 - Martin Luther King, Jr. is born
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