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Erie Canal

(Encyclopedia) Erie Canal, artificial waterway, c.360 mi (580 km) long; connecting New York City with the Great Lakes via the Hudson River. Locks were built to overcome the 571-ft (174-m) difference?

Frederick McKinley Jones Biography

Frederick McKinley JonesinventorBorn: 1892Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio Jones was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. An experienced mechanic, he invented a self-starting gas engine and a series of?

Super Slow Pitch

Super Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Ritch?s/Superior (4); Howard?s/Western Steer and Steele?s Sports (3); Lighthouse/Worth and Long Haul (2).Year 1981Howard's/Western Steer, Denver,?

Best-Selling Books, 2014

*/ Rank Title Author 1.The Fault in Our Stars (trade paper)John Green2.The Long Haul Jeff Kinney3.Divergent Veronica Roth4.Insurgent Veronica Roth5.Killing Patton O'Reilly/Dugard6.?

Steve Forbes

The flat tax man is in for the long haul by Beth Rowen This article was posted on December 3, 1999. Steve Forbes "When I ran four years ago, virtually every Republican denounced the flat tax?

Major Slow Pitch

Major Slow Pitch Multiple winners: Gatliff Auto Sales, Riverside Paving and Skip Hogan A.C. (3); Campbell Carpets, Hamilton Tailoring, Howard?s Furniture, Long Haul TPS and New Construction (?

African American Inventors

Thomas L. Jennings (1791?1859)A tailor in New York City, Jennings is credited with being the first African American to hold a U.S. patent?

Famous African American Inventors

Lewis Howard Latimer, Patricia Bath, and other exceptional scientists by Ann Marie Imbornoni Lewis Howard Latimer Related Links Black History Month FeaturesAfrican American History?

Weather: What Should I Wear?

What Should I Wear?WeatherWhat Should I Wear?Playing the OddsGetting Down to BasicsForecasting from the Beginning Books on weather often save the best for last. Before you finally get to weather?