The 1800s and westward expansion

The 1800s and westward expansion

Written by R and E D Smith We owe this tremendous story — the inspiration behind the human story of our West — to Andrew Jackson, president from 1829-1835, and his commander-in-chief Thomas Jefferson,…

WATCH: Patrick Leahy plays the famous role of Batman

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WATCH: Patrick Leahy plays the famous role of Batman

It’s Thursday night in Green Beret is hunting a quail with its .50-caliber machine gun. You’re one of three guys. You’re hunting at Night in Tombstone, the famous saloon, or in your Jeep, just…

Higher bed numbers coming to Ontario hospitals

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Higher bed numbers coming to Ontario hospitals

Health units in parts of Ontario will allow doctors to discharge patients more quickly after surgeries as part of efforts to limit pressures on hospitals. Emergency rooms will be able to discharge patients earlier…

Peek ahead to your next raise

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Peek ahead to your next raise

No one likes to be fobbed off with smaller raises. For many workers, though, it’s tough to calculate how much money they’ll be taking home in the coming year. Several studies show that half…

Valentino Rossi’s dad’s helmet wins him a race

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Valentino Rossi’s dad’s helmet wins him a race

Valentino Rossi’s helmet is adorned with the Nike Swoosh. There is also a black, yellow and orange azure pattern underneath, the universally recognized colors of MotoGP. This one is borrowed from Valentino, his father’s,…

Houthi rebels declare an end to gas and oil exports

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Houthi rebels declare an end to gas and oil exports

The outcome of ongoing conflict between the government and Houthi rebels now involves a struggle for control of Yemen’s easternmost province, Marib, home to its largest natural gas fields. The latest developments follow a…

Tesla rival Rivian to go public in US —

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Tesla rival Rivian to go public in US —

Lazard advised. Rivian, the maker of the street-legal electric hypercar Riviera, will close the doors on its initial public offering in the United States on Thursday. It was disclosed last week that the company…