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Archive for August, 2011

Valley Of The Giants: Empire State Big

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Two visionary women want to transform a sleepy region of upstate New York into a tourist destination known as “The Valley of the Giants.”

Odd, WV: On the USPS Chopping Block

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service has announced plans to close thousands of post offices that it believes are no longer worth keeping open.

U.K. Loves Reagan. G.W. Bush…Not So Much

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

WorldTourWatch: A statue of Ronald Reagan was unveiled in London, England’s Grosvenor Square on July 4th.

Seven Years Away, Johnstown’s Best Friend Comes Home

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

If Morley’s Dog had a proper name, it washed away along with everything else in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, when a dam burst and destroyed the city in 1889.

EdgeWalk: High Thrills Or Low Blows?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Canada’s newest attraction, the EdgeWalk, tethers visitors to cables and lets them teeter over the edge atop the CN Tower, a quarter-mile high above Toronto.

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