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  • Useful Family Recipes for Curing Diseases of Man and Beast part 4 of 6
    Useful Family Recipes for Curing Diseases of Man and Beast part 4 of 6
    This is part 4 of a series on Useful Family Recipes for Curing Diseases of Man and Beast by William Munger published in 1845. Some of the cures in this book could actually make the patient's health worse because they include ingredients such...
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    Flooding, record heat, large hail and a massive tornado
    Flooding, record heat, large hail and a massive tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and the Storm Prediction Center archives here are the weather events that happened on April...
  • Ideal
    In the Age of Camelot, Kennedy moved Americans and made them feel proud
    When John F. Kennedy was president, it was the Age of Camelot. Kennedy, who was a young and charismatic leader, was uplifting most Americans. He was a staunch supporter of the civil rights movement and was moved when he heard Dr. Martin Luther...
  • Almanac
    Spring flooding, heavy rain and record hea
    Spring flooding, heavy rain and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the weather events that happened on April 17.1875 - Extreme late season cold sets...
  • Almanac
    Blowing and drifting snow, flooding and record heat
    Blowing and drifting snow, flooding and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the weather events that happened on April 16.1921 – Houghton Lake...
  • Professor William Heath, Poet and Novelist
    William Heath to Speak about William Wells at Newberry Library
    Professor William Heath will speak at the Newberry Library about his new book William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest at The Newberry Library on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The book concerns William Wells (1770-1812), also known as...
  • Almanac
    Sank by ice, an F1 tornado and record heat
    Sank by ice, an F1 tornado and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the weather events that happened on April 15.1904 - A...
  • Bringing Up Learners offers free comprehensive world history curriculum
    Bringing Up Learners offers free comprehensive world history curriculum
    Bringing Up Learners' free Mosaic program is a goldmine for homeschoolers. This absolutely free early elementary curriculum offers an incredible amount of material in the form of detailed weekly lesson plans, reading lists, planning charts,...
  • Commemorating Abraham Lincoln
    Commemorating Abraham Lincoln
    Today is the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The Great Emancipator was struck down by assassin John Wilkes Booth’s bullet while attending a performance of the play “Our American Cousin” at...
  • Almanac
    Hail, an F1 tornado and cold air
    Hail, an F1 tornado and cold air top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the weather events that happened on April 14.1943 – Cold...
  • Middlesex County College Alumni release book on college's history
    Middlesex County College alumni release book on college's history
    Three members of the Middlesex County College (MCC) class of 2014 – Kim Silva-Martinez of Colonia, Nicole Kazar of Jamesburg, and Damian Gonzalez of Hillsborough – have released a history of the college entitled “Endless...
  • Titanic facts for 2015 anniversary: What food on the Titanic was like (menu)
    Titanic facts for 2015 anniversary: What food on the Titanic was like (menu)
    Titanic facts have always interested me. As a foodie, the Titanic menu is of particular interest, although certainly, that's not the only part of the ship's history that interests me. But given that some of the most famous Titanic...
  • Fort Worth Near Southside
    Southern Hospitality in Near Southside
    Summer is fast approaching, and friends and families are looking for friendly places to visit and fun ways to relax and unwind. One area of Fort Worth looks very inviting - Near Southside.The former Medical District barely survived years of...
  • Almanac
    Heavy snow, record cold and soaring highs
    Heavy snow, record cold and soaring highs top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the weather events that happened on April 13.1941 - Temperatures reach the 80s across...
  • Almanac
    Palm Sunday tornado outbreak, widespread heavy snow and record heat
    Palm Sunday tornado outbreak, widespread heavy snow and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the weather events that...
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