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Today In History, May 24th

1830 – The first passenger railroad service in the U.S . began service. 1844 – Samuel F.B. Morse formally opened America’s first telegraph line. 1881 – About 200 people died when the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sank near London, Ontario.

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Today In History, May 22nd

1841 – Henry Kennedy received a patent for the first reclining chair. 1849 – Abraham Lincoln received a patent for the floating dry dock. 1891 – The first public motion picture was given in Thomas Edison’s lab. 1892 – Dr.

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Today In History, May 21st

May 21st: 1819 – Bicycles were first seen in the U.S. in New York City. They were originally known as “swift walkers.” 1881 – The American branch of the Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton. 1891 – Peter Jackson

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Today In History, May 6th

1840 – The first adhesive postage stamps went on sale in Great Britain. 1851 – The mechanical refrigerator was patented by Dr. John Gorrie. 1851 – Linus Yale patented the clock-type lock. 1915 – Babe Ruth hit his first major

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In Theatres Today… ‘Black-ish’ Renewed for Season 6. (and a Prequel)… Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Dies

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is poised to set another record by scoring the biggest box office in weekend No. 2. Experts are predicting around $150 million domestically. … In theatres: ‘UglyDolls’ (PG) ‘Long Shot’ (R); ‘The Intruder’ (PG-13); ‘El Chicano’ (R) (Source:

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In Theatres Today… Sunday TV: Game Of Thrones… Bond 25 Team Reveals Cast, Plot Details, But No Title

Box office predictions for this weekend’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ are in and they’re massive. It’s already made over $180 million globally, and experts predict it could bring in more than $800 million — $260 million in the US alone — by

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Today In History, April 25th

1684 – A patent was granted for the thimble. 1859 – Work began on the Suez Canal in Egypt. 1901 – New York became the first state to require license plates for cars. The fee was $1. 1928 – A

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Easter Egg Hunt At Coffin Ridge, Monday, Monday, April 22nd

• Back again by popular demand is the Coffin Ridge Easter Egg Hunt! • Join the folks at Coffin Ridge from 1 to 4 pm on Monday, April 22nd to explore the vineyard in search of treats for children and

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Collingwood Museum Survey Feedback Deadline, Today

The Collingwood Museum is looking for input from to help guide the creation of strategic initiatives that will ensure the museum continues to meet the needs and expectations of its various communities. Museum Patrons and Collingwood residents are encouraged to

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Today In History, April 15th

1865 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln died from injuries inflicted by John Wilkes Booth. 1871 – “Wild Bill” Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas. 1912 – The ocean liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg

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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes, Today (Wednesday, April 3rd) at the Galaxy Cinema in Midland

• Today (Wednesday, April 3rd) at the Galaxy Cinema in Midland is the documentary The Woman Who Loves Giraffes • The documentary chronicles the tumultuous journey of the world’s first ‘giraffologist’ –trailblazing scientist and feminist, Dr Anne Innis Dagg –

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In Theatres Today… Three Musketeers Movie In The Works… Schitt’s Creek Coming To an End

In Theatres Today: Jordan Peele is back in theatres with “Us”, about an African American family and how their serene life turns to chaos after encountering their doppelgängers. The film is expected to bring in $45 million to $52 million

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Today In History, March 12th

1609 – The Bermuda Islands became an English colony. 1664 – New Jersey became a British colony. King Charles II granted land in the New World to his brother James (The Duke of York). 1789 – The U.S. Post Office

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In Theatres Today… Samuel L. Jackson’s Shaft Has A Trailer… TV Saturday: American Alliance Of Football

In Theatres Today: The Lego Movie 2 will open at the No. 1 spot at the box office, making between $50 and $55 million. … Also in theaters: Cold Pursuit (R); What Men Want (R); The Prodigy (R); The Oscar

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In Theatres Today… Matt Smith to Star With Jared Leto in ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff… Oscars: Most of the Best Song Nominees Won’t Perform on Telecast

In Theatres Today: It’s predicted that Glass will once again win the weekend with between $16 and $20 million, followed by The Upside and The Kid Who Would Be King. … Opening this weekend: Serenity (R); The Kid Who Would

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