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It’s finally October! Today, the Gottesman Libraries Services Team is here to share some headlines in today’s news from the U.S. With the theme of fall festivities and the beginning of a new school year, let’s dive right in!The Albuquerque Journal Published in Albuquerque, NM, USABalloons and sunshine: Perfect day for the FiestaIt is...
When I woke up just after dawn on September 28, 1928, I certainly didn’t plan to revolutionize all medicine by discovering the world’s first antibiotic, or bacteria killer. But I suppose that was exactly what I did.-- Sir Alexander Fleming (quoted on NCBI)Did y...
The first Sunday in Fall is here! Today's headlines take a look at what is happening around the US. First up, a sign of normalcy. Comic conventions are back! Vaccinations are on the rise in states across the country. Booster shots for Pfizer have begun. Fall activities are resuming after a pause in 2020. AppleFest returns!The Sentinel Record Published in Hot Springs, AR
Did you know that J.R.R. Tolkien's critically acclaimed children's book, The Hobbit, Or There and Back Again, was published on September 21st, 1937? Never out of print, this classic work tells the tale of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit, whose race resembles very short humans with feet of fur and leather. He and his companions, a troop of dwarves, are encouraged by Gandalf, the wise, benevolent wizard, to undertake a jou...
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."--
On September 9th, 1846, American inventor Elias Howe (July 9, 1819 - October 3,1867) earned a patent for the sewing machine, a tool which revolutionized the manufacture of clothing. A machinist by trade who worked in a cotton factory in Lowell, Massachusetts, Howe sold his rights in England for but a small amount, a mere 250 pounds sterling, and then moved there, leaving his family behind,...
Good afternoon! Here are a few of today’s headlines from English-language publications around the world, courtesy of Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:The Guardian, Published in London, UK
Happy Sunday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening around the country. New Jersey finally starts to take steps for the purchase of weed, all NYC students participating in high contact sports must have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Connecticut orders a federal storm warning in preparation for tropical storm Henri, Galveston welcomes back its famous sandcastle competition after a year hiatus, and Alabama hospitals are overwhelmed by new COVID cases. These headlines of daily news are courtesy of
Good afternoon and once again here are few of today’s headlines brought to us by Newseum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit which we have summarized for you:The Washington Post, Published in Washington, DC...
Happy Sunday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening around the country. New Jersey residents fight back at local authorities solution to the homeless population, NYC officials say students who are fully vaccinated do not need to quarantine if a student in their class tests positive for COVID, a Connecticut school board reverses their decision to rename Columbus Day Indigenous Peoples Day, constant changing of mask mandates confuse many, and Alabama sees a large decline in population over the last decade. These headlines of daily news are courtesy of