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Lisa Marie Presley gave Freddie Mercury a piece of Elvis history

Like many classic rock legends, Freddie Mercury grew up on The Beatles and Elvis Presley. The Queen singer was a huge Elvis fan, with Brian May once telling Express.co.uk: “He was one of Freddie’s great heroes.” When The King died in 1977, he wrote a tribute song to him that became Crazy Little Thing Called […]

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Gaming

History of Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem is considered responsible for popularizing the tactical role-playing genre to legions of console gamers and, over the years, has had numerous entries that introduced beloved characters, freshened up the fighting mechanics, and even introduced new social systems. From the early days of Fire: Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light on the […]

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Health

Genealogy: The last genealogy column

I started doing our family’s genealogy when I returned to Terre Haute from graduate school and the bug never left me. It was spurred on by family stories we had heard from both parents. On the paternal side, my dad and uncle got involved. On my mom’s side, through a series of interviews and questionnaires, […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

February is designated as Black History Month. This is a time to learn and share experiences in our communities. We celebrate the triumphs and honor the hardships that many have suffered. Following are events held in the Piedmont Triad that celebrate Black History Month: GreensboroBlack History Month Trivia – All Month!Hosted by the Glenn McNairy […]

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Sports

Florida-born Jack Hughes makes NHL history amid breakout year

The 21-year-old began the season with only 8 points in October, but ranks fourth in goals and seventh in total points among all NHL players since Nov. 1. NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes became the first Florida-born player in NHL history to score 30 goals in a season over the weekend. […]

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How the Great Depression made popcorn and movies synonymous

HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Thursday was National Popcorn Day, and movie theaters across the nation encouraged customers to spend it at a theater. The Cinema Foundation in partnership with Fandango teamed up to make Jan. 19 extra special with over 34,000 screens participating with promotions including discounted prices, unlimited popcorn refills, free popcorn with the […]

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Entertainment

One of the Most Controversial Moves in Netflix’s History Appears

In early November, Netflix (NFLX 8.46%) fundamentally changed its DNA. The company, which had long touted its lack of commercials as a selling point, rolled out an advertising-supported streaming plan at $7 per month.  This was arguably one of the most controversial moves in Netflix’s history and one that gave both the bulls and bears […]

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Health

Keepers of the Arts Teaching Shelby County History

Keepers of the Arts plans on teaching people history this Spring.    Caroll Kessler, President, says the Keepers of the Arts are teaming up with the Historical and Genealogy Society.  You can learn more at the Keepers of the Arts at Flourishes Gallery Facebook. Kessler appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show from […]

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Business

Valley man mixes history, film into career

Correspondent photo / Gary S. Angelo…. Chris Rutushin works on digitizing a film reel in his production office at the Stewart Media Archives Center at The Mahoning Valley Historical Society at The Arms Museum. YOUNGSTOWN — From a very young age, Chris Rutushin had an appreciation for film production. Throughout the late 1970s and 1980s, […]

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Welcome Home: Understanding history shapes newcomers’ image of

History connects people through time. And learning how the past links to the present is basic to understanding the human condition. In our series on transplants to the Twin Cities, WGLT has found history matters to several people who have moved to central Illinois. “There are places I’ll remember all my life, though some have […]