Today in History
(National News ~ 02/23/13)
Today is Saturday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2013. There are 311 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 23, 1863, British explorers John H. Speke and James A. Grant announced they had found the source of the Nile River to be Lake Victoria. (This finding was disputed by Speke's colleague, Richard F. Burton, who felt that proof was lacking, but the lake is now considered the Nile's source.)...
Out of the past 2/23/13
(Out of the Past ~ 02/23/13)
Winds gusting to nearly 50 mph yesterday sent thermometers soaring to record and near-record highs in Missouri; in Cape Girardeau, a new record high for the date was set at 4 p.m., when the thermometer at the municipal airport reached 68 degrees. The Southeast Missouri State University Student Government is conditionally supporting the university's move to NCAA Division I athletics; among those conditions is that Southeast join the Ohio Valley Conference...
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