Today in History
(National News ~ 12/17/16)
Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 17, the 352nd day of 2016. There are 14 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer...
Out of the past: Dec. 17
(Out of the Past ~ 12/17/16)
A counselor has been hired to coordinate drug-abuse prevention efforts in Cape Girardeau Public Schools; William J. Askew Jr., will begin work Jan. 2; currently, his is a counselor at St. Vincent's High School in Perryville, Missouri. Religious sponsorship of Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau will be transferred from the Franciscan Sisters of Wheaton, Illinois, to the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau effective Jan. ...
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