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It’s My Park: Al Oerter Recreation Center

It’s My Park: Al Oerter Recreation Center

The number of world-class sports venues at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens keeps growing. In early 2009, Mayor Michael Bloomberg cut the ribbon on a brand new recreation center here. It is named in honor of the legendary four-time Olympian discus thrower and Queens native Al Oerter. Welcome to the brand new Al Oerter …

A Special Place: The Pine Bluff Story

A Special Place: The Pine Bluff Story

>>CENTURIES BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE WHITE MAN, QUAPAW INDIANS LIVED ALONG THE BANKS OF A GREAT RIVER. THESE NATIVE AMERICANS WERE ESPECIALLY FOND OF THE RICH TERRAIN SURROUNDING A SERIES OF EVERGREEN BLUFFS LOCATED AT A BEND OF THE RIVER. TODAY WE KNOW THIS SPOT AS PINE BLUFF, ONE OF THE MOST SPECIAL PLACES …

Ants vs. Mites – The War Has Begun

Ants vs. Mites – The War Has Begun

Oh boy! I’m back home and I finally have the answers I’ve been waiting for for weeks. AC Family, there is just so much that has happened. The Black Dragons, the name given by you the AC Family to my young Polyrhachis ant colony living in their dragon skull, had strangely disappeared while I was …

WCCO At The Fair: Sept. 3, 2015 (Part 5)

WCCO At The Fair: Sept. 3, 2015 (Part 5)

MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE WEEK. GOOD. YEAH. WELL, WE LOVE TO IMMERSE OURSELF IN ALL THINGS RELATED TO THE STATE FAIR AND THAT IS WHY OUR WHOLE WCCO TEAM HAS JUMPED IN. ON MONDAY THERE WAS A COW MILKING COMPETITION. I DID PLAY SECOND IN THAT ONE. I HAD A YEAR OFF. I WAS HAPPY WITH …

Top 5 Zaha Hadid Building Projects | The B1M

Top 5 Zaha Hadid Building Projects | The B1M

Zaha Hadid was a prominent and somewhat controversial Iraqi architect who passed away in March 2016. It seems strange to talk about her in the past tense because her influence is still being felt today in the projects she delivered and those that continue to be progressed by her practice. Now, there are a lot …

Woman shot to death in O’Fallon identified, man charged

Woman shot to death in O’Fallon identified, man charged

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