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Cowboys Of The Sky, Wyoming’s Aviation Pioneers

We stand on the shoulders of giants. The brave airmen who developed air mail service between the coasts of the USA depended on Cheyenne on their appointed rounds. Here they would refuel at the Cheyenne Airport and if they were headed west, pick up needed supplies such as snow shoes and a rifle, in case there was an unplanned landing in the mountains

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Columbus Day Ceremonies in Baltimore, Maryland 2013 MDGovpics Flickr
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Columbus Day, Should it Still Be Celebrated?

Are you celebrating Columbus Day today?

The holiday on the second Monday of October doesn't seem to be as popular as it was in years past. Some are proposing changing the name to 'Explorer Day' or 'Native American Day.'

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Bluegrass Festival photo by Manefa, Flickr
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America’s Music Film Series Continues at Laramie County Library October 8

Have you ever wondered about the origin of bluegrass or country music? Learn where these popular genres started at the Laramie County Library on Tuesday, October 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room on the first floor.

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Children's Books Facts
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11 Amazing Facts About the Authors of Your Favorite Children’s Books

From champion beaglers to real-life James Bonds, the stories behind these authors are equally as fascinating the books they wrote.

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What Are the Most Popular Unisex Names in US History?

A good boy’s name may very well be a good girl’s name.

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Let’s Put an End to ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day,’ Shall We?

Avast! Just kidding, we don't even know what avast means. But it's International Talk Like a Pirate Day, so people are just chucking it around like it's their business. It's pretty annoying. For a number of reasons. Let's discuss them!

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Category: Events, History, Information
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Three Lions, Getty Images
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Because Of These People, We Live Well Today

393 years ago today, The Mayflower left Plymouth, England, with 102 very brave passengers, bound for America. It would be a miserable passage of delay, short stores, bad water, scorn of the crew, cold weather, heavy seas and sickness

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Where Were You 12 Years Ago September 11th When Our Country Was Attacked?

It was September 11th 2001 when I was living at home with my 83 year old father who was stricken with a serious illness as a result from his cancer. It was a day I soon learned would forever change our history books, a day when the United States was under attack... a day known as 9-11.

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History of Labor Day; Are You Working Today?

Did you punch in today? Have you ever had to use a time clock? I have at several jobs. Did you ever join a union?

Union labor is a big part of the history of today's holiday. While many are enjoying a day off, traveling or cooking on the BBQ, most people don't know the real reason we celebrate Labor Day.

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Cobb Construction Method with Bicycle Wheels (flickR User, david owen)
Cobb Construction Method with Bicycle Wheels (flickR User, david owen)
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Cobb Construction Demonstration at Laramie County Library on August 13

Have you ever built anything using the Cobb Construction technique?

You can on Tuesday, August 13, at 6:30 p.m. on the performance pad of the Laramie County Library entrance in Cheyenne.

Stop by and

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Billy Joel, 'River of Dreams'
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20 Years Ago: Billy Joel’s Final Album Released

By the time Billy Joel entered the studio for his 12th album, 'River of Dreams,' he had sold millions of records, toured the world, won Grammy Awards and had a wife and family. By all appearances, he seemed happy, fulfilled and poised for another two decades of success. Behind the scenes, however, he was struggling.

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North Star Bar menu (flickR User, grenade)
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‘Your Sunday Brunch’ Menu for August 11, 2013

Have you caught any falling stars yet this weekend?

It's time for the annual Perseid Meteor Showers so we're bringing out the musical stars on 'Your Sunday Brunch.'  Between 7 and 10 a.m. on August 11 I'll let you know about new music releases, concerts coming, birthdays being celebrated and a loss to the world of jazz.

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