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Queen to Re-Open Britain's Historic 'Cutty Sark' Ship

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April 25, 2012
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The restored 'Cutty Sark' will be re-opened by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday, five years after the 19th century British tea clipper was ravaged by fire.


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Atlanta's Auburn Ave. Endangered Historic Place

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AP (June 6, 2012) — Atlanta's Sweet Auburn district, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born and preached, is one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation 2012 endangered historic places. Much of the district was revitalized, but it could still be in jeopardy.
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Einstein "God Letter" Up for Auction

AP (Oct. 8, 2012) — An historic letter penned by Albert Einstein is now up for auction. The "god Letter" Is Einstein's views on religion as told in an exchange with author Eric. B. Gutkind.
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