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Harry S. Truman

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  • With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West

    With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West
    Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West. It all starts with the final approach. Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
  • PRE-FLAG DAY

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at AAA Flag & Banner Manufacturing, which is a company celebrating it 40th anniversary. AAA FLAG & BANNER has grown from a one-man operation to one of the nation's leading manufacturers of corporate and special event...
  • The History of Flag Day

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia,...
  • Gayle's Flag Day Part II

    Gayle Anderson was live in Gardena for the city's FLAG DAY CELEBRATION. The city hosts a this special event and public tribute on the steps of Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 West 162nd Street in Gardena at 11am. The event is sponsored by the Gardena...
  • Preston Tucker: The man behind the car

    Preston Tucker: The man behind the car
    A Detroit motorcycle policeman during prohibition, a lifelong salesman and a motorhead since the first car he saw scared his grandfather's horses in 1906, Preston Tucker lived life at full speed. One of his first jobs was as a delivery boy at Cadillac,...
  • Political Landscape: Huff plans to hold the line

    Last time a California governor asked voters for a tax increase, Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) offered his support. That won’t be the case this time. Huff, whose district includes the Montrose Shopping Park and parts of La Crescenta, said this week...
  • Book review: 'Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage'

    Book review: 'Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage'
    Contemporary history is seldom as relevant and engaging as Douglas Waller's new biography, "Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage," which is — by turns — fascinatingly instructive and thoroughly...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa should outsource

    Because of the monopoly they have on providing services to residents, most municipal governments provide those services at too great a cost. If municipal governments had competition, free market forces would determine the cost of those services. That...
  • Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation

    Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation
    Family and friends were mourning the death of 19-year-old Isayah Muller from East Harlem Wednesday morning after a fight over some allegedly stolen cologne. His family reached out exclusively to PIX 11 News to talk about the senseless killing that cut...
  • Parking Attendant Who Stabbed Bronx H.S. Graduate Still Free

    Parking Attendant Who Stabbed Bronx H.S. Graduate Still Free
    Was it self-defense or murder? It'll be up to a grand jury to decide if two parking attendants involved in the violent brawl that ended with a rising football star's death will be charged with the crime. Prosecutors have already arrested the father of...
  • City Life: Society needs your vote

    On Sept. 27, 1948, President Harry S. Truman was traveling through Texas on one of his "whistle-stop" campaigns trips across the country. With him on the train was a young Texas congressman who had just been certified as the Democrat Party nominee for...