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20 blogs about United States of America.

  1. Alabama Yesterdays
    Random wanderings through Alabama history. By A.J. Wright. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Birmingham Photo (87): Rush Hotel in 1931
    According to its entry at the great BhamWiki site, this hotel was developed by D.M. Rush around 1919 and operated until about 1949. The 1945 Birmingham Yellow pages gives its address as 316 1/2 North …
    By AlabamaYesterdays, 297 words
  2. Balkinization
    A group blog on constitutional law, theory, and politics. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Justice Alito’s delusions of persecution
    Prejudice against conservative Christians is a real thing. But so is the tendency to see prejudice where it isn’t. That is Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s special talent.I explain in a new column at The …
    By Andrew Koppelman, 39 words
  3. BikePortland
    Portland Oregon bicycle news, events, culture, and opinion. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Mapps to PBOT union: Gas tax won’t fund, ‘bike lanes that drive everybody crazy’
    Mingus Mapp on April 21st, 2023. (Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Portland Transportation Commissioner Mingus Mapps wants to make one thing clear about the revenue generated from the local gas tax: it will not be spent on bike …
    By Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor), 1,154 words
  4. brr
    An Antarctica blog. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Redeployment Part Three
    Off-continent after 446 days!
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  5. Caltrain HSR Compatibility Blog
    This blog exists to discuss compatibility between HSR and Caltrain, integration issues, and the impact on adjoining communities. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Cost of EMU Maintenance
    Caltrain recently published a strategic financial plan update, where we learn that maintaining each EMU in the new electric fleet in good working order is expected to cost $1.2 - 1.5 million per year, a …
    By Clem, 1,045 words
  6. Cincinnati Curiosities
    Working overtime to keep alive the weird soul of the Queen City. By Greg Hand. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Overwhelmed By Advertising? The Battle For Cincinnati Consumers Has Raged For More Than A Century
    Depending on the source, it is estimated that each American is confronted by 6,000 to 10,000 advertising messages every single day. That immersive media onslaught swelled as we started carrying little video screens around wherever …
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  7. DNA Lounge: DNA Sequencing
    A late-night, all ages San Francisco nightclub featuring live music, DJ dancing, burlesque shows, and private parties. By Jamie Zawinski. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Wherein life once again imitates Spinal Tap
    At the Green Jello show the other day, the singer opened with the following anecdote: This is what's left over, after the comedy night here tonight? Did you know there was a big comedy night …
    By jwz, 181 words
  8. Ephemeral New York
    Chronicling an ever-changing city through faded and forgotten artifacts. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Taking a trip back in time at this Wall Street subway station
    Entering the Wall Street IRT subway station on Lower Broadway at Trinity Church can feel like going into a time warp. That’s because of the cast iron hoods that cover the stairwell as you descend …
    By ephemeralnewyork, 318 words
  9. The Fastest Slow Guy You Know
    A blog about bicycles, Oakland, California, roads, trails, history. By Morgan Fletcher. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Ten Years Ago. - Weekly Trinity Journal Weaverville, California • Sat, Apr 18, 1857 Page 4
    Ten Years Ago. Original article: Daily Alta California, 22 March 1857 — Daily Alta California FRED'K MacCRELLISH & CO. SAN FRANCISCO, SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 1857. [ARTICLE] Ten years ago, on just such a bright, beautiful …
    By Morgan Fletcher, 1,140 words
  10. Georgia Before People
    I’m writing this blog because I’m fascinated with what the ecology of southeastern North America was before people colonized the region and ruined it. By Mark Gelbart. 🇺🇸 More info

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    A Short Biography of Dr. Arthur Gelbart Chapter 5
    The Family Breaks Up, Living in the Bronx, and Summers in the Catskills Arthur’s mother had relatives living in the United States when the family decided to leave Europe for America. Her brother, Joe Klarreich, …
    By markgelbart, 979 words
  11. Good Stuff NW NEW
    By Kathleen Bauer. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Braising Weather Calls for Long-Simmered Beef and Vegetables
    There's a reason the French love braised beef, simmered slowly for hours until it's just short of falling apart. Whether you call it bourguignon or daube as the French do, or pot roast or beef …
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  12. Greater Greater Washington
    Builds informed and civically engaged communities who believe in a growing and inclusive Washington region and speak up for livable communities for all. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Time zone: How documents from the 1930s shed light on DC’s land use today
    The National Capital Planning Commission’s 100th anniversary is this year, and I was very chuffed that I was invited to present, alongside some distinguished planning professionals, at the kickoff of its centennial celebrations on January …
    By Alex Baca (DC Policy Director), 1,148 words
  13. Images of Old Hawaiʻi
    Bringing People, Places, and Events in Hawaiʻi’s past alive through text and media. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Adams Family
    Samuel Adams and John Adams were second cousins. Abigail Adams was John Adams’ third cousin. John Quincy Adams was the son of John and Abigail. Samuel Adams The elusiveness of the character of Samuel Adams …
    By Peter T Young, 2,041 words
  14. Old Structures Engineering – Blog
    Engineering and Preservation. 🇺🇸 More info

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    A Very Specific Moment
    I wrote before about the destruction of St. John’s Park, but I had not seen the photo below. The photo shows St. John’s Chapel, an out-chapel of Trinity Church, which was constructed in 1807 and …
    By Don Friedman, 364 words
  15. San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
    A non-commercial, democratic collective serving as the local organizing unit of the global IMC network. 🇺🇸 More info

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    SF to Genocide Joe: "You Are Not Welcome Here!"
    Hundreds protest as Biden fundraises among his wealthy promoters
    By Leon Kunstenaar, 18 words
  16. SCOTUSblog
    Devoted to covering the US Supreme Court comprehensively, without bias according to the highest journalistic standards as a public service. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Court declines to put hold on Boy Scouts bankruptcy plan
    ShareThe Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request to temporarily put on hold a bankruptcy plan for the Boy Scouts of America while a challenge to that plan continues in a federal appeals court. A …
    By Amy Howe, 499 words
  17. Society for US Intellectual History
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    Indexing: Lost Art, Dead End, or Missed Opportunity? (Part 1)
    While scrolling social media pages awhile back, I found one friend appreciating, in a moment, her current writing project—a book manuscript. The appreciation arose in the context of editing her Read more The post Indexing: …
    By Tim Lacy, 62 words
  18. StreetsblogMASS
    Connecting people from all walks of life to information about how to reduce dependence on cars, promote human-centered, equitable, and environmentally sustainable places…. 🇺🇸 More info

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    MBTA to Suspend Red Line Service In Cambridge and Downtown Boston This Weekend
    The MBTA will suspend Red Line service for 2 days this weekend, from Saturday, February 24th to Sunday, February 25th, between Harvard and Broadway stations to conduct maintenance work. This suspension will take place for …
    By Meghan Volcy, 231 words
  19. Streets.mn
    Transportation and Land Use in Minnesota. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Walk the Talk: Survey Sifting, Canvassing and Mapping Olson Memorial
    Editor’s note: Walk the Talk is Streets.mn’s carefully curated, highly partisan collection of both serious and fun-loving events, community meetings and opportunities for engagement that we think will interest our readers. Email your ideas to …
    By Hawken Habig, 873 words
  20. Washington Smoke Information
    We coordinate to collectively share info for Washington communities affected by wildfire smoke. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Residential wood smoke from home-heating on the rise
    It's gotten cold out there! Autumn is finally here and with that comes cooler weather and the need to heat homes. Residential wood smoke from home-heating should be expected, especially at night and in the …
    By Farren Thorpe (WA Ecology), 125 words