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18 blogs about United States of America.

  1. Alabama Yesterdays
    “Random wanderings through Alabama history.” By A.J. Wright. 🇺🇸

    Birmingham's Hillman Hospital Opens in 1903
    In July 2014 I posted an item on this blog, "Hillman Hospital and How It Became UAB." I recently came across the article below published in the May 3, 1903, issue of the Birmingham Post-Herald …
    By AlabamaYesterdays, 682 words

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  2. Balkinization
    “A group blog on constitutional law, theory, and politics.” 🇺🇸

    The Law-Breaking Supreme Court
    The rule of law means, at its core, that those who govern may not simply issue decrees. Their actions must be based on reasons that are publicly known. Power must explain itself. So it should …
    By Andrew Koppelman, 106 words

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  3. BikePortland
    “Portland Oregon bicycle news, events, culture, and opinion.” 🇺🇸

    Weekend Event Guide: Nerds in Cully, Speedvagen sale, and more
    Did you know Cully is home to Portland’s first Euro-style cycle-track? See it Saturday on the PBOT Bike Advisory Committee Ride. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) September is almost gone and the summer-to-fall transition is hitting hard …
    By Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor), 616 words

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  4. brr
    “An Antarctica blog.” 🇺🇸

    South Pole Electrical Infrastructure
    Power generation and distribution at the South Pole.
    12 words

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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.” 🇺🇸

    First Look at Electric Service
    Caltrain's proposed weekday peak serviceCaltrain has started to pull back the curtain on their fall 2024 service pattern, when the electric fleet will (finally!) enter service.The peak service pattern is depicted at right from a …
    By Clem, 699 words

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  6. Cincinnati Curiosities
    “Working overtime to keep alive the weird soul of the Queen City.” By Greg Hand. 🇺🇸

    From Grocer’s Itch To Milk Leg: Here Are 17 Antique Diseases That Once Tormented Cincinnatians
    If you practiced medicine in Cincinnati during the 1800s, you encountered some nasty and mostly fatal germs like typhus, diphtheria, smallpox, and dysentery. In the age before antibiotics, your therapeutic options might involve anything from …
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  7. Ephemeral New York
    “Chronicling an ever-changing city through faded and forgotten artifacts.” 🇺🇸

    Three eras in New York City history, three vastly different subway sign styles
    How boring would the New York City subway system be if every station was built at the same time, resulting in a uniform look for the signs outside every subway entrance? Luckily, that didn’t happen. …
    By ephemeralnewyork, 296 words

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  8. The Fastest Slow Guy You Know
    “A blog about bicycles, Oakland, California, roads, trails, history.” By Morgan Fletcher. 🇺🇸

    BERKELEY LOSS $9,000,000: 3,000 HOMELESS, 100 INJURED - The San Francisco Examiner, Wednesday, September 19, 1923
    100 years ago, almost to the day, a terrible fire wiped out 640 homes in Berkeley: The 1923 Berkeley, California, fire was a conflagration that consumed some 640 structures, including 584 houses in the densely-built …
    By Morgan Fletcher, 4,505 words

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  9. 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. 🇺🇸

    Excerpts from my Memoirs, The Living Crutch: My Life as a Longtime Caregiver Chapter 4
    Prozac is the best marriage counselor I put supper on the table, and I was hungry. I couldn’t wait to eat baked chicken with a cracker crumb crust, mashed potatoes, and marinated broccoli–a meal everybody …
    By markgelbart, 1,288 words

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  10. 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.” 🇺🇸

    Photo Friday: Party party party!
    Take in these images from Instagram posts that tagged @greater_greater_washington and from the Greater and Lesser Washington Flickr pool. This week featuring people partying both at the GGWash Fall Mixer and everywhere else in town! …
    By BeyondDC, 128 words

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  11. Images of Old Hawaiʻi
    “Bringing People, Places, and Events in Hawaiʻi’s past alive through text and media.” 🇺🇸

    Kapaʻakea Spring
    It was once a perched water-table pond and spring. It was originally known as Kumulae Spring (Pond – also Kapaʻakea and later Hausten Spring/Pond) and was reportedly the property of Kamāmalu (sister of Kamehameha IV …
    By Peter T Young, 701 words

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  12. Old Structures Engineering – Blog
    “Engineering and Preservation.” 🇺🇸

    It Looked Familiar: Landmarks
    Above, a street scene immediately before some very bad things happen in a Gotham City story without Batman, “GCPD: The Blue Wall.” Below Apple’s “Look Around” looking west on 22nd Street from just east of …
    By Don Friedman, 91 words

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  13. San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center
    “A non-commercial, democratic collective serving as the local organizing unit of the global IMC network.” 🇺🇸

    Saturday 10/7: Stand Up for Trans Youth! Town Hall
    A Seat at the Table Books 9257 Laguna Springs Dr. Suite 130 Elk Grove, CA (Sacramento area)
    By Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF, 26 words

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  14. SCOTUSblog
    “Devoted to covering the US Supreme Court comprehensively, without bias according to the highest journalistic standards as a public service.” 🇺🇸

    Section 8 vouchers take center stage in dispute between landlord and disabled tenant
    ShareThe Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Federal law bars housing discrimination against a …
    By Kalvis Golde, 1,032 words

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  15. Society for US Intellectual History

    “How Machines Came to Speak (and How to Shut Them Up)”: Alex Sayf Cummings on Jennifer Petersen’s *How Machines Came to Speak: Media Technologies and Freedom of Speech*
    Rarely does a day go by when a dedicated follower of the news does not hear some musing about artificial intelligence (AI). And nowhere is this truer than in the Read more The post “How …
    By Alex Sayf Cummings, 98 words

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  16. 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….” 🇺🇸

    Saturday Brings ‘Pedal Power’ to Museum of Science
    On Saturday, the Museum of Science will welcome greater Boston’s bicycling community with a day of talks and activities to promote efforts to make the region a better place to get around by bike. Several …
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    “Transportation and Land Use in Minnesota.” 🇺🇸

    Thoughts on I-94, and Yet Another Idea
    Putting rail in the I-94 trench is an idea I’ve seen pop up on occasion, whether regional rail or a metro/subway. In theory, this would provide a faster downtown-to-downtown connection for fairly cheap. I support …
    By Ian Gaida, 2,331 words

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  18. Washington Smoke Information
    “We coordinate to collectively share info for Washington communities affected by wildfire smoke.” 🇺🇸

    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

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