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KFFX-TV

KFFX-TV (channel 11) is a television station licensed to Pendleton, Oregon, United States, serving the Tri-Cities, Washington area as an affiliate of Fox and Telemundo. It is the only major commercial station in the Tri-Cities area that is licensed to the Oregon side of the market. Owned by Cox Media Group, KFFX-TV has studios on …

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Washington Monument State Park

Washington Monument State Park is a public recreation area located approximately one mile (1.6 km) southeast of Boonsboro, Maryland. The park preserves the Washington Monument, a tower honoring George Washington. The monument sits along the Appalachian Trail. The park is managed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present)

Ongoing news reports in the international media have revealed operational details about the Anglophone cryptographic agencies’ global surveillance of both foreign and domestic nationals. The reports mostly emanate from a cache of top secret documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, which he obtained whilst working for Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the largest contractors …

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Cohen & Gresser

Cohen & Gresser LLP is a global legal practice with offices in New York, Paris, Washington, DC, and London. Throughout the world, the company represents clients in complicated litigation and corporate transactions. Since its inception in 2002, the company has expanded to include seventy attorneys divided into eight practice groups: corporate, employment, intellectual property and …

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Javier Treviño

Javier Treviño (born December 11, 1960 in Monterrey, Mexico), was appointed Mexico Deputy Secretary of Education by President Enrique Peña Nieto on November 20, 2014. He was elected Member of Mexican Federal Congress (Diputado Federal) in 2012.Javier Treviño Javier Treviño combines a solid and successful business-government experience along his nine-year career of high-level corporate experience and …

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The People’s Advocate

The People’s Advocate was among the first weekly African American owned and operated newspapers in the state of Virginia. It was the first African American newspaper in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. The People’s Advocate moved its operation to Washington DC in 1878 and was published until 1890.

1794 in the United States

Federal Government President: George Washington (no political party-Virginia) Vice President: John Adams (F-Massachusetts) Chief Justice: John Jay (New York) Speaker of the House of Representatives: Frederick Muhlenberg (Anti-Admin.-Pennsylvania) Congress: 3rd Events January 13 – The U.S. Congress enacts a law providing for, effective May 1, 1795, a United States flag of 15 stars and 15 stripes, in recognition of the recent admission of Vermont and Kentucky as the …

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Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness

The Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness is a tiny wilderness region in northwest Washington state, next to North Cascades National Park. The Noisy-Diobsud National Park, established in 1984, has 14,100 acres (57 km2) of steep valleys, subalpine lakes, and the peaks of Anderson Butte and Mount Watson. It is located within the Mount Baker National Forest.

Great Northern Railway (U.S.)

The Great Northern Railway was an American Class I railroad. Running from Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington, it was the creation of 19th-century railroad entrepreneur James J. Hill and was developed from the Saint Paul & Pacific Railroad.