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Ben Franklin's kite was struck by lightning 261 years ago.

Italian Republic was established 67 years ago.

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premiered 32 years ago.

"Batman Returns" was released in the USA 21 years ago.

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Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

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March 24, 2015 4982

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March 27, 2015 4980

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

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MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

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March 28, 2015 1689

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

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Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

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March 27, 2015 895

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Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of Office,…

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Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

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