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Only Known Manuscript of an Early Version of ‘Happy Birthday’ Song Discovered in a University of Louisville Library

OnFrom U. of Louisville: The only known manuscript of Louisville native Mildred Hill’s song “Good Morning to All,” which evolved into the world-famous “Happy Birthday” song, was recently uncovered in the Dwight Anderson Memorial Music Library at the University of Louisville. Hill, along with her sister Patty, co-authored the piece originally known as “Good Morning […]

IMLS Announces 276 Grants, $14.16 Million for Libraries in the United States

From the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS): The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced 276 grants to institutions totaling $14,165,292. The grants were awarded through six programs: National Leadership...Show More Summary

WA: Man Killed by Train in Tacoma

Sept. 01--A man died after he was hit by a southbound Amtrak train Monday in Tacoma. The 35-year-old was hit about 3 p.m. on the tracks near where Interstate 5 crosses state Route 167, and died from his injuries at St. Joseph Medical Cente

T-Mobile CEO Vows To Hunt Down 'Thieves' And 'Clever Hackers' That 'Abuse' Company's Unlimited Data Plans

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For more than a decade now wireless carriers have struggled with this rather simple definition:unlimited, adjective 1. not limited; unrestricted ; unconfined: unlimited trade. 2. boundless; infinite ; vast: the unlimited skies. 3. without any qualification or exception; unconditional. Show More Summary

CA: Anaheim Council to Consider Expanding Funding for Streetcar Study

Aug. 29--ANAHEIM -- The City Council on Tuesday will consider spending an additional $1.3 million on studying alternate routes to avoid the Park Vue Inn on Harbor Boulevard during construction of a proposed streetcar. If approved, the city

9th Video Investigating Planned Parenthood’s Organ Harvesting Released

The Center for Medical Progress continues to release investigative, undercover videos about the abortion provider’s abortion practices:

CA: Train Hits Truck, Driver Jumped to Safety

Aug. 29--SAN DIEGO -- A truck driver jumped to safety moments before an Amtrak train smashed into his vehicle on the tracks at West Washington Street near the airport Friday, authorities said. The collision occurred near the intersection o

CA: NCTD Project Punctured City Sewer Pipe

Aug. 28--Contractors working for the North County Transit District installing conduit for a state-of-the-art train safety system punctured a sewer transmission pipe in Rose Canyon nearly three years ago, and the damage still has not been repair

OH: TARTA Adjusts Routes for Students

Aug. 31--Fewer Toledo high school students should be shuffled to and from downtown this year than when they rode Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority buses in the past. While Toledo Public Schools' budget-driven 2010 elimination of high-

NM: City Seeks $80M for ABQ Rapid Transit on Central

Aug. 31--ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The city of Albuquerque is hoping to secure $80 million in federal funding to build a new "Albuquerque Rapid Transit" bus system that would mostly operate in the middle of Central Avenue from Louisiana to Coors, at

NH: Passenger Rail Could Aid Freight Traffic, Too

Aug. 29--NASHUA -- The proposed expansion of passenger rail into New Hampshire could also lead to a boost in freight routes across the state. Michael Izbicki, chairman of the New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority, said Thursday there is a h

HI: Mayor Enacts Law on Car Sharing

Aug. 31--A City Council bill to allot some parking spaces for car-sharing companies passed third reading unanimously and was signed into law by Mayor Kirk Caldwell this month. Bill 24 allows for two types of car-sharing models: dedicated p

DC: Disabled in DC: Coping With Increasing Costs and Demand for Paratransit

Aug. 31--The Washington, D.C., metropolitan area has a robust transportation network for people without cars. It has one of the busiest transit systems in the nation that reaches deep into the suburbs, one of the biggest taxi cab fleets in the

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