Today Is a Work Holiday in Alabama to Honor Jefferson Davis

Today Is a Work Holiday in Alabama to Honor Jefferson Davis
It's a peculiar holiday, given that Jefferson Davis' birthday is actually on June 3, and also given that Davis was born in Kentucky, ruled in Virginia, fled through the Carolinas and Georgia, retired in Tennessee, and settled in Mississippi, with only …
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Sweden braced for third wet holiday in five weeks
Forecasters have backtracked on earlier predictions of a heatwave on Sweden's National Day, with wet weather set to dampen celebrations across much of the country. May weather in Sweden was worst since 1962 (01 Jun 15); Heavy rain and lightning …
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Monday declared public holiday for Sabah out of respect for victims and families
Monday declared public holiday for Sabah out of respect for victims and families. by Reporting from Kundasang: Phyllis Wong, Peter Sibon and Lian Chengreporters@theborneopost.com. Posted on June 6, 2015, Saturday …
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Quartet will mark July 4th holiday with Warren show

Quartet will mark July 4th holiday with Warren show
WARREN – The award-winning Alabama-based Gold City gospel quartet is returning to the area for an evening of patriotic music and God-praising entertainment. The Tribune Chronicle and Warren First Assembly of God will co-sponsor Gold City in a concert …
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Greek holiday islands face tourism crisis as EVEN MORE desperate migrants
Last week, Kos alone saw the arrival of about 1,000 migrants as peak holiday season approaches. Many are setting up camp near to resort beaches before being processed and given papers to travel to mainland Greece. Fears are growing that a surge of …
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Where people are flying for the July Fourth holiday
Hitting the road for the Fourth of July weekend? It could be a long holiday this year: July 4 will be a Saturday, which means many employers will be giving folks the day off on Friday or Monday. Wrap a couple vacation days on either end and you may …
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Florentino Diaz's family will continue holiday tradition: A Christmas village

Florentino Diaz's family will continue holiday tradition: A Christmas village
Those family members will continue the holiday tradition that started with Diaz's mother in Mexico and lived on through her son and his wife, Catalina, who died in 2010. “We'll keep this house the same and carry on just as if they were here, because …
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Hillary Clinton's Roosevelt Island campaign kickoff has residents worried it
Roosevelt Island Day is about to become Hillary Clinton Day — and not everyone's happy about that. The Democratic presidential hopeful is inviting the world to her June 13 campaign kickoff at Four Freedoms Park on the island between Manhattan and …
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Chinese cosmetics company treats 4500 workers to a five-day holiday
Executives at a Chinese cosmetics company have emerged as the latest candidates for bosses of the year after they flew 4,500 employees to the Netherlands for a five-day company holiday. Ninety buses were hired to ferry employees of the company, Perfect …
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Lauren Holiday: Three things to know about the unsung, but steady US midfielder
Lauren Holiday leaves the headlines to the rest of the U.S. women's soccer team, but the midfielder is never far from the action in big competitions. The Indianapolis native formerly known as Lauren Cheney was a steady presence at the 2011 World Cup …
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6 'Pretty Little Liars' Holiday Episodes We Want To See, Because Why Stop At
While a representative for ABC Family confirmed to Bustle that Pretty Little Liars Season 6 will not feature a holiday episode, I can't help but dream of future specials. There's always Season 7, right? Besides, there are so many more holidays that PLL …
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Drunk mother sparks holiday camp catfight when she asked teenage couple if
A drunk mother sparked a catfight after asking a teenage couple if they wanted a threesome, but then telling another woman she was too fat to join in, a court has heard. Naomi Pleasant, 32, was arrested for assault after she bit Amanda Parsons during …
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Sun, sea and… a small pig: Wayne Rooney and Coleen photobombed in
Sun, sea and… a small pig: Wayne Rooney and Coleen photobombed in ridiculous new holiday snaps. Manchester United star and WAG wife hit the Bahamas, treat us to a series of pictures on Instagram. By Deepika Rajani. Wednesday 03 Jun 2015.
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Scot dies while on holiday in Ibiza
A Scottish man has died while on holiday in Ibiza after falling from a balcony, according to reports. The 26 year-old, who has been named as Robert Gillespie from Larbert, was fatally injured at 11.30pm on Saturday in the Ibizan resort of San Antonio.
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Plenty of early birds out holiday shopping
Leisurely pace: Shoppers arriving early to avoid the school holiday crowd at the Johor Premium Outlets. KULAIJAYA: Besides laughter, shopping seems to be the best medicine especially now that the school holiday is here. Fashionistas are starting early …
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Anglesey's £120m Center-Parcs style holiday resort to move a step closer
Planners are expected to put the finishing touches to a controversial £120m deal for a massive Center Parc-style leisure park it's hoped could regenerate one of Wales' most deprived areas. Backers say the Land & Lakes Ltd scheme would see up to 600 …
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What price kids' summer holiday dreams?
First of all, stop worrying about the youngsters' summer holiday. “Children don't lose out on anything by not going to an amusement park or other special places. Research shows that children don't long for exciting experiences during their vacations …
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Sales tax holiday prepares residents for Hurricane Season
LAFAYETTE – Hurricane season officially starts on Monday and this weekend is a wise time to get prepared. The annual, Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will exempt eligible items from the 4 percent state sales tax. The state wide …
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Lewis: Last Friday in May is yet another holiday for the LSU baseball team and

Lewis: Last Friday in May is yet another holiday for the LSU baseball team and
Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK — Tiger tot Cate Barbier, 6, of Baton Rouge, cheers on the Tigers with her grandparents, Rhonda and Jimmy Barbier, as the Tigers beat Lehigh 10-3 during the NCAA Division I Baton Rouge Baseball Regional, …
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Holiday homewreckers expose hole in home insurance
People who offer their homes for short-term and holiday letting have been warned they could have no insurance cover if their properties are trashed by paying guests. The issue came to the fore last month when a Canadian couple returned to their house …
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UP government declares public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi
Lucknow, May 29 (PTI) In an apparent move to woo Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government today declared a public holiday on Eid-milad-un-Nabi on December 24. "A public holiday has been declared on December 24 on the occasion of Eid-milad-un-Nabi," …
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UHP stresses importance of seat belts after deadly holiday weekend
Utah highway patrol says the holiday weekend was a bad start to what they call the “100 deadliest days.” There has been a deadly or critical injury crash every day since Thursday. “That's a family that someone had to go inform them that their loved …
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PSP: Fatal crashes spike during four day 2015 Memorial Day holiday
traffic26151122-sf HARRISBURG, Pa. – Memorial Day weekend 2015 saw a surge in the number fatal crashes investigated by Pennsylvania State Police. During the four-day Memorial Day holiday driving period, from Friday May 22 through Monday, May 25, …
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UK weather predicts Bank Holiday drivers brace for worst day for traffic jams
Motorists faced Bank Holiday traffic jams today with more than four million cars expected to crowd the roads. And families heading to the seaside could also face trouble on the trains as rail services to the South East are disrupted because of major works.
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Two fatal crashes mar holiday weekend
Sgt. Shane Hassett, the State Police spokesman, said the 285 accidents investigated during the holiday period that ran from 12:01 a.m. on Saturday until 11:59 p.m. on Monday was 16 fewer than in 2014. Injuries from motor vehicle accidents were down too …
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Tourism bosses slam 'Gove effect' calling for term-time holiday reclassification
Tourism bosses have claimed that a ban term-time breaks is costing the holiday industry £87 million a year. The new rules, introduced by former education secretary Michael Gove in 2013, mean families can be fined up to £60 a day for taking their …
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Two British dentists drown during Bank Holiday trip to Malta
Two British dentists have drowned in a popular lagoon off the Malta coast during a Bank Holiday break. Mehwish Kamran Shabir and Lyace Ali, both 35, had got into difficulties while swimming at the Blue Lagoon, on the island of Comino, according to …
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Soggy Holiday Changes Plans
For some people the weather was gorgeous, while other's experienced less than ideal temperatures and precipitation. If your holiday plans were rained out you certainly weren't alone. The Lakewalk in Duluth was fairly desolate Monday afternoon except …
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Memorial Day holiday ceremony to honor veterans Sunday in Chalmette
Dennis Melancon, of Arabi, rings a bell after a name of Chalmette Vietnam veterans who died is read during a Memorial Day ceremony at Chalmette National Cemetery on Sunday May 25, 2014. Melancon is a Navy veteran and served in Vietnam in 1972.
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Detour: Road work takes holiday weekend off
Road work is suspended for the Memorial Day holiday, but most work zones are still in place and the speed limits still apply. • ROUTE 176: Watch for more than one work zone as workers repave Route 176 between Routes 14 and 47. Traffic is down to one …
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