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Fall TV 2016 Preview
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2016 Fall TV Preview: 30 Premieres You Can’t Miss

These days, it'd take at least two years to watch only only one season's worth of #PeakTV, a quarter of which won't even be around a second year. You’d need some sort of absurd television guidance periodical to navigate it all, but because we love you' we've put together an in-depth look at 30 major must-see premieres kicking off as early as August 31.

Come, wrap some barbed wire around your bats and grab a coffee in Stars Hollow, as we descend into the madness that is Fall TV 2016!

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The Battle Of Blackjack Grove Is Being Reenacted This Weekend In Groveton

This weekend, February 12, 13, and 14th, the famous Battle of Blackjack Grove will be reenacted in Groveton, Texas.

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Historic Cars in Mint Condition Found in Texas Garage

Car guys are going to freak!

These nostalgic cars had been covered in dust sitting in a Texas man's garage since 1972, but they're a hidden treasure worth half a million dollars or more.  Who stumbled across them?

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Nacogdoches Has A Home on Texas Endangered List

 

The list of the Most Endangered Places in Texas is out, and a Nacogdoches home is on it.

Preservation Texas.org released the list this week, and Nac's Clay House is on the 11th annual list.

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Students Find World War II Hiding Spot in Their Attic

It's every child's dream to stumble upon a hidden treasure in their very own home. Think how many hours of youth are spent knocking on hollow walls, digging in the backyard and exploring crawl spaces in the hopes of finding something, anything, of value.

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Lincoln is a Good Movie, But Is it Inaccurate?

A Connecticut Senator says the Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln, is historically inaccurate.

Senator Joe Courtney has written a letter to Spielberg saying the movie has his state on the wrong side of the slavery debate.  In the movie, Connecticut lawmakers are seen wanting to keep slavery, while in real life Senator Courtney says Connecticut lawmakers in the 1860's voted to abolish slavery.  Now what?

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10 Unusual Historical Events That Happened During Christmas

Everyone knows Christmas Day is all about tearing open presents, spending time with loved ones, gorging on lots of good food and celebrating the holiday spirit in general. Even though most of us have got the holiday thing down by now, some folks out there might not be aware of some of the unusual and history-making events marking Christmas Day and Christmas Eve in the past.

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This Day in History for December 21 — Pilgrims Hit Plymouth Rock, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1620: William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims land on what is now known as Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts (more info)

1898: Pierre and Marie Curie discover radium (more info)

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