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Grand Junction Photographer Robert Grant’s Photos from World War II [VIDEO]

Shortly after he began his career as photographer at the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Robert Grant enlisted in the United States Army and departed for a 3 1/2 year tour in Asia. This Memorial Day, take a moment to view never before seen photos from a lifelong Grand Junction resident documenting his tour of duty during the second World War.

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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

23 Years Ago Rodney King Riots in Los Angeles Leave 53 Dead

It was 23 years ago that rioting in Los Angeles over the Rodney King  beating case caused some 53 deaths and more than 2300 injuries. Rioting in this country seems to be a rare thing, but it is certainly nothing new.

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Category: History, National News
Do You Recognize This Man?
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Do You Recognize This Man? Shockingly, Many College Students Don’t [VIDEO]

Who is this famous man? He's well known for at least two different careers. Yet, when shown a picture, the number of college students who didn't recognize him is shocking.

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(Buba1955)

Is it Time For a Woman’s Face to Appear on U.S. Currency?

Is it time to put a woman's face on United States currency? At least one U.S. senator thinks it is.

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Throwback Thursday – Playing a 45 rpm Record on a 1950s Record Player [VIDEO]

For this week's Throwback Thursday I searched for the oldest record player I could find that would play a 45 rpm record.

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Dick Clark dies April 18, 2012
Photo, Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Three Years Ago: The World Mourns the Death of Dick Clark [VIDEO]

We were both shocked and saddened when the man who hosted 'American Bandstand,' Dick Clark, died from a heart attack on April 18, 2012.

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45 rpm records
Photo, Ed Chandler

Throwback Thursday – Fun Facts About 45 rpm Records [VIDEO]

If you're part of the Baby Boomer Generation you've likely owned at least a few '45s'. But how much do you really know about the popular 7-inch vinyl disc?

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Zenith Royal 76 Radio
Photo, Ed Chandler

Throwback Thursday – Take a Look at a 1967 Zenith Royal 76 Radio [VIDEO]

This week's throwback is to 1967 for a radio made by Zenith, a well known household name when it came to electronics.

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Moondog Coronation
YouTube

63 Years Ago: Rock and Roll’s First Concert Barely Gets Started

The Moondog Coronation Ball, generally viewed as having been the first ever rock and roll concert, was held in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21, 1952.

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‘A Beautiful Mind’ (2001)
DreamWorks

Journey Through Oscar History With This Gallery of All 86 Best Picture Winners

This Sunday’s Oscars will be the 87th annual Academy Awards. In nearly a century of honoring Hollywood’s best, the Academy has sometimes has made some bold choices, and some dumb choices. This gallery has them all; the complete history of nine decades of Best Picture winners in pictures. Some are classics, still watched to this day. A few are almost totally forgotten to history. (Cavalcade, anyone?) But they all won. Even Crash, somehow.

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