Former North Lincoln Knight Now Cheering for Charlotte Bobcats
July 7, 2012 – 3:24 pm | No Comment

By Seth Mabry
LCV Staff
DENVER- While in high school, Ashley Rhyne was a cheerleader for the North Lincoln Knights. Now she cheers for the Charlotte Bobcats, as she was recently chosen to be part of the …

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D.B. Cooper Hijacking

Submitted by on November 25, 2011 – 7:57 amNo Comment

Profile AmericaProfile America — Friday, November 25th. A major news story on this date 40 years ago concerned the brazen hijacking the day before of an airliner on the West Coast by a man calling himself “D.B. Cooper.” After collecting $200,000 in ransom, the man parachuted from the plane over a wilderness area south of Seattle. He was never seen again, although some of the money was found years later near Vancouver, Washington. Now, airport security is on a scale unimagined in 1971. More than 741 million passengers are screened before being allowed to board their flights each year. This process uncovers 6.5 million prohibited items annually, mostly lighters and knives. You can find these and more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau online at <www.census.gov>.

Sources: Chase’s Calendar of Events 2011, p. 572
Statistical Abstract of the United States 2012, t. 536
http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012edition.html

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