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US Broadcaster to Cease Some Moscow Radio Service

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S.-funded media outlet Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says it will stop medium-wave radio broadcasting while continuing its online service later this year, to comply with a new Russian law. Senior official Julia Ragona ((Vice President of Content, Distribution, and Marketing) said Saturday that the organization is making the change November 10, when a new Russian […]

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Lady Liberty Celebrates 125 Years in New York Harbor

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Statue of Liberty, for years a symbol of hope to immigrants to New York City, turned 125 years old Friday with a party that included naturalizing new citizens, reading of a historic poem, and setting evening fireworks. Also, of course, there was a cake: an enormous green replica of the statue itself, a […]

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Statue of Liberty to Unveil Internet Views

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty is joining the Internet age as its 125th birthday is celebrated. Five webcams have been placed on Lady Liberty’s torch that will give viewers around the world distinctive views of New York Harbor, the tablet in her hands and the grounds around the statue on Liberty Island. The cameras […]

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