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Winter's first significant snow falls on eve of Presidents DayThe Daily ProgressVisitors commemorating Presidents Day weekend at Monticello got a treat Sunday as the first significant snowfall of the year began to fall around 2:30 Sunday afternoon. As the landmark commemorated Presidents Day with the opening of new exhibits along ...and more »
Patriot-NewsPresidents' Day quizWashington Post (blog)By Valerie Strauss It's Presidents' Day Monday, but whom the holiday is meant to honor depends on whom you ask. Even the placement of the apostrophe is open to question! To the US government and Virginia, the home state of George Washington, ...Washington's Birthday, not Presidents' DayPatch.comIt's not, technically, called "Presidents Day"WLBZ-TVNancy Eshelman: Happy Presidents' Day or President's Day, whatever is convenientPatriot-NewsMashable -Power Line (blog) -Morning Sentinelall 70 news articles »
The Huntsville Times - al.comWeather to clear for Presidents Day, but more snow comingSalt Lake TribuneBy Sheena McFarland Sunday's snowfall looks like it will stop for Presidents Day, but it will pick right back up again by Tuesday. The snow on Sunday should taper off by Monday morning, said Linda Cheng, forecaster for the National Weather Service.Forecasters say chance of snow in Washington on the day before Presidents DayWashington Postall 72 news articles »
NewsdayPresidents Day sales: Where to shop and saveNewsdayContent Preview Newsday 7 day/Optimum Online ® subscribers click here for full access Not a Newsday or Optimum Online ® subscriber? Click here Presidents Day sales: Where to shop and save 4:16 PM By Nina Ruggiero Though shoppers love our country's ...and more »
PennLive.comPresidents Day: Professors pick the best, worst presidentsPennLive.comBy JULIA HATMAKER, The Patriot-News Like most professions, presidents vary in quality. There are the good, the bad and the forgettable. But who is the best? The worst? And just how does Pennsylvania's James Buchanan stack up?
President slept through day in officeThe Augusta ChronicleBy Glynn Moore In honor of Presidents Day, let's think about all the times we dreamed of growing up to be president one day. That dream isn't very likely, huh? In fact, I can think of only one person that ever happened to: In 1849, David Rice Atchison ...
Dread CentralGhost Rider Flames Out at the President's Day Weekend Box OfficeDread Central$22 million for 3 days, and that's even factoring in inflated 3D ticket prices. Compare that to the $47 million the original pulled in, and you get what Box Office Mojo describes as “a nearly unprecedented drop for a sequel.Weekend Report: 'Safe House' Secures President's Day LeadBox Office MojoBox office report: 'Safe House' climbs into first place with $24 million ...Entertainment Weekly (blog)'Safe House,' Denzel Washington top box officeNew York Daily NewsThe Seattle Times -Hollywood Reporter -Zap2it.com (blog)all 358 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesPresidents Day weekend: US gas prices highest they've ever beenGlobalPostIn a closed-door meeting last week, Speaker John A. Boehner instructed fellow Republicans to embrace the gas-pump anger they find among their constituents when they return to their districts for the Presidents' Day recess. “This debate is a debate we ...Just in time for Presidents Day: Here comes $4 gas in Los AngelesLos Angeles TimesGas Prices Rise To Record Levels For FebruaryCBS Localall 527 news articles »
National Presidents Day Choral Festival 2012Washington PostIt usually takes us about 5-7 days to evaluate a review. Use this form to submit questions and comments about washingtonpost.com's Going Out Guide. Comment: (Please provide as much detail as possible.) We welcome community submissions, but are not able ...and more »
Presidents' Day birthday celebration kicks off Raynham's vacation week activitiesWicked LocalBy Anonymous Abraham Lincoln came to New Bedford in 1848 and will make a return trip – accompanied by George Washington – to visit with children and enjoy birthday cake at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration on Monday, ...and more »
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Presidents Day 2012 Sales Better Than Black Friday?ABC News (blog)Although many Americans are still recovering from the busy holiday shopping season that included record Black Friday sales, Presidents Day discounts are expected to be even deeper. Shop It To Me, a personalized online sales shopper, ...Presidents Day Sales top other holidaysSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)all 2 news articles »
Presidents' Day birthday celebration kicks off Raynham's vacation week activitiesTaunton Daily GazetteBy Anonymous Abraham Lincoln came to New Bedford in 1848 and will make a return trip – accompanied by George Washington – to visit with children and enjoy birthday cake at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Presidents' Day Birthday Celebration on Monday, ...and more »
President's Day 2012: Who is the most underrated president?Washington Post (blog)We look forward to reading your responses — happy President's Day! You can also share your vote on Twitter using the hashtag #underratedpresident. Tweet #UnderratedPresident Here's what some of our Twitter followers said:and more »
Presidents' Day predictions: Study claims the stock market called Coolidge ...Minneapolis Star TribuneThe Dow Jones industrial average has soared 62 percent since President Barack Obama took the oath of office during some of the darkest days of the Great Recession. The Dow was just below 8000 then and stands near 13000 today. If a recent study of stock ...and more »
HistoryPresidents Day 2012: 3 Best Presidential TraitsYahoo! Contributors NetworkTo mark Presidents Day, Yahoo! News asked politics aficionados from Yahoo! Contributor Network to look back at previous chief executives and extract the top achievements and failures that help inform today's political climate.All the Presidents' BirthdaysHistoryall 5 news articles »
MyFox PhiladelphiaPresidents Day: Trivia about the PresidentsMyFox Philadelphia(EndPlay Staff Reports) - Barack Obama is the 44th president to serve as the United States' leader. He's also the first president to write email as president. These and other quirky trivia items are being circulated as Presidents Day approaches on ...and more »
President's Day: How artists paint the presidentWashington Post (blog)There will be political cartoons and caricatures, certainly — but also, if you become president, a formal and dignified official portrait to mark your tenure in America's highest office. We remember presidents for the policies they pushed, the ...and more »
Presidents' Day: Presidential art throughout the agesWashington PostThis 1796 Gilbert Stuart is one of the most iconic images of George Washington, founding father and first president of the United States. / AP This 1849 painting of Zachary Taylor, 12th president of the United States, is by Joseph H. Bush.
Washingtonian.comMount Vernon free for Presidents' DayWashington PostYou have Monday off school for Presidents' Day (which is the holiday to mark the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln). Why not mix in a little history along with some birthday cake by visiting George Washington's beautiful home, ...Presidents Day event, Washington exhibit slated at Reagan LibraryVentura County StarMartha Washington Gets the Birthday Party Started at Mount VernonWashingtonian.com (blog)Mount Vernon Display Honors Washington's KitchenNPRWinston-Salem Journalall 192 news articles »
National Parks TravelerHappy Presidents Day WeekendPatch.comAs our country prepares to enjoy the Presidents Day long weekend, I began reading about the significance of this holiday and focused on George Washington. In the Jewish tradition, the holidays are not meant to be simply a commemoration; rather, ...Pondering the Presidents In the National Park System on President's DayNational Parks TravelerThe Day That Isn'tAmerican SpectatorMemo From the Big Board: Monday Is Not President's DayCNBC.comFiercePharma -Akron Leader Publications -DVIDSall 37 news articles »
Chicago TribunePresidents Day means no school on MondayGulf Breeze News20 in observance of the federal holiday of Presidents Day. Formerly known as Washington's Day in honor of the birthday (Feb. 22, 1732) of the first United States President, George Washington, the holiday later took on the added significance of honoring ...Monday is not Presidents' DayMesquite Local NewsWhere to celebrate Presidents Daymsnbc.comVoice of the People, Feb. 16Chicago TribuneYahoo! Contributors Network -Huffington Post (blog) -HeraldNetall 17 news articles »
Handelabra Studio Celebrates Presidents' Day with Uncle Slam PromotionMarketWatch (press release)16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- For mobile software company Handelabra Studio, there is no better way to commemorate Presidents' Day than with a gentlemanly game of presidential boxing. In Uncle Slam, gamers pit president against president and duke ...and more »
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionMaldives president gives former leader's party 4 days to join coalition governmentWashington PostCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The new leader of the Maldives gave the ex-president's party four days Thursday to decide whether to join a coalition government, hoping the move would end long-standing political divisions. The Indian Ocean island nation that is ...Nasheed gets 4-day deadline to join coalition govtAtlanta Journal Constitutionall 410 news articles »
Jewelry Television Celebrates President's Day with Clearance SalePR Web (press release)Jewelry Television® (JTV), the largest broadcast shopping network focused exclusively on the sale of fine jewelry and loose gemstones, today announced the details of its President's Day sale. The 24-hour special savings event begins at 12:01 am EST on ...and more »
Spend Presidents Day Weekend At Mont TremblantHuffington PostAmerican skiers and snowboarders have been sharpening their edges in anticipation of the upcoming Presidents' Day Weekend. To some, it is just another long weekend, but for mountain enthusiasts it's an opportunity to shrug off the worries of the ...and more »
U-Va. murder trial continues; funeral for fallen Alexandria paramedic; eat ...Washington Post (blog)U-Va. murder trial continues; funeral for fallen Alexandria paramedic; eat like the Obamas this President's Day By Maggie Fazeli Fard Yeardley Love was probably smothered in her own pillow, after “she was thrown face down” into it, according to an ...and more »
Ebates Forecasts Heavy Online Shopping for President's Day WeekendMarketWatch (press release)SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ebates.com, the pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping predicts a strong President's Day weekend thanks to the continuing trend of heavier increases in retail shopping online as compared to at ...and more »
Boston.comHow Malden entrepreneur (may have) launched Presidents' Day car salesBoston.comBy Peter DeMarco The annual hoopla for Presidents' Day car sales will soon be in full swing. But when did the holiday become synonymous with auto-selling extravaganzas? The idea, according to many, was the brainchild of Alvan T. Fuller, who was born in ...and more »
Chicago TribunePresidents Day MondayHenderson County QuillIt is actually one way you would be honoring President Lincoln rather than just getting the day off. If you need information, you can look on the website. There is a lot of important history about other government leaders but the stories of Lincoln at ...A Weekend of Presidential PresenceExaminer.comall 171 news articles »
President's Day weekend: To storm or not to storm? To snow or not to snow?Washington Post (blog)President's Day weekend: To storm or not to storm? To snow or not to snow? By Jason Samenow The potential exists for a major East Coast storm this weekend, but it's just as likely the storm passes to our south, harmlessly out to sea.and more »
...Office of General Services at 474-2418. Senator Farley offers the following Presidential facts and trivia as a salute to Presidents' Day. February is considered the month for presidents because two of the great Presidents from the early years of our Nation's...
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Globe and MailRon Paul, Rick Scott and Mitch McConnell on "State of the Union"RealClearPoliticsPAUL: Well, you know, after spending two days plus up in Maine, I was very encouraged. The turnouts were fantastic. Usually overflow crowds. Tremendous enthusiasm. The other candidates aren't paying much attention. The interest was phenomenal.Veterans organize march to the White House on President's DayExaminer.comall 757 news articles »
Financial TimesCanon chairman takes on president's postFinancial TimesBy Jonathan Soble in Tokyo Fujio Mitarai, the 76-year-old chairman of Canon, is to resume day-to-day control of the Japanese camera and printer maker for the first time in six years, in a move the company said was designed to strengthen its leadership ...Canon CEO To Take On President's Role; Co Reports 4Q Profit RiseWall Street Journal (India)Canon CEO to Expand Leadership RoleWall Street Journalall 76 news articles »
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyFrance cuts 2012 growth forecastAFPPARIS — The French government on Monday halved its 2012 growth forecast, piling more pressure on Nicolas Sarkozy a day after the president unveiled a raft of measures he hopes will jumpstart the economy. The downward revision from 1.0 percent to 0.5 ...French president's son hospitalized in UkraineSTLtoday.comFrench President's Son Leaves Hospital, UkraineRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertySarkozy's German fixationThe Economist (blog)all 1,598 news articles »
News OneObama Mocks His Singing At Annual Washington DinnerNews OneGathered in front of Washington's elite over the weekend, President Barack Obama once again commanded the crowd much like his pointed State of the Union address last week. Saturday night, Obama spoke during the annual Alfalfa Club, ...President Obama cracks jokes at elite Alfalfa Club dinner (updated)Washington Post (blog)all 301 news articles »
Yahoo!7 NewsA Gingrich presidency?Sacramento BeeIt's an easy question to answer because Gingrich has spent much of his campaign listing all the things he wants to do - not only in his first term or his first 100 days but in his first eight hours. A Gingrich presidency would be just like its chief: ...Reagan's son rallies to defiant Gingrich's sideThe Hill (blog)Gingrich stays on attack in Florida with one day leftYahoo!7 NewsGingrich makes play for evangelicals, tea partiersAtlanta Journal ConstitutionLos Angeles Times -Seattle Post Intelligencerall 3,486 news articles »
WHIO RadioElection officers prepare for March primaryElizabethton StarWhile the remainder of the courthouse offices will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day on Feb. 20, registered voters can go to the courthouse that day to vote in the Presidential Preference Primaries and the local primaries for property assessor ...Presidential Primary Election scheduled for March 6Sparta Expositorall 12 news articles »
Most polarizing president ever?Daily Mail - Charleston (blog)Barack Obama has achieved something that his 10 predecessors could not do: He has divided the nation by being the most partisan president in memory. The man whose approval was 70% on Inauguration Day (after receiving less than 53% of the vote on ...and more »
The Baylor LariatIn final Florida days, Gingrich makes play for evangelicals, tea party activistsWashington PostFacing the possibility of a stinging defeat, Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich combined sharp attacks on Mitt Romney with unspoken appeals for support among the state's evangelicals on Sunday, two days before the pivotal Florida primary.Gingrich: Romney 'carpet bombing' rival with adsSan Francisco ChroniclePresidential campaigns turn up the heatThe Baylor Lariatpresident, GOP open playbooksU-T San DiegoSky News Australiaall 11,876 news articles »
CBS LocalCongressional GOP slam Obama sloganeering, accuse president of slow march to ...Fox NewsPresident Obama's claims of wanting to give people a fair shot, make everyone do their fair share and have everyone play by the same set of rules may be the making of a great slogan, but his policies will lead to "debt, doubt and decline," a top ...President Obama Joins House Democrats At 3-Day Retreat In CambridgeCBS LocalObama speaks at Democratic Caucus in CambridgeThe Star DemocratObama Rallies Democrats, Predicts 'Tough Election' AheadThe Lincoln TribuneKOWB -Linex Legal (press release) (registration) -Roll Call (subscription)all 410 news articles »
Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.comIn Clinton Twp., school district will not use Presidents' Day as snow make-up dayHunterdon County Democrat - NJ.comIf Township schools are closed for one or more days because of snow prior to Presidents' Day, Feb. 20, the holiday will not be used as a make-up day. Clinton Township Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution on Jan.and more »
...as the pioneers of Indian republic and he is the one who drafted India’s first constitution. Apart from all, among all 12 Presidents till today, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the only one who has been elected twice as the President of India. Being the key campaigner...
...Pennsylvania is a great place to visit on Presidents' Day Weekend - Feb. 18-20, 2012 - to get a glimpse into the lives and legacies of two of America's most-known presidents - Abraham Lincoln and Dwight Eisenhower. Learn about the monumental visit by Lincoln...
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...county. Here are some photos I took last time we were there: Events scheduled at the library (from the website): Meet the Presidents Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt! MONDAY ★ FEBRUARY 20 ★ FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY ★ 10 AM – 5 PM – Bring the entire...
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Holiday closings for President's DayQuad-Cities OnlineIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities open Monday through Friday will be closed Monday, February 21st, 2011, in observance of President's Day. Driver service facilities that are normally open Tuesday through ...Presidents Day closingsSarasota Herald-TribunePresidents Day: Local, state and federal offices to be closed MondayWKYC-TVDenver offices to be closed Friday, Monday for President's Day and employee ...Fox 31 KDVR.comSuburban Life Publications -The Salinas Californian -TheDay.comall 15 news articles »
10 iPhone, iPad Apps to Boost Your Presidents Day KnowledgeeWeekPresidents Day, also known as Washington's Birthday, is a federal holiday that pays tribute to the leaders of the United States, originally implemented by an Act of Congress in 1880. Aside from a day off work or school ...and more »
KOMO NewsCOD Black Ops Unlocks Five For Presidents DayGameFocusThe United States is celebrating Presidents Day this weekend and Treyarch, makers of the phenominally successful Call of Duty: Black Ops, wants to do some celebrating of their own. Beginning now and going through the end of the weekend, ...Call of Duty: Black Ops Celebrates President's Day with Dead Ops Arcade and FiveJust Push Start'Call of Duty: Black Ops' (ALL) Unlocks Two New Maps For President's Day WeekendWorthPlaying.comDOA & Five levels unlocked for Call of Duty: Black OpsExaminer.comall 168 news articles »
Presidents Day Weekend Grab & Go Kids CalendarPatch.comMonday, 8 am to 10 am Why Go: It's a good place to take the kids on the President's Day holiday. This outdoor ice rink next to Westfield Topanga features more than 7000 square feet of real ice. The discount skate rate is $8 for skaters wearing pajamas, ...and more »
Spend President's Day becoming a Red Cross certified babysitterQuad-Cities OnlineWHAT: The American Red Cross of the Quad Cities Area will hold a Babysitter's Training on President's Day! The trainings are for all interested 10-15 year-olds who want to become responsible babysitters. Babysitters will learn how to keep children safe ...and more »
TBD.com (blog)What's Up With the Red Line: President's Day WeekendPatch.comIt's a longer weekend with President's Day on Monday, and if you're planning on catching the Metro there are a few things you should keep in mind, especially if you plan on using the Blue and Orange Line ...What To Expect From Metro During Presidents Day WeekendDCist.comThe weekend and beyondWashington Post (blog)all 11 news articles »