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Queen Elizabeth Wrote To Her Pen Pal In North Dakota For 70 Years

Before the advent of modern-day technology such as emails and other social media platforms, people kept in contact with strangers (pen pals) by regularly writing letters to each other and delivering via post-mail no matter the distance. This enhanced friendship on all levels and in different regions and also created a real time-bonding that a physical meeting might not offer.
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UFO Spotted In Minnesota? Deputy's 1979 Experience Is 'Completely Genuine,' Says Investigator

An alleged unidentified flying object (UFO) sighting in Minnesota nearly 43 years ago was a "genuine" extraterrestrial encounter, according to an investigator. Marshall County Deputy Sheriff Val Johnson was patrolling Minnesota Highway 220 near the town of Stephen at around 2 a.m. on Aug. 27, 1979, when he saw a beam of light that hovered above the road.

Meeting scheduled to update residents on Republic Steel's lead emissions

CANTON − The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Health and Canton City Public Health will host a public meeting Tuesday for residents around Republic Steel. "The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community nearby Republic Steel with an update onRepublic Steel’s lead emissions and actions taken since the Nov. 16, 2021, public meeting, actionsplanned and ongoing, and to provide an opportunity to ask questions," according to a news release from Canton Health Commissioner James Adams.