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This Day In History, May 22nd, 2022 – “Lincoln the Inventor”

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173 years ago today Abraham Lincoln received a patent from the U.S. government.

This Day In History, May 21st, 2022 – “Operation Redwing”

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66 years ago today the U.S. dropped from the air the first ever thermonuclear (The H-Bomb) device.

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Finding the Time – Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief John Feddema speaks on time management.

This Day In History, May 20th, 2022 – “Homestead Act”

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160 years ago today the United States government signed into law the Homestead Act.

This Day In History, May 19th, 2022 – “Colonial Dames”

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It was just 130 years ago today The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America was founded.

This Day In History, May 18th, 2022 – “Lights Out”

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80 years ago today the lights around NYC’s baseball fields went out, and the rest of the city would follow suit.

This Day In History, May 17th, 2022 – “U.S.S. Holland”

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125 years ago today John Holland launched his new submersible, the Holland VI.

This Day In History, May 16th, 2022 – “Wagon’s West”

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180 years ago today the first major Wagon Train dared to travel the treacherous Oregon Trail.

This Day In History, May 15th, 2022 – “Battle of Drewry’s Bluff”

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160 years ago Union ships attempted to sail up the James River to test the defenses around Richmond Virginia.

This Day In History, May 14th, 2022 – “A New World”

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415 years ago today the site for the first permanent English settlement in the New World was decided upon.

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Being on Scene – The Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief Scott Freitag discusses being on scene.

This Day In History, May 13th, 2022 – “U.S.S. Planter”

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160 years ago Robert Smalls stole the C.S.S. Planter and navigated to reach the safety of the blockading Union Navy.

This Day In History, May 12th, 2022 – “War Comes to the Mississippi”

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80 years ago today the beautiful waters off the Gulf Coast became a killing ground for a sinister monster under the waves.

This Day In History, May 11th, 2022 – “Columbia River”

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230 years ago today American Adventure Captain Robert Gray sailed into what is now the Columbia River.

This Day In History, May 10th, 2022 – “Kingman Reef”

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100 years ago today America claimed the Kingman Reef in the Pacific Ocean.

This Day In History, May 9th, 2022 – “Operation Pocket Money”

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50 years ago today the United States began mining North Vietnamese ports.

This Day In History, May 8th, 2022 – “Dog Show”

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145 years ago the first-ever Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show took place in the Westminster Hotel in Manhattan, New York.

This Day In History, May 7th, 2022 – “Endeavour”

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30 years ago the Space Shuttle Endeavour blasted into space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Retirement of Patty Brookins – The Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief Scott Freitag wishes HR Manager Patty Brookins a happy retirement.

This Day In History, May 6th, 2022 – “John Deere Makes his Name”

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185 years ago today a blacksmith in Grand Detour, Illinois, gave American farmers the first-ever credited steel plow.

Battle of Williamsburg – May 5th This Day In History

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160 years ago dvancing Union Troops caught the Confederate forces retreating to secure Richmond, Virginia.

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From the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce – May 2022

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Business news, events, new businesses, and opportunities from Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce in May 2022.

This Day In History, May 4th, 2022 – “The Battle of the Coral Sea”

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80 years ago today, the first-ever naval battle took place in which no ship from either side saw their enemy.

This Day In History, May 3rd, 2022 – “Americans Land on the North Pole”

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70 years ago today, May 3, 1952, the first Americans landed on the North Pole.

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This Day In History, May 2nd, 2022 – “QE2”

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53 years ago today the Queen Elizabeth II made her maiden voyage to the United States.

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This Day In History, May 1st, 2022 – “You May Fire When Ready, Gridley”

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124 years ago today the American Asiatic Squadron decimated the decaying Spanish Fleet.

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This Day In History, April 30th, 2022 – “Porky’s Hare Hunt”

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84 years ago today Porky the Pig introduced us to cartoon legend, Bugs Bunny.

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Taxes in Yavapai County – The Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief Scott Freitag discusses taxes, property values, and funding.

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This Day In History, April 29th, 2022 – “Admiral Farragut Captures New Orleans”

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160 years ago today the Stars and Stripes rose proudly over a very defiant southern city.

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This Day In History, April 28th, 2022 – “10 Miles and Still a Record”

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153 years ago today railroad history was made and has yet to be beaten.

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This Day In History, April 27th, 2022 – “Mother Nature’s Wrath, Even in War”

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80 years ago today the town of Pryor, Oklahoma was devastated by a massive tornado.

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This Day In History, April 26th, 2022 – “It Crashed, But At Least It Reached Its Destination”

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60 years ago today NASA made history, achieving the United States first ever landing of a spacecraft on another celestial body.

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This Day In History, April 25th, 2022 – “License Plates”

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121 years ago today requirements for license plates on American cars became mandated.

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This Day In History, April 24th, 2022 – “The Spray”

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127 years ago today man first circumnavigated the globe, and alone.

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This Day In History, April 23rd, 2022 – “Death for Sirhan Sirhan”

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53 years ago today Palestinian assassin Sirhan Sirhan was found guilty, and sentenced to death.

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Fighting Wildfires – The Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief Scott Freitag discusses wildfires and reflects on the Tunnel and Crooks Fires.

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This Day In History, April 22nd, 2022 – “Sooners and Eager Boomers”

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133 years ago today some 50,000 men, women, and children, participated in the Oklahoma Land Rush.

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This Day In History, April 21st, 2022 – “D for Denver”

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160 years ago today, April 21, 1862, when Congress established the Denver mint.

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This Day In History, April 20th, 2022 – “Apollo 16”

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50 years ago today, April 20, 1972, when Apollo 16 and her crew touched down on the surface of the Moon.

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This Day In History, April 19th, 2022 – “Explosion on the U.S.S. Iowa”

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33 years ago today, April 19, 1989, tragedy struck the battleship U.S.S. Iowa.

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This Day In History, April 18th, 2022 – “The Doolittle Raid”

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80 years ago today the United States struck back at the Japanese Empire.

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This Day In History, April 17th, 2022 – “Capitulations of Santa Fe”

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530 years ago today King Ferdinand II, Queen Isabella I, and Christopher Columbus made a bargain to discover the New World.

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This Day In History, April 16th, 2022 – “District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act”

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160 years ago today Congress passed a law emancipating, or freeing, all enslaved persons in the District of Columbia.

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Being Vulnerable – The Chief’s Desk

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This week Chief Scott Freitag discusses the topic of being vulnerable.

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This Day In History, April 15th, 2022 – “Down With The Ship”

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110 years ago today the “Unsinkable Ship” R.M.S. Titanic, slipped beneath the icy-cold waters.

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This Day In History, April 14th, 2022 – “Webster’s Dictionary”

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194 years ago today Noah Webster registered the copyright for his American Dictionary.

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This Day In History, April 13th, 2022 – “MOAB”

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Five years ago today the U.S. Air Force deployed the largest non-nuclear weapon in our available arsenal.

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This Day In History, April 12th, 2022 – “The Table Battles”

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51 years ago today American diplomats stepped foot in China’s capital, Beijing.

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This Day In History, April 11th, 2022 – “Closing the Port”

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160 years ago today the Bonnie Blue Flag of the Confederacy was lowered over Fort Pulaski.

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This Day In History, April 10th, 2022 – “Watching In 3-D”

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69 years ago today moviegoers watched the premier of the first ever color movie in 3-D


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