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Today in History for January 22nd by AP
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Today in History for January 22nd by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History: U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion; Theodore Kaczynski pleads guilty; Queen Victoria dies; "The Crucible" opens;"Laugh-In" premieres. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
Today in History for January 21st by AP
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Today in History for January 21st by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History: France's King Louis XVI executed; Vladimir Lenin dies; Alger Hiss found guilty of lying to grand jury; President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam draft evaders; Concorde begins service. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
New York PD: Dozens arrested, 11 officers hurt at protest
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New York PD: Dozens arrested, 11 officers hurt at protest

(STL.News) New York officials said a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march ended with 29 arrests and 11 injured police officers Monday.  The gathering started in Brooklyn as a celebration of King's legacy, but ended in clashes with police in lower Manhattan. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
Today in History for January 19th by AP
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Today in History for January 19th by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History: Robert E. Lee born; Indira Gandhi elected prime minister of India; President Bill Clinton admits making false statements under oath; Singer Janis Joplin born; Dolly Parton is born. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
Additional National Guard forces going to Washington, DC
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Additional National Guard forces going to Washington, DC

(STL.News) National Guard personnel are pouring into Washington, DC to enhance security for Wednesday's presidential inauguration.  Troops from Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas and New York landed at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Monday. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
January 18th: Today in History by AP
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January 18th: Today in History by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History: Soviet Union breaks WWII Leningrad siege; Robert F. Scott reaches South Pole; Boston Strangler suspect Albert de Salvo convicted. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
January 16th: Today in History by AP
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January 16th: Today in History by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of Today in History: Start of Operation Desert Storm; Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off; Prohibition takes effect; Shah of Iran flees into exile;musical "Hello Dolly" opens. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
Washington, DC: Armed National Guard arrive at the Capitol
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Washington, DC: Armed National Guard arrive at the Capitol

(STL.News) Armed troops from the District of Columbia's National Guard arrived at the Capitol on Wednesday. The Guardsmen, assigned to security duty on the U.S. Capitol Ground received approval Tuesday to carry weapons through a request from federal authorities and approved by Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy. Up to 15,000 Guard members are expected to be on duty in coming days in the district to support law enforcement in connection with the January 20th inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Authorities are concerned about threats of violence, following the insurrection at the Capitol last week. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)
McEnany: Administration found siege ‘appalling’
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McEnany: Administration found siege ‘appalling’

(STL.News) White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says President Donald Trump’s administration found the siege of the U.S. Capitol to be “appalling, reprehensible and antithetical to the American way.” Trump himself has not condemned the violence. (Jan. 7) But while McEnany’s statement to the press Thursday broke the White House’s silence a day after the violence, Trump himself remained quiet. McEnany, for the first time, said that the White House was committed to the “orderly transition of power” to President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. She also took pains to try to draw a distinction between the “violent rioters” and other Trump supporters who attended the president’s rally in Washington just before the siege of the Capitol. But McEnany took no questions....
Kenosha, WI: prepares for protests as officer could face charges
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Kenosha, WI: prepares for protests as officer could face charges

(STL.News) Kenosha, Wisconsin is braced for new protests as prosecutors prepared to announce whether they'll charge a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back, leaving him paralyzed.  Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Jacob Blake on Aug. 23rd. (Jan. 5) Wikipedia - Kenosha unrest ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)