Robert Emmet Odlum (August 31, 1851 – May 19, 1885) was an Amer... -
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Secrets of Brooklyn Bridge Tour gives insiders' view, a few thrills

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 16 Mar 2018
This hole in the Manhattan tower is home to peregrine falcons, who have found their ecological niche dining on small mammals in the streets below and aquatic life in the East River. Robert Emmet Odlum was the first person to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Godfrey recognized for Senepol cattle research

Virgin Islands Daily News - 04 Sep 2018
Robert Godfrey, director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and professor of Animal Science, received the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award at the 2018 Senepol Cattle Breeders Association meeting held at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix, which commemorated ...
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Larry Donovan, 1880s Bridge Jumper, Lived Too Soon

Atlas Obscura - 21 Mar 2017
The first person to attempt the feat was the swimming instructor Robert Emmet Odlum, in May of 1885. He died shortly after being pulled from the water. The next person to attempt the jump, in 1886, was Steve Brodie, a gambler and race walker looking to ...
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Note to tourists: Brooklyn Bridge is for crossing, not climbing

Los Angeles Times - 17 Nov 2014
In 1885, Robert Emmet Odlum, an expert swimmer and lifeguard, became the first person to jump from the Brooklyn Bridge, reportedly to show that it was a survivable fall if done correctly. Odlum hit the water at an angle, though, and was killed. A ...
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Il ponte di Brooklyn, ottava meraviglia del mondo

Corriere della Sera - 24 May 2017
Dalla muraglia cinese lunga circa 22mila chilometri a Petra, la città scolpita nella roccia, dalle misteriose rovine del Machu Picchu, testimonianza della civiltà Inca, al Colosseo. E ancora, il Cristo Redentore, che si innalza con i suoi 38 metri a ...
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Q&A Collections: Race & Gender Challenges

Education Week (blog) - 29 Jun 2018
During the summer I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past seven years. You can see all those collections from the first six years here. Here are the ones I've posted so far: This Year's Most Popular ...
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Digital radio station to launch Monday

The Daily Courier - 18 Aug 2018
This newspaper is getting into the radio business. Okanagan Valley Newspaper Group — publisher of The Okanagan Weekend, The Daily Courier in Kelowna, Penticton Herald, Courier Extra and Herald Extra papers — is preparing to launch ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Homicide #52 recorded after stabbing victim dies

St. Lucia News Online - 14 Nov 2017
Kernius Charlery, 29, of Morne Du Don, Castries sustained a stab wound to the neck during a fight in Odlum City, Bois Patat on Saturday, November 11 with Miguel Scotland, 26, of Chase Gardens, Castries, who sustained a stab wound to the chest.

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