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iPhone 2007

This Week in History – Apple Released First iPhone

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People line up to be the first to buy an iPhone at Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue on June 29, 2007 in New York City. The options: $499 for a 4GB model, or $599 for an 8GB model. (Credit: Michael Nagel/Getty ...

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Former Attorney General John Mitchell

This Week in History – Former Attorney General John Mitchell Sentenced to Prison

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John Mitchell is sworn in as Attorney General of the United States, January 22, 1969. Chief Justice Earl Warren administers the oath while President Richard Nixon looks on. (Courtesy of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library ...

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Miranda v. Arizona

This Week in History – Miranda v. Arizona

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Phoenix attorney John Flynn, left, confers with Ernesto Miranda. (Credit: Arizona Republic) West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history. On June ...

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Alice H. Ramsey

This Week in History – Alice Ramsey Is First Woman to Drive Across U.S.

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This week in 1909, 22-year-old Alice Ramsey made history as the first woman to drive across the United States. The car itself was a dark-green, four-cylinder, 30-horsepower 1909 Maxwell DA, a touring car with two bench seats ...

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This Week in History – First Explorers Reach Mt. Everest Summit

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On May 29, 1953, mountaineers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set foot atop Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain. They were the first ever to reach its 29,029-foot peak, and met instant fame upon their return: ...

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Bonnie & Clyde

This Week in History – Bonnie & Clyde Killed in Police Ambush

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Notorious bandits Bonnie Parker, left, and Clyde Barrow.  Clyde Barrow had exploited the pre-FBI “state line” rule that prevented officers from one jurisdiction from pursuing a fugitive into another – but his ...

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Graham v. Florida

This Week in History – Life Without Parole Ruled Unconstitutional

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Florida Solicitor General Scott Makar, who grew up in Holmes Beach, gives the state’s oral argument to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Graham v. Florida case, in which life without parole was ruled unconstitutional in ...

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Nelson Mandela

This Week in History – Nelson Mandela Inaugurated

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Nelson Mandela inaugurated as South Africa’s first black president May 10th, 1994. Also in 1994, Mandela published his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, much of which he had secretly written while in prison. West ...

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CARP, Inc. Women's 12 Step Home

CARP, Inc. Announces New Facilities

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Kelly V. Landers, President, and the Board of Directors of the recently restructured C.A.R.P. (Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Inc.), are proud to announce the new C.A.R.P. facility, previously located off ...

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Scopes Monley Trial

This Week in History – John Scopes Arrested for Teaching Evolution

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Photo: Evangelist T.T. Martin’s books against the theory of evolution were sold at an outdoor stand in Dayton, Tennessee, scene of the Scopes Monkey Trial (Source: Associated Press). West Palm Beach criminal defense ...

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