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Mom 90 Years Young

Growing up in Marion County, S.C., in the 1970s, I could not at the time appreciate the incredible wonders of my mother, Thelma Howard Williams.

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Queen Elizabeth II Surpasses Queen Victoria’s Long Reign

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II reached a major milestone Wednesday, becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain’s history by passing Queen Victoria, who served for 63 years and seven months. Prime Minister David Cameron said millions of Britons would celebrate

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Queen Goes Low-Key for Record Reign Landmark

Queen Elizabeth II is planning to keep things low-key on Wednesday when she will overtake Queen Victoria as Britain’s longest-serving monarch, despite public interest in the historic date. The queen will ride on a steam train in Scotland to inaugurate

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The Queen Poised For Record After Rallying Troubled Monarchy

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Queen, who rallied support for the monarchy despite presiding over what was once known as the world’s most famous dysfunctional family, next month becomes the country’s longest-reigning monarch. She never expected to take the throne

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Queen Elizabeth Crushes Wall Street

Elizabeth Warren’s latest victory over Wall Street arrived in the form of a letter. Over the weekend, Antonio Weiss, a top investment banker at Lazard, sent President Obama a note withdrawing from consideration to be under secretary of domestic finance, the third-ranking position in the Treasury.

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