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Today in History for April 7th

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Highlights of this day in history: Civil war erupts in Rwanda; NY audience previews long-distance television; Auto pioneer Henry Ford dies in Dearborn, Mich.;Singer Billie Holiday, known as "Lady Day" is born in Philadelphia. (April 7)
 
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This Day in History: The Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 Union-held Fort Sumter in Charleston Bay, SC, is attacked by Confederate shore batteries under the command of General P.G.T. Beauregard. After being battered for 34 straight hours, U.S. Major Robert Anderson surrendered the fort. U.S. President...

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Rwanda Rwanda Landlocked country in eastern central Africa

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New York City New York City Largest city in the United States

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NYC Party Boat Owners Arrested After 170 Guests Were Allowed To Cruise

A crowded riverboat party in New York over the weekend violated state and city emergency orders. According to the New York City Sheriff's Office, the party was attended by more than 170 people. CNN reports that officials intercepted the Liberty Belle at Manhattan's Pier 36 on the East River. Officers arrested the owners for an illegal party and accused the operators of serving alcohol without a license.

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Henry Ford Henry Ford American businessperson

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Philadelphia Philadelphia Largest city in Pennsylvania

Tropical Storm Isaias batters U.S. Northeast [Video]

Tropical Storm Isaias batters U.S. Northeast

[NFA] Tropical Storm Isaias raced up the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday, generating tornadoes and knocking out power, and a twister in North Carolina killed at least one person when it obliterated a mobile home park. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Isaias, downgraded from a hurricane but still a powerful tropical storm, moved along Florida's eastern coast on Sunday, bringing strong winds but no longer posing a storm surge threat. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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Overlooked No More: Roland Johnson, Who Fought to Shut Down Institutions for the Disabled

He survived 13 years of neglect and abuse, including sexual assault, at the notorious Pennhurst State School and Hospital outside Philadelphia before emerging as..
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Michigan Michigan State in the northern United States

Michigan governor takes steps to combat racism

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces additional steps to combat racism, declaring it a public health crisis (Aug. 5)
 

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Rashida Tlaib Cruises to Victory in Michigan Primary Rematch

The first-term Michigan representative, part of a group of liberal congresswomen of color, widened her margin of victory against a Democratic opponent who first..
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Rapper 42 Dugg Busted 2 Months After Fleeing Cops in Michigan

Detroit rapper 42 Dugg's wearing a new accessory, but there's no celeb jeweler involved this time -- instead, it's cops who've put a GPS monitor on him after he..
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Roger Marshall bests Kris Kobach in Kansas GOP race, plus other key takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

Michigan, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri and Washington all held primaries Tuesday. And the results are still slowly coming in.

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