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  2. History of Alton Towers - Wikipedia

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    Visitors were required to pay a separate admission charge to view the attraction. The railway had 35 locomotives which hauled more than 200 items of rolling stock. During its history, the layout featured various trains representing examples from British railways, Italian electric trains with pantographs and Canadian Pacific Railways.

  3. Bradford City stadium fire - Wikipedia

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    On 26 January 2016, the IPCC declined calls for an investigation and published its full response online. Eric Bennett controversy. On 17 April 2015, retired Detective Inspector Raymond Falconer, in a report by the Bradford Telegraph and Argus, said the police were aware of an Australian man who admitted to starting the fire.

  4. Proctor - Wikipedia

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    Proctor (a variant of procurator) is a person who takes charge of, or acts for, another.. The title is used in England and some other English-speaking countries in three principal contexts:

  5. Indigenous Peoples' Day - Wikipedia

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    Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday in the United States that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. On October 8, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden became the first U.S. President to formally recognize the holiday, by signing a presidential proclamation declaring October 11, 2021, to be a national holiday.

  6. Chesham - Wikipedia

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    Chesham (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ ʃ əm /, locally / ˈ tʃ ɛ s əm /, or / ˈ tʃ ɛ z əm /) is a market town and civil parish in Buckinghamshire, England.It is 11 miles (18 km) south-east of the county town of Aylesbury and 25.8 miles (41.5 km) north-west of Charing Cross, central London, and is part of the London commuter belt.

  7. Presidents' Day - Wikipedia

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    Presidents' Day, or Washington's Birthday at the federal governmental level, is a holiday in the United States celebrated on the third Monday of February to honor all persons who served as presidents of the United States and refers also to the federal holiday specifically honoring George Washington, who led the Continental Army to victory in the American Revolutionary War, presided at the ...

  8. University of Edinburgh Medical School - Wikipedia

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    Admission is extremely competitive, with an acceptance rate of 2.5% in the 2021-2022 admissions year. The yield rate, the percentage of people who are accepted who choose to attend, is 71% for the 2012–13 admissions year. The school requires the 3rd highest entry grades in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2014.

  9. 1st United States Congress - Wikipedia

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    The 1st United States Congress, comprising the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, met from March 4, 1789, to March 4, 1791, during the first two years of George Washington's presidency, first at Federal Hall in New York City and later at Congress Hall in Philadelphia.