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August 14 in history:

According to some aviation experts, the first official airplane flight in America happened on this day in 1901 in Connecticut.  Gustave Whitehead claimed that he flew a plane half-a-mile and reached an altitude of 50 feet.  153 more words

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Data: License plate thefts up 200 percent in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The problem appears to only be getting worse.

Since Aug. 1, there’s been 23 reported license plate thefts. There’s been 499 of the same complaints… 289 more words


July License Plate Report

After June’s record-breaking tally of nine, July’s yield of precisely one — Wyoming — was a bit of a letdown. Pickings are always slim in the second half of the year, and it’s not because there’s a shortage of cars. 151 more words

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And Then.....This Happened

“I’m so happy that something else happened to my car while I wasn’t in it” said no person ever.

If you have been following my accidents-that-happen-when-I’m-not-the-car saga, I think the count was three in a month, and then one 30 years ago. 370 more words

Christie Blatchford: Resistance is not futile when it comes to freedom of expression

It is, as the delightful John Carpay says, “a full frontal assault on the English language”, this insane revocation of a personalized licence plate by Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI). 817 more words

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What does this license plate say?

You’ve been there.  You’re driving along and see a vanity plate and you can’t figure it out. You consider following the car just so you can pull up next to it, roll down your window and ask the driver, “Hey, what does your license plate mean?” But you don’t. 56 more words