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Every year, the third Monday of February is set aside by the federal government to honor two of our greatest Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The celebration officially started in 1880, when Washington’s birthday (February 22) became an official holiday in Washington, D.C. It became a national holiday in 1885.

In 1971, Congress officially moved the...

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The Winter Games are held every four years and include competitions in biathlon, bobsled and skeleton, curling, figure skating, luge, ski and snowboard and more! There will be 102 events in 15 sports, with an estimated 100 nations taking part. According to The Olympic Museum, the purpose of the Games is to create a “better world through sport practiced in...

The achievements and contributions of African Americans to U.S. history have been celebrated in this country since 1926. February became the month for recognition because it marks the birthdays of two men who positively influenced African Americans in the U.S.: Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.

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Kali, an orphaned polar bear cub, made news across the country when he was just a few months old. Polar bears are known to regularly travel long distances, but Kali may take the record!

He was born near Alaska’s northwest coast, rode on an ATV to the town of Point Lay, and had three plane trips: to Anchorage, Alaska;...

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