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First trans-Atlantic telegraph

First trans-Atlantic telegraph

On this date in 1866, the first telegraph was sent via the new Atlantic Telegraph Cable. This is Robert Dudley's famous painting "Awaiting The Reply," showing Cyrus West Field, tall man silhouetted at right, financier who led the Atlantic Telegraph Company, among others as they awaited the s…

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Spools of wire hide $1.6M pot load at Nogales border

Spools of wire hide $1.6M pot load at Nogales border

About $1.6 million worth of marijuana was found stashed in metal boxes within commercial-sized spools of wire.

October 01, 2012 4:52 pm

Theft of copper wire remains city plague

“The thieves know that if there’s a light on, there’s copper somewhere,” said deputy parks director John Sefton.

March 12, 2012 2:10 pm Related Loading…

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