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What is Fusion all about?

Is there such a thing as a Fusion School? What is Edsurge? I have heard about a Fusion Conference that might be of interest to teachers. When I look it up on the Internet, I get so many different resu

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What is Gold Star Mothers Day?

Recently, I’ve noticed a few posters saying something about the Gold Star Mother’s Day event. So, I wonder what it is. Is it the second Mother’s Day? Why Gold Star Mothers Day? What is Gold Star? This

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Mindee Nelson

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When is Native American Day in 2018?

Unfortunately, I always forget the date of Native American Day. I’d like to know when is Native American Day this year. There should be many interesting events and I’d like to attend them. Also, I’m a

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Eric Morgan

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What states celebrate Native American Day?

Unfortunately, not all 50 states have a tradition to dedicate the whole day to a very important group of Native Americans that are a part of our roots and culture. I know that only a few states have N

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William Cain

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Is POW MIA Recognition Day a federal holiday?

The POW/MIA Day is this month and I wonder whether it’s a federal holiday or not. It sounds like it may be but I’m not sure. I know that there’s a MIA and POW flag that is displayed on this day and th

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Ashley Howard

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What is the history behind the POW MIA organization?

I’m interested in the POW/MIA League and would like to know its history. Today, it’s one of the most important organizations for military people. But how did POW MIA start? When was the POW/MIA flag c

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Frank Nichols

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What does the POW MIA flag look like?

I’ve never seen the POW MIA flag but have heard many things about it. What does it look like? What’s its meaning? Also, there should be the POW MIA day, right? I haven’t heard about it either. Is ther

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Dana Keller

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Is it worth going to Denver for Oktoberfest 2018?

I’ve heard a lot about Denver Oktoberfest from relatives there. I live in Pennsylvania, so Oktoberfest Denver will have to be fabulous to be worth the trip. We have pretty good Oktoberfests in Reading

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Alexa Spicer

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What is Oktoberfest?

What does it celebrate? Where is it held? Is Hofbrau Oktoberfest a place or an event, or just a trademark for beer? I would like facts about Oktoberfest history and traditions of Oktoberfest, and also

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Timothy Norman

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What is the best Oktoberfest beer?

How is German beer different from American one? What makes Warsteiner Oktoberfest Special Edition, Ayinger Oktoberfest Marzen, and Shiner Oktoberfest Bocktoberfest special? Will Marzen get you drunk?O

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Kristi Hammond

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When is the Jewish Day of Atonement?

There are two holidays with the same meaning I’ve heard about, one of them is the Day of Atonement and the other one is Yom Kippur. Which is the Jewish holy day of atonement and cleansing? I hope you

Annie Barnes

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How is the Jewish Day of Atonement usually spent in the USA?

The Jewish Day of Atonement, the most sacred day of the Jewish year, is known across the globe. Though the general notion of the day is clear, the Day of Atonement meaning hides more secrets. Do you k

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James Washington

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When is September equinox this year?

I’ve heard about the upcoming September equinox but don’t really know when to expect it. I’ve searched the issue but to no concrete results. All those “what is the September equinox” articles mentionS

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Frank Nichols

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How is the Day of Atonement observed nowadays?

Recently, I heard information about the Day of Atonement in Bible and was interested in the notion. Judaism is very serious about this day and many traditions are kept now. I’d like to know how exactl

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Jan Berry

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What is the Day of Atonement and when is it observed?

I’ve heard about such holiday as Day of Atonement but I don’t really know what it means. This is a holiday of Judaism, am I right? I’d like to find out the Day of Atonement definition and how it is tr

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Naomi Doyle

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When is the Day of Atonement in 2018?

I’d like to know the Day of Atonement 2018 date. I’m planning a trip to Israel but I know that this is the holy day for them and nothing works. I’d prefer to avoid it. Besides, traveling to the countr

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Dana Keller

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When is Oktoberfest 2018 being held?

I mean the Snowbird Oktoberfest in Snowbird, Utah. I am in Salt Lake City and I am looking forward to my next visit at beer fest, I mean Oktoberfest Snowbird! The 2017 fest was fun. I’m ready to buy t

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James Washington

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Why would Americans celebrate Oktoberfest 2018?

I have seen ads for Oktoberfest NYC, Oktoberfest Chicago, Nashville Oktoberfest, and similar things in Cincinnati. Isn’t it something in Germany? How strange would it be for a person who is not German

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Whitney Matthews

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Are there special prices to travel to Mt Angel Oktoberfest from Europe?

I want to go to Mt Angel Oktoberfest because I wonder: what is Oktoberfest like in America? But maybe the cost of the trip is too high. I have already been to the German festival and I like it. Now I

Mindee Nelson

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When is Bear Mountain Oktoberfest?

I will be in New York in September and I have heard that there is a Bear Mountain Oktoberfest around those dates. I have heard that Oktoberfest Bear Mountain has nice things to offer. I just saw the O

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Naomi Doyle

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Is Oktoberfest Zinzinnati a long festival?

I am planning on going to the Oktoberfest Zinzinnati but I do not know if I should book a hotel room for a week or less. I have read that Cincinnati Oktoberfest is a great event and I really want to g

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Samantha Stevenson

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How much are the Addison Oktoberfest tickets?

I would like to know how much a ticket for Addison Oktoberfest costs because I will be near Dallas, Texas in September and I might visit Oktoberfest Addison for the first time. I would really like to

Frank Nichols

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What are the Leavenworth Oktoberfest 2018 ticket prices?

I will spend a month in Washington and I think I can go to Leavenworth Oktoberfest this year. I knew that there was an Oktoberfest Leavenworth, but I have not been there yet. I wanted to dress as thos

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Ashley Howard

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When will Oktoberfest 2018 be celebrated in Oklahoma?

I want to know what Oktoberfest 2018 will be like and that is why I want to know the Tulsa Oktoberfest dates. I have some friends that have already been to the Oktoberfest Tulsa and they have been ver

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Rodney Fox

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When does Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest take place in 2018?

I would like to attend Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest because I have heard that it has the best Oktoberfest beer. I wish there was a Leinenkugel Oktoberfest because I like that beer a lot. But I guess that

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Alexa Spicer

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Is there a fixed number of brands that take part at the Oktoberfest beer event every year?

I have visited some Oktoberfest beer events and I have noticed that there are usually different brands of beer. There is not an only Spaten Oktoberfest or a Paulaner Oktoberfest or a Yuengling Oktober

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Carlton Burgess

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Is Oktoberfest 2018 in the state of Georgia a long or short event?

I want to attend Oktoberfest 2018, and specifically Helen GA Oktoberfest because I will be in Georgia for some days and I may have a chance to visit that festival. I would like to know the exact dates

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Amanda Johnson

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When is Oktoberfest 2018 celebrated in California?

I would like to go to any Oktoberfest 2018 celebration in California. I know that there is Big Bear Oktoberfest and Oktoberfest San Diego and Alpine Village Oktoberfest, but I do not know their dates.

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James Washington

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When is Patriot Day 2018?

I moved this year in the USA to study in college and I see that there will be soon a Patriot Day 2018. I already know that Patriot Day September 11th is a day to remember the victims of 2001, but is P

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Samantha Barber

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What is Rosh Hashanah?

So what is Rosh Hashanah? I have heard about it these days but I do not know exactly the Rosh Hashanah meaning. I would like to have a short and simple Rosh Hashanah definition to get an idea of what

Alexa Spicer

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When is Rosh Hashanah 2018?

I ask about Rosh Hashanah 2018 because I have Jewish friends that have invited me to celebrate this event with them but I do not know when. I would like to send them a Rosh Hashanah greeting card to w

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Timothy Norman

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Where is Patriot Day 2018 celebrated?

I wonder if Patriot Day 2018 is just observed in some states. I know that 9 11 Patriot Day was founded after the 2001 attacks, and we remember them when we watch Patriot Day images with the skyline of

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Carlton Burgess

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When is Rosh Hashanah each year?

When is Rosh Hashanah celebrated?  I want to know what it is. Some Jewish friends invited me to their celebration last year, but I could not go. I need to know now: when is Rosh Hashanah 2018? Because

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Kristi Hammond

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When is the National Grandparents Day this year?

I want to send a gift to my grandpa on National Grandparents Day. Is today National Grandparents Day? Or what day is National Grandparents Day then? And I have a last question, I wonder if there is a

Dana Keller

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What day is Rosh Hashanah 2018?

I would like to know exactly when Rosh Hashanah 2018 is because I have found several Rosh Hashanah recipes online for some typical Rosh Hashanah food that I would like to cook for my Jewish friends. I

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Naomi Doyle

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What is the national grandparents day?

My classmates in school told me that there is the national grandparents day. I would like to know when is national grandparents day to write a letter on the national grandparents day 2018 for my grand

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Samantha Stevenson

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How much are the tickets for the Kentucky Bourbon Festival?

Some friends from college told me about the Kentucky Bourbon festival. I am curious about that Bourbon Festival Bardstown Kentucky because I drink bourbon and it is better if I am with friends there.

Jan Berry

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When is California admission day celebrated?

I ask about California admission day because I am moving to that state soon. I also would like to know if there is a free admission day California Academy of Sciences offers some time to the inhabitan

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Frank Nichols

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What's the point of not wearing white after Labor Day?

I’ve heard about this old rule before but I still don’t know the story behind “no white after Labor Day.” Nowadays, it sounds ridiculous to us. Why can’t you wear white after Labor Day? Is there a pra

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Deborah Edwards

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How can we publicize National Hispanic Heritage Month?

Many people don’t even know the answers to the questions “When is National Hispanic Heritage Month?” or “What is National Hispanic Heritage Month?” Everybody knows that Black History Month is in Febru

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Theresa Perry

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What is the difference between the Air Force Birthday and Air Force Day (August 1)?

Is the US Air Force Birthday a suitable occasion to treat a USAF veteran? Are there greeting cards with messages like “Happy birthday, Air Force and you”? If not, would such cards be considered approp

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James Washington

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What is Grapefest?

Since I suppose there may be other grape festivals, what is Grapefest, Grapevine Tx? It’s not a normal town festival because they sell tickets. Do people need to buy tickets only for the wine tasting,

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Whitney Matthews

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What is the “Air Force Birthday”?

When is the Air Force Birthday observed? Are there birthday celebrations for all the other armed forces? How are they celebrated? The idea of an Air Force Birthday seems funny but I’m told there are s

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Megan Page

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What can you tell me about Grapefest?

How is Grapefest 2018 different from the one in 2017? How can people get Grapefest tickets? What is the purpose of Grapevine Grapefest? How long has this “Main Street Festival” been going on? Who can

Curtis Rhodes

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What’s the best Labor Day sale?

I plan to go shopping for some home stuff this Monday and wonder what store has the best offers. Currently, I’d like to compare Home Depot Labor Day sale and Lowes Labor Day sale. Do you know which of

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Naomi Doyle

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What to do on Labor Day weekend 2018?

I wonder what activities are available during the Labor Day weekend 2018. Are there any interesting events? What establishments are open? Are banks open on Labor Day or should we postpone all plans? I

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Samantha Stevenson

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What day labor is still intact on the first Monday of September?

I wonder what establishments are closed for Labor Day? I know that many companies take this holiday very seriously and ban all day labor on it. After all, what is the best way to celebrate labor than

Jan Berry

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What to do on Labor Day weekend this year?

Every year, we can see tons of ads of the coolest Labor Day weekend events happening somewhere in the country. However, this time is a bit different. Possibly, it’s just my lack of attention, but I do

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Frank Nichols

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When is Labor Day 2018?

I’ve heard that Labor Day is kind of a big deal in the USA and I would like to know when is Labor Day 2018. I know I haven’t missed it yet as it’s in September. I also would like to know when is Labor

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Amanda Johnson

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Are the best Labor Day sales at Macy’s?

I want to find the best Labor Day sale our ships have to offer. When the day comes, there’ll be little time to look through all of them to find the best one. So, I want to know everything about Labor

Annie Barnes

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