The Daily Populous

Friday November 30th, 2018 evening edition

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When Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby affixed his signature to the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920, women across the United States gained full voting rights.

In 1838 Kentucky allowed widows with school-age children to vote in school elections, and Kansas followed in 1861.

“Wyoming is the first place on God’s green earth which could consistently claim to be the land of the free!”

When Congress threatened to keep Wyoming out of the Union if it didn’t rescind the provision, the territory refused to budge.

Congress relented, and Wyoming became the first state to grant women the right to vote when it became the country’s 44th state in 1890.

The dozen states that restricted women from casting ballots in any election were primarily in the South and the East.

For its trailblazing role, Wyoming has adopted the nickname of the “Equality State,” and its motto is “Equal Rights. »

‘Individual 1’: Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe

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Investigators have now publicly cast Trump as a central figure of their probe into whether Trump’s campaign conspired with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign.

The Washington Post reported this week that Trump spoke with Stone the day after he got the alert from Corsi.

Many in the White House try to avoid talking with the president about the Mueller probe, for fear they will be subpoenaed. »

A giant Trump baby blimp that the president says makes him 'feel unwelcome' has followed him to the G20 summit in Argentina

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A giant baby blimp that President Donald Trump said made him "feel unwelcome" when it greeted him in London has followed him to the G20 summit in Argentina.

The balloon is now drifting above the Plaza del Congreso, Buenos Aires, where the president landed on Thursday to begin critical talks held as part of the G20 summit.

Demonstrators float a blimp portraying U.S. President Donald Trump, in Parliament Square, during the visit by Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in London, Britain July 13, 2018. »

Small bookstores are booming after nearly being wiped out

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NEW YORK -- A growing number of shoppers will be supporting their independent neighborhood bookstores on Small Business Saturday.

After nearly being wiped out a decade ago, small bookstores are booming.

According to the American Booksellers Association, the number of independent bookstores fell by approximately 40 percent between the mid-90s and 2009. »