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Rare footage of Plymouth in 1992 shows famous lost underpass in all its glory

Footage shot in 1992 has revealed a forgotten side to Plymouth - and some of its lost features. John Skeldon's 11-minute film, above, takes in many of the city's familiar central streets; from Armada ... read more

The day the music didn’t die

At first the only way for us to survive the CD menace was to start clearing ... And we gave the old-fashioned retailers, such as Woolworths, Dixons and Currys, a run for their money. Our shop windows ... read more

Shining Path leader gets second life sentence in Peru

When the terrorist group launched its campaign in 1980, its goal was to overthrow the government in Lima and installing a "dictatorship of the proletariat" on the way to global communism. Since author... read more

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New Woolworth building owners thinking big

Diane Chamineak, lunch counter manager, F.W. Woolworth & Co. Broad Street store, June 20, 1991 The former F.W. Woolworth & Co. store at Eighth and Broad streets has gone through a few owners since the ... read more

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Woolworth to Lay Off 9,200, Close Stores

Woolworth stores were a fixture on Main Street nationwide--the sort of place where one could buy a pet turtle and a hair net and then enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich and some cole slaw at the lunch co... read more

Mccrory's Must Exit Downtown

McCrory's, a five-and-ten-cent store located at South Orange Avenue and Pine Street for 45 years, will leave downtown Orlando by Jan. 31 to make way for the proposed development ... Guernsey, owner of ... read more

Chambersburg's 'subway' to be filled in, officials say

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) -- The steps leading to Chambersburg's "subway" will disappear this year ... underground stairways as entrances to a subway in the first block of Lincoln Way East. The railings will ... read more

Memories of five-and-dime: Stores worth so much more

There'd be the classic wood-floored Woolworth's on Belair Road in Overlea, where my mother would take me 40 years ago to pop a balloon to determine the price we'd pay for a soda fountain treat. There ... read more

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has died

"I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)" is slinky and gritty ... She also performed at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1992. Franklin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Presi... read more

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76

"I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)" is slinky and gritty ... She also performed at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1992. Franklin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Presi... read more

Countdown closure decision tough

"This is in no way a reflection on the efforts of the team at Countdown New Plymouth and the hard work they have been putting in every day into serving our customers." Leach St Countdown opened in Dec... read more

Qantas splits operations, but break up speculation premature

Qantas international without the domestic would be taking Qantas back to pre-1992 or 1995 ... I think it’s a bit of an overreaction. If Woolworths said “we’re going to change the way we report the sal... read more



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