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Civil War Battlefield Cleanup Set For April 5th

Civil War Battlefield Cleanup Set For April 5th

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Your chance to help clean up Civil War battlefields. The Civil War Trust needs volunteers to help spruce up sites in Virginia. It happens on Park Day, a nationwide campaign April 5th. Volunteers are needed for general maintenance, painting signs, planting trees and raking leaves. Locations in Virginia are Appomattox Court House (pictured), Brandy Station, the Wilderness, Cedar Mountain, Cold Harbor, Petersburg and others. Volunteers will get a free T-shirt and be treated to a history lesson.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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