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History of slavery in NY examined through runaways notices

They were field hands, cooks, musicians and blacksmiths. Some were "well made," others lame. A few showed ritual tribal scarring from their native Africa, others bore scars inflicted by their masters. All of them — some 600-plus men and women — were black slaves who bolted for freedom in upstate New York in the 1700s and early 1800s.

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Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is 1.5 million acres of preserved Florida wetlands closed off to development but open to curious visitors.

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Concert-goer tries to climb Kanye West's floating stage

A man at a Kanye West concert in Atlanta attempted to climb the singer's floating stage Monday night. West was in the middle of performing the song "Power" from his album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" when the fan tried to pull himself on stage. The fan quickly lets go of the stage after the singer signaled for him to get down.
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Concert-goer tries to climb Kanye West's floating stage 0:28

Concert-goer tries to climb Kanye West's floating stage

Rick Ross shouts out the Miami Herald at 'Port of Miami' concert 0:16

Rick Ross shouts out the Miami Herald at 'Port of Miami' concert

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Illustrated Interview with Tim Burton

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Rick Ross celebrates ‘Port of Miami’ album’s 10th anniversary

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