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Four Thanksgiving Firsts That Spurred Innovation

It’s that time of year again, when turkeys and pumpkin pies fill our dreams, and parades with building-sized balloons fill our streets. In that spirit, here are four innovative Thanksgiving firsts: 1. Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation.┬áIn 1863, Abraham Lincoln issued the first Thanksgiving Proclamation, creating a national day of thanks. This proclamation was the precedent … Continued

Citizens Step In: Crowdsourced Security

Over the past few days, US cities and towns have taken time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Each one celebrated the holiday in unique fashion, showcasing their city and their citizens. The goal is always the same- get everyone out to celebrate, and bring the community together. Citizens play the role of participant in the … Continued