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The Cairo Opera House was destroyed by fire in 1970. The Cairo fire station was located inside the same building.

Many Hispanic-style cheeses are salty, so cooks need to keep that in mind when seasoning a recipe.
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Crows bond well with people and make good pets.

The key word "amateur" was eliminated from the Olympic Charter in 1971.
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More than 50 percent of adults surveyed said that children should not be paid money for getting good grades in school.

Henry Ford called his first car a quadricycle.

The domestic cat is the only species able to hold its tail vertically while walking. Wild cats hold their tail horizontally, or tucked between their legs while walking.

Bald eagles are not bald. The top of their head is covered with slicked-down white feathers; from a distance, they appear hairless.

The game Scrabble is found in one out of every three American homes.

A little over one hundred years ago, cholera arrived in the United States for the first time. It was transmitted by an infection carried aboard the Hamburg-American Line's Moravia on August 30, 1892.

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