Shipwreck sees new interest as it turns 300

Shipwreck sees new interest as it turns 300
YORK, Maine – The shipwreck of the Nottingham Galley on Boon Island, a tale of winter survival and cannibalism, is a story that still fascinates 300 years later. Richard Bowen, program specialist for The Museums of Old York in York, and lighthouse expert Jeremy D’Entremont, of Portsmouth, will commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Nottingham Galley shipwreck at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at …
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Schizophrenic oil heir powerless over his fortune and fate
Over the decades, at least $ 50 million of Ugo di Portanova’s inheritance has gone to more than two dozen court-appointed guardians, trustees, attorneys, accountants and bankers.
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Serving hard time for an robbery
Let’s assume they did it. Let’s assume that two days before Christmas in 1993, a 22-year-old black woman named Jamie Scott and her pregnant 19-year-old sister Gladys set up an armed robbery. Let’s assume these single mothers lured two men to a spot outside the tiny town of Forest, Miss., where three teenage boys, using a shotgun the sisters supplied, relieved the men of $ 11 and sent them on …
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