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Friday, Jun 22
Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language, has died at the age of 46, and the Gorilla Foundation
issued a statement saying, “She was beloved and will be deeply missed.” *** Rosanne Barr added her
condolences and said that for some people Koko was like one of the family.
The White House is considering combining the Department of Education and the Department of
Labor. *** The move is expected to streamline arrangements for people to work off their student loans.
On this date in history: Jun 22, 1611 – Henry Hudson and his son are set adrift in Hudson Bay by angry
mutineers. *** You know, some passengers just don’t read the fine print on those all-inclusive cruise deals.
On this date in history: Jun 22, 1874 – Dr. Andrew T. Sill establishes the science of osteopathy. ***
And the people who study it are called ostronauts.
On this date in history: Jun 22, 1970 – President Nixon signs the 26th amendment, lowering the voting
age to 18. *** That means that 18 year olds CAN vote…and as soon as it’s all put online maybe they WILL vote.
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