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WASHINGTON, April 8, 1998 – What was the first newspaper published by soldiers in the field?

United States American Volunteer

(May 21, 1861; Company A, Fifth Regiment, Missouri Volunteers)

What did the ancient Japanese use to get bricks to the top of tall buildings being constructed?


What gives the turquoise stone its distinctive color?

Traces of copper

Who was the first major league baseball player to win a batting title in three different decades?

George Brett, Kansas City Royals

(1976, 1980, 1990)

What was the longest flight ever made by Wilbur Wright?

77 miles

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