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  • Documentary filmmaker Alejandro Ramirez Anderson will speak at Austin College Thursday, April 30, at 11:00 a.m. in IDEA Center, Room 127, on "Filmmaking in Cuba." A screening of his documentary Cancion de Barrio will take place that evening at 7:00 p.m. in Sherman Hall's Hoxie Thompson Auditorium, with discussion following. The events, sponsored by the College's Latin American and Iberian Studies program and Political Science Department, are free and open to the public.
  • Winston Lee Mascarenhas wins top prize for Le Bleu Nuit.
  • (L-R) Thomasina Hill and her husband, Brad Hill, two of the owners of Anytime Fitness in Bonham, and Randy Bowen of Bonham Chamber of Commerce. Starting Monday, join Bonhamís premiere 24-hour fitness facility this week to get "Summer Ready." No enrollment, first month free, and a complimentary fitness consultation with a training session to get you started. Come try our newly installed Life Fitness Powermill, and start a 6-week challenge bootcamp led by our certified trainers, Bailey Asay and Miles Craven, on Monday, April 27.
  • Finding a rusty AA battery, old packets of mild Taco Bell sauce, and a picture of your aunt and uncle tossing a Frisbee, as you frantically search your glove compartment for your proof of insurance while the state trooper grows impatient.
  • It was 150 years ago that President Lincoln was shot, on the evening of April 14, 1865, and he died the next morning. Doris Kearns Goodwin, my favorite among the historians who have taught us most of what we know about our presidents, says if she had the chance to sit down with Mr. Lincoln, instead of asking him a question she would say, "Tell me a story."
  • 1995 Ė Oklahoma City bombing: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, is bombed, killing 168.. The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Carried out by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, the bombing killed 168 people and injured more than 680 others. The blast destroyed or damaged 324 buildings within a 16-block radius, destroyed or burned 86 cars, and shattered glass in 258 nearby buildings, causing at least an estimated $652 million worth of damage. Within 90 minutes of the explosion, McVeigh was stopped by Oklahoma State Trooper Charlie Hanger for driving without a license plate and arrested for illegal weapons possession.