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  • Dow ends above 11,000 for first time in 18 months

    04/12/2010 2:02:15 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 45 replies · 1,842+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/12/10 | Stephen Bernard and Tim Paradis - AP
    NEW YORK – The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 11,000 for the first time in a year and a half on investors' rising hopes about the economy. The Dow edged up about 9 points Monday to almost 11,006. The Standard & Poor's 500 index came within a point of hitting its own milestone of 1,200 during trading but closed just short of that mark. A loan agreement for Greece allowed U.S. investors to focus on domestic economic and corporate news, including announcements of two big deals. European leaders agreed over the weekend to make loans available to Greece...
  • 11,000-Year-Old Texans Are Stars Of The Bosque Museum

    11/18/2006 10:15:51 AM PST · by blam · 20 replies · 905+ views
    Dallaq Morning News ^ | 11-17-2006 | Mary G Ramos
    11,000-year-old Texans are stars of the Bosque Museum 01:31 PM CST on Friday, November 17, 2006 By MARY G. RAMOS / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News A special new exhibit at the Bosque Museum in Clifton, Texas, features the lives of some extremely early Texans. Prehistoric people (called Paleo-Americans by archaeologists) lived in a cave shelter on the western bank of the Brazos River a bit downstream from the Lake Whitney Dam in Bosque County about 11,000 years ago. Paleo-Americans were using the 150-foot by 30-foot shelter before ancient Egyptian civilization began. A Texas archaeologist discovered the shelter,...
  • 11,000-Year-Old Grain Shakes Up Beliefs On Beginnings Of Agriculture

    06/19/2006 1:04:07 PM PDT · by blam · 88 replies · 2,127+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6-18-2006 | Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
    Jun. 18, 2006 0:24 | Updated Jun. 18, 2006 10:4511,000-year-old grain shakes up beliefs on beginnings of agriculture By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Bar-Ilan University researchers have found a cache of 120,000 wild oat and 260,000 wild barley grains at the Gilgal archaeological site near Jericho that date back 11,000 years - providing evidence of cultivation during the Neolithic Period. The research, performed by Drs. Ehud Weiss and Anat Hartmann of BIU's department of Land of Israel studies and Prof. Mordechai Kislev of the faculty of life sciences, appears in the June 16 edition of the prestigious journal Science. It is the...
  • Skeletal Remains May Be 11,000 Years Old (Lake Jackson, Texas)

    08/09/2002 11:17:39 AM PDT · by blam · 112 replies · 4,856+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 8-9-2002 | Terry Kliewer
    Aug. 9, 2002, 10:45AM BONING UP ON HISTORYSkeletal remains may be 11,000 years old By TERRY KLIEWER Copyright 2002 Houston Chronicle LAKE JACKSON -- The gummy clay of coastal Texas holds plenty of secrets, but it may have given up one of its oldest when routine excavation near here uncovered prehistoric human bones. John Everett / Chronicle Archaeologist Robert d'Aigle unearthed bones three years ago in the San Bernard River National Wildlife Refuge in south Brazoria County. He may have found only the third human skeleton in North America that dates back at least 10,000 years. The bones -- a...