1. Library of Congress 78 RPM Archive : snopes.com ••••
Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters?
  ...Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: The Library of Congress is transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters. Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2009]...
  ...Another interesting bit about how things last — the Library of Congress completed a study on the best medium for near-permanent archiving of their...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:21:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/media/loc78rpm.asp

2. FSU Student Saved by a Book : snopes.com •••
FSU student Jason Derfuss survived a campus shooting after a bullet intended for him lodged in a book he was carrying in his backpack.
  ...me, but he hit my books. Books one minute earlier I had checked out of the library, books that should not have stopped the bullet. But they did. I...
  ...gunman" who opened fire at FSU as Derfuss was leaving the school's Strozier Library, but the bullet that came his way passed through his backpack and...
  ...ran to my car before driving off. There were a ton of people stuck in the library when this happened. I went home so I [didn't] have any other details....
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:27:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/jasonderfuss.asp

3. Valentin Mikhaylin Appeal : snopes.com •••
Does a student in Russia named Valentin Mikhaylin need your financial assistance?
  ...I send you this message from a library of our small city and I hope very much that this message has reached your address. My name is Valentin, I'm a...
  ...for any inconvience caused by this message. I sent you this message from a library of our small city and I pray for your help. My name is Valentin. I'm...
  ...Thanks to the internet access at our library I was able to find several e-mail addresses and I decided to appeal to you with a prayer in my heart for a...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:43:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/distress/valentin.asp

4. Apple Music is Deleting Files from Personal Computers : snopes.com •••
A blog post entitled "Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously" led many to believe that Apple was purposefully deleting files from personal computers.
  ...why I would download an album I already own, and album that is in my iTunes Library, only to delete it. I can’t think of a good reason for that. Here’s...
  ...When Apple Music adds these matched songs to your iCloud Music Library, Apple Music doesn’t change or alter your original music files that reside in...
  ...When you press delete on a song in your iTunes Library with Apple Music or iTunes Match enabled, you'll see the following dialog: If you choose...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:50:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/apple-music-deleting-files/

5. The Swim Test : snopes.com •••
Did a university implement swim tests at the behest of a benefactor whose child had drowned?
  ...the money is said to have been used to fund something else (such as a library) or not to have been donated for any specific project. Origins: Many...
  ...sum of money for establishment of a library. The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard's flagship library, opened in 1915 and was named in...
  ...wasn't instituted until the 1920s, several years after the Widener library was completed. As well, the putative reason for the unusual requirement is...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:15:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/admin/swimtest.asp

6. Alaska Women Reject Palin Rally : snopes.com •••
Photographs show women at an anti-Palin rally held in Anchorage.
  ...Palin rally was to be held outside on the lawn in front of the Loussac Library in midtown Anchorage. Home made signs were encouraged, and the idea was to...
  ...library or I would have ended up in somebody's trunk. When I got there, about 20 minutes early, the line of sign wavers stretched the full length of the...
  ...I could hardly find a place to park. I nabbed one of the last spots in the library lot, and as I got out of the car and started walking, people seemed to...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:24:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/palin/rally.asp

7. Stella Awards : snopes.com •••
A bouquet of outrageous lawsuits demonstrates the need for tort reform?
  ...Library for $1.5 million. His dog, a 50-pound Labrador mix, was attacked November 2000 by the library's 12-pound feline mascot, L.C., (also known as...
  ...from City; Says Library Cat Attacked His Dog." The San Diego Union-Tribune. 5 May 2001 (p. B2). Littlefield, Dana. "Suit Over Library Cat's Attack...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:09:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/legal/lawsuits.asp

8. Unburned Pentagon Bible : snopes.com •••
Was an unburned Bible was found amidst the wreckage of the Pentagon?
  ...Beyond it was nothing. They were interested, zoomed in very close. It was a library style dictionary, not a bible. It did not appear damaged. I've an...
  ...Apparently it was in a research area or small library — as you may recall they had just finished the new library but had only moved furniture into it. A...
  ...week or two later and the dictionary most likely would have been in the new library, not where it was. Additionally, an acquaintance of ours who works in...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:13:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/bible.asp

9. Arapahoe School Shooting Stopped by Armed School Official : snopes.com •••
A graphic about a 2013 school shooting in Arapahoe that was circumvented by an armed school resource officer is inaccurate in some key aspects.
  ...The deputies began clearing the library and found Karl lying on the ground in between two rows of bookshelves. Deputy Englert recognized the person on...
  ...school security officer and two administrators — from the cafeteria to the library, Robinson said. "It's a fairly long hallway, but the deputy sheriff...
  ...just happened to be sitting nearby with a friend as he headed toward the library. Claire Davis, 17, was shot in the head at point-blank range and...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:51:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/arapahoe-school-shooting-stopped-...

10. Laus Deo and Washington Monument : snopes.com •••
Item cites religious references related to George Washington and the Washington Monument.
  ...from the Archives. Another suggestion involved creating a colonial style library as a source of education and inspiration. However, the commission along...
  ...Catalogue of the Library of Congress, printed 1839; Catalogue from 1840 to 1847, both inclusive; by Joint Committee on the Library of Congress. Memoir...
  ...Report of the Joint Committee on the Library, May 4, 1848, and an engraving; by M. Vettemare. Morse's North American Atlas. African Repository and...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:56:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/monument.asp



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