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Lincoln Alexander

Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, PC, CC, OOnt, CD, QC, served as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1985 to 1991. Alexander was also a Governor of the Canadian Unity Council.
Born in Toronto, Ontario to West Indian immigrants to Canada, Lincoln Alexander first distinguished himself by serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the second World War. In 1953, he graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. Alexander then became Canada's first black Member of Parliament when he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1968 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, representing the riding of Hamilton West. During this period, he was indirectly involved in the famous fuddle duddle incident involving Trudeau, because he spoke to the press over the alleged profanity.
Lincoln Alexander held the seat for the next four successive elections. In 1976 and 1978 he served as an observer to the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Mounties search for missing man Alexander Lincoln
2014-07-08
The Terrace RCMP is seeking the assistance of the public in attempting to locate 56 year old Alexander Lincoln. He was last seen on June 21st, 2014 beside the Skeena river just east of the old Skeena bridge in Terrace. Lincoln has been known to travel ...
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  1. Terrace Man Reported Missing

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Rest stop workers sell Nebraska
2014-07-07
Gary Tuttle is selling us. Nebraska. Or, rather, the fun things in Nebraska. The Lincoln Journal Star reports at age 78, he's at the Melia Hill westbound rest stop on Interstate 80 two or three days a week, working for the Nebraska Tourism Commission ...
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  1. Rest stop worker sells Nebraska to travelers

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Sun editorial: An extraordinary moment
2014-07-04
George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, for the most part, argued for a strong national government while Thomas Jefferson and James Madison thought more power should be reserved for the states. This wasn't just an ideological struggle over states ...
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    Cherryville takes 2-0 series lead over Lincoln County
    2014-07-03
    On Wednesday night, Cherryville rallied in the late innings for a 14-5 victory over the Lincoln County Cardinals that gives Post 100 a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five North Carolina Area IV first round playoff series. Cherryville (18-11) goes for the ...
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      Artifice, Historical Transcendence and Cactus Plants
      2014-06-26
      “Cacti,” choreographed by Alexander Ekman, was performed by Boston Ballet on Wednesday as part of its 50th-anniversary program presented in the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Credit Andrea Mohin/The New York Times. Continue reading the ...
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      1. Boston Ballet, Lincoln Center, New York

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      Homicide or suicide? Mesic Inquest jury can't decide
      2014-06-17
      Mesic, a former steelworker, was shot and killed on June 7, 2013, in a field just steps away from his home near Lincoln Alexander Parkway and Upper Wentworth during an encounter with two police officers. The officers did not know the location was ...
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        Final summations in Mesic inquest
        2014-06-17
        Mesic died on June seventh of last year — after being spotted running into traffic on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway in Hamilton. Officers shot him nine times just outside his home — when he was approaching them with a shovel over his shoulder. There ...
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        1. Mesic Inquest jury can't decide between homicide or suicide

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        Alexander McQueen updates classic tailoring as new and old meet at London ...
        2014-06-16
        A model wears a creation by Alexander McQueen during London Men's spring summer fashion collections 2015, at the Royal College of Surgeons of England by Lincoln's Inn Fields, central London, Monday, June... (Associated Press) ...
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        1. McQueen updates classic tailoring at London show
        2. Gallery: menswear on the London catwalk

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        On Flag Day weekend, celebrate the patriotic past of our forebears
        2014-06-15
        Soon after James wrote home about “Jane, a fine garrel, age three, and Alexander, a fine boy born June last,” both children fell victim to a frontier fever. Many families bore the burden of grief, translating it into effort to honor their loved ones ...
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