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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2016. There are 32 days left in the year.

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1530: Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, onetime adviser to England’s King Henry VIII, dies.

1864: A Colorado militia kills at least 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre.

1947: The U.N. General Assembly passes a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews.

1961: Enos the chimp is launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft.

1981: Actress Natalie Wood drowns in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island, Calif., at age 43.

1986: Actor Cary Grant dies in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.

2001: George Harrison, the “quiet Beatle,” dies in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer; he was 58.

2006: Still losing money after job and factory cuts, Ford Motor Co. says 38,000 workers, almost half of its hourly production force, has accepted buyouts or early retirement offers.

2015: President Barack Obama visits the Bataclan concert hall that was the scene of the worst of France’s terror attacks 16 days earlier.

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1991: Two Hubbard Board of Education members, Boyd Keenan and Robert DeJulio, say daily prayer should be reinstituted in all school buildings, regardless of a 1963 U.S. Supreme Court ruling barring such practices.

Below-normal rainfall has brought Salem’s reservoir to a troublingly low level and city officials are talking about drilling a well on city-owned land in Center Township, which would be the first time in 40 years that the city tapped a below-ground source.

Boardman High School’s Spartan band marches for the second time in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

1976: Bishop Gerasimos of the Pittsburgh Greek Orthodox Diocese is the special guest for a mortgage burning at St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church.

The Fisher’s Big Wheel and Treasure Island discount department stores in New Castle, Pa., are cited for violating Pennsylvania’s blue laws.

James S. Gentile, a 1969 graduate of Struthers High School who received his juris doctor degree from Ohio Northern University, is sworn in as a member of the Ohio Bar.

1966: Youngstown schools reopen for 28,000 students without incident after being closed by a strike over the holding of an election to determine a bargaining agent for teachers.

An application for Youngstown’s $2.5 million urban renewal project in the St. Elizabeth Hospital area is being processed.

Atty. William J. Higgins is appointed Youngstown’s first assistant law director.

Classes resume for Hubbard’s 3,700 students following agreement between the striking Hubbard Federation of Teachers and the school board. The teachers will get a $262 annual salary increase.

1941: Vincent Giering, 18, testifies that Paul Lawson Jr. intended to steal a spotlight from a used car in a Wick Avenue lot before he was shot and killed by Patrolman George J. Maxin. Maxin has been charged with second-degree murder.

A deeply disappointed local boy becomes the happiest boy in the state. Bobby Fannon of Tippecanoe Road was to accompany 35 county boys to Springfield for the Hi-Y convention, but couldn’t get to the rain because of fog. Private pilot H.M. Morton heard of his plight and flew him to Springfield.

Bob Dove, former South High football star, and Frank Sinkwich, ex-Chaney ace, both of whom were named on The Vindicator’s All-City Team in 1938, are named to Life Magazine’s collegiate All-American First Team.

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