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Nixon Switch

Hollie Newton • May 5, 2013 at 7:30 AM

50 years ago, 1963: Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon said he was joining a New York law firm and changed his address from California to New York City. The Republican announced his plans from his suite in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and did not elaborate on whether he had any political plans in New York.

25 years ago, 1988: From the Locals - Support Perkins Schools, Vote YES May 3; Save 20% thru Mother's Day on Pewter and jewelry at Wileswood Country Store; Showboat Restaurant now open for lunch; Water St. Emporium Happy one year birthday; Special Mother's Day gifts at the Basket Occasion.

10 years ago, 2003: Cedar Point was back on top of the coaster heap, claiming the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster with its new 120 mph, 420-foot-tall Top Thrill Dragster, and the most coasters in the world.

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