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What is the average response time to 911 calls?

The national average response time to 911 calls is about between 10 and 19 minutes, depending on what source of data you believe. Every 911 call...
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Why are there two Koreas?

The division of Korea into North Korea and South Korea occurred after World War II in 1945, ending the Empire of Japan's nearly four-decade-long...
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Is Chevy Chase, Maryland named after actor Chevy Chase?

No, Chevy Chase, Maryland is not named after actor Chevy Chase. It's actually the other way around. Chevy Chase was born named Cornelius Crane...
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Why is it called Valentine’s Day?

The origins of Valentine’s Day are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that February has historically been celebrated as a month of romance...

Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso's Chicken is named after Chinese statesman and military leader Zuo Zongtang (a.k.a General Tso, Tso Tsung-t'ang, and Marquis Kejing), but he personally...

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