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Warren sworn in as U.S. chief justice

Oct. 5, 1953: Earl Warren, swearing to “do equally right to the poor and the rich,” became 14th chief justice of the United States and then presided over the opening session of the Supreme Court’s 1953-54 term.

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Bee history: Freight train blasts shock area

April 29, 1973: A five-hour series of devastating explosions ripped through a bomb-laden freight train near Roseville yesterday like a slow-motion string of giant firecrackers, causing the evacuation of thousands of area residents.

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Take a trip down memory lane for SMF’s 50th anniversary

Sacramento International Airport celebrates its 50th anniversary on Oct. 21, 2017. See some vintage images from SMF’s history. (Photograph by Renée C. Byer)
Nathaniel Levine The Sacramento Bee
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