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John Wheeler, Force Behind Vietnam Memorial, Is Found Dead - NYTimes.Com
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- 1736 days ago -
John P. Wheeler III, a lawyer and former Army officer who helped build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, was found dead in a Delaware landfill on Friday, in what the authorities ruled a homicide.
Japanese Director Opens Care Home for Philippines Landfill Squatters
Offbeat  (tags: Philippines, garbage, landfill, Basura, document, film director, Japan, childcare facility, open, poverty, medical care, Manila, trash scavengers, Basura House, health )

- 2053 days ago -
Japanese film maker Hiroshi Shinoyama is opening a child-care facility at a Philippines' landfill next month, providing medical care and food to impoverished local children. The 51-year-old director began documenting the lives of the people living in
Cherokee Nation Landfill Reopens for Business
Offbeat  (tags: landfill, reopens, environment, garbage truck )

- 2153 days ago -
STILWELL, Okla. - Two years after being closed, the tribe's landfill in Adair County reopened for business on Nov. 9 under the direction of a new Cherokee Nation Waste Management board
Israeli Woman Mistakenly Junks $1 Million Mattress - Israel
Offbeat  (tags: isreal, woman, mattress, money, millions, dollars, dump, landfill, telaviv )

- 2307 days ago -
An Israeli woman mistakenly threw out a mattress she said had almost $1 million inside, setting off a frantic search through tons of garbage at a number of landfill sites on Wednesday. The woman told The Associated Press that she bought her elderly mother

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