Here’s a look at some of the stories on our radar this weekend:
PROTEST AGAINST HOSTILITIES WITH IRAN: The group Stop War on Iran is scheduled to hold a protest march in New York City.
NFL HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT CEREMONY: Emmitt Thomas, Fred Dean, Darrell Green, Andre Tippett, Art Monk and Gary Zimmerman will be formally inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE FESTIVAL: The cult movie was filmed in Preston, ID where the festival takes place.
MANDELA CELEBRATION: The African National Congress is scheduled to hold a rally to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday in Tshwane, South Africa. Mandela turned 90 on July 18.
RED BULL FLUGTAG: Event sponsored by Red Bull in which competitors attempt to fly homemade human-powered flying machines. Check out some of the highlights from the 2006 entries on youtube.
NATIONAL STOP ON RED WEEK BEGINS: This week sponsored in part by the Federal Highway Administration seeks to reduce the number of drivers running red lights.
XVII INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE: International dignitaries and activists will attend this major AIDS conference in Mexico City.
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