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Pivotal moments
March 13, 2024 1:30 a.m.

Pivotal moments

Royal students showcase history’s defining events

ROYAL CITY — There’s an old adage that says “For want of a nail, the kingdom was lost,” meaning that big changes in history often hinge on single events. Royal School District students identified some of those pivotal moments at the Central Washington Regional History Day competition Saturday at Davis High School in Yakima.