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The city of Paris is often nicknamed “the city of blinding lights,” because it was one of the first in Europe to implement gas street lighting

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The city of Paris is often nicknamed “the city of blinding lights,” because it was one of the first in Europe to implement gas street lighting

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

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Paris was also the center-stage for the European Enlightenment, another reason for its nickname.

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Patrick Coveny, Editor

Patrick Coveny is a 17 year old senior at Colonia High School where he is a second-year journalism student and a fall editor at The Declaration. He is...

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The city of Paris is often nicknamed “the city of blinding lights,” because it was one of the first in Europe to implement gas street lighting