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Duke University
The Challenges of Performing the National Anthemit’s very impressive,” said Dunn, who is a former professional opera singer. “
The Challenges of Performing the National Anthem
Duke University / Posted yesterday
it’s very impressive,” said Dunn, who is a former professional opera singer. “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key in Baltimore in 1814 as a poem after seeing the American forces repel the British attack on Fort McHenry.... Read more
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ABC News
Soldier Returns from Deployment to Surprise Sons at Elementary Schoola father, the homecoming was a little more special. Guerra surprised his child
Soldier Returns from Deployment to Surprise Sons at Elementary School
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
a father, the homecoming was a little more special. Guerra surprised his children in front of teachers and classmates at Francis Scott Key Elementary School in Arlington, Va after returning from a 7-month tour of duty in Kuwait. Just in time for... Read more
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NBC Washington
100 Things to Do This Summer in the DC Areaschedule. 77. Daytrip to Baltimore. Hang out at the Inner Harbor, see an Oriol
100 Things to Do This Summer in the DC Area
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
schedule. 77. Daytrip to Baltimore. Hang out at the Inner Harbor, see an Orioles game at Camden Yards and check out where Francis Scott Key made history when he wrote "The Star Spangled Banner." 82. Take a DC Duck Sightseeing Tour. The 90-minute... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
A star-spangled tributeof the flag. These would include the creation of the first flag by Betsy Ross,
A star-spangled tribute
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
of the flag. These would include the creation of the first flag by Betsy Ross, the writing of the national anthem by Francis Scott Key, the flag-raising on Iwo Jima during World War II, the 1969 moon landing and of course Cigrand and Flag... Read more
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The Washington Times
Naming-rights deal for Nationals Park won’t be as creative as the one in Frederickonly that, but Harry Grove is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, right next to th
Naming-rights deal for Nationals Park won’t be as creative as the one in Frederick
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
only that, but Harry Grove is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, right next to the stadium — the same place where Francis Scott Key, who the team is named after, is buried. You can see Harry Grove’s grave marker from the stadium. The team... Read more
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The Maui News
Today is Flag Dayfour years ago during the War of 1812, the sight of a tattered flag still flyin
Today is Flag Day
The Maui News / Posted 13 days ago
four years ago during the War of 1812, the sight of a tattered flag still flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore inspired Francis Scott Key to write the "Star-Spangled Banner," later adopted as our national anthem. The flag was a symbol and the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 14, 2016Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
This day in history, June 14, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th-round TKO to win the world... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes designWarren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes design
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry.In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes designWarren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes design
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry.In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world... Read more
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The Star
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes designWarren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
Continental Congress adopted Stars and Stripes design
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry.In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryWarren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryWarren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore stati
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
Warren G. Harding became the first president heard on radio, as Baltimore station WEAR broadcast his speech dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial at Fort McHenry. In 1934, Max Baer defeated Primo Carnera with an 11th round TKO to win the world... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Fans pay respects at Muhammad Ali's grave site SaturdayBY THE SUPREME COURT SAID TO THE NEGRO, TO THE AFRICAN, THAT YOU HAD NO RIGHTS,
Fans pay respects at Muhammad Ali's grave site Saturday
WLKY Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
BY THE SUPREME COURT SAID TO THE NEGRO, TO THE AFRICAN, THAT YOU HAD NO RIGHTS, THAT WHITES WERE BOUND TO RESPEC AND EVEN FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, IN HIS WRITING TO THE VERSE 1. BUT IN VERSE 3, HE CELEBRATES SLAVERY BY SAYING NO REFUGE CAN SAVE TH... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
LETTER: Respect the American flagOur flag has many names, the most popular being “The Stars and Stripes.” No one
LETTER: Respect the American flag
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Our flag has many names, the most popular being “The Stars and Stripes.” No one knows whence that name came. In 1814, Francis Scott Key called it “The Star Spangled Banner.” Ten years later, William Driver, a sea captain from Salem, Mass., my... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Gateway student overcomes attendance problems to graduateproblem, which is why she was recommended to come to Gateway in her junior year
Gateway student overcomes attendance problems to graduate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
problem, which is why she was recommended to come to Gateway in her junior year. Hyde, whose home high school was Francis Scott Key, then elected to stay at Gateway her senior year, which is when she "opened up," she said. "I had a lot of... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Ride Across Maryland Raises Money To Fight Cancerof the event. “I consider it an honor, a privilege to be with you,” Matz said.
Ride Across Maryland Raises Money To Fight Cancer
CBS Baltimore / Posted 21 days ago
of the event. “I consider it an honor, a privilege to be with you,” Matz said. Departing from Columbia and ending at the Francis Scott Key Family Resort in Ocean City, the Ride Across Maryland raises awareness and funds. They’ve given more than... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Ride Across Maryland Raises Money For Those Battling Cancerfun. WJZ is a proud sponsor of the event. “I consider it an honor,” Matz said.
Ride Across Maryland Raises Money For Those Battling Cancer
CBS Baltimore / Posted 22 days ago
fun. WJZ is a proud sponsor of the event. “I consider it an honor,” Matz said. Departing from Columbia and ending at the Francis Scott Key Family Resort in Ocean City, the Ride Across Maryland raises awareness and funds. They’ve given more than... Read more
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The Christian Post
10 Reasons State-Sanctioned Atheism Is Out of Step With Our American Traditions1956, our national motto continues to be "In God We Trust." But sometimes you
10 Reasons State-Sanctioned Atheism Is Out of Step With Our American Traditions
The Christian Post / Posted 24 days ago
1956, our national motto continues to be "In God We Trust." But sometimes you wouldn't know that. It was suggested by Francis Scott Key, who wrote our National Anthem. The first verse, beginning with "Oh say, can you see …" is well-known. But... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Parade steps off for evening of carnival fun in Union Bridgeof the marchers. They were followed by firefighting equipment from Union Bridge
Parade steps off for evening of carnival fun in Union Bridge
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
of the marchers. They were followed by firefighting equipment from Union Bridge, Taneytown, Hampstead and elsewhere, the Francis Scott Key High School marching band, groups like the Future Farmers of America, and dancers like the Catoctin Aires... Read more
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The Christian Post
Baltimore Pastor Killed in 'Cold Blood' Outside of Her Homefamily members and investigators asking why. Forty-one-year-old Latrina Ashbur
Baltimore Pastor Killed in 'Cold Blood' Outside of Her Home
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
family members and investigators asking why. Forty-one-year-old Latrina Ashburne, who worked as a teacher's aide at Francis Scott Key Elementary School and was an associate pastor at Kingdom Restoration Center church, was attacked and shot... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Church Community Outaged After Pastor Is Gunned Down In Baltimorefrom the suspect. Police are hoping new images will help bring this killer beh
Church Community Outaged After Pastor Is Gunned Down In Baltimore
CBS Baltimore / Posted 29 days ago
from the suspect. Police are hoping new images will help bring this killer behind bars. Ashburne, was a teacher’s aide at Francis Scott Key Elementary and an associate pastor at Kingdom Restoration church located in the 5200 block of York... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Grief and shock for family of slain Baltimore teacher's aide, assistant pastorto her of all people?" asked the Rev. Christian Hall, 46, Ashburne's uncle. La
Grief and shock for family of slain Baltimore teacher's aide, assistant pastor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
to her of all people?" asked the Rev. Christian Hall, 46, Ashburne's uncle. Latrina Ashburne worked as a teacher's aide at Francis Scott Key Elementary School, according to her 37-year-old sister, Melody Payton. There, she worked with special needs... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Suspect Who Gunned Down Woman Sought By Baltimore Policepartner, the Baltimore Sun, Ashburne was an associate pastor at Kingdom Restora
Suspect Who Gunned Down Woman Sought By Baltimore Police
CBS Baltimore / Posted 30 days ago
partner, the Baltimore Sun, Ashburne was an associate pastor at Kingdom Restoration Center Church and a teacher’s aide at Francis Scott Key Elementary. Ashburne was taken to the hospital, where was was pronounced dead. Anyone with information is... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Baltimore Police Search For Suspect In Woman's Murderpartner, the Baltimore Sun, Ashburne was an associate pastor at Kingdom Restora
Baltimore Police Search For Suspect In Woman's Murder
CBS Baltimore / Posted a month ago
partner, the Baltimore Sun, Ashburne was an associate pastor at Kingdom Restoration Center Church and a teacher’s aide at Francis Scott Key Elementary. Ashburne was taken to the hospital, where was was pronounced dead. Anyone with information is... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Local man to release "Baltimorials" coloring booknot) been honored with a statue.” Figures in the coloring book include Johnny
Local man to release "Baltimorials" coloring book
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
not) been honored with a statue.” Figures in the coloring book include Johnny Unitas, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Francis Scott Key, Edgar Allen Poe, Mother Seton, Babe Ruth, Billie Holliday, William Donald Schaefer among others. Nicklas... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...group visited Fort McHenry in Baltimore, which happens to also be Hagner’s home
Naval veteran from Moab takes Honor Flight - A U.S. Navy veteran from Moab recently returned from a special trip to the nation’s capital to visit war memorials and other important historic sites. John Hagner 88 was one of 48 participants in the Ut...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 1 months ago
group visited Fort McHenry in Baltimore, which happens to also be Hagner’s home town. The veterans visited the place where Francis Scott Key had watched the fort and its flag take heavy fire during a battle in 1814, thus inspiring him to pen the... Read more

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