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2015/01/26 03:29
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SHILOH — James Jennings sat in his regiment’s camp and wrote a letter home with a quill pen. “Dear Mother,” it began. “It is with heartfelt sorrow and deep regret that I have to announce to you the...
2015/01/26 03:29
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2015/01/23 22:47
2015/01/23 22:47
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Did you catch the shoutout to Pope Francis during President Obama’s State of the Union address? It’s only the third time in history that’s happened. Francis’ name will resurface in Congress later...
2015/01/23 21:41
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A unique auction Saturday in Dallas will feature a sizable collection of artifacts from the life of President Abraham Lincoln, including a small lock of his hair. The hair, according to auction...
2015/01/23 07:21
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PASSAIC — Students and staff returned to Ulysses S. Grant School 7 on Thursday, a day after discovery of a raccoon forced the building to be evacuated, interrupting nearly a full-day's worth of...
2015/01/20 20:53
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Kayla Ayres admitted she was a bit surprised by the long line in front of her Tuesday morning outside the University of Kansas student union, as students, faculty and staff waited to get their tickets...
2015/01/20 17:24
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Staying in tonight? Here's the pick of what's on the box 20 January 2015 05:00 PM Staying in this evening? Of course you are. Here's the pick of what's on the gogglebox this evening. League Cup...
2015/01/19 19:52
2015/01/19 19:52
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President Obama will propose boosting financial assistance to college students by expanding education tax credits in his State of the Union address Tuesday night – just two days before he speaks at...
2015/01/19 12:43
2015/01/19 12:43
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In 1860, a 38-year-old man was working for his father, a leather merchant. He kept books, drove wagons and handled hides for about $66 a month. Before this menial job, the man had failed as a soldier,...
2015/01/16 05:17
2015/01/16 05:17
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It reads: In memory of our fathers presented by Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861 (to) 1865 May 30, 1932." Nearby are markers with the names of four soldiers and their units who...
2015/01/15 18:22
2015/01/15 18:22
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Walking beneath a painting of George Washington, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio wraps a marathon session with newly elected members of the House of Representatives. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Rep....
2015/01/14 08:41
2015/01/14 08:41
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APPOMATTOX, Va. (AP) - The town of Appomattox has hired a contractor to help it with a big, historic April event: Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. More than 1,000 re-enactors...
2015/01/13 20:54
2015/01/13 20:54
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Some famous Ohioans are urging Buckeye State residents to donate a portion of their state income tax refunds to boost the Ohio History Connection History Fund. Greenville sharpshooter Annie Oakley,...
2015/01/12 02:46
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2015/01/11 05:33
2015/01/11 05:33
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps By Chris West Picador, 336 pages, $28 By Stephen T. Watson News Book Reviewer Inanimate objects, it seems, are the latest story-telling devices...
2015/01/08 19:28
2015/01/08 19:28
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Historian and author Jean Edward Smith discusses the life and legacy of Ulysses S. Grant, from the Civil War battlefields to the White House. Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga reports on...
2015/01/07 22:02
2015/01/07 22:02
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Fresh stories about the Civil War are scarcer than hen’s teeth. But Matthew Lopez’s “Whipping Man,” on stage at South Coast Repertory through Jan 27, takes a new look at postwar freedom through the...
2015/01/07 07:39
2015/01/07 07:39
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Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 10:30 a.m. Also on Wednesday, Preventing Falls, 10:30 a.m. Still on Wednesday, Feng Shui: clearing energy for the new year, 1:30...
2015/01/04 20:02
2015/01/04 20:02
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In the 19th century, Presidents James Madison, James Garfield and Ulysses S. Grant opposed the property tax exemption for churches. “Grant submitted a 900-foot-long petition containing 35,000...
2015/01/04 13:20
2015/01/04 13:20
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Got a topic for D'Alessio? Email him at jdalessio@news-gazette.com Can’t decide what to do with that gift card Santa stuffed in your stocking? We asked librarians — 10 here, more online — for the one...
2015/01/03 17:09
2015/01/03 17:09
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In 1961, David McClelland, a psychologist at Harvard, published The Achieving Society, an extravagantly ambitious attempt to discover why certain cultures “worked” better than others. Why, among West...
2015/01/26 03:29
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