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2015/05/25 21:38
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ANSWER: Ted, the Department of Veterans Affairs has an information page filled with facts about Memorial Day. According to the page, here's the history of the American holiday: "Three years after...
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2015/05/25 08:31
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Each Memorial Day is a reminder of the cost of war, as the nation honors more than 1.3 million Americans who have died in service to their country. There is a particular poignancy to the observance...
2015/05/25 05:15
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Invading Texas Our governor has sounded the alert. Rumor has it that the Union has staged its military forces on the Texas borders. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant is about ready to cross the Sabine River....
2015/05/24 21:22
2015/05/24 21:22
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Union soldiers in the attic | News & Observer News & Observer In May of 1861, a 20-year-old farm boy with dark hair and dark eyes joined up with the 15th Illinois Infantry, mustering in as a...
2015/05/24 18:02
2015/05/24 18:02
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Memorial Day originated as a time to remember, but how much do we remember about its origins. Test your knowledge of Memorial Day by answering these questions: • The observance originally was known...
2015/05/23 06:19
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President Obama speaks at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington on Friday as part of Jewish American Heritage Month. The president addressed one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to...
2015/05/22 13:19
2015/05/22 13:19
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President Barack Obama and the first family mark the beginning of Passover with a Seder with friends and staff in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House on March 29, 2010. (Pete Souza/The White...
2015/05/22 04:50
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On this Memorial Day, we should remember that this year marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War’s end. This was a war in which brothers fought against brothers, and fathers fought against...
2015/05/21 17:40
2015/05/21 17:40
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Seventh grade students at Hawthorn Middle School North got a realistic lesson about the Civil War Thursday. Students rotated through various demonstrations and speeches by area reenactors during the...
2015/05/21 17:10
2015/05/21 17:10
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Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans -- the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) -- established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to...
2015/05/20 12:45
2015/05/20 12:45
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WASHINGTON -- As a presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has a tight circle of advisers who counsel her on economic policy, foreign affairs and politics in general. In Sean Wilentz, she also has...
2015/05/20 12:12
2015/05/20 12:12
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Hillary Clinton doesn’t seem to be a fan of a former Democratic president. Yet unlike any potshots she might take at Barack Obama or Jimmy Carter – or her husband – her stance doesn’t seem to have any...
2015/05/20 05:23
2015/05/20 05:23
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In his 1810 visitors’ guide to England’s Lake District, Romanticist William Wordsworth, who 30 years later would be appointed Britain’s poet laureate, wrote that the Lakes were such a spectacular and...
2015/05/19 23:26
2015/05/19 23:26
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The good news: Luke Bryan is making a new album. The bad news: He’s no match for a 5-year-old. During a Tuesday (May 19) appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Bryan announced that his new album,...
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2015/05/19 07:57
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Ulysses S. Grant was tone deaf, especially when it came to military music. As president, he was once asked if he liked the music he had just heard in a concert. He replied, �How could I? I know only...
2015/05/16 22:50
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PALATKA | Don Cameron was 9 years old in 1941 when he saved up quarters doing odd jobs, including delivering milk, for several weeks to have enough money to buy a baseball bat. As his widow, Ann,...
2015/05/15 18:12
2015/05/15 18:12
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BALTIMORE -- The Maryland Jockey Club once suspended racing because of the war -- the Revolutionary War. Maryland racing, in other words, has a long history, and much of it involves Pimlico. When...
2015/05/15 17:54
2015/05/15 17:54
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On Wednesday evening, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hosted the second lecture in the 2015 Leon Silverman Lecture Series, which focuses on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction. In her lecture at the...
2015/05/13 21:46
2015/05/13 21:46
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BROWNSVILLE — It's common knowledge that the four bloody, thunderous years of the American Civil War came to a solemn end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at...
2015/05/12 10:40
2015/05/12 10:40
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Mom accused of contaminating son's IV to have trial date setMom accused of contaminating son's IV to have trial date set A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick...
2015/05/25 21:38
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