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Baltimore Sun
For one runner, Baltimore Running Festival is first leg of a 32-plus-mile weekendmarathon, Clancy has whirlwind plans. He and his parents plan to take a behind-
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
marathon, Clancy has whirlwind plans. He and his parents plan to take a behind-the-scenes tour of Camden Yards, then visit Fort McHenry and other attractions. “I’m of the opinion that you don’t want to sit too long, or you'll get tight in the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Why we stand for the national anthemflag and National Anthem, NFL must respect this!” I think most Americans were
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
flag and National Anthem, NFL must respect this!” I think most Americans were never educated about what really happened at Fort McHenry. Probably, because as children that would have been terrible to teach the horrible happenings. So, I hope my... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
And it all started with a poemwe all sing before sports events originated from the mind of Francis Scott Key
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
we all sing before sports events originated from the mind of Francis Scott Key — originally a poem called “In Defense of Fort McHenry.” Key spent the night of Sept. 13-14, 1814, in a boat in Chesapeake Bay, off the coast of Maryland. After... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Anthem furor alters spirit at North Lakes Academy’s Dig Pink Gamethe importance of the anthem, cited the origins of the verses written by Franci
Forest Lake Times / Posted 9 days ago
the importance of the anthem, cited the origins of the verses written by Francis Scott Key after witnessing the defense of Fort McHenry against British forces during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814. “The only way [the British] would not bomb the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Baltimore Gets Ready For Sunday's Komen Race For The Curethe event for the five kilometer course through South Baltimore, beginning at 8
CBS Baltimore / Posted 10 days ago
the event for the five kilometer course through South Baltimore, beginning at 8 a.m. in McHenry Row and including a loop in Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. It’s Komen’s biggest fundraiser of the year and it’s expected to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017: A silent spring, expand Medicaid, national anthem protestflag and an anthem honors the winner of the gold medal. The “Star Spangled Bann
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
flag and an anthem honors the winner of the gold medal. The “Star Spangled Banner” was written to memorialize the battle at Fort McHenry, not to honor a military force or pay tribute to the then existing United States. NFL kneelers were led astray... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Spookiest Places In And Around BaltimoreScott Key – writer of the National Anthem; and James McHenry, whose signature i
CBS Baltimore / Posted 13 days ago
Scott Key – writer of the National Anthem; and James McHenry, whose signature is on the U.S. Constitution, and after whom Fort McHenry was named. The list goes on, but one notable that stands far above the rest on this list is possibly the most... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Jacques Kelly: Highlandtown gets cooking againpie under gilt-framed canvases. The Highland Haus, with upper floors featuring
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
pie under gilt-framed canvases. The Highland Haus, with upper floors featuring expansive views of the the harbor, Fort McHenry and Patterson Park’s trees and playing fields, arrives after the neighborhood’s surrounding residential blocks... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What's closed in Baltimore on Columbus Day?Open. Normal schedule, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baltimore Museum of Art: Closed Balt
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Open. Normal schedule, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Baltimore Museum of Art: Closed Baltimore Museum of Industry: Closed Mondays Fort McHenry National Monument: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Historic ships in Baltimore: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Maryland Historical... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Centrist’s Journal: To take a knee or not?protest by kneeling. We must also remember that The Star Spangled Banner was w
The Middletown Press / Posted 19 days ago
protest by kneeling. We must also remember that The Star Spangled Banner was written about the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. America was under attack and so were its ideals. If we now face a greater danger from... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
City side: Let's stop arguing about protesters and make our country bettersure we’ve paid this much attention to Francis Scott Key’s words since he first
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
sure we’ve paid this much attention to Francis Scott Key’s words since he first wrote them after witnessing the siege of Fort McHenry. But I do know TV networks rarely if ever included coverage of it at any sporting event until very... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive – Ronna McDaniel: Why I Stand for Our FlagTwo centuries ago, during the War of 1812, the image of a single American flag
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
Two centuries ago, during the War of 1812, the image of a single American flag flying at Maryland’s embattled Fort McHenry moved Francis Scott Key to write a poem, the Star-Spangled Banner. That poem would later become the United States national... Read more
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MPNnow.com
I'm your American flagand free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and
MPNnow.com / Posted 24 days ago
and free. I’m your American flag. But challenges lay ahead. With 15 stars and 15 stripes, I survived shock and shell at Fort McHenry in Baltimore in 1814. With the aid of rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, I was spied from afar at... Read more
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The Hill
5 reasons we stand for the flagthe current president, was so moved at seeing the U.S. flag flying victoriously
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
the current president, was so moved at seeing the U.S. flag flying victoriously at the end of the battle for Baltimore’s Fort McHenry, that he wrote lyrics for The Star-Spangled Banner, the song we now call the national anthem. 1. We stand for... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Local Business Guide 2017Great Falls, Washington, the University of Maryland, Goddard, Annapolis, the U.
Bay Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Great Falls, Washington, the University of Maryland, Goddard, Annapolis, the U.S. Naval Academy, our facility, Baltimore, Fort McHenry, Pimlico, the Bay Bridge, Thomas Point Lighthouse, Patuxent Naval Station, Ocean City and Assateague... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The ‘Kneelers’ Debate | Editorial Board | 8 Tishri 5778 – September 27, 2017Banner was taken from a poem written by Francis Scott Key after he witnessed th
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
Banner was taken from a poem written by Francis Scott Key after he witnessed the incessant bombardment of the key American Fort McHenry by the British navy in the Battle of Baltimore in War of 1812. It memorialized the successful American defense... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
The Arboretum provides a green escape from city life – The Johns Hopkins Newsthan the zoo I grew up with (according to my dad), although the Baltimore one h
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 25 days ago
than the zoo I grew up with (according to my dad), although the Baltimore one has a polar bear. 2. Make the trek down to Fort McHenry and face the potentially bracing winter winds of the harbor. 3. Go to the picturesque and nearby... Read more
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Breitbart
FLEISCHMAN: National Anthem Protesters Help Trump – But Can’t Help Themselveson their knee during that emotional stanza as we all celebrate that, despite th
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
on their knee during that emotional stanza as we all celebrate that, despite the shellacking the our American Army took at Fort McHenry from the British Royal Navy in the Battle of 1812, our flag still flew? And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs... Read more
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The News & Observer
How much do you know about the national anthem and the U.S. flag? Take our quizpeople of color. 2. The national anthem, written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key,
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
people of color. 2. The national anthem, written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, was first referred to as, “The Defence of Fort McHenry.” What is its proper name today? a) “Stars and Stripes Forever” b) “The Star-Spangled Banner” c) “Ragged Old... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
HERSOM: Anthem troubles have long historywhen the melody was married to lyrics by Francis Scott Key, an attorney and ama
Sioux City Journal / Posted 28 days ago
when the melody was married to lyrics by Francis Scott Key, an attorney and amateur poet who watched British ships bombard Fort McHenry in Baltimore on the night of Sept. 13-14, 1814. When the smoke cleared on this War of 1812 battle, Key then... Read more
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Breitbart
Kobach: Why Taking a Knee During the National Anthem Is Not Only Unpatriotic, It’s Ignorantthat the outnumbered and outgunned American soldiers showed when they neverthel
Breitbart / Posted 28 days ago
that the outnumbered and outgunned American soldiers showed when they nevertheless defeated the British at the Battle of Fort McHenry in 1814. During the night of September 12-13, British ships fired between 1,500 and 1,800 rounds at the fort,... Read more
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Mashable
Former astronaut and NFL player bashes Trump with the perfect takedownBritish for their freedom from their American enslavers and Key witnessed a bat
Mashable / Posted 29 days ago
British for their freedom from their American enslavers and Key witnessed a battle from a ship off the Maryland shore at Fort McHenry which inspired him to write what became our National Anthem. I served my country not in the military but as 1... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Who truly imperils our free society?with: "Hate will not be tolerated." Baltimore's monument to Francis Scott Key,
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted a month ago
with: "Hate will not be tolerated." Baltimore's monument to Francis Scott Key, who observed the bombardment of Fort McHenry on a British warship late in the War of 1812 and was inspired to write "The Star-Spangled Banner," was covered... Read more

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