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  • Frostburg hotel represents the 'mountain side of Maryland'

    Frostburg hotel represents the 'mountain side of Maryland'
    — In the heart of this town on the old U.S. National Road in Western Maryland, a woman leans on the front desk of an 1890s-era hotel, her face a study in mixed emotions.
  • Assassinated McKinley ought to be remembered [Eagle Archives]

    Assassinated McKinley ought to be remembered [Eagle Archives]
    At 4:07 p.m., Sept. 6, 1901, William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States was shot and mortally wounded at the Pan-American Exhibition in Buffalo, N.Y. He was shot twice before a Hispanic African-American, James Parker, stopped the...

    A spectacular weekend for Baltimore [Editorial]

    A spectacular weekend for Baltimore  [Editorial]
    After something of a rough week, the city showed off its best to a national audience with this weekend's Star Spangled Spectacular, packing downtown with residents and tourists alike to celebrate a singular moment in American history. The rain cleared...

    Commemorations mark Battle of Baltimore and 9/11 attacks

    Commemorations mark Battle of Baltimore and 9/11 attacks
    Amid celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," leaders in Maryland have hammered home a point: If it weren't for Baltimore, American history might well have turned out very differently. "For many Americans, the War of...

    Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut

    Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut
    Paul Blair doesn’t have a statue behind center field at Camden Yards, and he wasn’t honored by the Orioles with a uniform patch this season after he passed away last December. But he does have a legion of fans in Baltimore who plan to honor...