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  • Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past

    Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past
    For longer than the U.S. has been a nation, Marylanders have been horse people. George Washington raced thoroughbred horses in Annapolis in the 1750s, 100 years after the animals were first introduced to the area. A statue of Casimir Pulaski, a Polish...
  • Strange bedfellows for street art

    Strange bedfellows for street art
    Musicians collaborate all the time; so do actors. But artists, not really — and that goes double for street art, where making an individual mark is the name of the game. That's why one of Baltimore's best-known street artists had to try it. The...
  • Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship

    Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship
    Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.  Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...
  • Meriden Schools Reap Benefits From Longer Days

    Meriden Schools Reap Benefits From Longer Days
    Each day, more than 8,000 students attend Meriden's 12 schools looking for opportunities for a better life. Our goal is to give each and every student the knowledge and skills to be successful in college, career and beyond. But simple knowledge alone is...
  • 10 things you might not know about immigration

    10 things you might not know about immigration
    One of the biggest issues looming when Congress returns from its holiday break is immigration reform. In honor of our nation built by immigrants, we give you our rich, well-sourced and huddled mass of facts yearning to breathe free: 1. A staggering...
  • Gettysburg sesquicentennial battle re-enactment in Whitehall honors the 153rd

    Gettysburg sesquicentennial battle re-enactment in Whitehall honors the 153rd
    If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg. From the Oak Ridge...
  • Ambassador Rodman, Gov. Quinn and, on his special day, Casimir Pulaski

     
    Here are the trivia questions I ask Kristen toward the end of the show: What is the descriptive phrase most often applied to Casimir Pulaski’? Which major Chicago street was renamed for Pulaski in the 1930s, touching off a 20-year......
  • Teachers strikes roiled schools for decades

     Teachers strikes roiled schools for decades
    Chicago has experienced such a remarkable streak of strike-free school years, it is easy to forget how rancorous teacher-school board relations once were in the city. The last time Chicago teachers walked out was 25 years ago. Yet before that 1987...
  • Should Good Friday be a national holiday?

     
    The folks at The Campaign to Commemorate Good Friday as a National Holiday say yes. I say no. I say we already have too many government-imposed holidays -- they're expensive and disruptive -- and adding another Christian holiday to the......
  • Pulaski County History

    Founded: March 30, 1839 History:    Pulaski County was created in 1839 from parts of Montgomery and Wythe Counties, becoming the 87th Virginia county. It was named after Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish nobleman who came to America after he was exiled...