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Abraham Lincoln

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  • How about freedom from religion?

    If Barack Obama is a cool combination of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., andJohn F. Kennedy, it is because he is extremely intelligent and well read. Whereas Republican candidates haven't read the Bible they pound. While President Obama seems...
  • First person: A haunting impression of the Mudd house

    First person: A haunting impression of the Mudd house
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Mike Ricksecker, paranormal investigator and “ghostorian,” has had a lifelong passion for writing and mystery, which has led him to explore the realm of the paranormal. Ricksecker, 37, lives in Oklahoma but lived in...
  • Savedoff pleads guilty in historic document case

    Savedoff pleads guilty in historic document case
    Less than four months after a Maryland Historical Society employee uncovered a cultural property heist called "truly breathtaking" by national archivists, one of the men charged in the scheme has pleaded guilty. Jason James Savedoff, 24, admitted...
  • Pitts holds racist views of conservatives

    I am not sure where to start, or end, with this, since I deeply resent Leonard Pitts Jr.'s racist commentary that appears weekly in The Sun. As a center-right member of GOP, I think the answer to many of our problems is for people to get an education (...
  • Local schools open wide for National Education Week

    Students, faculty and parents of area schools are participating this week in American Education Week, which runs through Nov. 18. Parents are welcome all during that week, but some of our schools have arranged for one special Visitation Day. That day was...
  • NBC Thursday Comedies: Makeovers and Ugly Hats

    NBC Thursday Comedies: Makeovers and Ugly Hats
    While Greendale updates its outdated commercial, Tom and Jerry upgrade the Parks Department's brochure. Andy takes Dundler-Mifflin on a field trip and Whitney gets a handicapped dog. "Community": The Board of Trustees grants the Dean $2,000 to film a...
  • Mt. de Sales Academy teacher returns from fellowship program in Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home

    In July, Michelle Natale, a teacher at Mount de Sales Academy, participated in the Horace Mann-Abraham Lincoln Fellowship Program in Springfield, Ill. In addition to viewing Lincoln's home, tomb and museum, the group heard experts speak on the Civil War...
  • A musical take on the war between the states

    A musical take on the war between the states
    Tidewater Players opens a musical production Dec. 2 that sees the War Between the States through the eyes of Union and Confederate soldiers who fought, slaves whose freedom was at stake, loved ones left behind and a nurse who cared for the wounded. "The...
  • March into history recalled by local residents

    March into history recalled by local residents
    The morning of Aug. 28, 1963, was filled with apprehension for Alfred Whittaker as he traveled to the nation's capital for the Civil Rights March on Washington. Not sure of what lay ahead, his worries about his safety and the fear of violence gave the...
  • Palin trailer

    xxxABC anchorman Charles Gibson came across as a stern, no-nonsense senior professor putting a graduate student through a tough exam in the first part of his interview with Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. It was round one of a three-part interview that will...
  • Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University

    Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University
    He lives a continent away, and serves aboard an aircraft carrier soon to be deployed to the Arabian Sea. But a 3,000-mile stretch won't stop Lieutenant Commander Scott Brown, USN, from rooting on Loyola, his alma mater, in Thursday's Turkey Bowl...
  • Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents

    Disgraced collector pleads guilty to stealing historical documents
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....