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  • On dumping vice presidents

    On dumping vice presidents
    A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
  • Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg

    Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg
    Gettysburg, Pa. Remembrance, Dedication days Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
  • North Park nature walk on the agenda this weekend [Havre de Grace]

    Hello dear readers, The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House will conduct a historic, nature walk on the North Park Trail, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Meet at the Lockhouse for this free, one hour, informative tour. Phone 410-939-5780, email lockhouse@gmail....
  • Baltimore jail officials give tour of security improvements

    Baltimore jail officials give tour of security improvements
    Seven months after the Baltimore City Detention Center was thrust into the national spotlight as a haven for corruption, state corrections officials made the case Thursday that a series of reforms have significantly improved safety at the 150-year-old...
  • Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery

    Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery
    Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp. About a dozen people...
  • JFK helps open Northeastern Expressway in Harford [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, November 21, 1963: More than 5,000 people were on hand to see President John F. Kennedy open the Northeastern Expressway. The President arrived via helicopter and then walked to a podium as the...
  • The Gettysburg address lives on [Commentary]

    Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address 150 years ago this Tuesday. At 272 words, it is a model of brevity and a testament to Lincoln's political wisdom. He shows us that words can clarify, challenge, inspire. Perhaps most of all, they can stop...
  • Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know

    Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know
    Today's 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address is getting a lot of attention. Here are five things you probably didn't know about the speech: 1. The speech was not delivered at the battle of Gettysburg, which was fought in July. It marked the...
  • Gettysburg revisited [Editorial]

    Gettysburg revisited  [Editorial]
    Last week, the Harrisburg, Pa., Patriot-News' editorial board did something we editorial writers are loath to do: admit a monumental error in judgment. With tomorrow's 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address fast approaching,...
  • Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]

    Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society

    Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society
    The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection. Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
  • The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]

    The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]
    Jewish events and holidays are often fraught with the angst of 5774 years of collective peoplehood. The cycle begins with the bris (ouch!), proceeds through Bar or Bat Mitzvah panic on the pulpit, and climaxes during the union of two Jews under the...