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Abraham Lincoln

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  • What would Lincoln do?

    What would Lincoln do?
    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ In the rest of the country, it may be just another movie, but in Washington, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has become a political Rorschach test. It seems as if every pundit in the capital...
  • Edward Weiss

    Edward Weiss
    Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
  • Baltimore document thief sentenced to year in prison

    Baltimore document thief sentenced to year in prison
    The younger of two men who admitted to stealing a wealth of culturally significant documents was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in federal prison, ending the prosecution of a case that began at the Maryland Historical Society and rattled archives,...
  • In a word: obsequies

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: OBSEQUIES Among the documents purloined from the...
  • Havre de Grace: Happy Thanksgiving, HdG, have a wonderful day

    Happy Thanksgiving dear readers, Happy Turkey Day, too! I pray that your Thanksgiving celebration is a delightful affair and one for which you have much to be thankful. To all you travelers or folks who have family and friends who will be traveling, safe...
  • High cost of homeownership

    High cost of homeownership
    As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession. More than 4 million households have lost their homes to...
  • What Churchill might have said about Obama's victory

    Joshua Shoemaker's letter to the editor ("Time to afford all a 'fair chance,'" Nov. 12) quotes Abraham Lincoln explaining how the role of government is "to elevate the condition of men — to lift artificial weights from all shoulders — to clear...
  • In Ellicott City, 'The War Came by Train' arrives for Civil War weekend

    The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was, without doubt, the most important rail system in the Civil War's Eastern theater. There's hardly a pivotal battle or event during the four-year conflict in which the B&O didn't play at least some role. Civil War...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Book Boosters. First Wednesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.; and...
  • Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference

    Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference
    The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
  • Tasting Laurel series presents update on Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

    The Laurel Historical Society continued its Tasting Laurel series on Oct. 11 with a presentation on the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and the history of agriculture in Laurel and the surrounding Prince George's County. The discussion was...
  • Stolen documents return to the Maryland Historical Society

    Stolen documents return to the Maryland Historical Society
    They left the Maryland Historical Society tucked inside the coat pockets and notebooks of Barry Landau and his assistant, but the historical documents returned in manila envelopes, neatly packed inside a gray cardboard file box. Authorities continue...