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Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.Community leaders gathered Friday at Niagara Falls City Hall to talk about issues of discrimination as part of the YWCA's 2013 Stand Against Racism campaign. The speakers evoked leaders in race relations as the spoke out about America's struggle to...
President Obama on Monday established five new national monuments, including one in Washington’s San Juan Islands and one in northern New Mexico. The Río Grande del Norte National Monument elevates protections for 242,550 acres of U.S. Bureau of...
Tags: Land Resources, U.S. Congress, Barack Obama, Wildlife
ALANSON - All Alanson Middle School students recently visited the Dennos Museum in Traverse City. Students and staff traveled to see the performance of Leslie McCurdy's tribute to Harriet Tubman called "The Spirit of Harriet Tubman." Teachers Kathy...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Students, Museums
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad will be remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor. An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in...
Betty Ann Nilson, 81, of Hurlock, Md., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Arbutus in Baltimore County, Md., she graduated from Catonsville High School in 1948. She was the...
Laura Carmichael is not an aristocrat, but she plays one on television: Lady Edith, the middle daughter on “Downton Abbey.” And I’m not a psychologist, but in the same spirit, I can play one when it comes to a television character, and...
It's astonishing the way the award-winning Chicago sculptor Richard Hunt makes stainless steel seem light and fanciful. His sculptures appear to defy gravity as they soar into the heavens. Hunt's large-scale public art projects can be found throughout...
Viola Davis has won two Tony Awards for her Juilliard-trained stage work in the August Wilson plays "King Hedley II" and "Fences." She has been Oscar-nominated twice, first for a supporting role in "Doubt," more recently for a much larger role, in "The...
WGNO NewsIf there's anyone who can sympathize with east coasters recovering from Hurricane Sandy, it's people from New Orleans. Whether its advice or just words of comfort, Katrina survivors are reaching out online to help. Andy Kopsa started a website called...
Tags: Hurricane Sandy (2012)
Name: Scott F. Hipp Age: 41 City: Williamsport (born in Baltimore) Day job: United Parcel Service Inc. (20 years); The Baltimore Bookworks LLC (the publishing house I founded in 2009) Book title: "Old Line Divided: Maryland in the Civil War: Volume I:...
email@example.comHistory doesn’t linger only in old structures or on the pages of a book. Sometimes, it’s found in the voice of a living historian who reaches across time to provide a glimpse of people from a distant century. Through stories, speeches and...
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