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Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones: Civil War plaque should be removed from State House

Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne Jones wants a plaque removed from the State House that pays tribute to both Union and Confederate soldiers who served and died in the Civil War. “The message projected by this plaque does not seek to correctly document history but instead sympathizes...

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  • James 'Jimmy' Deene, trucker, union official and business agent, dies

    James 'Jimmy' Deene, trucker, union official and business agent, dies

    James “Jimmy” Deene, a business agent and organizer for Teamsters Local 355, died of a heart attack Friday at Kent General Hospital in Dover Del. He was 58 and was a former Odenton and Severn resident. Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown and Rosedale, he was the son of James J. Deene,...

  • James Crockett, who headed Baltimore Fire Board and sold real estate, dies

    James Crockett, who headed Baltimore Fire Board and sold real estate, dies

    James Crockett, a retired real estate salesman who was a pioneering African American Baltimore Fire Board president, died Monday at his sister’s home in Mondawmin. The Ashburton resident was 94. His son, Brian Crockett, said his father died in his sleep. The death certificate lists natural causes....

  • Charles R. Williams, custodian and collector, dies

    Charles R. Williams, custodian and collector, dies

    Charles R. Williams, a retired Baltimore County public schools custodian whose career spanned three decades, died Sunday from non-Hodgkins lymphoma at Gilchrist Center Towson. The longtime Loch Raven Village resident was 62. Charles Robert Williams, the son of Charles Franklin Williams, a Western...

  • Norma E. Swope, homemaker, sales associate and war bride, dies

    Norma E. Swope, homemaker, sales associate and war bride, dies

    Norma E. Swope, a World War II war bride who later became an Ellicott City homemaker and a department store sales associate, died Sunday of kidney failure at Harmony Hall, a Columbia assisted-living facility. She was 95. The former Norma Lena Maud Evans, who was the daughter of William Albert Edward...

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