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Finish the job of Medgar Evers To the editor: Mississippi’s tireless civil-rights worker, Medgar Evers, was killed 50 years ago. An assassin’s bullet mortally wounded Evers in front of his home, leaving a widow and depriving three...
The Star Democrat of EastonMore than 35 years after his initial conviction, a Western Maryland man will have to wait another week to hear a judge’s verdict in a retrial of his December 1975 murder case. Merle W. Unger Jr. stood trial anew this week in Talbot County, Md.,...
Tags: Court Preliminary, FBI, Talbot County, Crimes, Prosecution
2013 Blues Fest artist show Blue Fest artwork by Erin Mettille will be on display. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, June 25. Washington County Arts Council, 34-36 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts....
Tags: Arts, Fine Artists, Artists, Fine Arts, Crime, Law and Justice
History is for old fogeys, right? Well, then, what are all these young people doing volunteering at the Washington County Historical Society? And, why are high and middle school students engaged with in-depth historical research projects? Interns and...
Lots of folks love to quote the Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. The document outlines the structure of our central government and frames the principle of federalism. Federalism is simply a political system that binds a...
AP White House CorrespondentPresident Barack Obama tried to defuse a trio of controversies Thursday, pledging to work with Congress to ensure the IRS doesn’t abuse its power, urging legislators to provide more money to strengthen security at U.S. diplomatic outposts and...
Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party groups for scrutiny when they...
Associated PressBipartisan authors of a sweeping immigration bill agreed to Republican-authored amendments to boost border security, as they tried Thursday to show they’re open to changes to attract more GOP support for their landmark legislation. The bill’s...
“This is to the person who thinks the Senate is protecting this country. Well, they did not close the borders, they are going to get raises, they pass bills and don’t read them. Their kids go to private schools, they get free health care, they...
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war. At a White House news conference, the...
“Interesting story about the city and the utilities, the water and sewer. I cannot believe they let 402 people go without paying and then finally they levied down on them, and 218 paid up. That is irresponsible for anybody that can’t pay a...
Don’t forget that this year’s Walk and 5K Run to End Child Abuse will be held Saturday morning. Activity will center around Widmeyer Park, where there will be food, fun and festivities for participants. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for...
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