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It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains. Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelWith Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSharpsburg Elementary School fifth-grader Kahlin Stydinger said placing American flags on the graves at Antietam National Cemetery was a way to reward the Civil War soldiers buried there because of what they fought for. “That’s the only...
The city's Memorial Day parade and ceremonies are scheduled for May 30. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. at Broad and Burritt streets and will follow Broad Street and then Main Street to reach the reviewing stand at Central Park before ending at...
It's a little-known fact that Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena may have one of the largest collections of remains of Civil War veterans outside of the areas where the battles were fought. According to Nick Smith, a historian who works at the...
New BritainMayor Timothy E. O'Brien and the Veterans Commission announced today that the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2013 Memorial Day Services. The Memorial Day Services are commemorative ceremonies that recognize and honor the...
Before “American Gothic” and his other paintings, artist Grant Wood left his mark at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Wood, who grew up in Cedar Rapids, designed a 24-foot stained-glass window for the memorial, which was...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
Think that you have to go to Europe to find centuries-old fortresses and other historic sites? Think again. Right here in Florida there is plenty to intrigue history buffs. Here are five Florida historic sites arranged alphabetically by site name that...
The U.S. government is paying billions to war veterans and their families, including monthly payments to the children of Civil War veterans. More than $40 billion annually is being paid out to soldiers and survivors of the Civil War, the Spanish-...
Of The Morning CallOlaf Marthinson belonged to a New Jersey National Guard unit sent to Arizona in 1916 to keep the peace after Pancho Villa raided Columbus, N.M., killing 18 Americans. Gen. John J. "Blackjack" Pershing pursued the Mexican rebel leader but never caught him...
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WASHINGTON -- One-hundred-and-thirteen years after John J. Pershing recommended him for promotion, Sgt. Paschal Conley, a Buffalo Soldier, would posthumously be elevated to second lieutenant under a Senate-approved defense bill. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-...
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