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28 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

UNH hosts presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Sept. 29

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire Monday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Theatre at the Paul Creative Arts Center.

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4 hrs ago | The Wave

Church's progressive faith helped shape Chapman University

Where: Merle and Majorie Fish Interfaith Center, home of the Ray and Pauline Wallace All Faiths Chapel and the J.E. and Flora Scott Wilkinson Founders Chapel The opening day of Hesperian College in Woodland, Calif. was the same day Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated the 16th United States president.

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4 hrs ago | WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Empower U September 20th

Abraham Lincoln was a well-read President who was very familiar with Shakespeare's works. Whether in tragedy or comedy, Shakespeare's characters faced a tumultuous world, as did President Lincoln with a bloody Civil War.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

A no position president

The recent speech by President Obama on the devastation by ISIS on the Syrian and Iraqi people proved unequivocally that this is one president which will go out of his way to say allot about nothing. He spoke nearly thirty minutes utilizing tough words and idle threats in an attempt to sound bold, strong and the defender of our nation, yet with no apparent conviction.

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ABC News

The Roosevelt Trail, From Maine to North Dakota

In this undated photo, the statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are shown at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Theodore Roosevelt and two more Roosevelts who occupied the White House, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his first lady, Eleanor, are the subjects of a new Ken Burns documentary for public television, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."

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Patch.com

Team of Rivals Author to Help Rider University Kick Off 150th Anniversary Celebration

The author of the award winning book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln will help Rider University kick off its 150th anniversary celebration this week. World-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak on Tuesday evening, 5 p.m., in the Student Recreation Center .

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New Canaan News-Review

Author to discuss book on Civil War era presidents at New Canaan Library

Chris DeRose , a historian and political strategist, will discuss his book examining how the Civil War affected Abraham Lincoln 's presidency and the five former presidents who lived through that era, in a program Tuesday at the New Canaan Library . DeRose will discuss his book, "The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them," at 7 p.m. in the library's Adrian Lamb Room.

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Lincoln Daily News

Logan County poised to approve rezoning request permitting medicinal Cannabis production

The Abraham Lincoln Statue Committee was present to deliver a replica of a statue to be created soon and placed on the Logan County Courthouse grounds.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Monday, September 22

1862 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in the Confederate States free as of Jan. 1, 1863. 1914 - A German submarine sinks three British cruisers in one hour off the Dutch coast; the German cruiser Emden shells Madras in 1970 - Arab chiefs of state send envoys to meet with King Hussein and Yasser Arafat to persuade them to find a way to contain the fighting between the Jordanian Army and Palestinian guerrillas.

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Daily Herald

Civil War event brings history alive at the Batavia Riverwalk

Two Civil War doctors and a nurse gathered to inspect the army's new "recruits," who were actually suburban children visiting the Civil War Encampment at the Batavia Riverwalk. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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Greenwich Citizen

EXCHANGE: A look at Abe Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

William and Jane Ann Moore hope people will discover the words of abolitionist Owen Lovejoy and, like them, find his words as powerful today as they were 150 years ago. Retired ministers, the Moores spent a decade writing "Collaborators for Emancipation," a book that examines the surprising relationship between Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy and how that relationship helped to end slavery.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Daily Herald

Curator's Corner - A trip of a lifetime

It's a cool Fall morning, shortly after dawn. Your bags have been loaded and your finishing a cup of coffee as you anticipate the next nine days.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Dogs-owners from across the UK head for prestigious dog show

GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon, relunctantly gets it's face washed Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY GETTING A MAKEOVER: A French Bulldog at the Darlington Dog show at Ripon relunctantly gets it's face washed. Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY BIG HOUND: A Deer Hound is put through it's paces in the show ring at Darlington Dog Show Picture:RICHARD DOUGHTY The historic show can trace its roots back to the year Abraham Lincoln was selected as a United States presidential candidate and now attracts thousands of competitors from all over the UK.

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City Paper

Renovated POV Lounge Highlights D.C. Bureaucracy With Red Tape Wall

The W hotel's POV rooftop bar reopens to the public this weekend after a swanky new renovation to its outdoor terrace and indoor lounge. The design, conceived by New York-based architectural firm nemaworkshop, riffs on all things Washington-even red tape.

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Lincoln Daily News

Annual Car Cruise-In at The Mill on 66 features new weekend vendor market

Annual Car Cruise-In at The Mill on 66 features new weekend vendor market Event this weekend includes car show, vendors, live music, food and annual meeting of foundation L INCOLN - Everyone is invited and encouraged to come out to The Mill on 66 this weekend.

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Minot Daily News

Ramifications of the McDonnell verdict

The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy charges is a tragedy for them, their children and the voters of Virginia. By most objective standards, McDonnell did a good job as governor.

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Tama News-Herald

Tama's historic Lincoln Highway Bridge is in need of structure and surface repairs

As the 100th anniversary of construction approaches next year, the Lincoln Highway Bridge in Tama has served travelers from the early days of mud roads to carrying traffic on the hard-surface Lincoln Highway and U.S. 30 travelers. Today it's the eastern gateway into Tama on East 5th Street from Business Highway 30 to U.S. Highway 63. Just park in the adjoining Lincoln Highway Bridge Park and you might be surprised at the amount of traffic traveling across the bridge these days.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Blaze

Brisbane Festival 2014 offers an eclectic mix of surprises

This year's Brisbane Festival has Philip Glass, Orlando and a theatre show performed on three treadmills. Here's some of what's on offer in 2014a Originally a novel by Virginia Woolf, made into a 1992 movie by Sally Potter that brought the ethereal Tilda Swinton to international attention, Orlando is the story of a gender fluid nobleperson at the court of Elizabeth I who survives several subsequent centuries of English life.

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Christian Science Monitor

Obama's multiple fronts to preserve countries

The Saltire, or the Flag of Scotland , and the Union Flag fly outside the Scottish Office, with the London Eye wheel seen behind, in central London August 28. Because of their own civil war, Americans do not look kindly on attempts by others to break up a country. Here are only a few recent examples of this trait: President Obama decided to attack the extremist Islamic State in part to preserve the existing communities in both Iraq and Syria.

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The Washington Post

The election of 1864 and the last temptation of Lincoln

In the grim summer of 1864, with the Civil War in its fourth year and seemingly stalemated, the smartest minds in American politics came to the realization that there was no chance that President Abraham Lincoln would be reelected. "You think I don't know I am going to be beaten, but I do, and unless some great change takes place, beaten badly," he told a fellow Republican.

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