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3 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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The Washington Post

Civil War experts weigh in on what gets missed

Inauguration Day, March 4, 1865, was bleak and rainy in Washington, but the mood was celebratory: for the war seemed almost over, as Lincoln noted in his majestic address. But what has been forgotten is the presence and influence of blacks.

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Coastal Point

Civil War Profiles: The Delaware Military Academy controversy

The state legislature approved the creation of a military school for young men in Wilmington in 1859, but its contribution to education in Delaware was short-lived. It could not survive the increasingly confrontational political atmosphere following the outbreak of hostilities between the states.

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WEHT

Tasty Thursday: We Sample Historic Log Inn's Fried Chicken

The "Log Inn" in Gibson County, you can dine in the same original log room that Abraham Lincoln was in back in November 1844. The "Log Inn" in Gibson County, you can dine in the same original log room that Abraham Lincoln was in back in November 1844.

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Manchester Journal

'Last Best Hope' at Hildene

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Karslake will give the first "Last Best Hope" talk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Karslake has a passion to help bring about the end of extreme poverty and hunger in the world using documentary film making.

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The Trussville Tribune

A divided America remembers 9/11

Our world and our psyche irrevocably changed 13 years ago today. The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center towers marked the beginning of a time with no foreseeable end.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Grayson News Gazette

Grayson Co. youth donates artifacts to museum

Dylan Ray Decker, a student in Ms. Dennison's third grade class at Clarkson Elementary, presented a display of Civil War and Abraham Lincoln artifacts to The Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville.

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WOGY-AM Pittston

9-10-14 Todd Brewster, author of Lincoln's Gamble, and Sue Henry

Todd Brewster joins us on W -- -- I -- I. I got a great introduction smoking this smoking off the presses and it's Lincoln's gamble is the book. And it's like to that it weighed in anticipation for the day when you can go to the bookstore in C a book do you Britain actually on the shelves -- like.

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The Snapper

A place for commuters to unwind

During the United States senatorial nomination of 1858, Abraham Lincoln stated that "a house divided against itself cannot stand." One building on campus, the Philadelphia House, proves this statement to be somewhat true.

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American Thinker

Secretary Clinton: Stop Digging

It's one of the oldest rules in politics. And it's one that her husband, Bill Clinton, made famous: "When you're in a hole, stop digging!" So why is Secretary Hillary Clinton continuing to dig away? Her book tour was bound to be rocky.

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