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57 min ago | The Logan County Herald

Ornaments of local landmarks available at historical society

In 1999, Main Street Lincoln introduced ornaments with an image of the current Logan County courthouse, opened in 1905.

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5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office

It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.

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The Washington Post

Review: a Back Channel,a by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter , the author of this fictionalized account of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, is both a law professor at Yale and a prolific writer.

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Daily Kos

Republicans, Democrats and the Great Trade of a half-century ago

Once upon a time, Democrats were the party of slavery, states' rights, secession and nullification.

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Observer & Eccentric

Honest Abe: Local man a proud Lincoln lookalike

Ron Carley's used his impeccable likeness to one of the United States' fondest presidents to create quite a stir when he's out in public.

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Arkansas Online

Pick your historic day

Alert Reader, in this case a history professor here in Arkansas, noted a considerable gap--78 years--in my regularly revised July the Fourth column, which lists memorable dates in American history.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Major General Daniel Sickles was an interesting man

Major General Daniel E. Sickles, Union General during the American Civil War, held an interesting position before the war in London, England.

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Wall Street Journal

Violence, Chaos and the Expansion of Government Power in 1864

During the second weekend of July, Washington, D.C., celebrated the repulse of Confederate Gen.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee Fest parade features Mini Abe and candy

Zaver, 10, marched in the Kishwaukee Fest parade Friday evening with the rest of his Cub Scout Pack 131 of DeKalb.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Benefit Performance in Ma

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant .

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Northwest Herald

Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

Karen Sutera, director of the Harvard Diggins Library, helps set up an exhibit focused on President Abraham Lincoln, the Constitution and the Civil Way at the Harvard library Wednesday, July 24, 2014.

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Discovery Educator Network

Fun Fact Friday: Lincoln and Booth

Did you know that Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, saved President Lincoln's son's life, prior to Lincoln's assassination? It's true! Edwin Booth was actually a nationally known Shakespearean actor, and happened to be in New Jersey at the time, coincidentally sharing a train platform with Robert Lincoln.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Civil War

With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point.

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The Logan County Herald

Safe Ride available for fair weekend

Healthy Communities Partnership is encouraging those who celebrate at the Beer Tent to receive a free and safe ride home during the Logan County Fair this weekend.

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The Tribune

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Alva James-Johnson: Grappling with ideal vs. reality

My family stayed for only a couple days, but it was enough time to explore a few historical sites.

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Beach Carolina Magazine

Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-25

RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 - From the massive amphibious attack on Fort Fisher, the largest by American forces until World War II, to the 6,000 acre battlefield at Bentonville to the site of the largest surrender of the Civil War at Bennett Place, participants in an exclusive, behind-the-scenes Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour will learn details ... (more)

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Tri-cityherald.com

Lincoln exhibit visits the Kennewick branch of the Mid Columbia Libraries

Jordan Perkins, 9 of Richland, wears a Lincoln hat Thursday as she reads about Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit at the Kennewick branch of the Mid-Columbia Libraries.

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The Wall Street Journal

Is Courting Congress the Stuff of Movies? Hillary Clinton Doesn't Think So

One of the legacies of Barack Obama 's presidency is a certain indifference to the messy, time-sucking work of courting Congress.

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