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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Previously unpublished 1860 letter in which Abraham Lincoln shows...

Brave Abby Hernandez stares down alleged kidnapper in court after it's revealed she may have been held captive in a shipping container next to his house National Guard on US-Mexico border can't make arrests but serve as 'a powerful reminder that what you are doing is a crime', says Rick Perry The Islamic State Killing Fields: ISS releases ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Fox News

Unpublished 1860 letter by Lincoln shows 'nervous' side

An unpublished letter from Abraham Lincoln dated 1860 reveals the future president as a "nervous" man not entirely comfortable with his budding fame.

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4 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.

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6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Visitor agency banks on agritourism

Prairie Fruits Farm earned its reputation by producing goat's-milk cheese and gelato.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' fails miserably as a documentary

Is it even possible to write a review of Dinesh D'Souza's latest documentary "America: Imagine the World Without Her" without it seeming the least bit biased? Many who have slammed it have been greeted by comments accusing them of being blinded by President Obama's "socialist" brainwashing, and those who praise it get accused of watching Fox News ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

DelBene, challengers in primary differ on immigration, Obamacare

In one of Whatcom County's most competitive primary races, voters will be able to take their pick of 1st Congressional District representative from a list that includes a Democrat, an independent, and a handful of Republicans whose views differ about as much as their listed party preferences.

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The Southtown Star

Lincoln exhibit opens at tollway oasis

Abraham Lincoln impersonator Vernon Risty helps South Holland Mayor Don DeGraff and other officials cut the ribbon for the opening of "Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America" exhibit opening at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis, Monday, July 28th, 2014, in South Holland.

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The Japan Times

Are future presidents doomed to mediocrity?

A nice catch to presidency scholar Matthew Dickinson for a very nice takedown of a Chris Cillizza column that claimed: "Being president is the most powerful job in the world.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

10 best bucket-list U.S. history sites, including NOLA, from Ken Burns

History is best understood by walking the ground where it happened, says filmmaker Ken Burns.

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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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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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Starring Gore Vidal and Jan Morris

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