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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Texas proposing climate denier revisions to school text books

The National Center for Science and Education conducted a study of the newly proposed textbooks the Texas Board of Education plans to adopt for the start of the 2015 public school year. There are some problems with the new textbooks.

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12 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

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Preparations for Nevada's 150th birthday are in full swing, especially in Carson City, where the Nevada State Museum is bringing the Silver State's colorful history to life with new exhibits. The museum has curated rare items that tell the story of people like John C. Fremont, who explored Nevada on a mapping expedition and then ran for president four years before Abraham Lincoln.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

National Review Online

Jay Nordlinger: Lowry's Lincoln, Part I

I would now like to spend a little time on Rich Lowry's This book is not hot off the presses. It was published last year.

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The Times of Trenton

At Rider, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin touches on Lincoln,...

LAWRENCE - Rider University kicked off a yearlong celebration of its past Tuesday by enlisting the help of an award-winning presidential historian. As the university officially began its 150th anniversary festivities, Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of tomes on presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Lyndon Johnson, took the stage of Rider's recreation center to share her thoughts on leadership and her appreciation of the past.

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Uptown Messenger

Palmer Park in Carrollton is named after 'ardent racist,' researcher says

The arch over the entryway to Palmer Park is the only sign of its namesake. The popular Palmer Park - surrounded by an array of diverse neighborhoods including Carrollton, Fontainebleau, Pigeontown and Hollygrove - was given its name during an era of nostalgia for the Confederacy to honor a pastor so passionately in favor of slavery that Gen.

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Newsday

Lincoln's 1860 campaign banner discovered in Peconic store

This original Mattituck "Wide Awake" Club banner with heightened color showing the original lettering layout, is made of blue silk attached at the top to a horizontal, mahogany support rod. This original Mattituck "Wide Awake" Club banner with heightened color showing the original lettering layout, is made of blue silk attached at the top to a horizontal, mahogany support rod.

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USA Today

AA expects great strides in merger next year, CEO says

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday that merging operations with US Airways will mean combining loyalty programs early next year, gaining a single certificate from the Federal Aviation AA expects great strides in merger next year, CEO says WASHINGTON -- American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday that merging operations with US Airways will mean combining loyalty programs early next year, gaining a single certificate from the Federal Aviation Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s5mMax An American Eagle jet taxis to a gate past the control tower after landing March 12, 2013, at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill.

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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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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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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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