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1 hr ago | Navy Times

2 Lincoln sailors save woman from burning home

Two aviation boatswain's mates assigned to the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln rescued an elderly woman from a burning building July 1 in Newport News, Virginia, after seeing smoke down the street from the restaurant where they were finishing lunch.

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3 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Civil War Days at David Davis Mansion

Civil War Days at David Davis Mansion Historic site marks 150th anniversary of war with mock battles, visiting generals July 19-20 B LOOMINGTON - The roar of cannons, the sight of marching soldiers and visits from famous figures of the past will give visitors a taste of Civil War times on July 19 and 20 at the David Davis Mansion State Historic ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

Esperanza Inutil

Well, once again the house-sitter is in place, and Clan Eschenbach is on the highway.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

TwinCities

Jesse Ventura denies he was in bar fight with Navy SEAL turned author

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura leaves the federal courthouse in downtown St. Paul after the first day of his defamation suit against Chris Kyle, the author of the best-selling book "American Sniper," on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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TwinCities

Jesse Ventura trial

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura leaves the federal courthouse in downtown St. Paul after the first day of his defamation suit against Chris Kyle, the author of the best-selling book "American Sniper," on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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The Washington Post

When everybody already knows your name

She hadn't yet become a TV personality, received thousands of dollars in donations or made her flight plan - and so she hated her name.

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National Review Online

Paul Moreno: Boehner's Lawsuit

Taking on the imperial presidency is a good thing - but not if it further strengthens the imperial judiciary.

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The Capital-Journal

Michael Gerson: The fight for equality never ends

On July 9, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was read to the citizens of New York they responded by decapitating an equestrian statue of George III, cutting off his nose and placing his head on a spike outside a tavern.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Gandhi Memorial Trust Hails Decision To Erect Gandhi Statue In London

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 -- The decision by the British government to erect the statue of India's Independence Icon Mahatma Gandhi in London's Parliament Square is a very fitting tribute to the great civil rights leader, said Gandhi Memorial Trust Chairman S.Radhakrishnan.

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The Washington Post

An overriding need for immigration reform now

The line about photo ops was so absurd that it's a good thing he wasn't under oath.

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Examiner.com

Abraham Lincoln tells us the importance of preparation

Watch a short video biography of President Abraham Lincoln, including his early years in Kentucky, his time as president, the Emancipation Proclamation, and his assassination.

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Capital Weekly

Camden Public Library hosts Civil War series

Maine played many important roles on the national stage and on the front lines of the Civil War, but Maine was sharply divided on the need to go to war in 1861.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Ashland's First United Methodist Church celebrates notable anniversary

When Ashland organized its first church congregation, Abraham Lincoln was president, the Civil War raged on and Oregon was only five years old.

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Gizmag

Test drive: Locking horns with the Lamborghini Huracan

In the two hours of driving about the Bolognese countryside, the HuracA n showed itself to be a worthy successor to the Gallardo Having seen the sumptuous collection of angles and curves that is the Lamborghini HuracA n in person during its North American debut a few months back, I can attest to its visual impact, so I was just slightly pleased to ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

National Journal

Specter of Gilded Age Tarnishes VA Reforms

When Mark Twain collaborated with his neighbor Charles Dudley Warner in 1873 to write the novel The Gilded Age , it received mixed reviews-but it became a classic, in large part because of its title, which has come to define an era of thorough and deep corruption in public affairs and governance.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Irony in placement of Gandhi statue near British Parliament

The British government announced this week that it will install a statue of Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi opposite Parliament alongside statues of other pioneering statesmen, including Nelson Mandela and Abraham Lincoln.

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Burlington Times News

'Battle that saved Washington' remembered in Maryland

The Civil War clash known as "the battle that saved Washington" could more accurately be labeled "the battle that saved Lincoln's re-election," a prominent preservationist said Wednesday as the National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy.

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Route 66 News

2014 inductees to Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame announced

Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , History , Route 66 Associations , Signs . Tags: Hi-Way Tavern , Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame , Nelch and Son Concrete , Postville Courthouse trackback Three inductees - including a previously announced historic bar in Edwardsville - were announced to the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame during the Illinois ... (more)

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Berkshire Eagle

Lenox: Actress to portray Mary Todd Lincoln

Actress Sally Mummey will appear in a first-person portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln: An Unconventional Woman at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker St. A Victorian tea will follow the performance.

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South Orange Juice

Handful of Seton Hall targets to feature at loaded 2014 Reebok Classic Breakout

The official 120-man Reebok Breakout Classic roster was released this morning with about one dozen Seton Hall recruiting targets and plenty of other local talent listed.

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