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5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Killer of Lincoln's assassin once lived in Topeka

Colorful early-day Kansan Boston Corbett shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, in 1865.

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16 hrs ago | National Geographic

Pictures: On Labor Day, Honoring Workers Around the World

Loggers fell a giant sequoia in California in 1917-an example of the pain, sweat, and grit of workers who are recognized on the U.S. holiday of Labor Day.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

New Media Journal

Why Are Black People So Angry?

Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri prove, if nothing else, that a great many black people are very angry these days and some will use almost any perceived slight as justification for rioting, looting, and arson.

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Wall Street Journal

The Election That Saved the United States

On Aug. 31, 1864, the sweltering galleries of Chicago's largest assembly hall, known as the "Wigwam," erupted with wild yells as Gen.

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Daily Kos

An interesting letter from Abraham Lincoln on marriage equality

I just learned about this interesting letter from Abraham Lincoln to Sen. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts.

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Alabama Live

'I'd sooner vote for a mutt than a Republican:' History of Yellow Dog Democrats in today's...

In the now solidly red South, it seems almost inconceivable that Democrats once reigned supreme in the Heart of Dixie.

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Cleveland.com

Lorain Public Library System's Avon Branch News

The Lorain Public Library System will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Public agency serves vets better than private market

In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan."

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The Wave

Lincoln impersonator will retire from Huntington Civil War re-enactment

HUNTINGTON BEACH Mr. Lincoln will hang his hat on Saturday after 21 years of speaking at the Huntington Beach Civil War Days re-enactment at Huntington Beach Central Park.

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Huntington News

OP-ED: 51 years later Dr King's dream remains unfulfilled

I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 - fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, "I have a dream" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Wizbang

Illinois Celebrates Loser Adlai Stevenson, Ignores Ronald Reagan

Leave it to leftist Illinois to use a museum dedicated to celebrating Abraham Lincoln, one of the greatest presidents in history, as a platform to celebrate a loser like Adlai Stevenson while at the same time ignoring Ronald Reagan, a native son, big winner, and another greatest president.

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Steve Goddard's History Wire

FOCUS: A Potpourri -- LIncoln's Bishop / A Most Imperfect Union / Contested Frontiers

Lincoln's Bishop -- A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors by Gustav Niebuhr, HarperOne '14, $26.99, 210 pages, ASIN #0062097687.

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State Journal

Here and There

In its 12th season, FCS includes two choirs - Prelude Singers for second and third graders and Concert Singers for fourth through eighth graders.

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The Bennington Banner

Ghostly Getaways book features local haunts

Does the ghost of Mary Todd Lincoln mess with the sheets at the Equinox hotel in Manchester? Can some of the disappearances reported near Glastenbury be attributed to aliens? Maybe bigfoot? Regardless of the answers, both the hotel and the famous ghost town are featured in "Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont," the latest book by Thea ... (more)

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NewsReview.com

You say tomato a

What do a pork chop, Abraham Lincoln and Berkeley tie dye have in common? All are the namesakes of tomato varieties, three of the more than 40 grown in and around Chico, and sampled Sunday by an eager crowd at the Tomato Fest.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Magazine

learning You Should Want Your Kid to Be a Slow LearnerSkills come from struggle. Ian Leslie

We tend to assume that learning things easily is the same as learning them well.

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Oakland Post

COMMENTARY: Republican Party's Anti-Slavery Roots

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

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Christian Science Monitor

Fake Quotations

Dr. Ben Carson greets a supporter during a book signing event in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday.

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National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: The Challenger Ducks Debates

"The campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes said Tuesday that a scheduling conflict would prevent her from agreeing to a September 5 debate at WHAS-TV," Joe Arnold wrote .

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Psychology Today

How Resilient Are You?

He was born in poverty. When his mother died, he dropped out of school to work. He taught himself to read, worked at a series of jobs, and opened a general store with a friend.

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