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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Daily Chronicle

Skate Street DeKalb draws crowd at Kishwaukee Fest

Joey Lopresti, 19, skates with Mini Abe on Wednesday during Skate Street DeKalb.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Free Dictionary

The Lincoln Cent

Bronze cents from 1909 to 1982 are 3.11g; wartime steel cents, depending on when in 1943 they were struck, are 2.69g or 2.75 g 19091942, 19441982: 95% copper, remainder tin or zinc 1943: zinc-plated steel 1982present: copper-plated zinc The Lincoln cent or Lincoln penny is a cent coin that has been struck by the United States Mint since 1909.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Oval Office occupants meet in new play

Staff / Katherine Frye / From left, Willa Bost, as press secretary Audrey Warren, Julius Pryor III, as President Obama, and Gene Griessman, as President Lincoln, rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of 'Lincoln's Last Debate' at The Village Church.

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Examiner.com

Mary Todd Lincoln history in Batavia, Illinois

For Springfieldites in the Land of Lincoln, it seems that almost all the Lincoln sites are right here in Central Illinois.

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Washington Times

Obama tells DNC fundraising crowd: a Ia m not overly partisana

For the second time in just a few weeks, President Obama has made the claim that he's not very partisan - and that, in fact, his favorite president hailed from the Republican Party.

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The Fresno Bee

The bishop and Abe Lincoln: an example of religion's positive influence on politics

The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.

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National Review Online

Lincoln, the Founders and YouTube

The trailer for my forthcoming book, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln , is up on YouTube, here .

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The Logan County Herald

Mt. Pulaski Honors one of its long-time volunteer citizens

The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse register signature book showed ninety-nine visitors that stopped by today to wish Wally Kautz a "Happy Birthday" and to thank him for all his years of service as Mt.

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Hometown Life

Ron Carley, here at Livonia Spree, has portrayed Abraham Lincoln for...

Ron Carly'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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lawmakers approve pair of new license plates

Members of the Legislature's transportation study committee submitted their recommendations to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Tuesday afternoon.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Lincoln outlines slave freedom carefully

This week in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln shared with his Cabinet a draft of what became the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that 3 million slaves would "thenceforward, and forever, be free."

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Washington Times

Lincoln carriage to be displayed at Smithsonian

South Bend's historic Lincoln carriage will roll out of town next year to spend two months on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The vehicle, which is on permanent display at Studebaker National Museum, is the carriage that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife rode to Ford's Theatre on ... (more)

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