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  1. As death of Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    In this April 2, 2013 file photo, visitors stand outside Abraham Lincoln's Tomb within the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The Lincoln Monument Association that is dedicated to supporting Abraham Lincoln's tomb is rejecting a National Geographic author's criticisms of the historic site.

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  2. As death of Lincoln marked, caretakers of tomb face setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    In this April 2, 2013 file photo, visitors stand outside Abraham Lincoln's Tomb within the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The Lincoln Monument Association that is dedicated to supporting Abraham Lincoln's tomb is rejecting a National Geographic author's criticisms of the historic site.

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  3. Mourning Lincoln - 150 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A bust of Abraham Lincoln statue looks out over visitors at Lincoln's tomb within Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Few events in American history unleashed deeper and more profound mass mourning than the assassination of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago, on April 15, 1865.

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  4. Dumb News 4-15-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Three "Sammy" keys are hidden in Springfield. Find a key, bring it into WYMG's studio.

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  5. Ford's Theater honors 150th anniversary of Lincoln assassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... California, lifts his 6-year-old son, Alex, to rub the nose of a bust of President Lincoln outside his tomb in Springfield, Ill. Local legend says rubbing the nose brings good luck. This image from half of a stereoscopic photo shows the crowd as it ...

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  6. Watertown man, ancestor of colonel from Springfield, Ill., taking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    A Watertown man will walk in the footsteps of his great-great-grandfather in Springfield, Ill., when he attends a re-enactment of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln next month. Benjamin P. Coe, 84, will be joined by his wife, Margaret B. “Peggy,” along with their four children and seven grandchildren in Springfield for the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln funeral procession organized by the Springfield-based 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition, which marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and his final resting spot in Springfield.

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  7. 'Lincoln Never Dies' - Finding His Resonance 150 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WBNS

    ... a proxy for all the young men who'd never be coming home from war. From Washington to Lincoln's resting place in Springfield, Illinois, the commemoration of his death echoes past grief and a nation's defining struggle. But it also stirs the voices ...

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  8. Calm down, pleaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    During the weeks after Lincoln's death, as his funeral train made a circuitous journey from Washington, D.C., back to his hometown of Springfield, Illinois, perhaps a million Americans filed past the open coffin to glimpse their fallen leader's face. Millions more-as much as one-third of the North's population-watched the procession pass.

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  9. Janel Lynn Jones April 20, 1959Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... Jones May 20, 1988. Janel was well-known in the area. She worked as a supervisor for the Hope Institute of Springfield (formerly Hope School) and worked for Dollar General in Springfield and served as manager of the Chatham Dollar General for many ...

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  10. Chicago donor sues former Rep. Aaron Schock, seeks class-action statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., a former Illinois state representative, visits the Illinois Capitol in Springfield in January 2011. U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., walks up steps to the U.S. Capitol for a series of votes Feb. 27, 2014.

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  11. Lincoln's tomb struggling after National Geographic says it has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Daily Mail

    ... assassination. For the state that calls itself the 'Land of Lincoln,' the timing of a ceremony Wednesday in Springfield to mark his death is awkward because Illinois faces a financial crisis and Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed eliminating the state ...

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  12. Lincoln tomb caretakers reel from negative critique, budget cuts on assassination ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... as having "all the historical character of an office lobby." Recounting the route of Lincoln's funeral train to Springfield, Illinois, for burial, historian Adam Goodheart describes the tomb as "a disappointment" and reconstructed in "incongruous ...

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  13. Emanuel could find help from Springfield elusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... mayor laid out during the campaign calls for him to look 200 miles southwest of City Hall , to the Statehouse in Springfield, to approve his financial rescue plan for Chicago. But the arrival of Rauner in the governor's office in January has changed ...

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  14. Iowa & Illinois digestRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Hawk Eye

    More Illinois grant suspensions are possible SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Bruce Rauner's top budget aide said more grants could be suspended this year on top of tens of millions in suspensions sent to nonprofits earlier this month.

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  15. Student Visits SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    Hello, My name is Grace Wittbrodt- Betz and I am an 8th grader at Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School. Just recently I took a trip to Springfield, IL with select individuals from the ages of 14-19 that live throughout the state of Illinois.

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  16. Caretakers Of Lincoln's Tomb Face Setbacks Amid 150th Anniversary Of His DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

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  17. Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb face cutbacks, setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CTV

    Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budget cuts that could threaten management of the historic site, even as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War president's assassination. For the state that calls itself the "Land of Lincoln," the timing of a ceremony Wednesday in Springfield to mark his death is awkward because Illinois faces a financial crisis and Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed eliminating the state Historic Preservation Agency that manages sites including the tomb as it currently exists.

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  18. The Lincoln assassination, 150 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... California, lifts his 6-year-old son, Alex, to rub the nose of a bust of President Lincoln outside his tomb in Springfield, Ill. Local legend says rubbing the nose brings good luck. This image from half of a stereoscopic photo shows the crowd as it ...

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  19. The Mystery of Lincoln's AssassinBy Malcolm JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Daily Beast

    ... of the United States quite like the death of Abraham Lincoln. When his funeral train traveled from Washington to Springfield, Illinois, 7 million people, roughly one-fifth of the country's population, watched it pass. It was one of the first of ...

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  20. The Day President Lincoln DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    ... to take care of the arrangements of the Lincoln funeral in the White House and the Lincoln funeral train back to Springfield, Illinois. Lamon made arrangements for the Lincoln funeral to be held in the East Room of the White House. While making the ...

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