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Watch Nights Mark Emancipation Proclamation 150th

As New Year’s Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln in expectation of what he warned 100 days earlier would be coming — his final proclamation declaring all slaves in states rebelling against the Union to be “forever free.”

12/29/2012

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D.C. Cathedral Honoring Woodrow Wilson’s Birthday

The National Cathedral in Washington is celebrating President Woodrow Wilson’s birthday with a wreath-laying ceremony.

12/28/2012

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Veterans Gather In Baltimore To Commemorate 71st Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

On Friday, America honors and remembers the victims and survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Survivors also gathered in Baltimore for a ceremony commemorating its 71st anniversary.

12/07/2012

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Occupy D.C. Planning Demonstration On K Street

Protesters affiliated with last year’s Occupy demonstrations in Washington are planning a series of events to mark the one-year anniversary of the protests.

09/30/2012

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Former Md. Police Chief Returns To Reflect On 10th Anniversary Of D.C.Sniper Attacks

Our region is marking 10 years since the D.C. sniper spree. And those closest to the crime are reflecting on the terror that gripped us all.

09/19/2012

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Tall Md. Court Annex Creates Problem For Sept. 11 Memorial

Montgomery County officials say a courthouse annex being built in Rockville has created a problem for a Sept. 11 memorial across the street.

09/18/2012

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Afro-American Newspaper Celebrates 120 Years Of Service

It first appeared in print in 1892.Over the years it’s covered world wars, civil rights and the election of the nation’s first black president.

08/20/2012

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Md. Woman Has No Plans To Retire After Half Century At Towson Shoe Store

On this date in 1962 a young woman walked into a Towson shoe store and asked for a job. She got it. Now 50 years later she’s still there and has become a familiar face to thousands of Baltimoreans.

08/13/2012

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Heat Stifles Md. Civil War Encampment

The National Park Service says it’s too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.

07/06/2012

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Tall Ships In Md. To Mark Start Of War Anniversary

More than 40 tall ships and naval vessels from 12 countries will fill Baltimore’s waters starting June 13.

06/07/2012

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D.C. Dept Of Transportation Reaches 10th Anniversary

Mayor Vincent Gray’s office has announced that he will help lead celebrations later this week marking the 10th anniversary of the creation of the District’s Department of Transportation.

06/06/2012

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Kennedy Krieger Institute Reaches A Major Milestone

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is marking a milestone anniversary Wednesday. For 75 years it’s been serving children with disabilities.

05/09/2012

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