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Historic Cannons Restored In Patterson Park

An important part of history has been restored. Cannons that were a part of the War of 1812 are now on display in Patterson Park.

08/12/2015

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StoryCorps Turning Thanksgiving Into An Oral History Holiday

As students head back to school, here comes a big homework assignment: StoryCorps wants tens of thousands of teenagers across America to interview a grandparent or elder this Thanksgiving and upload their recordings to the Library of Congress.

08/10/2015

A Confederate statue was defaced in Montgomery County. (Credit: John Domen/NewsRadio 99.1)

Rockville Confederate Statue Boxed Up To Prevent Vandalism

Montgomery County has erected a wooden box around a Confederate monument recently spray-painted with the words “Black Lives Matter,” in hopes of shielding the statue from further vandalism.

08/04/2015

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

People Are Talking about Fort McHenry’s celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard.

07/30/2015

BALTIMORE, USA - APRIL 29: Police in riot gear near the intersection of West North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue prepare to enforce the declared curfew in Baltimore, USA on April 29, 2015. Protests following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody have turned violent with people throwing debris at police and media and burning cars and businesses. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

New Website Documents Civil Unrest In Baltimore

The Maryland Historical Society has unveiled a new website that features photographs, videos and oral histories from the recent civil unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.

06/19/2015

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Smithsonian Hosts Symposium On Ferguson, Race, Police Force

After several cases of police shooting unarmed black men have drawn protests and national scrutiny, the Smithsonian Institution is examining this moment in American history.

04/24/2015

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Civil War Battlefields Ringing Bells To Mark Lee’s Surrender

Two Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender.

04/09/2015

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First US Penny Goes To Auction In Baltimore

The first U.S. penny is slated to go to auction at Baltimore’s convention center.

03/26/2015

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Jars Found In Baltimore’s Washington Monument Time Capsule

Historic find. For the second time during the restoration of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, a time capsule has been found.

02/18/2015

A old photo of Oprah Winfrey when she work for WJZ-TV Eyewitness news.

#TBT: Happy Birthday, Oprah!

It’s Oprah Winfrey’s 61st Birthday and we wanted to wish her a Happy Birthday!

01/29/2015

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Navy Puts 12-Game Win Streak On Line Vs. Army

Navy’s unprecedented 12-game winning streak against Army has increased the pressure on both teams Saturday.

12/13/2014

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Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Coffee With Navy Commandant Capt. Bill Byrne; People Are Talking about Holidays at Hampton

12/12/2014

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