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Supreme Court Archive Has About 14K Hours Of Audio

Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.

06/14/2013

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Walking Tour Shows Off Post-War Black History

The flagpole from which an American flag now flutters in front of the Roger Brooke Taney house on South Bentz Street might be considered a bookend in local history.

06/09/2013

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Baltimore City Fire Department Promotes First African-American Female Battalion Chief

The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department.

05/22/2013

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Stolen Historical Collectibles Returned To Rightful Owners After Theft Scheme

It’s the final chapter in a brazen scheme to steal part of history. Millions of dollars’ worth of political collectables are now back with their rightful owners.

05/15/2013

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Caps Aim to Make History in Game 7, Not Repeat It

The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.

05/13/2013

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New Head Of Historic Foundation Means Business

A tricorn hat doesn’t fit in a souped-up Mercedes roadster. But Robert C. Clark doesn’t need to dress in Colonial garb to lead the Historic Annapolis Foundation. A well-tailored suit is more the retired stockbroker’s speed.

03/11/2013

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National Archives Discusses Stolen Documents Case

When investigators seeking stolen historical documents entered the Manhattan apartment of a memorabilia collector in 2011, they had just a few boxes to collect evidence. Inside, they were stunned to find rooms crammed with thousands of pilfered documents, including some signed by Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton and Charles Dickens.

03/07/2013

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Naval Academy Showing Navy History In 100 Objects

The U.S. Naval Academy is featuring “A History of the Navy in 100 Objects.”

02/25/2013

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Md. Historical Trust Seeks Input On Preservation

The Maryland Historical Trust is seeking citizen input on a new 10-year plan for historical preservation.

02/15/2013

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Library Of Congress Has Plan For Saving Recordings

The Library of Congress is embarking on an extensive plan that will serve as a blueprint for preserving the nation’s history in recorded sound.

02/13/2013

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Walkersville Retiree Writes 2 Books On Genealogy

Joe Collins was always interested in his family history, and for years he collected whatever information he could get his hands on.

01/25/2013

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Jerry Coleman: Ravens Make History

Really, one of the great wins not only in Ravens, but Baltimore sports history.

01/13/2013

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