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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When investigators seeking stolen historical documents entered the Manhattan apartment of a memorabilia collector in 2011, they had just a few boxes to collect evidence.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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Russian Tank In His Backyard Isn’t Unusual For Man

For most people, having a Russian tank and an anti-aircraft gun in the backyard would seem unusual. But for Union Bridge resident David Thrasher, it is all just part of his work.

12/24/2012

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Destructive Force Of Superstorm Sandy Will Go Down In Weather History

Many parts of the East Coast are still reeling from the destructive force of Superstorm Sandy. WJZ’s First Warning Weather team has been analyzing this unusual storm since it struck Maryland.

11/15/2012

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Lawyer Pens Book On Political Conventions History

Like a lot of lawyers, Stan M. Haynes loves to read American history. Unlike most lawyers, Haynes loves it so much he’s written a book about it.

08/20/2012

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Steve Davis: NCAA Sanctions On Penn State

I support a harsh penalty for Penn State, but we don’t have the luxury of re-writing history. Penn State won those games.

07/23/2012

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New Principal At Poly Makes History As First Black Woman In Position

The new director of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is making history is more ways than one.

05/24/2012

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Former National Archives Employee Sentenced 18 Months For Theft

The Maryland man entrusted to protect and care for historical items in the National Archives has been sentenced for stealing and selling them.

05/03/2012

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