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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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Best Culture On A Budget In Baltimore

City residents can enjoy a good symphony, broadway production or private art showing all throughout the year. When saving is a priority, Baltimore has tons to offer.

04/09/2012

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Walters Art Museum Digitizes, Posts Medieval Books Online

Putting history online. That’s what the Walters Art Museum is doing thanks to nearly a million dollars in grants.

03/28/2012

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Campaign Laughs, History On View At Newseum In D.C.

Tina Fey’s red suit, flag pin and eyeglasses worn to channel her Sarah Palin parodies of the 2008 presidential race are going on view at the Newseum, along with items from journalists and candidates who made history in presidential politics.

02/14/2012

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Glenn Younes: The Not So Super Plight of Peyton

On Sunday it will be the 4th ring for Pats QB (and husband of a super model) Tom Brady or the 2nd ring for little brother Eli Manning. Either way a tough pill to swallow for Peyton Manning.

02/02/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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City Buildings In Baltimore Closed For MLK Holiday

City buildings in Baltimore are closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday with the exception of police headquarters.

01/16/2012

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Senior Population Growing In Cecil County

The U.S. Census Bureau announced last week the nation’s 2010 senior population, or those 65 years old or older, was the largest in census history and outgrew the nation’s total population rate from 2000 to 2010.

12/18/2011

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Newseum Shows Sports History Through Leifer Photos

The Newseum is opening a new show featuring sports photographer Neil Leifer and his images from some of the great moments in sports history.

11/19/2011

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Businessman Changing Downtown Frederick

The potential in downtown Frederick and the challenge of turning an industrial area into a shopping mecca brought a young Texan to the city nearly 40 years ago.

09/21/2011

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History Buff Catalogs Veterans’ Memories

An easy way to get Priscilla Rall engaged in a conversation is to start talking about local history. She lives and breathes it.

08/30/2011

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