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New Bill Would Block Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to scrap the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, citing objections from Ike’s family and the project’s cost.

03/14/2013

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World War II Veterans Share Their Stories

With each passing day, the population of living World War II veterans continues to dwindle across the nation, and with them go stories about one of the most earthshaking periods in history.

02/18/2013

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Military Ordnance Found In Anne Arundel County

Army specialists removed what was believed to be a World War II era munition from an Anne Arundel County neighborhood.

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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Md. Flags Lowered For Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Flags throughout Maryland are flying at half-staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

12/07/2012

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Eisenhower Memorial Approval Delayed Into 2013

Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general’s family continues to object to a design by architect Frank Gehry.

11/16/2012

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German-American Day Opens Foray To Carroll County

At 9 a.m., the wooden pews of McDaniel College’s Big Baker Chapel were quickly filling, as middle school and high school students streamed into the building.

10/17/2012

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Lieutenant Governor To Honor WWII Veterans

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be speaking at an event honoring World War II veterans.

09/19/2012

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Eisenhower Memorial To Include High-Tech Features

Despite ongoing disagreement over the design of a national memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, planners are creating a high-tech virtual memorial to accompany the monument.

08/30/2012

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National Archives Shows History Of U.S. Immigration

Documents and photographs attached to U.S. immigration forms have been culled from the National Archives for a new exhibit about immigrants who came to this country.

06/19/2012

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Salazar Seeks To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

A member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower, which could delay the project beyond the summer, according to discussions revealed Thursday.

06/08/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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