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The Boston Massacre

  A portrayal of the skirmish, later to become known as the “Boston Massacre,” between British soldiers and citizens of Boston on March 5, 1770. On the right a group of seven uniformed soldiers, on the signal of an officer,

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Leaders of the Democratic Party in 1868 Election

Leaders of the Democratic Party in 1868 Election Summary A searing, election-year indictment of four prominent figures in the Democratic party, three of them former Confederate officers. Former New York governor and Democratic presidential nominee Horatio Seymour is portrayed as

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Letter from Thomas Jefferson written ten days before his death, declining invitation for 4th of July celebration in Washington, D.C.

Letter from Thomas Jefferson written ten days before his death, declining invitation for 4th of July celebration in Washington, D.C. —the day he died. Summary An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter

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Updates of efforts to bring relief and reconstruction to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Updates of efforts to bring relief and reconstruction to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands   The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, a 210-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, arrives to deliver aid near the port

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State Department issues advisory of crime in Mexico cruise ports after deaths of tourists

From Journal Sentinel  Four days before Abbey Conner was found floating face down in a pool at a Mexican resort, Mary Jo Kuhn waded over to a swim-up bar in the same complex. On her second drink, she blacked out.

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How a media expert valued ST. MARY’S TODAY 

How a media expert valued ST. MARY’S TODAY One of the most revealing summaries of the value of St. Mary’s Today was this excerpt from the 2000 expert opinion formulated by newspaper consultant James N. Rosse as part of the

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Errands of Suppression in the Dead of Night

Errands of Suppression in the Dead of Night By Alice Neff Lucan (From May 2005 edition of the MDDC Press Association News)           The parties in the St. Mary’s Today lawsuit against various St. Mary’s County law enforcement officials

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Notes on Country Journalism by James J. Kilpatrick

  Notes on Country Journalism By James J. Kilpatrick Winning a Pulitzer Prize at The New York Times may be the absolute pinnacle of a newspaper career, but a case now pending in the U.S. Supreme Court suggests that country

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Cruising the Waterfront – Morris Point, Abell, Md.

Enjoy the great seafood recipes and enhance your table fare!

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Drone view of two Carnival ships docked at Grand Turk

Enjoy this unique footage of two Carnival ships, the Carnival Magic and the Carnival Vista in port. The story line of Who Collects The Souls includes drone surveillance of a ship. Published on Dec 26, 2016, by Adam Zweimiller 4K footage of

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