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Washington’s headquarters remains a tourism draw in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — The small log building that served as George Washington’s headquarters at the beginning and end of his military career is located right here in Cumberland. The guest book shows that visitors come from all over the world to ...

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Washington’s copy of Constitution displayed

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — After buying it at auction for nearly $10 million, George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is displaying the Founding Father’s annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association paid $9.8 million ...

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Maryland lawmakers don hoodies in memory of Florida teen

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are calling for cultural sensitivity and an end to racial profiling following the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Florida. Members of the Maryland Black Legislative Caucus gathered outside the statehouse Monday to decry the ...

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UM Law seeks attorney judges

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law needs attorney judges as it will once again host the Eastern Regional Mock Trial tournament. Next weekend’s tournament is for undergraduate trial teams (meaning witnesses can score points) and has ...

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Annapolis draws on history to raise city economy

ANNAPOLIS — A group of Annapolis residents and businessmen is hoping the past will bring financial presents to the city. Project Prosperity hopes to entice tourists with a taste for history with a three-day, two-night package next month. The $775 ...

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