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Miller chastises Hogan over vote to remove statue, calls Taney legacy ‘complex’ (access required)

The leader of Maryland's Senate criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for holding an email vote to remove the statue of Roger Brooke Taney and in the same letter defended the legacy of the Supreme Court chief justice who authored the Dred Scott decision.

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Activist wants Harriet Tubman statue at Md. State House (access required)

ANNAPOLIS— A student activist is calling for a statue of Harriet Tubman to be added to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The Washington Post reports that University of Maryland student Colin Byrd thinks his push for the Tubman ...

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Gov.: Md. State House saved by 208-year-old lightning rod (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan says the Maryland State House was saved from a lightning strike “by a 208-year-old original Ben Franklin lightning rod.” The nation’s oldest State House was hit by lightning Friday evening, triggering a sprinkler system in ...

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