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According to a 19th-century poet named Francis Scott Key, the United States is the "land of the free and the home of the brave." If he were writing those lyrics today, he might add an asterisk with the notation: "Void in the aftermath of terrorism."...
The project manager at the former Patterson Park High School in Highlandtown stood atop a roof terrace and said, "This is not a cookie-cutter property." That's an understatement. Shaffin Jetha and Chuck Nale, officials of Focus Development, gave me a...
College lacrosse Scott to receive Spirit of Tewaaraton Award The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Johns Hopkins lacrosse player, coach, and athletic director Bob Scott as the recipient of the 2013 Spirit of Tewaaraton Award. Scott, a National...
Indianapolis Public Schools is investigating an alleged sexual assault on an elementary school student. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to IPS School #103, Francis Scott Key, at approximately 2:40 p.m. Thursday. ...
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Before major events audiences across America are treated to the National Anthem, the song known as the Star Spangled Banner. The inspiring lyrics were written by Francis Scott Key in 1814 while observing the Battle of Fort McHenry. Eventually, it was set...
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of articles about one of Washington County's and Hagerstown's largest expositions, "On Wings of Time." In 1936, community leaders were sent a letter detailing one of the largest expositions in the eastern...
It seems like just yesterday. And yet it also seems like a lifetime ago; that bright, blue, sun-splashed September morning 10 years ago when our world changed forever. It was one of those moments, like Pearl Harbor and John Kennedy’s assassination,...
On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses? Does this stanza sound...
Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsenseChange of SubjectIn advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
Pop & HissSteven Tyler gave a screechy performance of the national anthem before an NFL playoff game on Sunday. Steven Tyler is just the latest celebrity to run into trouble performing the song live....
Nation NowSteven Tyler: Steven Tyler has been taken to task by some for his performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Sunday's AFC game. But he's not alone. We asked a Juilliard expert to explain why the song is so notoriously difficult....
Nation NowSuper Bowl fallout: M.I.A.'s little flip of the bird upstaged not only Madonna but Kelly Clarkson as well. Both Madonna and Clarkson delivered stellar performances at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show. Yet the only thing the media seems to be focusing...
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