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  • Change the $10 bill — and eliminate the penny

    Change the $10 bill — and eliminate the penny
    Putting a female on the $10 bill is being considered; while we’re at it, why not do the job right and eliminate the penny and $1 bill? The penny and 1 spot are not worth what they used to be. People store pennies in jars on their dressers and the limp dollar doesn’t go in the slot of vending machines. Time to use a coin, maybe a $5 coin as well.
  • RedBlueAmerica: Should Alexander Hamilton make way for a woman on the $10 bill?

    The Treasury Department recently announced that Alexander Hamilton, America's first secretary of the treasury, will have to share the $10 bill with an as-yet-unnamed woman Rosa Parks? Harriet Tubman? starting in 2020. Supporters are glad to see somebody...

    Teachers weigh in on which woman should be on new $10 bill

    Teachers weigh in on which woman should be on new $10 bill
    Money. Even in this age of debit cards and online banking, cash still passes through the hands of most of us on a regular basis. It still symbolizes power and privilege, as well as compensation and investment. It is an integral part of our society,...

    With restored version out, '1776' director recalls politics behind cuts

    With restored version out, '1776' director recalls politics behind cuts
    Director Peter H. Hunt left for Europe after he finished postproduction on "1776," the patriotic musical based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit about the Founding Fathers. "The picture was locked," recalled Hunt of the film. He had won a Tony...

    Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center The following activities are offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. History program Mary Ann Cashman will present a one-woman portrayal of Abigail Adams, the wife of...