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  • From the Archives: Why Lincoln set a day for Thanksgiving

    From the Archives: Why Lincoln set a day for Thanksgiving
    Editor's Note: With Thanksgiving upon us, we look back at a 1950 Tribune story reporting the discovery of a letter from editor and advocate Sarah Hale urging President Abraham Lincoln to declare a national Thanksgiving holiday. Six days after Hale wrote her letter, Lincoln issued his Thanksgiving proclamation.
  • Christmas denied? Then reopen schools

    Christmas denied? Then reopen schools
    In reference to the recent decision by the Montgomery County Board of Education to take religious holidays off the school calendar ("Montgomery eliminates references to all religious holidays in school calendar," Nov. 12), it should be noted that in 1870,...

    Kerrys drawn into controversy over restaurant with Palestinian politics as its focus

    PITTSBURGH Controversy over the Conflict Kitchen restaurant's focus on Palestinian fare has continued since the menu was introduced Oct. 6, with conservative groups and media now trying to link anti-Israel messages on food wrappers distributed by the...

    Thumbnail Look At Army

    Official name: United States Military Academy (Army) Location: West Point, N.Y. (6,763) Enrollment: 4,592 cadets Founded: 1802 Nickname: Black Knights Colors: Black and gold Famous Army athletes: 1945 Heisman Trophy winner Doc Blanchard, 1946...

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...