Stephen Douglas

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Name: Stephen Douglas
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Trojans roll over Burbank, 45-28

Oak Ridge’s offensive line dominated the line of scrimmage, as the Trojans rolled up the yards and the points in a 45-28 win over Burbank Friday night.While the Trojan defense allowed some big plays and 28 points, it wasn’t nearly enough, as the Trojan ... [Published El Dorado Hills Telegraph - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Putdowns Can Be a Sharp Weapon During Political Campaigns

During a television debate against incumbent U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings in 1986, Republican candidate Henry McMaster inexplicably challenged his 64-year-old opponent to take a drug test."I'll take a drug test," Hollings snapped, "if you'll take an IQ t ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Flashback Springfield: Old State Capitol nearly met its demise 116 years ago

Today, the Old State Capitol is a popular historic site that draws many visitors, but 116 years ago we almost lost it. In 1898, the building where Abraham Lincoln and other men of local and national prominence debated issues that greatly affected our ... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln interpreter here on Saturday

It was in the Vandalia Statehouse that Abraham Lincoln gained his first political experiences, and it was there that he first spoke out against slavery.This Saturday evening, Lincoln will tell about his time in Vandalia.A Lincoln historic interpreter ... [Published The Leader Union - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

'Lincoln' to visit Bement, Lerna, Vandalia

LERNA – A visit by Abraham Lincoln to his father's farmstead will be one of three Central Illinois stops Saturday, Sept. 6, on the “Lincoln hits the road” tour.Lincoln interpreter Lonn Presnall is set to be at the Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site ... [Published Herald & Review - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cop ignores black mom and kids being chased at gunpoint

Officer Les Richardson and Meisha KilsonWhen you are in distress and see a police officer you hope that he would respond to your situation. At least that’s what Dallas mom Miesha Kilson thought when she saw Officer Les Richardson as her estranged ex-boyfriend ... [Published RollingOut - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Community gathers to remember Lincoln-Douglas debate

FREEPORT — Community members gathered Wednesday evening to commemorate the 1858 debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas at the same spot the historic moment happened exactly 156 years ago. The ceremony featured the presentation of the colors ... [Published Freeport Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Leni Gas Names Stephen Thomas Horton Non-Executive Chairman

Leni Gas & Oil Plc. (LGO.L) Wednesday announced several changes to its Board with immediate effect.Stephen Thomas Horton has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the company. He has been a Non-Executive Director of the company since February ... [Published RTTNews.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

Chicagoans, Mayor James Curtiss and the Common Council defied the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 twice. They passed a resolution on October 21, 1850, condemning it and directing the Chicago Police Department ‘not to render assistance for the arrest of fugitive ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History for Aug. 21

Highlight in History:On Aug. 21, 1944, the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington that helped pave the way for establishment of the United Nations. (The talks concluded on Oct. 7.)On this date:- ... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History: August 21, 2014

Today is the 233rd day of 2014 and the 62nd day of summer.TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1858, senatorial candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held the first of their seven debates.In 1863, pro-Confederate guerillas led by William Quantrill raided the ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Are You A Forgettable Job Candidate? Here's How To Fix That

We were interviewing fifteen or twenty candidates a day at U.S. Robotics during the years of crazy growth. I got good at remembering people through tiny cues — George Smith is the guy who worked on the space shuttle, and Alison Banks is the lady who started ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 17 2014]

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Trojans roll over Burbank, 45-28 [Published El Dorado Hills Telegraph - Sep 13 2014]
Putdowns Can Be a Sharp Weapon During Political... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
HEATWURX : "System and Method for Controlling a... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
Flashback Springfield: Old State Capitol nearly... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 07 2014]
Lincoln interpreter here on Saturday [Published The Leader Union - Sep 04 2014]
Reporting Ebola: a story of divergent Western a... [Published The Media Online - Sep 04 2014]
'Lincoln' to visit Bement, Lerna, Vandalia [Published Herald & Review - Sep 04 2014]
The trial of Anthony Burns and the coming of th... [Published Lexology - Sep 03 2014]
Cop ignores black mom and kids being chased at ... [Published RollingOut - Sep 02 2014]
Cemeteries share tales of Lafayette’s rich history [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Sep 02 2014]
Proactive weekly oil and gas news summary inclu... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Aug 30 2014]
Chaos and Ebola fears in Sierra Leone [Published H5N1 - Aug 28 2014]
Community gathers to remember Lincoln-Douglas d... [Published Freeport Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Lenigas to leave Leni Gas & Oil [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Aug 27 2014]
Leni Gas Names Stephen Thomas Horton Non-Execut... [Published RTTNews.com - Aug 27 2014]
Chicago and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
Extra: Peoria's oldest law firm avoids headline... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 21 2014]
Today in media history: Journalists introduced ... [Published Poynter Institute - Aug 21 2014]
Today in History: August 21, 2014 [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 21 2014]
Today in History for Aug. 21 [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 21 2014]
This Day in History – 25 Av/August 21 [Published Hamodia - Aug 21 2014]
‘Poet of the People’: Writer visits hometown of... [Published Tribune Star - Aug 18 2014]
Jon-Christopher Bua : Ferguson - A Country Divi... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 18 2014]
Are You A Forgettable Job Candidate? Here's How... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 17 2014]
We need a bigger president [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Hundley, Mary Elizabeth Bailey [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 17 2014]
Lincoln-Douglas exhibit moved to Freeport Publi... [Published Freeport Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Making the Case for Teaching Students to Debate [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 12 2014]
Making the Case for Teaching Students to Debate [Published Education Week - Aug 12 2014]
Stephen Bade [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 12 2014]
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Chaos and Ebola fears in Sierra Leone [Published H5N1 - Aug 28 2014]
Via The Globe and Mail, a really good article by Sierra Leonean resident Stephen Douglas: Chaos and Ebola fears in Sierra Leone. Excerpt:There’s a frantic feel palpable throughout downtown Freetown these days. A frenetic Ebola fanaticism has taken over, ...
Courage, death and survival: On the front lines... [Published H5N1 - Aug 09 2014]
Via The Globe and Mail, Stephen Douglas writes the best single piece of reportage I've seen from the Ebola hot zones: Courage, death and survival: On the front lines of the Ebola outbreak. Excerpt (but read the whole long article):The man everyone calls ...
The eternal meaning of Independence Day [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
(Scott Johnson) On July 9, 1858, Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas gave a campaign speech to a raucous throng from the balcony of the Tremont Hotel in Chicago. Abraham Lincoln was in the audience as Douglas prepared to speak. Douglas graciously invited ...
Don’t Know Much About History, Hillary Edition [Published Power Line - Jun 11 2014]
(John Hinderaker) We have commented a number of times about Barack Obama’s below-average knowledge of history. But he is not alone: his would-be successor in the White House, Hillary Clinton, wouldn’t fare well in a high school American history class, ...
Hillary’s Historic Fail [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 11 2014]
The terrible week continues for Hillary Clinton. At Wednesday’s Rahm Emanuel-Hillary Clinton show for her book tour, she was responsible for another unforced error. “I actually write about Rahm in the book,” Clinton said. “I asked him not to read it ...
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