Stephen Douglas

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Name: Stephen Douglas
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Homeless stand down puts focus on veterans>

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) --Bobby Rogers admits a heroin addiction ruined his relationship with Uncle Sam during the 1970s when he was a young Private First Class stationed in Germany."The Army was good to me, it's just the drugs," said Rogers. "I was going ... [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

When It Comes To Creativity, Are Two Heads Better Than One?

Joshua Wolf Shenk doesn't believe in the myth of the lone genius. "What has one person ever done alone?" he asks NPR's Robert Siegel. "We think of Martin Luther King and Sigmund Freud and Warren Buffett and Steve Jobs as these great solo creators but ... [Published KNAU - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Protests continue at Ministry of Works

Police were called to the Ministry of Works yesterday after more than 100 employees blocked the entrance to the lobby, demanding hazard pay they claim is owed to them from 2005.Workers have been lobbying for months to get their money.Last month, Deputy ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Study of Illinois State Library to be distributed to all public libraries

Tom Emery, the author of the Illinois Through the Years column, has written "The Illinois State Library Heritage Project 1839-2013," a 220-page coffee-table book on the rich, colorful 175-year history of the Illinois State Library.The book will be distributed ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Forward into the past

, and sent to the states to amend the U.S. Constitution to make senators elective.PHOTO/NATIONAL ARCHIVESIt was Thursday, Nov. 18, 2013. A member of the Douglas County Republican Central Committee, Walter Nowosad, was conducting an interview with Sue ... [Published Reno News & Review - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Foley's folly: To debate or not to debate

Do debates determine elections?On occasion, they do. Those defending the proposition that debates are determinative point to the Nixon-Kennedy contest of 1960. And of course the Lincoln-Douglas debates still are held up in the history books as demonstrating ... [Published West Hartford News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bostic, Stephen Douglas "Doug"

Guest Book Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Stephen Douglas "Doug" Bostic. View Sign Doug was born Dec. 29th, 1955 at Halifax hospital in Daytona Beach, FL. He graduated from Mainland High School in ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Archaeologists dig Into Chicago’s grisliest history

at 8:21 amArchaeologists race against time to discover what remains of Camp DouglasThe Chicago South Side neighborhood of Douglas doesn’t get a lot of attention these days, and when it does, it’s usually for its gorgeous early architecture, such as the ... [Published Civil War Courier - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Flick Fact 7/9/14

QUESTION: The Lincoln-Douglas debates between Abe Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas are considered by some to be the greatest political debates of all time. Do you know what happened in Bloomington 156 Julys ago — July 1858 — that caused them?ANSWER : According ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Flick Fact 7/4/14

QUESTION: Can you name the Twin City location said to be the site where Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas once exchanged quips, Eleanor Roosevelt once dined and Adlai Stevenson II often played cards?ANSWER: The Vrooman Mansion at 701 E. Taylor St.. ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The eternal meaning of Independence Day

(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 ... [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

150th anniversary of Montana Territory: Revisiting the history behind our name

Why Montana?Had political push come to partisan shove 150 years ago – and lord knows it did at times in 1864 – we could be living today in the state of Shoshoni or Jefferson or, Granville Stuart’s preference, “To yabe-Shock up.”But in 1864 a Republican ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jun 29 2014]

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"Just checking on my claims, see about getting an ID," Douglas said. "(the location) makes things a little easier."

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A Nation Divided [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - 9 hours ago]
Homeless stand down puts focus on veterans> [Published WTVD Raleigh Durham - 17 hours ago]
When It Comes To Creativity, Are Two Heads Bett... [Published KNAU - 19 hours ago]
Protests continue at Ministry of Works [Published Nassau Guardian - Jul 23 2014]
Study of Illinois State Library to be distribut... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 20 2014]
Forward into the past [Published Reno News & Review - Jul 18 2014]
Foley's folly: To debate or not to debate [Published West Hartford News - Jul 17 2014]
Michael Allman Band to play in Ashburn 'Smokeout' [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Jul 17 2014]
Michael Allman Band to play in Ashburn 'Smokeout' [Published WALB 10 - Jul 17 2014]
Rex Smith: Compromise a virtue of real patriots [Published Times Union - Jul 16 2014]
Vital Statistics: July 13, 2014 [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 14 2014]
David Hipsak [Published Bismarck Tribune - Jul 14 2014]
ALEXANDER, STEPHEN [Published Army Flier - Jul 13 2014]
Bostic, Stephen Douglas "Doug" [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 13 2014]
Archaeologists dig Into Chicago’s grisliest his... [Published Civil War Courier - Jul 11 2014]
Michael Allman Band at Sherman [Published Pocono Record - Jul 11 2014]
FOUL: Key point in county executive primary deb... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 10 2014]
Cheery bus driver gets nod for award [Published Evening Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Flick Fact 7/9/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 09 2014]
Judging Ann: Callis tries to go to Washington [Published Chicago Lawyer - Jul 08 2014]
National Myths that Hide Our Patriotic Past [Published Cutting Edge News - Jul 06 2014]
Compromise a virtue of real patriots [Published Times Union - Jul 05 2014]
The eternal meaning of Independence Day [Published Power Line - Jul 04 2014]
Flick Fact 7/4/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 04 2014]
The Power — And Paucity — Of TV [Published MidWeek - Jul 02 2014]
Spotting a bad leader: A look through US Presid... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 02 2014]
Judging Callis tries to go to Washington [Published Chicago Lawyer - Jul 01 2014]
Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘America’ Is Nuts [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 30 2014]
150th anniversary of Montana Territory: Revisit... [Published Ravalli Republic - Jun 29 2014]
Protestors from Ministry of Works demand hazard... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jun 28 2014]
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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 ...
6 Must-See NBA Playoff Series, First Round Edition [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Source: RMTip21 / Flickr Finally. After grinding through the brutal regular season, during which even the truest fan is tested in the dog days of late March and early April, the NBA Playoffs start April 19. Finally. In the words of Chris Webber, ...
“Rights” of Obamacare [Published Power Line - Mar 31 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Abraham Lincoln’s argument with Stephen Douglas also came down to a disagreement over the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln articulated this disagreement with special gusto in his critique of Douglas on July 10, 1858. According ...
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