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Upcoming: THE STATESMAN AND THE STORYTELLER by Mark Zwonitzer (Algonquin)

As mentioned earlier today, the 1850s-1910s is approximately my favourite period of America history. In The Statesman and the Storyteller, Mark Zwonitzer recounts the friendship of John Hay and Mark Twain. 303 more words

History

Aurora at Bedford highlights tonight's games

Aurora at Bedford highlight, tonight’s games

By Bryant K. Kizer

Sports Writer

There will be a lot of green in the building as the Aurora Greenmen battle hosting Bedford Bearcats tonight in the Division 1, Solon District tournament. 117 more words

High School Basketball

A Postscript to Lincoln's Blind Memorandum

One of best-known stories about Lincoln concerns his so-called “blind memorandum.” On the morning of August 23, Lincoln took a sheet of paper from his desk and scribbled a note to himself, his cabinet, and (ultimately) the nation: 562 more words

Emerging Civil War

When in Baguio

Happy New Year everyone! I just came back from our annual family trip in Baguio City for the holidays. Been going to this place since I was very young and I have seen it grow so much from building to building over the past years. 1,058 more words

  • “The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it.” ~John Hay (1838-1905)
John Hay

Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay and the War for Lincoln's Image

I decided to read this book as I am interested in American History and Abraham Lincoln in particular. I did not know anything about John Hay or John Nicolay other that they were Lincoln’s secretaries and guardians of the gate so to speak for access to the President. 155 more words

Leadership

Labatt says cheers for Mill Street Brewery buy

Labatt Breweries of Canada has purchased Toronto’s Mill Street Brewery, much to the chagrin of fans who prefer their craft brews to be local and independently owned. 281 more words

Business