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Linkfest: Maryland Pack Rats Find Slave Documents

Slave records, political posters and a lock of hair from 1801 were discovered in the attic of a Maryland plantation, where a family kept military documents alongside laundry bills.

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A life saver called "plumpynut" / Edith Macefield, 1921-2008: Ballard woman held her ground as change closed in around her / Male blackbirds intent on protecting turf / Tiny Shetland Island declares independence



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