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2013 MacArthur Fellows Announced 1892, 1915, 1925 NYS Censuses Go Online Project to Track Graduate Stipends World\’s Oldest Newspaper Going Digital Common Core Withdrawal Bill Filed $5M For Cooper-Hewitt Museum Sherman Statue Gilding Complete Ancestry.com Aquires Find-A-Grave Saratoga Battlefield Shut Down Whiteface Highway Decline Continues

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TL Board Votes Trail Over Rail Reward Offered in Racing Museum Theft SL Votes Down Rails-to-Trail Resolution Low Test Scores Prompt Rule Change Preservation Nominations Sought 1890 Shipwreck Found in Lake Ontario Professor: Slave Novel Mystery Solved Questions Raised Over RR Plan Review RR Trail Debate Reaches Utica Librarian Leaves Job After Media Reports

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Low Test Scores Prompt Rule Change Preservation Nominations Sought 1890 Shipwreck Found in Lake Ontario Professor: Slave Novel Mystery Solved Questions Raised Over RR Plan Review RR Trail Debate Reaches Utica Librarian Leaves Job After Media Reports Iroquois Leaders in Holland for Treaty Ceremony 2nd NY Racing Museum Burgled James McPherson Speaking Nov 7

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James McPherson Speaking Nov 7 #myprofessor Hashtag Reveals Woes Ft. Ti, Reform Workshops Get NEH Grants 150 Turn Out For Rail or Trail Mtg 10th Mtn World War II ‘Duck’ Discovered ’12 Years a Slave’ Oscar Buzz Rail-Trail Meetings Begin Monday 9-11 Museum Nears Completion Carter: ‘US Has No Functioning Democracy” Back to School, Common […]

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School Starts, Common Core Continues NY Genealogy Conference Sept 20-21 Canada Archives Digitization Project Planned A New Humanities Report Card Oneida Campaign Targets Washington Redskins Museum of Arts and Design Hires Critic Garet Livermore New Sagamore Director Saratoga Wraps 150th Anniv Season NARA’s Virtual Genealogy Fair Set Whitehall Org Wins Technical Assistance

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Saratoga Wraps 150th Anniv Season NARA’s Virtual Genealogy Fair Set Whitehall Org Wins Technical Assistance Museums Ask WTF Are You Looking At? Meetings On Historic RR Line Set Hobofest Celebrates American Roots Garet Livermore Named Sagamore Director Montgomery Co. Preservation Grants Awarded Obama Addresses College Affordabilty Vacancies Hamper Agencies for Arts

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Montgomery Co. Preservation Grants Awarded Obama Addresses College Affordabilty Vacancies Hamper Agencies for Arts NYC Archaeological Digs Make News New Light on ‘Champlain’s Astrolabe’ NYS Museums Conference Planned 1796 Albany Tavern Torn Down Geneva’s Balmanno Cottage Closing Antique Boat Show Celebrates 40 Yrs Fourth ‘Uncle Sam’ Vandalized

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Historic Preservation Grants Available Apologies for Harriet Tubman Sex Video Judge OKs Tower Over Hudson Palisades Another Uncle Sam Vandalized ARTA: ‘We’ll Stop Attacking’ Scenic RR Lake George Streetscape Featuring History NYC Abolitionist Site in Court Battle Herkimer NYS Site Marks 100 Years 1921 Canadian Census Now Online Dig Unearths 1800s Utica

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Met to Launch Global Museum Program ‘Shocking’ Drop in Student Test Scores Historic Mohawk River Bridge Being Replaced Canal Splash Set For This Weekend 1812 Monuments Dedicated in Sackets Harbor Mathew Brady’ Featured in Postage Stamp Mohawk Valley Groups Join Forces Troy Buildings Being Demolished Canalway Director Stepping Down House Bill Cuts NEH by Half

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House Bill Cuts NEH by Half Historians Defend Zinn Against Censors Upgrade for NARA’s Online Catalog Fort Ticonderoga To Restore Pavilion Donations ‘Save’ Cherry Hill Mansion $33M Awarded Humanties Projects Historians: Embargo New Dissertations Fire Destroys 4 Historic Saratoga Homes Anti-RR Group Pleased With Progress Historian Stefan Bielinski Retires