Category Archives: Maryland

Official U.S. State Dogs: MARYLAND

In 1964, Maryland became the first state to designate an Official State Dog, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. One the few breeds actually developed in the United States, its early history is more legend than fact. There’s a tale told of … Continue reading

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The Confederacy and the Union: “How the South Lost the War but Won the Narrative”

By Elaine Magliaro The Boston Globe has been running a “Divided Nation” series. The series has already touched upon a number of issues—including the wealth gap in Colorado, religious and gay rights in Arkansas, and Marco Rubio’s silence on immigration. … Continue reading

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