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Volume xviii, Issue 8 ~ February 25 - March 3, 2010

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This Week’s Features . . .

Running for Freedom

Project Run-A-Way makes a living link to slaves who risked their lives for liberty

"With living history the impact lives longer," says actor Scotti Preston hunted through colonial newspapers to learn more about how slaves lived. "Think of it as the sound bite that sticks with you, the one that reminds you” of slaves who were “artful, cunning and clever.”

Sporting Life

by Dennis Doyle

Escape Winter — Now!

If your patience has worn thin, good fishing awaits to the south.

Sky Watch

by J. Alex Knoll

The Many Paths of the Sun

They’re all a result of earth’s 231/2-degree tilt

Just a few weeks past the mid-point of winter, the daytime ecliptic for us in the Northern Hemisphere is still quite low, with the sun less than 45 degrees above the horizon at its noon-time zenith.

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Shutter Island

A deputy Marshal investigates an escape from an institute for the criminally insane. His investigation, however, stirs suspicions of something more wicked and sinister.

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Adventures on the Geotrail of History

New technology traces a 200-year-old story.

The National Park Service is following in the footsteps of Indiana Jones, creating adventure by uniting history and technology. The Star-Spangled Banner Geotrail is the latest adventure.

Bay Gardener

by Dr. Francis Gouin

Read the Temperature in Your Broadleaf Evergreens

A quick lesson in plant biology.

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Follow on the Water

Tom Wisner’s last album is inspired and nourished by friendships from around Chesapeake Bay

Follow on the Water compresses a lifetime of experiences into 24 cuts on two CDs.

In all that Tom saw and heard, he found poetry. In speech or song, all the words of Follow on the Water ring with the clear depths of that art form. Both poems and songs are simply worded stories layered with metaphor and meaning.

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New in Black History

Tuskegee Airmen’s National Historic Site and George Lucas Movie

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Donnie Radcliffe


Chronicler of the nation’s first ladies and good Calvert citizen dead at 80.

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Sen. Cardin Squeezes Constrictors

When introduced to our ecosystem, these species feed on local wildlife.

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We’re not talking about weather int this must-see Colonial Players production. It delves, without reservation, into the bleak, cold world of the criminal psychopath.

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