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Topdog/Underdog

...each other. Sound off on the important issues at Their parents named them after Abraham Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, as a joke. The father gave Lincoln some money, and left. The mother funneled Booth some cash, and also split...

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This Day in History

...Monterey after the surrender of a Mexican garrison. In 1865, four people were hanged in Washington for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Lincoln. In 1896, the Democratic national convention opened in Chicago. In 1898, the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070703/loc_history.shtml
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Tucson tragedy will only temporarily halt the language of derision and hate

...so that rarely are we shocked by their precipitous, and sometimes well-thought-out, deeds to inflict harm. John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald are names we know all too well in American history. We don't seem to know as much about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011811/opi_771403259.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...Union troops. In 1865, President Lincoln died, several hours after being shot at Ford's Theater in Washington by John Wilkes Booth. Andrew Johnson became the nation's 17th president. In 1947, Jackie Robinson, baseball's first black major...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041507/sta_20070415022.shtml
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This Day in History

...the first permanent English settlement in the Western Hemisphere. (They later settled at Jamestown.) In 1865, John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded by federal troops near Bowling Green, Va., and killed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042607/sta_20070426016.shtml
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Seward's folly goes on celebrating Seward

...treaty clad in furs, ornamented with walrus teeth, fringed with timber and flopping with fish." The night John Wilkes Booth fatally shot Lincoln, Seward was stabbed by Lewis Payne at his home. His son, Frederick, almost died when he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032805/loc_20050328002.shtml
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Dysfunction at the polls

...driver, and several British cricketers named Joe Miller? Joe Miller the senatorial candidate shares a birthday with John Wilkes Booth, Young MC and Bono. His middle initial is "W." and he's originally from Kansas. Also, he maintains a perfect...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090110/opi_702959958.shtml
Opinion
A crash course in coarseness

...He markets T-shirts emblazoned with Lincoln's portrait and the words "Sic Semper Tyrannis," which is what John Wilkes Booth shouted as he fled Ford's Theater. These days, everyone seems to remember a time in the relatively recent past...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092409/opi_496919998.shtml
'Here's a little show for ya'

...chaos at a small town theatre." Lu attempts to snare patrons by lying about the 1909 opera house, saying that John Wilkes Booth played there and Drew Barrymore was born in the wings. Most of the donations he receives are useless - like two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052704/thi_show.shtml
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This Day in History

...Statehood Bill into law. In the nation In 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D.C., for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Lincoln. In 1846, U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey after the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070705/sta_20050707030.shtml
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