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Boy, 6, Sweetly Asks President Obama If He Can Adopt Syrian Child

We finally have some words to go with a photo that left us all speechless.

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Historical Society Puts Civil War Veteran Records Online

The South Dakota State Historical Society's Archives has put an index on its website listing information about dead Civil War veterans.

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My Poor Ancestors Defended Ben Affleck’s Rich Slaveholding Ancestors

Todd Epp's Virginia ancestors helped defend slavery in the Civil War. He's not happy about it, but history is messy, just like families.

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Rounds Donates Civil War-era Rifle to Center

PIERRE - A Civil War rifle owned by former Gov. Mike Rounds has been donated to the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.

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Syria Says It Won’t Use Chemical Weapons

Monday's statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Damascus is in response to reports in Washington that U.S. and allied intelligence have detected Syrian movement of chemical weapons components in recent days.

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US Close to Shift on Syrian Opposition

Officials say the U.S. is preparing to recognize Syria's opposition council as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people in the coming weeks.

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Siouxland Libraries Holds Civil War Discussion Program

This fall, Siouxland Libraries is pleased to host “Making Sense of the American Civil War,” a community reading and discussion program.

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A lighted, plaster-and-steel topographical map of the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania has been saved from the scrap heap, and will go on display in a nearby town.

Gettysburg Map is Being Saved

I've written before about the Civil War, which I find fascinating.

It seems a lighted topographical map of the Battle of Gettysburg is going to be saved after all...

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Making Sense of the Civil War

An upcoming series in Sioux Falls should be interesting for anyone who is a Civil War buff.

"Making Sense of the American Civil War" is a series of discussions beginning October 4 at the Main Downtown Library that will feature South Dakota scholars focusing on different facets of the Civil War experience...

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