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Baltimore, Maryland WNUV TV 54 Mid-1980s Commercial Breaks

A selection of station breaks that aired during a mid-1980s late-night telecast of DUNE on WNUV 54. Commercials include Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave, The Law Offices of Stephen L. Miles, Luskins, The Crease Bar, Value City Furniture, Reliable Shoes, Druid … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Sells University of Maryland Shirts with Massachusetts Outline

Terps T-shirt with Massachusetts outline confuses public, but not Wal-Mart By Wesley Case (The Baltimore Sun, 4/4/2016) If you’ve ever looked at a map of the United States and seriously thought, “Geez, Maryland and Massachusetts look so similar,” you are … Continue reading

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Criswell Predicts Maryland’s Future, 1968

Criswell Predicts: “I predict that Maryland will suffer great losses at the hands of nature over the next ten years. The Chesapeake Bay will be ravaged by fantastic storms. And the damage from these storms, one after another, will force … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s “Southside Cocktail” Inventor Dies

George E. Lee Sr., bartender recalled for his secret Southside cocktail recipe, dies By Jacques Kelly (The Baltimore Sun, 2/1/2016) Working in a commercial kitchen, George Lee Sr. made and bottled his renowned Southside cocktail mix. George E. Lee Sr., … Continue reading

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