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True Detective Stories from the Annals of the Maryland Police

28 Articles by Alexander Gifford in the “Baltimore News-Post” and “Baltimore American” from April 13-June 3, 1936 In the spring of 1936, legendary reporter-broadcaster Alexander Gifford selected 28 of the most sensational turn-of-the-century crime stories culled from Baltimore and Maryland … Continue reading

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Before he was dead, Jimi read

Or were we misled? [The approach of the Thanksgiving holiday (which this year will coincide with Hanukkah, making it Thanksgivukkah), got me thinking of the late great Jimi Hendrix, who was born in Seattle on November 27, 1942. And though … Continue reading

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