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Del. Norton wants a memorial for enslaved Africans who may have arrived at the Georgetown port

The Philadelphia Tribune 22 Jun 2021
WASHINGTON — At the Georgetown Waterfront, where wealthy boaters parked their yachts, Andrena Crockett started seeing slave ships instead ... The history is largely unsettled due to a lack of records, with some scholars disputing slave ships reached Georgetown while traveling the North Potomac.
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A-to-Z guide to the Meet of Champions: These are the storylines to know for 2021

NJ dot com 18 Jun 2021
It’s all about three letters, but we’re giving you 26 just in case. MoC — that’s the abbreviation for Meet of Champions, the season-ending event on the high school track and field calendar ... The N.J ... A. Adelaide Asante ... B ... C ... D ... E ... F ... G ... Old Bridge senior Nicholas Medeiros has one race left on Jersey soil before shipping off to Georgetown University next year.
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Cancer-stricken Newburyport firefighter Burkinshaw to be honored at Spofford Tournament

Newburyport Daily News 11 Jun 2021
As part of the festivities, Burkinshaw’s 12-year-old daughter Emma will throw out the first pitch before the consolation game between Georgetown and Pentucket, and throughout the day members of the Newburyport Fire Department will be on hand selling sweatshirts and bracelets to help raise money to cover Burkinshaw’s medical expenses.
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DACC graduation exercises set for Friday evening

The News-Gazette 20 May 2021
Spires, a summa cum laude graduate (perfect grades) from Georgetown who will give the response during Friday’s commencement exercises, had originally intended to start her own baking business. “I have a love of baking,” the Georgetown-Ridge Farm graduate said ... I would love to start an online bakery, where I could ship out products.”.
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Dirty Business – The Smuggling Pipeline Carrying Mercury Across the Amazon

InSight Crime 13 May 2021
Smuggling networks are feeding illegal mining operations across the Amazon Basin with mercury, despite global efforts to clamp down on the use of the substance ... Peru. Magnet For Smuggled Mercury ... SEE ALSO ... Investigators found that the metal enters Guyana illegally from China, with container ships avoiding customs checks at the seaport of Georgetown ... .
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Here are Georgetown's 5 Democratic city council primary candidates

The Post and Courier 09 May 2021
“If we were to have light cruises that come into the port of Georgetown -- not the big mega cruise ships, but the light ones -- or even some riverboat cruises and tie that into the leisure activities … those are things I know we can capitalize on,” Butts said. In order to thrive, Butts said Georgetown needs to build a strong tax base.
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Here are Georgetown's five Democratic city council primary candidates

The Post and Courier 09 May 2021
“If we were to have light cruises that come into the port of Georgetown -- not the big mega cruise ships, but the light ones -- or even some riverboat cruises and tie that into the leisure activities … those are things I know we can capitalize on,” Butts said. In order to thrive, Butts said Georgetown needs to build a strong tax base.
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Cruise ships' fix for dirty smoke led to water pollution in South Florida ports, study finds

Finger Lakes Times 03 May 2021
In an effort to curb their air pollution, cargo and cruise ships have been forced to reduce the sulfur in their emissions since January 2020 ... Georgetown in the Cayman Islands experienced the most scrubber discharges, all by cruise ships, accounting for 14.1% of the total amount discharged in ports.
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The Doyle House: History hiding in plain sight

The Post and Courier 28 Apr 2021
Hiding in plain sight in the downtown Historic District of Georgetown is a house that overflows with local, national and world history ... The next day or so, Theodosia boarded the Patriot from a nearby wharf in the harbor at Georgetown, and the ship and its crew and passengers were never heard from again.Hazard family.
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Proposed brewery, pavilion, shipping-container artisan village planned for Murrells Inlet

The Post and Courier 20 Apr 2021
MURRELLS INLET — Owners of the popular Quigley's Pint & Plate locations are proposing a 4,000-square-foot brewery, an accompanying pavilion and artisan village made of repurposed shipping containers on U.S ... The Georgetown County Planning Department is scheduled to consider the plan for the 3.5-acre site in May.
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Colbert I. King: An 1848 bid for freedom that rings today

The Philadelphia Tribune 16 Apr 2021
This week will commemorate the 173rd anniversary of one of the most courageous acts in antebellum America that most Americans have never heard of ... The ship was waiting for precious cargo ... Things didn’t turn out that way ... The posse on the Salem, a steamer owned by the wealthy Dodge family of Georgetown, caught up with the ship near Point Lookout ... ....
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DeSantis takes legal action against the CDC -- but some legal experts believe it's a ...

Alternet 09 Apr 2021
According to the Miami Herald, DeSantis has filed a lawsuit against the public health agency in an attempt to expedite cruise ships returning to sea ... "I think it's got negligible viability approaching zero," said Larry Gostin, a global health law professor at Georgetown University ... if they get infected on the ship.
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'Holy grail of coins' with King Farouk and US Secret Service connection in Sotheby's sale

The Irish Times 27 Mar 2021
Due to a delivery of stamps not arriving, the local postmaster authorised a printing company – who were publishers of the Official Gazette newspaper in Georgetown – to print an emergency issue of three stamps. The printer decided to add a ship to the design, which infuriated the postmaster, so he ordered that the stamps be autographed by a clerk ... .
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Jesuit fund will not wash away stain of slavery, say descendants

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Mar 2021
... were sold to plantations in Louisiana and shipped south, with 270 others, to help finance the college that became Georgetown University.Sponsored.
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Do you recognize this mystery plant?

Bluffton Today 17 Mar 2021
Try as you might, you will not happen upon such a scene now ... No fire, no reproduction ... Perhaps you’ve seen historic images of tens of thousands of barrels of pitch or turpentine lined up on the docks of Wilmington, Georgetown or Savannah ready to be shipped out, each barrel probably representing the life of one tree ... W ... Answer ... Facebook. Twitter.

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