Local officials and residents honor veterans

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Cross1BLADENSBURG – On Memorial Day, the American Legion Post #131 (Colmar Manor) joined local politicians and county residents in Bladensburg to honor local veterans. The ceremony was scheduled to take place at the Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial, known locally as the Peace Cross, but moved to the Bladensburg town hall due to inclement weather.


Peace Cross case to be appealed to the Supreme Court

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Cross1BLADENSBURG – Judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, voted not to grant a rehearing en banc of a case involving the Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial, locally known as the “Peace Cross.” This decision effectively upholds an October 2-1 ruling by the same court that a government agency’s maintenance of the memorial violates the separation of church and state.

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