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Poe's Body To Stay In Baltimore

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By David Schultz

The family of the macabre poet announced it won't move Poe's remains away from Baltimore, where the writer is currently buried.

Boston, Philadelphia, Richmond, and even St. Petersburg, Russia, are among the cities that claim to be Poe's rightful hometown.

But Harry Lee Poe, a distant cousin of the writer, says his famous ancestor is staying put--for now. He says the family will take up the matter again in 2049, the bicentennial of Poe's death.

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

Local restaurant chain Busboys and Poets will soon open in Anacostia, which suffers from a dearth of dining and shopping options-- but some within the community are decrying the opening as gentrification.

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A Primary Challenge For A Top Arlington County Democrat

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In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

The privately funded, $7 million Do Space provides free access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers, and laser cutters. It's a learning and play space, as well as an office for entrepreneurs.

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