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Archaeologists find Maryland site of home where Harriet Tubman’s father once lived

Archaeologists find Maryland site of home where Harriet Tubman’s father once lived

Archaeologists working in a remote, marshy site on Maryland’s Eastern Shore say they’ve found the site of home where Ben Ross, the father of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman, once lived. Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford announced the discovery at a news conference on Tuesday, along with state and federal officials and the archaeologists from the…MORE

Backcountry guide mauled to death while fishing near Yellowstone National Park

Backcountry guide mauled to death while fishing near Yellowstone National Park

A backcountry guide died Saturday after being attacked by a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park, according to officials. Charles “Carl” Mock, 40, of West Yellowstone, was alone fishing west of the park in Montana on Thursday when the bear attacked, according to a release from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department. “The man…MORE