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HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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A coalition for the state's four historically black institutions Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University and University of Maryland, Eastern Shore sued the Maryland Higher Education Commission in 2006, arguing that the state put the institutions at a disadvantage by duplicating similar programs at traditionally white universities.
Overall, rising indebtedness, combined with slow earnings growth and a historically low savings rate, means reduced financial flexibility for UK households.
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The goal of the HUBZone Program is to provide federal contracting assistance for qualified small business concerns located in economically distressed communities and historically underutilized business zones.
A former Obama administration official, Reed led the White House Initiative on historically Black colleges and universities, which was established when President Jimmy Carter signed an executive order in 1980 "to strengthen and expand the capacity of historically Black colleges and universities to provide quality education." She will be Colorado Department of Higher Educations first African-American executive director.
Relationships between Jews and Catholics have been historically uneasy.
Alcohol use and related disorders have historically been "viewed as a male phenomenon", researchers said.
America's Historically Black Colleges & Universities: A Narrative History From the Nineteenth Century Into the Twenty-First Century
This presentation is a multidisciplinary collection of essays that examines both historically and contemporary manifestations of appropriated and commodified forms of African American popular culture.
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