Mine a Motherlode of Texas Informational Treasures

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The state of Texas has a rich, sometimes controversial, but always fascinating history, a variegated geography, and a multifaceted culture that brings together many traditions and experiences. Here are some of the most valuable and easily-accessible resources for learning about our state. The Portal to Texas History http://texashistory.unt.edu/ This collaborative program gives students, teachers, researchers,… Read more »

Say Goodbye to THOMAS, and Welcome Congress.gov

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An old and familiar, sometimes beloved, sometimes reviled government resource is reaching the twilight of its life, and like an august but increasingly behind-the-times elder statesman is about to be retired from service and supplanted by his more vigorous young progeny. For almost 20 years now, the Web site THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet has… Read more »