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By the Mark of the Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, born when Haley’s Comet passed by the earth on November 30, 1835, became one of America’s most prolific, political, and funny writers of the late 1800s. He made fortunes, and lost them. He traveled extensively and wrote … Continue reading

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The Mighty Mississippi

The first levee has failed in Louisiana.  The Mississippi River continues to rise and now officials throughout the area are concerned other levees will not hold unless they take pressure off the entire system.  How are they going to do … Continue reading

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