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The reaction to an action

There are numerous reasons why the North and the South clashed in the Civil War (1861-1865). Perhaps the number one reason was that the southern ... Read more | Add your comment

Freedom comes at a high price

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Choice is clear for face of new $10 bill

Goodbye, Alexander; hello, Alexandria…or whomever. Alexander Hamilton, our nation’s very first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795), has had his face featured on a $10 bill ... Read more | Add your comment

Words we can all live by

With a net worth in the neighborhood of 80 billion dollars, Bill Gates is hailed as the richest man in the world. Wouldn’t you be ... Read more | Add your comment

If you build it, they will come

Has a 428-year-old mystery finally been solved? If you listen closely to the words of Brent Lane, a Board of Directors member of the First ... Read more | Add your comment