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Friday, January 28, 2011


Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Challenger explosion.

To learn more, read these news stories:

And, investigate history at these sites:

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Here We Go Steelers

We all are very aware that Super Bowl XLV will be played on February 6 at Cowboy Stadium. But did you know that Pittsburgh is the 61st most populous city in the country and that Green Bay is 268th? Find out more about how the cities compare in this special report from the Census Bureau.

Friday, January 21, 2011

The New Adventures of Huck Finn

In case you haven't heard yet, a hot topic in 2011 has been the rewriting of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The publisher, NewSouth Books, plan to replace the "n-word" with the word slave.

Along with others, librarians are weighing in on the subject.