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Covers the environmental issues for each U.S. state and Canadian province. Essays include an introduction that describes the geographical and geological features of the state/province, information on how global climate change could... More 
This book studies the powers of the legislative branch and the organization of both houses of Congress. It fully examines the legislative process and how a bill ultimately can become a law. More 
Features a series of landmark court cases, including an explanation of their lasting impact, and how the judiciary has shaped the laws of the nation. More 
Covers the role and duties of the executive in the office of President, describing how those duties have changed and evolved throughout the history of the United States. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 9, 2013

Helter Skelter!      Horror in California where cult members under direction of their leader, Charles Manson, murdered pregnant actress Sharon Tate (wife of Roman Polanski), coffee heiress... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: August 8, 2013

Nixon Quits!      President Richard Nixon made a nationwide television address this evening (1974) and shocked the world by announcing his resignation from the office of the President of... More 
Bland -

The Fear

Today, 31 July, citizens of the African nation of Zimbabwe return to the polls for their presidential election. It remains to be seen whether Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country since 1980,... More 
Laura -
The Richland Library is teaming up with Richland County Council to help connect citizens with their neighbors and other community influencers at a series of meet and greets in January and February. Residents will have the opportunity to meet the person who speaks for them on County Council and keep their finger... More 
Kirby S. -

Preserving Our Freedom to Read

(This is a reprint of an op-ed, published in The State newspaper from Nov. 22, 2012) As many of us head out to grab Black Friday deals on the latest eReaders or simply spend the... More 


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