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One of the darkest events in American history happened on November 23, 1963: The assassination of President John F. Kennedy. For Texans living in the Dallas—Fort With Metroplex, all of their colorful, collective history was suddenly overshadowed...
Article adapted from Forgotten Hoosiers by Fred D. Cavinder Herold was born in 1889, and he wrote about his rural upbringing and its cisterns, livery stable, courthouse, and country stores. As a...
Contemporary Texans are proud of the ethnic and cultural diversity in the Lone Star State. The one-time French territory became known as Tejas when Spain took control. Mexico would break free, and Texans would do the same...
From a singing cowboy to a celebrated teacher Columbus, Indiana, is a vibrant city known for its modern architecture and for housing the world headquarters of Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturer of engines...
This charming Ohio River town has featured some amazing and inspirational residents. The first settlers arrived in Aurora, which sits just 20 miles south of Cincinnati, in the 1790s. They were Revolutionary War veterans looking for...
Over the last few years, Indiana politicians and educators have spent a lot of time debating pre-K—namely how to stop Hoosier kids from falling further behind and how to pay for the new programs. 
Only in East Chicago can a homicide take place at a political fundraiser with four hundred guests just a room away and nobody see or hear a thing.
How did the obviously illegal act of prostitution remain under the noses of the law enforcement community for nearly 130 years?
Galveston, the island city on the Texas Gulf Coast, has long been seen as the “Playground of the Southwest.” Its beaches call out to tourists and conventioneers, who come ready to play. Where fun unfurls, vice follows.
For many, tales of the Wild West elicit visions of horseback riding cowboys, daring outlaws, and dusty saloons. For author Clay Coppedge, it’s the unique and often forgotten stories from Texas’ Wild West that excite him. In...

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