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Who Was the Hill Country's Legendary Hondo Crouch?
Who Was the Hill Country's Legendary Hondo Crouch?
With a name like Hondo, he must have established the town of Hondo, Texas, right? Wrong. Hondo Crouch is the guy who made Luckenbach, Texas famous enough for a songwriter to write about the town. Hondo didn't launch the tiny Luckenbach. A few Germans did that back in the 1800's, but Hondo Crouch branded it.
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Letting Loose In The Library
Letting Loose In The Library
Socially struggling students have historically sought solace in the silence and solitude of their high school libraries. "It was definitely silent," Chimacum (WA) High School Principal Whitney Meissner said of her high school's library during the mid-1980s.
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Teacher Has Personalized Handshakes With Every One of His Students
Teacher Has Personalized Handshakes With Every One of His Students
Barry White, Jr., a fifth grade English teacher at Ashley Park PreK-8 School in Charlotte, North Carolina, has an elaborate, personalized handshake with every one of his students. Every. Single. One.
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This Teacher's Clever Classroom Game Helps Kids Think About World Peace
This Teacher's Clever Classroom Game Helps Kids Think About World Peace

Virginia public school teacher John Hunter has a unique tool that he uses to teach his students, but it's what he's teaching them with it that could change the world.

Hunter's invented what he calls "The World Peace Game:" a multilevel board game of sorts that he uses as an interactive, immersive way to teach kids about world problems in an effort to get them to think about ways to solve them.
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Photos of a Dictator's Peaceful Downfall, 30 Years On
Photos of a Dictator's Peaceful Downfall, 30 Years On

"Housewife."

That's the occupation that Corazon Aquino listed 30 years ago when she registered to run for president of the Philippines in 1986. She was a political neophyte who stepped forward to challenge a strongman widely believed to have been involved in the assassination of her husband, opposition leader Senator Benigno S. "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. Incumbent President Ferdinand Marcos had hastily called snap elections in a bid to strengthen his hold on office after months of political turmoil that followed the killing in 1983.
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'Donnie Darko' Director Hints At Sequel
'Donnie Darko' Director Hints At Sequel
Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly has responded to suggestions that there could be future activity in the franchise.
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Malaria And The Silent Spring
Malaria And The Silent Spring
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Warm and Cozy Beef Bourguignon
Warm and Cozy Beef Bourguignon
There's something extra cozy about coming in from the cold to a huge pot of something delicious bubbling away on the stove. It's been extra cold here in Tokyo. The other day, we went to a pottery fair and froze our butts off looking at all the gorgeous pieces. I felt bad for the vendors – at least we were able to move into the sunny patches and warm up for a bit.
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7 Practical Ways To Eat Healthier This Week
7 Practical Ways To Eat Healthier This Week
Swaps and snacks to power you through the week.
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Rare Ruby Seadragon Caught on Video for First Time
Rare Ruby Seadragon Caught on Video for First Time
In a gem of a find, scientists have filmed the ruby seadragon, a brilliantly colored fish related to seahorses, in the wild for the first time.
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