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The Past Is Never Dead by Rebecca Howard

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Recently I watched the movie Lincoln, an epic film that was based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s tome Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and adapted for the screen by the brilliant Tony Kushner.  It was not lost on me that this remarkable film’s script was created by the same Pulitzer Prize winning playwright responsible for

Enhance Your Learning with ESL Podcast!

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For an adult learner who needs some English listening practice and has Internet access, we highly recommend eslpod.com.  Learners can go to the site and choose a podcast that is of interest to them. They can listen to it slowly, listen to an explanation of it, and/or listen to it quickly; at the same time they can read the transcript if they'd like. The service is free, but interested students can pay for a basic or premium membership if they would like to receive the "Learning Guides."  

I'd like to buy my parents a digital camera, but don't know much about the brands or features. Where can I find something that will help me make the best decision?

The library has online access to Consumer Reports, a magazine that specializes in product testing and comparisons to help buyers make the most of their money. In order to search the magazine's contents, first go to the library's home page and do a title search for 'Consumer Reports Online', then click on the top result by the same name.

Feedback Wanted

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Yesterday, November 28, the City of Tulsa and the PLANiTULSA team launched a space for an on-going virtual Town Hall. FeedBackTulsa is a place to make comments, share what you love, ask questions or offer suggestions about your fair City of Tulsa.

School Report Cards & School Transfer

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The new A-F Oklahoma School Report Cards have been out awhile. The School Report Cards allow parents and students to gauge the success (or failure) of their school or potential schools. This is the first year the school report cards have been issued on an A-F scale and there has been some confusion about the scoring.

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