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2010-03-24 07:45:00

HONDO, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Manak, a lawyer, community activist, old-fashioned constitutionalist and member of several historical organizations, reported today that activists in Medina County, Texas have helped save the integrity of their local courthouse.

2008-07-07 12:00:25

By David Mclemore Staff Writer, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 7--A large part of the state's historic legacy -- thousands of archaeological sites and old cemeteries -- is under attack by vandals, urban growth and development, state officials said. But the biggest threat is indifference.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.