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175 Years of Texas Independence

175 Years of Texas Independence

DodransbicentennialDemisemiseptcentennialQuartoseptcentennialTerquasquincentennialNo matter how you try to say it, Texans across the state are excited about celebrating 175 years of Independence today.Last year we presented the basic facts about Texans declaring their...

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175 Years of Texas Independence

Where were you 9 years ago?

This morning our local radio station is asking people “Where were you?”Nine years ago I was driving to my new job listening to a classical music station. Just before the top of the hour news, the DJ said they had reports from New York City that smoke was coming from...

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175 Years of Texas Independence

Flag Day

On this day in 1777, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the flag of the United States.Beginning in 1885, patriotic programs honoring the flag on June 14 spread through public schools, leading to President Woodrow Wilson issuing a Proclamation on May 13, 1916...

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