Wednesday, February 22, 2006

What's Hot In Tax Forms!

From the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), What's Hot In Tax Forms, Publications, and Other Tax Products is a collection of links to information about tax law changes and changes to tax forms and publications for the current tax year and later. Covers individuals, businesses, and specific tax topics such as excise taxes, estates and trusts, and retirement plans.

Need to fill out a 1040EZ? Don't know what to do with your 1099INT form? Work in North Dakota and need tax forms?

Don't worry!

Go to Tax Forms and view links to the IRS, Minnesota, North Dakota and other states. There is also information as to where you can go to get help with your tax questions!


Tax Haiku
The blank forms call--
"How will you spend your refund?"
They're optimistic.

- Tracy Charles, Duke University



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What to Do If You Have a Blowout On the Highway

From the National Safety Council (NSC), What to Do If You Have a Blowout On the Highway gives safety tips for handling a blowout or flat tire while driving on the highway. Discusses how to get off the roadway safely, precautions on the side of the road, and deciding whether to change the tire or call for help. From the National Safety Council (NSC).

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index, LII.)


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New Requirements for Travelers

From the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, the New Requirements for Travelers gives an overview and brief facts about the new law that by January 1, 2008 will require that "travelers to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, Panama, Mexico and Canada have a passport or other secure, accepted document to enter or re-enter the United States." Some material also in Spanish and French.

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index, LII.)



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St. Cloud: Tap water OK to use

St. Cloud: Tap water OK to use

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Powerball to reveal who won $365 million

Attack on Shiite mosque sets off protests in Iraq

Bad blood on the boil

Down but not out

Cohen leads Slutskaya after dazzling short program



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Thursday, February 16, 2006

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Understanding America After 9/11

We knew life in America would never be the same after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but no one knew exactly how it would change. How has our society and country come to terms since then? Public radio tackles this question with Understanding America after 9/11, a week of special coverage on stations nationwide. Stories and programs from Understanding America after 9/11 were broadcast on public radio stations nationwide September 3 through September 10, 2002. Many of the stories are archived on this site.

(From RefDesk.com)



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Cruise-Holmes breakup report false

Cruise-Holmes breakup report false

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Iraqi TV ads appeal for U.S. journalist's release

Fellow Hunter Shot by Cheney Suffers Setback

Tracing HIV's Steps

Ligety strikes combined gold after Miller disqualified


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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Condoms: History, Testing, Effectiveness & Availability

Just in time for Valentine's Day....

A timeline of the development of condoms from ancient Egyptian use of "a linen sheath for protection against disease" through the 1800s, when "condom manufacturing was revolutionised by the discovery of rubber vulcanisation by Goodyear (founder of the tyre company) and Hancock," and the present day. Also includes a link to information about the female condom. From Avert, "an international HIV and AIDS charity based in the UK."

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index, LII.)



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How to Write the Perfect Love Letter

Tips from a professional writer for crafting a successful love letter. Suggestions include being neat and expressive, providing the reasons you fell in love, and ending your letter with "carefully worded prose." The author also counsels against "being casual, too light-hearted, or openly erotic." From a company that sells sample letters and writing software.

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index, LII.)



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Frist plans push to ban gay marriage

Frist plans push to ban gay marriage

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Look familiar? One Valentine's card is best seller

Lollapalooza Returning As A Three-Day Festival

Krispy Kreme in Waite Park to close

Money sought for new library


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Friday, February 10, 2006

Winter Olympics History

Historical information about all Olympic Winter Games back to the first games in Chamonix, France, in 1924. Includes medal totals, and list of gold, silver, and bronze medal-winners in each event. Also includes links to information about the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. From CBS SportsLine.com.

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index)


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Will Brown tell all on Katrina?

Will Brown tell all on Katrina?

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Ongoing search wears on student's father

Israeli, Palestinian diplomats face off on future of peace process

U2 Dismantles Mariah, Kanye at Grammys

No Recipe for Superstardom

New Class of Anti-HIV Drug Shows Promise



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Torino 2006 Winter Olympics

LexisNexis Provides In-Depth Coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympic Games

For the latest news, surrounding the XX Winter Games in Torino, Italy
Feb. 10-26,2006), visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/news/2006winterolympics.asp.

You can access coverage to more than 4,000 U.S. & International news sources. From newspapers and wire services to magazines and TV transcripts, the LexisNexis Olympic package includes coverage in the following areas:

* Events – Detailed coverage of every winter Olympic event and the athletes involved.
* Latest Headlines – as they break throughout the day.
* In the News – Background info and latest developments involving the Olympic Torch Relay, the Olympic Committees, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies,Security and more.
* Media Center – Check the Olympic Schedule, watch for Daily Results,read the latest transcript from NBC’s Coverage and learn about Past Medal Winners.


For more information go to http://www.torino2006.org/ the
official web site for the 20th Olympic Winter Games which play from February 10 -26, 2006, in Torino. Italy.



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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Marine rover scours Mississippi for SCSU Student

Marine rover scours Mississippi for SCSU Student

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Deadly cartoon riot near U.S. base

Chicken saved by mouth-to-beak resuscitation

Britney's Baby on Board Troubles

Paris Restrained


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Trans Fat Now Listed On Food Labels

The Food and Drug Administration now requires food manufacturers to list trans fat (i.e., trans fatty acids) on Nutrition Facts and some Supplement Facts panels. Scientific evidence shows that consumption of saturated fat, trans fat, and dietary cholesterol raises low-density lipoprotein (LDL or 'bad') cholesterol levels that increase the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, over 12.5 million Americans suffer from CHD, and more than 500,000 die each year. (From RefDesk)



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Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Senate standoff: McCain bashes Obama

Senate standoff: McCain bashes Obama

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U.N. staff flee cartoon riots

Sex Cell Switch

Stellar Stag Party

Reforms Could Hit Groups, From Golf to History




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Map Collections: 1500-2004

The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of the Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection. (From Refdesk.)



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eHow

eHow.com is the world's most widely read how to manual. Every month over 4 million people visit eHow to learn how to do something. With hundreds of thousands of pages of advice, eHow offers staff-written, reviewed and edited step-by-step solutions. Every eHow is clear, concise, and accurate. (From Refdesk.)




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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Bush taking State of the Union message on the road

Bush taking State of the Union message on the road

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Hussein a no-show in court

Lohan injured in teacup accident

Alito joins high court after 58-42 vote

GOP, Bush Seek Stronger Ties


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State of the Union 2006

The January 31, 2006 State of the Union address by President Bush is now available online. You can either read or view him speaking via Webcast.

You can also search and analyze the full-text of all the State of the Union Addresses from 1790-2005. The State of the Union Address is an annual event in which the President of the United States reports on the status of the country. The address is also used to outline the President's legislative proposals for the upcoming year. (From RefDesk.com)


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History of the Super Bowl

Can't wait until Sunday to see which team, Seattle Seahawks or Pittsburgh Stealers, will be victorious in Detroit? Want to know some history behind the Super Bowl? Well, read on my friend!

These articles from Sporting News magazine discuss each game that has been played in this National Football League (NFL) annual event, which began in 1967, and which pits the winner of the American Football Conference (AFC) against the National Football Conference (NFC) winner. It also includes a list of games, with teams and scores.

Or visit the official site of Super Bowl XL.

(Copyright © 2005, Librarians' Internet Index, LII. All rights reserved.)



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