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The Area Agency on Aging of Dane County serves individuals who are age 60 and over and/or their family members by providing information and assistance in accessing services that will help older adults stay in their own homes and communities.

Artcyclopedia offers a useful search engine to access sites on the World Wide Web where artists' works can be viewed online. The primary focus is on fine art painting and sculpture, and you can view a master list of links to museums and galleries indexed by the site.

Physical and geographic country maps, complete with statistics and factoids.

This site is a comprehensive guide to current, international literary award information for all genres.

The Badger Herald is an independent daily campus newspaper.

The Badger State Games is a Wisconsin festival of Olympic-style competition. The Badger State Games provide a forum for training and competition among Wisconsin's Olympic hopefuls and recreational athletes.

A statewide resource providing access to electronic reference sources including newspapers, periodicals, image files and specialized reference databases.

A locally produce resource for finding song books in the collection of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Reference and Loan Library. Song books and sheet music can be borrowed through the WISCAT interlibrary loan system.

Tracks bank rates for major cities throughout the U.S., including the Madison and Milwaukee areas.

Find quotations, poetry, English language style and usage, thesauri, encyclopedias and much more in this comprehensive reference resource.

Providing access to over 1,000 programs, this is the official site for federal benefit and assistance information.

A service of the National Council on Aging for finding benefits for senior.

Provides interactive charts for stocks and mutual funds, as well as current and historical quotes.

Covers mutual funds and stocks, with quotes as far back as 1985.

Daily music news, reviews, information on new releases, industry events, and, of course, charts.

This biographical dictionary covering 28,000+ personalities has advanced search capabilities, but offers brief descriptive information rather than a full biography.

An A&E Television site featuring biographical information about contemporary people and historic persons, mostly focusing on American culture.  Includes many newsworthy people and politicians.

This website serves as a companion to C-Span 2'S weekend programming which features non-fiction books and their authors. Advance information on programming is offered, as is background information on authors and links to bestseller lists from arounf the country.

Access to 70 million+ new, used, rare, and out of print books.

The digital counterpart of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine. Offers a selection of book and audiovisual media reviews, along with feature articles.

Book news, lists, reviews, awards, and author information.

Information from the Madison Public Library Clippings File, Folders "Churches (M) - St Raphael Cathedral. Prepared by Anne Vandenburgh, March, 2005.

This was the oldest Catholic church in the City of Madison.

James Duane Doty (the former territorial governor, who had been influential in locating the capitol in Madison) on Nov 15, 1842, gave a warranty deed to the Rt. Rev. Peter Paul Lefevre, Roman Catholic bishop of Detroit, for $1. The deed was for block 67, containing 10 lots.

Search for radio stations with web sites - by state, nation, format, or call letters.

Ideal for a small business, this site includes basic business forms, templates, and checklists that you can download to your computer and customize to fit your needs.