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This is a useful theater resource, offering news, feature stories, theater listings, links to ticket services, seating charts for major theaters and more.

Presenting biographical sketch of some of the most famous political leaders of all times. Biographies of these leaders trace their life history, works & achievements.

"A point of entry to Wisconsin's vibrant history, humanities and arts communities, complete with comprehensive listings of events" and including a list of Wisconsin's historical sites.

Sponsored by Wisconsin's Cultural Coalition, this site serves as "a point of entry to Wisconsin's vibrant history, humanities and arts communities, complete with comprehensive listings of events."

"A non-profit Web site created by the partners of the Cultural Coalition of Wisconsin to support the state's culture, arts, humanites, and history."

Part of iVillage, this commercial site offers discussion groups, chat rooms, articles and resources on a variety of issues with which parents are concerned. Parents contribute as well as "experts." Similar sites are BabyCenter and ParentCenter.

Preschool Life is an online resource and print publication for parents and caregivers of preschoolers. Maintained by Kelly Rush, the site (and corresponding print mini-magazine) offers local parenting tips and news in the categories of "activities and happenings", "home life", "school life", and "just 4 fun". Madison with Kids is a related site.

APA and MLA styles, grammar, and a whole lot more. Searchable.

Includes tips on investing and personal finance in all areas--banking, home and auto, debt reduction, retirement planning, etc. Includes many applications to help you calculate the best deal or get better rates. Try taking the "financial check up" to see how you're doing.

"Key word, author, title and subject access to a number of major quotation sources in the public domain, including Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the King James Bible, Roget's Thesaurus and others."

Thorough and detailed quote coverage.

These free, interactive street atlases of the continental United States gives you mileage, door-to-door or city-to-city, and street maps with driving directions. Also has trip planning information.

Contains more than 500 reading group discussion guides, information on how to start and run a reading group, and links of interest to established groups.

A huge database of homes for sale on the Web, listing more than one million homes in the U.S.  There is a mapping feature if the address of the house is available. From the National Association of Realtors.

Combined resources of six federal agencies to create a one-stop center for federal government recalls. Includes the ability to receive electronic newsletters and updates from individual agencies.

An assortment of recipe sites all searchable by keyword and recipe type.  Very easy to use and all of the recipes include nutritional values and ratings by other cooks.

An expanding digital collection featuring thousands of historic photos, postcards, maps, letters, diaries, books, artifacts, oral histories and other digital collections from dozens of Wisconsin libraries, archives, museums and historical societies. Users can search across all content, browse sub-collections based on subject categories and types of material, or explore a map of content contributors.

Find links to web sites with information on federal regulations. Trace the regulatory rulemaking process with the "Reg Map."