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An information center bringing together waiting children, their adoption agencies, and families looking to parent children with special needs. Their web site offers information on the special needs adoption process in Wisconsin, as well as a database of available children, news, and feature articles.

Compare over 3,000 U.S. cities in housing, costs of living, crime, education, economy, health and climate. Choose any two cities and see them displayed side-by-side.

Public access links to court records for states, produced by the National Center for State Courts.

Produced by the same folks as Nationmaster, this "statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states...StateMaster.com goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots".

Find newspaper articles covering the Sterling Hall bombing on the UW-Madison campus on August 24, 1970. Includes anniversary stories featured in the Wisconsin State Journal and Washington Post and subsequent follow-up stories through 2010.

The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education.

Compare high school diploma and higher education resources at this interactive site which offers choices for researching your education or career choice.  Appropriate for teens and adults, with lots of video content and direct links to educational institutions.

Link to local green organizations and businesses or join their email listserv to discuss green issues with other concerned individuals.

Common symbols from a variety of cultures are searchable by graphic element or meaning.

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