Ruins of the Franciscan church at Mission San José de Tumacácori NPS Photo by Ed Wittenberg

Do you know what is special about September 17? Not only is it Constitution Day, which celebrates our Constitution signing but also the day that Tumacacori National Historical Park has it’s naturalization ceremony.

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Imagine making a difference someday by casting your vote today. Kids Voting started in 1988 as a way to create voting habits. Susan Nusall, director of volunteers and state coordinator for Kids Voting, says the program teaches kids how to vote, ballot issues and why it is important to vote. Nusall says the goal is to teach the process and increase voter turnout.

Joannie Collins, chief administrative officer for Kids Voting, says it’s important for kids to vote because they need to know they have a voice and use it.

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The maker of a life-saving medicine injector and its chief are in hot water with the government for pumping up the price of its patented product.

 

MARKETED as the EpiPen and sold in boxes of two, the injector pushes a hollow needle into the muscle of a... Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—In an inspiring three-day celebration, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the National Mall on Sept. 24.

 

The 10-story, 350,000-square-foot building filled with important historic objects and images is across the... Read more

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Although TV ads tell us who to vote for, we actually do not vote for president—at least not directly. When voters cast their ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 8, they actually will elect other people to vote for them! This group that votes for president is called the electoral college.

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