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Downtown Vandalism Causes Widespread Damage For Merchants

Downtown Vandalism Causes Widespread Damage For Merchants

 

Merchants along North Third Avenue were stunned Thursday morning, April 28, when decorative plants along the historic area had their two-foot deep pots smashed by ...

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Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day Success

Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day Success

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter Removal Day and Enforcement Day on Thursday, April 21 to pick up litter, trash and ...

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River Clean Up May 7

River Clean Up May 7

Volunteers will meet near the river in the Cost Less parking lot. Bring gloves, boots, and energy. So far volunteers have collected over eight tons ...

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Superhero NICU Reunion At Modesto Nuts Game

Superhero NICU Reunion At Modesto Nuts Game

For the third year Doctors Medical Center will honor its “graduates” of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Superhero Night at the Modesto ...

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McKenzie Cruises Into Ports Game A Winner

McKenzie Cruises Into Ports Game A Winner

With only 8,736 fans to go, the Stockton Ports were anticipating reaching their six millionth fan to walk through the gates during Saturday or ...

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Oak Valley Art Society Spring Show Winners

Oak Valley Art Society Spring Show Winners

Members of the Oak Valley Art Society hosted their Spring Show earlier this month at the Escalon library. Following is the list of winners.

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SPECIAL DELIVERY

SPECIAL DELIVERY

A project that saw many contributors came to fruition on Monday morning at Haidlen Ford on East F Street in Oakdale. Here, recently-turned 16-year-old Hailey ...

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Car Owners Help Raise Funds For Local OSPA

Car Owners Help Raise Funds For Local OSPA

A great fun filled, sunny day at PDT Motorsports was had by all that showed up at the South Fifth Avenue location in Oakdale on ...

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City To Use Grant $$ To Buy Electric Trucks

City To Use Grant $$ To Buy Electric Trucks

A San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District grant will enable the City of Oakdale to take advantage of an opportunity to obtain alternative fuel ...

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Laugero Celebrates Milestone Birthday With Family, Friends

Laugero Celebrates Milestone Birthday With Family, Friends

Longtime former Escalon resident Minnie Laugero, now living at Dale Commons in Modesto, turned 100 on Monday, April 4, 2016. She celebrated her birthday at ...

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Pet Rescue Finds Niche In Repurposing

Pet Rescue Finds Niche In Repurposing

ASTRO Foundation continues to not only make its mark, but finds a way to make the most of its opportunities. The Animal Shelter to Riverbank ...

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Bagley Signs To Play Football With La Verne

Bagley Signs To Play Football With La Verne

Hard-hitting Oakdale Mustang outside linebacker and strong safety, Robby Bagley has come to a decision on where he will be playing football this upcoming fall ...

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Love Oakdale Brings Community Together

Love Oakdale Brings Community Together

 

With nearly 20 projects around town, volunteers gathered on Saturday, April 23 to share breakfast and then headed out to their assignments of painting, cleaning ...

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Relay Hits Right Notes For Community

Relay Hits Right Notes For Community

 

In a fun-filled, yet often touching 24 hours, Relay For Life of Oakdale participants helped raise awareness of the programs and services of the American ...

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Tracy Arrest Tied To Oakdale Robbery

Tracy Arrest Tied To Oakdale Robbery

Oakdale Police are investigating the likelihood that a suspect arrested on April 22 in Salida by Tracy Police investigators is linked the Valley First Credit ...

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Relay Raises $75,000-Plus

Relay Raises $75,000-Plus

 

While many American Cancer Society Relay For Life events are cutting down their hours – opting for shorter 12- or 18-hour versions, the Relay For Life ...

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Kayaking, History Offered At Melones Visitors Center

The next couple of Saturdays will hold some special programs at New Melones Lake Visitors Center, with kayaking featured on April 23 and Me-Wuk heritage ...

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Assembly Bill Aims To Track Cargo Theft

Assembly Bill Aims To Track Cargo Theft

Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Riverbank) said AB 2805, her bill to create a task force that would develop and adopt standards for detecting and tracking cargo ...

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Sunday Drowning At Woodward Reservoir

Sunday Drowning At Woodward Reservoir

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District officials reported that emergency crews responded to a possible drowning at the Woodward Reservoir on Sunday, April 17 around 4 ...

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4-H Earns Top Honors At West Coast Rabbit Show

4-H Earns Top Honors At West Coast Rabbit Show

On the weekend of April 9th and 10th, 2016, the Orange Blossom 4-H Rabbit Project participated in the West Coast Classic Rabbit Show in Reno ...

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Posted: Apr. 20, 2016 11:18 a.m. | 4-H Earns Top Honors At West Coast Rabbit Show Comments 0 Comments
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Refurbished Sierra DinnerTrain Celebrates Re­Opening

Refurbished Sierra DinnerTrain Celebrates Re­Opening

Under vivid blue skies with a crisp breeze blowing, the train whistle blew at regular intervals through Oakdale on Sunday, April 17.

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Love Oakdale Slated Saturday

Love Oakdale Slated Saturday

The kickoff rally is planned for 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 23 at Wood Park in Oakdale, in the heart of downtown, as work ...

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Parade Organizer Praises Help From Local Youths

Parade Organizer Praises Help From Local Youths

In her first year as serving as coordinator of the Oakdale Rodeo Parade, Lisa Vandermeer said she got plenty of help … from an unexpected source.

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Annual Peddler’s Faire Supports Local Museum

Annual Peddler’s Faire Supports Local Museum

Whether it be a love of the outdoors, a unique find or a bit of history, Knights Ferry has it all to offer its visitors ...

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Market Moves Back To Third

Market Moves Back To Third

After controversy with its location last year and the Oakdale Tourism and Visitors Bureau withdrawing its sponsorship, the Oakdale City Council on Monday, April 18 ...

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Valley Charter High School Hosts Thursday Open House

Valley Charter High School Hosts Thursday Open House

 

Valley Charter High School’s (VCHS) Open House is slated for Thursday, April 28 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school ...

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Stanislaus County Teacher Of Year Finalists Announced

Stanislaus County Teacher Of Year Finalists Announced

 

The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will honor the 2016 Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year Finalists and announce ...

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OJHS Team Prepares For Annual Pentathlon

OJHS Team Prepares For Annual Pentathlon

Eleven Oakdale Junior High School eighth graders will be among a field of approximately 150 students on Saturday as participants in the 12th Annual Stanislaus ...

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2016 9:43 a.m. | OJHS Team Prepares For Annual Pentathlon Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honors

Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honors

While its campus may be small and somewhat unassuming, Knights Ferry Elementary School is achieving big things.

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Students Gear Up For Annual County Academic Pentathlon

Students Gear Up For Annual County Academic Pentathlon

Stanislaus County junior high school students are gearing up for the 12th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Pentathlon. Approximately 150 students are slated to participate in ...

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OHS Students Prepare For Business World

OHS Students Prepare For Business World

Oakdale High School students are learning how to do business.

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Students Shine At Elementary Science Olympiad

Students Shine At Elementary Science Olympiad

Earlier this month, young science enthusiasts gathered at Walnut Elementary School in Turlock for the 19th Annual Elementary Science Olympiad, hosted through the Stanislaus County ...

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Oakdale School Board Recognizes Excellence

Oakdale School Board Recognizes Excellence

By TERESA HAMMOND

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Mini Rodeo Rolls Into Sierra View

Mini Rodeo Rolls Into Sierra View

By TERESA HAMMOND

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Oakdale Aca Dec Closes Out Competitive Season

Oakdale Aca Dec Closes Out Competitive Season

The Oakdale High School Academic Decathlon team has wrapped up another successful year. In March, the OHS team traveled to Sacramento for the 16th consecutive ...

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HAWK HONORS

HAWK HONORS

Valley Home students were recently acknowledged for their scholastic efforts at a Student of the Month assembly. Students honored were: Jesse Ruddy, Joshua Blasengym, Seth ...

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Tip Leads To Arrest Of Shotgun-Toting Teen

Tip Leads To Arrest Of Shotgun-Toting Teen

Oakdale Police, acting on information that a 15-year-old boy was in the area of Oak Valley Hospital with a concealed shotgun, located the individual and ...

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Stopped Speeder Linked To Turlock VFW Burglary

Stopped Speeder Linked To Turlock VFW Burglary

A man wanted by Turlock Police for a brazen burglary where antique rifles were stolen from a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post earlier this month ...

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Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span

Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span

 

The Valley First Credit Union on West F Street in Oakdale was held up shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18 and the ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2016 6:18 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 20, 2016 10:45 a.m. | Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span Comments 0 Comments
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POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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Police Investigating Potential Missing Soccer League Funds

Police Investigating Potential Missing Soccer League Funds

 

The possible loss of undisclosed funds from the Oakdale Youth Soccer League has been reported to the Oakdale Police Department according to representatives from the ...

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POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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City Manager Gets Pay Raise

City Manager Gets Pay Raise

 

The Oakdale City Council voted unanimously Monday, April 18 to raise City Manager Bryan Whitemyer’s base salary to $176,951. Whitemyer’s previous pay ...

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Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones

Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones

The State Water Resources Control Board held a workshop April 5 in Sacramento on the 2016 operations plan for the Stanislaus River, which includes a ...

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Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council

Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council

The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has announced the appointment of Ruben Grijalva to the position of Executive Director, effective April 15.

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Posted: Apr. 13, 2016 9:22 a.m. | Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council Comments 0 Comments
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Public Safety Dispatchers In Spotlight This Week

Public Safety Dispatchers In Spotlight This Week

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is honoring the men and women who serve as call-takers and dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 10-16 ...

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New Fire Prevention Grants Awarded For State Projects

New Fire Prevention Grants Awarded For State Projects

An additional $3 million in grants throughout the state was awarded on Monday, April 4 by Cal Fire, for a variety of fire prevention projects ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Peddler’s Faire morning was a bit breezy but that didn’t keep anyone away. The Odd Fellows held a breakfast to start the day ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

April birthday wishes go out to: Denise Crom, Calab Coston, Jim McCarthy, Megan Peterson, Michelle Muller, Jordan Ray, Eric Ulrich, Sharon Page, Lee Shearer, Jean ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

There was a large turnout for the memorial service for Sherron McCarthy despite the rain. Pastor Bob led the service. Everyone then gathered at the ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The memorial service for Sherron McCarthy will be Saturday, April 9th at the Knights Ferry Cemetery at 1 p.m. There will be a potluck ...

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Valley Home News

This week we had the pleasure of attending evening service at the Missionary Baptist Church in Valley Home. The service was filled with the melody ...

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Valley Home News

Welcome all ... Great things are happening in Valley Home! Tonight, Wednesday, April 20th through Saturday evening, April 23rd you are invited to a wonderful old ...

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Valley Home News

Tons of excitement ... with April 23rd rapidly approaching excitement is building in Valley Home, even in the surrounding areas of Oakdale, Waterford, Escalon and Knights ...

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Valley Home News

Boots, spurs and Wranglers ... it’s Rodeo time in Oakdale! All week long we have been excited to see rig after rig travel through Valley ...

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ANTHONY RICHTER

ANTHONY RICHTER

In the early morning of April 20, 2016 Anthony Henry Richter of Oakdale, CA passed away at home with his wife, Genetta Richter, by his ...

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ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

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DEBRA STONE

DEBRA STONE

DEBRA STONE

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DARALD BRAKE

DARALD BRAKE

DARALD BRAKE

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LOIS MEARL SOUZA

LOIS MEARL SOUZA

LOIS MEARL SOUZA

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LOIS MEARL SOUZA

LOIS MEARL SOUZA

Lois Souza, age 88, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2016 at the Oakdale Rehabilitation and Nursing Center with her family by her side. Lois ...

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DARALD BRAKE

DARALD BRAKE

Darald Dean Brake went to be with the Lord on March 31, 2016 at his home in Oakdale at the age of 73. Darald was ...

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DEBRA STONE

DEBRA STONE

Debbie Lynn Stone, 58, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on March 31, 2016. Debbie was born on December 22, 1957 in Turlock, California ...

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WILLIAM (Bill) R. SCHIPPERS

Bill was born in Pittsburg, CA to Edward and Margaret Schippers. He attended school in Modesto, CA. Bill was a marine and he left on ...

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LINDA LOUISE AMATE

Linda graduated OHS in 1962 and went on to receive her BA degree and teaching credentials at Fresno State. Linda was a Kindergarten teacher in ...

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Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced

Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced

HOLLYWOOD — Though rumors circulated in January, Disney has confirmed that American actress Emma Stone will star as the villain in the live-action adaptation of “101 ... » Read More
Posted: Apr. 28, 2016 7:59 a.m. | Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced Comments 0 Comments
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Job prospects looking up for new college graduates, employer survey says

Job prospects looking up for new college graduates, employer survey says

Good news for college students about to enter the workforce comes from two new surveys of employers.
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Agatha Christie’s most famous mystery is on Blu-ray and DVD

Agatha Christie’s most famous mystery is on Blu-ray and DVD

Agatha Christie’s biggest-selling novel, the oft-filmed “And Then There Were None,” has been made into a British TV miniseries, which is now on Blu-ray ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Massive Lego train set

Have You Seen This? Massive Lego train set



LEGOMANIA — So, I'm not totally sure what to say here other than this massive Lego train set is impressive. The thing has all sorts ... » Read More
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Programs Scheduled At Oakdale Library

Programs Scheduled At Oakdale Library

Story Time Sessions will resume in May: Wiggle Worms every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, music, dancing, rhythm activities, and fingerplay at ...

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Me-Wuk Heritage Day Offered At New Melones

New Melones Visitor Center will put the focus on the Me-Wuk this weekend.

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Officer Installation Due

New officers for the Oakdale Women’s Club are due to be installed next month.

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Gold Country Singers Schedule Spring Concerts

Spring has displayed wonderful wild flowers and the Gold Country Singers, under the direction of Annette Hutton of Hutton’s Hamlet in Oakdale, are happily ...

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2015 national teacher on what she's learned about U.S. education after visiting 30 states in one yea

2015 national teacher on what she's learned about U.S. education after visiting 30 states in one yea

A year ago this week, Shanna Peeples was named National Teacher of the Year from among 51 state Teachers of the Year, each selected from ... » Read More
Posted: Apr. 27, 2016 6:10 a.m. | 2015 national teacher on what she's learned about U.S. education after visiting 30 states in one yea Comments 0 Comments
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Surprising new app helps special-ed students using mobile devices stay on task in school

Surprising new app helps special-ed students using mobile devices stay on task in school

A new "Score It" app being tested in special-ed classrooms beeps students at intervals throughout the day asking them "Are you on task?" and giving ... » Read More
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Prince's 5 most iconic songs

Prince's 5 most iconic songs

THE MUSIC REALM — Whether you were a fan of Prince or not, his influence on music and culture has been ubiquitous and undeniable. For me ... » Read More
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'The Huntsman: Winter's War': points for parents

'The Huntsman: Winter's War': points for parents

Points for parents
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90% of parents think their children are at or above grade level

90% of parents think their children are at or above grade level

Nearly all American parents think their children are on track with their grade level, even though over half of children are behind their grade standards ... » Read More
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Restoring the brain: An emerging science looks at how our mind rejuvenates itself

A stone's throw from bluffs peppered with ancient Anasazi petroglyphs, the river flows smooth and fast along a reed-covered bank shaded by willows. Students ... » Read More
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What's new on Netflix in May 2016

What's new on Netflix in May 2016

Take a look at what will be coming and going on Netflix next month.
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Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’ is on Blu-ray, and a ‘lost’ early talkie has been found

Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’ is on Blu-ray, and a ‘lost’ early talkie has been found

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion” gets a Blu-ray upgrade, a very early “lost” film has been found, and several other older titles have been released on ... » Read More
Posted: Apr. 24, 2016 6:29 a.m. | Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’ is on Blu-ray, and a ‘lost’ early talkie has been found Comments 0 Comments
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Literal lyrics? The effects of sex, violence and misogyny in popular music

Literal lyrics? The effects of sex, violence and misogyny in popular music

Though the music industry may want listeners to believe that its lyrics have no effect on social norms, Taylor Swift and a host of experts ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Don't wake the tiger

Have You Seen This? Don't wake the tiger



THE ZOO — It's likely a pet peeve of just about every person on the planet, being woken up. No one likes it, let's ... » Read More
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Dull 'The Huntsman: Winter's War' wastes top-notch cast on mediocre material

"THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR" — 2 stars — Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt; PG-13 (fantasy action violence and some sensuality); in general release
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Oscar-winner ‘The Revenant’ is on Blu-ray and DVD this week

Oscar-winner ‘The Revenant’ is on Blu-ray and DVD this week

The film that earned Leonardo DiCaprio his Oscar earlier this year is now on Blu-ray and DVD.
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My genes made me miserable. Now what?

My genes made me miserable. Now what?

If modern science is correct, it seems somewhere between 50 to 80 percent of our happiness is determined not by our circumstances but by our ... » Read More
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Tea Party Session Features Media Guru

Have you ever wondered how to set up a Facebook page? Twitter? Instagram? Is speaking in front of a crowd hard for you? How about ...

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Have You Seen This? Frozen stuff gets crushed by hydraulic press

Have You Seen This? Frozen stuff gets crushed by hydraulic press

CRUSHVILLE — If you haven’t found the Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube yet, I feel sorry for you. From its most popular post which proves ... » Read More
Posted: Apr. 20, 2016 6:10 a.m. | Have You Seen This? Frozen stuff gets crushed by hydraulic press Comments 0 Comments
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New education secretary wants well-rounded learning

New education secretary wants well-rounded learning

In a landmark but not entirely surprising speech this week in Las Vegas, new Education Secretary John B. King called for a broadening of school ... » Read More
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Who pays for free music?

Who pays for free music?

Would you be impressed if I told you I was a professional musician?
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Posted: Apr. 19, 2016 6:10 a.m. | Who pays for free music? Comments 0 Comments
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