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The TX. 10: Animals We WANT to Meet in the Wild

Giant panda

1. Capuchin monkey 2. Panda 3. Elephant 4. Lion cub 5. Galapagos tortoise 6. Dolphin 7. Giraffe 8....

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At zoos, aging animals help keep their species alive

Selkie the gray seal rips a silvery hunk of butterfish in half, gulps it down and looks to her keeper for more. Allie Killam, who cares for Selkie and other animals on the American Trail exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, drops a slippery squid into the seal’s open mouth. Her...


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E-books vs ‘real' books — what's your pleasure?

When was the last time you read a book? An actual book, like the ones where you have to physically turn the pages to read the rest of the story in an effort to get to the crazy ending, the kind that have the amazing new book smell every bookworm loves and looks forward to when they buy that brand...


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Have you told a teacher thanks lately?

Teachers routinely work extra hours to take care of their students and do a good job in the classroom. Take time to write a note or say thanks to let them know they are appreciated. 


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Virginia teen finds her voice in her ‘Covered' artwork, photos

Razan Elbaba, 17, sometimes uses


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Exploring Oregon Coast brings memories galore

As someone who has seen a fair bit of the United States, from arid Southern California to metropolitan Atlanta, from bustling Chicago to moist Orlando, from old-world Philadelphia to cutting-edge Minneapolis, no place in the country has taken my breath away quite like the Oregon Coast. Around...


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For young pitchers, too much baseball is risky

Spring is here, so kids around Washington are playing catch. Throwing a baseball is one of the coolest things in sports. The hard white ball feels just right for throwing. Playing catch can get any kid dreaming of being a fireballing pitcher such as the Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer and...


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25 TX-bottomline

The shells of cashews have an oil inside that can cause a poison ivy-like rash. That’s why cashews are always sold without their shells.    


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The TX. 10: Animals We WANT to Meet in the Wild

1. Capuchin monkey 2. Panda 3. Elephant 4. Lion cub 5. Galapagos tortoise 6. Dolphin 7. Giraffe 8. Koala 9. Penguin 10. Baby seal — Arianna Rackham, Northridge High


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Northern Utah high school students take a stand against electronic vaping

What started in one school has expanded over the Davis School District. Students are joining together to sign petitions to pass bills that make it more difficult to acquire e-cigarette products.


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When writing's on the wall, is it cursive — or print?

A few weeks ago in my psychology class we were studying how handwriting is supposedly linked to personality.  My teacher told the class to pull out a piece of paper and write the simple sentence, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life,” in cursive. Immediately, murmurs of...


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