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Peer into the past at this historic Maryland barn

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The smell of newly cut yellow pine wafts through the three-story stone barn in Sandy Spring,...

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How to survive that crazy all-nighter

TX. All-Nighters

Even if you’ve never pulled an all-nighter, you’ve heard stories about them. Some people use all-nighters to fit in last-minute study sessions. Others may be forced to pull all-nighters when they work graveyard shifts. Others may use them during parties or sleepovers. But what is the...


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KidsPost Summer Book Club: 'Chomp'

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Book  review: “Chomp” By Carl Hiaasen Age 10 and older. 301 pages. What would it be like to feed a 14-foot python as one of your weekly chores? That’s life for young Wahoo Cray, whose father is a professional animal wrangler and whose big back yard looks like a zoo. Wahoo...


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Peer into the past at this historic Maryland barn

KIDSPOST-BARN

The smell of newly cut yellow pine wafts through the three-story stone barn in Sandy Spring, Maryland. It’s a pleasant aroma on a scorching summer day, but an odd one, too, because the barn is nearly 200 years old. The wood replaced some beams and flooring and was used to make exhibits and...


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This tricky card game has spanned generations

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When Reginald Smith heard about a bridge club at his school, he thought he and his friends “would be building” — making model bridges or learning about construction. “But then I found out that it was cards,” he said late last month, standing outside a bustling...


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Your vote counts — at the MTV Video Music Awards

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Believe it or not, it’s that time of year again, kids! MTV is returning with its annual Video Music Awards, or the VMAs, on Sunday, Aug. 28. Whether you watch the VMAs every year, or always feel drastically unprepared like me, TX. is here to help!  Here is a list of all of this...


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Embrace all people; don't let differences divide

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Diversity has always been an important and defining part of America, even giving our nation another title: “The Melting Pot.” However, especially recently, that diversity has become more a source for contention than celebration. We need to change that. How? Should we scream “Black...


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The TX. 10: Places we’d like to capture Pokemon

Pokemon Go-Discovering History

1. Primary Childrens Hospital 2. Temple Square 3. Pet stores 4. My house 5. Airplane 6. Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball in New York City 7. Hiking trail 8. Zoo 9. Dentist’s office 10. London — Kennedy Robins, Northridge High


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Rio Olympics Chasing Perfection Gymnastics

The uneven bars became an Olympic event in 1952; the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 on the bars was Nadia Comaneci, during the 1976 Olympic Games.


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U might find u rly like txting shortcuts

TX. Acronyms

Texting abbreviations, abundant in today’s society, are sometimes mocked. Some complain these shortcuts — such as TMI, LOL and BRB — are difficult to understand or that they are diluting the quality of our language. They say that teens are too lazy. And they have a point....


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Women's gymnastics gives audiences unique connection with athletes

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It’s no surprise that women’s gymnastics is such a popular spectator sport each Summer Olympics season. The flips, dips, and pirouettes in air are downright pyrotechnic. The competitors often seem deceptive girly with their blunt-cut bangs or hair bows — and it’s that...


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