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Considering the recent school shootings that have swept the nation, as well as marking the one-year anniversary of the Las Vegas shooting, it becomes necessary to examine why government action on gun control is critical and why it is not possible to reach a conservative solution.

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The blood inside your body is dark red; your veins only look blue because of the way they reflect light.

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“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

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The “dog days of summer” are July 3 to Aug. 11 and take their name from the Dog Star (Sirius) in the constellation Canis Major. In ancient times, Sirius was blamed for the hot weather, droughts and sickness associated with summer.

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On May 7, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, “I have put in place a ‘zero tolerance’ policy for illegal entry on our Southwest border. If you cross this border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you. It’s that simple.”

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July’s celebrations include National Blueberry Month, National Hot Dog Month and National Anti-Boredom Month.

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The right to vote is one of the most fundamental civil liberties in the world, and has been one of the most fought-for civil rights ever. In 1920, with the passing of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, every adult citizen of the United States theoretically had the right …

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The Thirteen Colonies declared independence on July 2, 1776, at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The Declaration of Independence wasn’t signed until Aug. 2 of that year in the hall.

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Washington D.C. is so much more than the capital of our country. It is a setting of justice, a memorial of liberty and a center for equality.

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The first drive-in movie theater, or “park-in theater,” as it was called, opened in 1933 in Camden, New Jersey. 

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One-hump camels are dromedaries, common in Africa and the Middle East. Two-hump camels are bactrian camels, native to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia.

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It seems crazy that Disney’s movie “The Incredibles” was first released 14 years ago! With the June 15 release of the highly anticipated sequel, “Incredibles 2,” I can’t help but think back to some of the important life lessons that I learned from the first movie.

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We are living in an age when all the information we could ever want is only a few keystrokes away. The rise of technology in the last several decades has led to the development of the World Wide Web, but this wealth of knowledge comes with many drawbacks.

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I started doing martial arts back in 2010 when I was 9 years old. My dad was running a race in Colorado and I was dying of boredom, so innately, my 9-year-old self decided that I was going to try to re-enact some “Kung-Fu Panda” moves on my brother.

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From challenging school projects to favorite movies and music, we want to know what today’s teens are all about.

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How much time is a “jiffy,” as in, “Be back in a jiffy”? It’s a quick 1/100th of a second.

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The average American drinks about 45 gallons of soda pop each year, or around 470 cans.

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For all of my fellow high school seniors reading this, congratulations. We have made it through four years of homework, tests, stress, late nights, drama and who knows what else. The end is here — or near!

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It’s incredibly common to see a person on the street whip out their iPhone to take a selfie or a picture of the sunset. It’s less common to find someone walking around with a digital camera, searching for cool photo opportunities around the city.

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 Benjamin Franklin — statesman, scientist, writer and inventor — only had two years of formal education, from age 8 to 10.

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Just like Utah is overdue for an earthquake, the world is overdue for a world war, and a rise of tension in foreign affairs in recent years may lead to this very war.

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Bubbles help the water in the bathtub stay warm longer.