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NY police rescue puppies from overturned truck

NY police rescue puppies from overturned truck

Holly Greer, Journalist
January 27, 2017
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After a truck transporting 103 puppies drove off the shoulder of an interstate, New York State police were there to help. The driver, responsible for transporting the puppies to local pet stores, was driving through Avoca, New York when the accident occurred. Two animals were severely injured in...

Prison riot in Brazil kills at least 56 inmates

Prison riot in Brazil kills at least 56 inmates

Tarah Casper, Journalist
January 26, 2017
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Last week in a northern Brazilian prison, a riot broke out between two rival gangs fighting over control of drug routes and prisons. The death toll was around 56. Many of the inmates that had been killed were beheaded or otherwise dismembered. 6 of the decapitated bodies were thrown over the walls of...

How many slaves work for you?

How many slaves work for you?

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
January 26, 2017
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On September 22, 2011 Justin Dillon created a website called slaveryfootprint.org so people all around the world can see how many slaves work for them. Now, millions of people from over 200 countries have taken the test. The quiz starts off by asking where your gender, age, and where you live. Next...

Avalanche buries hotel, leaves up to 30 missing

Avalanche buries hotel, leaves up to 30 missing

Brandan Walz, Journalist
January 26, 2017
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An avalanche has buried a mountainside hotel in Italy. The avalanche came after four earthquakes struck throughout the day on Wednesday, January 18th. Civil protection services said on Thursday that up to thirty people are missing. Schools and subway systems within 100 miles had been shut down as a...

Climate change: what you need to know and how to help

Climate change: what you need to know and how to help

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
January 24, 2017
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Temperatures are rising, arctic ice and land ice is decreasing, and sea level is increasing but some people still aren't entirely sure climate change is occurring. After compiling much data, it is clear that climate change is happening and people can help. What is it? Climate change, also known as global warming, is the rise in aver...

Obama’s farewell in Chicago

Obama’s farewell in Chicago

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
January 19, 2017
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Obama's farewell in 2017 will be personal for many on Chicago’s South Side. Much of the population knew Mr. Obama before he was political at all. They remember the process of his first election in 2008. They remember the excitement and jubilance when they found out he had one. Obama had great ties to ...

Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, and more to perform at Presidential Inauguration

Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, and more to perform at Presidential Inauguration

Renee Schroeder, Journalist
January 19, 2017
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While many people have refused to perform at the Presidential Inauguration on January 19th, several musicians have agreed to play. The concert, The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration, will be at the Lincoln Memorial on January 19th. Some artists include Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, Lee Gre...

Syrians return home to what’s left of East Aleppo

Syrians return home to what’s left of East Aleppo

Sloan Schwarzentraub, Journalist
January 19, 2017
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With no running water, power, and sometimes rubble for buildings, many Syrians are starting to return to what's left of their home in east Aleppo. When the Syrian army seized East Aleppo in December, they destroyed most of the town. Most of East Aleppo is an inhospitable environment, bulldozers have...

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Sydney Mumm, Journalist
January 19, 2017
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Five people were shot and killed at the Fort-Lauderdale Airport in Florida shortly before 1 p.m. on January 6th 2017, by 26 year old Esteban Santiago, who is a 10 year Iraq War veteran. Originally Santiago was going to take a flight to New York, but canceled last minute and took a one-way flight to...

Jogger mauled by kangaroo

Jogger mauled by kangaroo

Jaren Martin, Journalist
January 19, 2017
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A woman in Melbourne, Australia was viciously attacked by a kangaroo while jogging. Debbie Urquhart was jogging near her home when a male kangaroo came at her, hit her, and knocked her down. When she was on the ground, the kangaroo was jumping on her as she screamed.  I was screaming, my natural reac...

President Obama returns to his roots to say “Farewell” to the Nation

President Obama returns to his roots to say “Farewell” to the Nation

Autumn Fosteson, Journalist
January 17, 2017
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Last Tuesday night, our 44th POTUS made it back to Chicago last night to bid America one last adieu. Returning back to the place it all began back in 2008, McCormick Place,  Barack took the stage to express his gratitude not only to the people who got him there but to the very nation he has served for...

Hip-hop music in Atlanta

Hip-hop music in Atlanta

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
January 17, 2017
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Trentavious White, a rising rap star, was shot fatally on March 4th, 2016 outside of a recording studio in Atlanta, Georgia. After the death of White, big stars from the recording studio-including 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne- offered their condolences. The neighborhood near White was not as gracious. The...

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