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Game over for game addicts

By Tori Nix       You can be addicted to anything: drugs, alcohol, cell phones and even games. Game addiction is just as serious as the other addictions. About three-million people are addicted to video games. And the number is increasing as more video game systems and video games are coming to life.     The […]

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Elephants and Rhinos are pretty in pink

By Mavis Brown Killing rhinos and elephants for their horns and tusks has been a problem in many regions of the world for a number of years. Although it has not been followed through with, the idea was proposed of having the tusks of elephants and the horns of rhinos stained with pink dye. This […]

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New Years Eve: Fun Facts and History

By Mavis Brown New Years Eve is arguably one of the favorite holiday celebrations for most people. It could also be argued that New Years Eve is one of the most wild of all holidays. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau more cars are stolen on New Years Day rather than any other holiday. The […]

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An Artist for the Ages

By Mariah Killian       Like every well known artist Chuck Close has made his mark upon the world for his originality. Close specializes in photo realism portraits, in a blow up size. Instead of working smaller he would large scale do his art, using a grid system. However, every artist has a story, and […]

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Teen pregnancy: getting the facts

By Mavis Brown Only 13% of U.S. teens have had sex by age 15, since most initiate sex in their late teen years. By their 19th birthday, seven in ten teen men and teen women have had intercourse. The pregnancy rate among young women has declined steadily, from 117 pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15–19 […]

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The Voice in Your Head

By Mariah Killian   Everyone knows that little voice in their head that says: “ You aren’t good enough,” “Why do you even try,” “Just give up.” It is that voice that speaks soft whispers that make you feel less than what you really are; the name of this voice is anxiety. Anxiety is generally […]

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Solar Roads

By Andrew Lamphar As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting up miniature speedways on the living room carpet so that he could race his favorite slot cars up and down the electric tracks. “I thought that if they made real roads electric, then us kids could drive,” recalls […]

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Building History

By Mariah Killian   Over the last few weeks Johnson’s Farm in Piqua, Ohio has been working on making a bungalow. This is a stick and grass made hut, that Indians use to live in. Jerry McKenna and helpers of his choosing, were invited to build this bungalow. McKenna is one of the oldest campers at […]

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Get Ready for all the Election Fever

By Andrew Lamphar It that dreaded time of year when the phone calls are going to begin, and the commercials will be running non-stop on your favorite TV program. We will once again see the candidates and what they plan on doing for this country and for you! You may think that we have awhile […]

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Blizzard of ’78

By Tori Nix   Thirty-six years ago, the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes were paralyzed by one of the worst winter storms to ever hit the region. Known as the “Great Blizzard of 1978”, this storm dumped large amounts of snow across the region and wide-spread hurricane-like winds created enormous drifts. Just before dawn on […]

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