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Coronavirus News

Museums Are Selling Face Masks Featuring Art Masterpieces

September 27, 2020

Museum gift shops are combating coronavirus with artistic face masks, NPR reported. Museums from Detroit and Milwaukee to Philadelphia are selling masks with prints of famous works of art on them, including Edvard Munch’s The Scream. In a sense, all of art is symbols and signs to discover. […]

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Holocaust Knowledge Steeply Drops among Younger Americans

September 24, 2020

A recent survey found that Holocaust knowledge is declining in 18- to 39-year-olds, “USA Today” reported. Among 1,000 people surveyed, two-thirds were unaware that six million Jews died in the Holocaust, while over half had reported seeing Nazi symbolism locally or online. The Holocaust began more subtly than most people think. […]

California air quality

Air Quality Index Says Air in Western US Is Worst on the Planet

September 21, 2020

Wildfires devastating the West Coast have made the air quality the worst found on Earth, CNN reported. The Air Quality Index determined the air to be at harmful levels due to the amount of smoke in it. Poor-quality air directly affects the respiratory system. […]

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California State Parks Close as West Coast Wildfires Continue

September 14, 2020

Twenty-nine state parks in California closed as firefighters work to contain blazes, “The Los Angeles Times” reported. Among them is Big Basin Redwoods, one of the state’s most famous parks. Nearly all old-growth redwood trees live in California. […]

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Nebraska Man Asks City Council to Rename Boneless Chicken Wings

September 12, 2020

A Lincoln, Nebraska, resident urged his city council to ban the term “boneless chicken wings,” “The New York Times” reported. Pleading his case as a matter of false advertising, he argued good-naturedly that no meat from boneless wings comes from the wing itself. Bad marketing can kill a product. […]

Pepperoni pizza

Production Troubles and Pizza Demand Cause Pepperoni Shortage

August 30, 2020

Pizza shops nationwide are reporting pepperoni prices up to 50% higher than normal, “Bloomberg” reported. The shortage can be attributed to a recent spike in pizza orders, plus low profit margins and a worker shortage in pork processing. Personal-sized pizza variety can be cooked outdoors on your grill. […]

Susan B. Anthony

President Trump Pardons Women’s Suffrage Leader Susan B. Anthony

August 26, 2020

Susan B. Anthony has been issued a presidential pardon for her 1872 conviction, AP News reported. President Trump issued the pardon on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which happened August 18, 1920. She helped lead the charge for women’s suffrage. […]

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