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Lifestyle News

Much-Needed Comedy Brightens a Difficult Start to the Year

January 31, 2021

The new year has begun turbulently, highlighting our need for a good laugh. CNN has published a listicle of places to find exceptionally good humor in such trying times, from podcasts to books. Different societies approve or disapprove of humor. […]

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Vermont Teacher Made Bernie Sanders’ Now-Famous Mittens

January 30, 2021

Senator Bernie Sanders attended the inauguration wearing attention-grabbing mittens. According to NBC Boston, they were made from an old sweater by a Vermont teacher who slipped them to the senator. Knitting has gained popularity in recent years. […]

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Not Since 200 Years Ago Has U.S. Capitol Been Breached

January 11, 2021

Not since 1814 has the U.S. Capitol building been breached, KREM reported. The Capitol was overrun while Congress was in session to certify November’s electoral votes that would declare President-elect Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States. The last storming of the building occurred during the War of 1812. […]

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Coronavirus News

Rural Students’ Enrollment in College Drops Dramatically

December 29, 2020

Rural states face a sharp drop in student enrollment in higher education, NPR reported. States like West Virginia have seen a drop in students filling out federal forms for student aid by as much as 32%. Our thoughts on education may help drive the change. […]

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