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Cyber Monday extends the shopping season

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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This upcoming Friday will be filled with sales and many happy and eager customers in various stores around the globe. Following this Black Friday, there is a second chance for customers to get dream deals with low prices on purcha...

The importance of small shops in small towns

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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In the quaint town of Jacksonville, Illinois, small business owners played a significant role in the recent downtown growth. Not too long ago the downtown atmosphere was as dead as one could be and not many even knew that the now thriving community even existed. Julie Rowe started Home Girls, a retail boutique on September 1, 2017 w...

Best Black Friday deals in the area

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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With Thanksgiving only two weeks away, there are numerous sales and deals occurring in many different stores. Like always, everyone is interested in getting the best prices for their goods, but which stores are offering the b...

Worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

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It is well known by now that this past week the worst mass shooting in a century occurred in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. This tragic event took place during a country music festival at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Las Vegas stri...

Shots fired: Las Vegas shooting

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

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Many know of the tragedy that occurred in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, October 1. It happened after a music festival held in Vegas. The National Public Radio updates the public that the death toll is at 59 with 527 injured. ...

Destructive hurricanes cause massive impact

Samson Mosley, Staff writer

October 2, 2017

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Within the past month or so there has been an enormous amount of chaos caused due to hurricane season. Everyday there is seemingly more and more coverage on the brutal events that have taken place. The states of Florida, Texas, a...

Girl raised by monkeys found

Olivia Lee, staff writer

May 9, 2017

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In early April, a group of lumberjacks stumbled across an 8-year-old girl in a remote area of India. This girl was found surrounded by a pack of monkeys and displayed behaviors resembling those of a primate. For example, afte...

Marching for science

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

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On April 22 , March for science had marches in over 600 cities around the world, thousands of people marched to support science. The fate of government-funded research and other scientific work hangs in the balance as President T...

United Airlines attempt to repair their damage

Olivia Lee, staff writer

April 25, 2017

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Over the past week media coverage of the shocking brutal removal of a United Airlines passenger have surfaced. After asking for a few volunteers to give up their seats on the plane in order to provide seating for staff with no luck,...

How to have a sensational summer seventeen

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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As the days of the school year wind down quickly, many of us are thinking,”What in the world am I going to do all summer?” Yes, relaxing by the pool sounds great the first couple weeks after school dismisses, but eventually...

Terrorist attack in London

Olivia Lee, staff writer

April 13, 2017

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The attack at the House of Parliment occurring recently is still under investigation. Not all details of the attacker are known; however, there have been updates confirming some speculations. So far it has been established that a total ...

Trump signs a revised travel ban

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

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On Monday, March 6, President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order which bans immigration from six countries “until the assessment of current screening and vetting procedures required by section 2 of this order is c...

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