Boy gets chance of a lifetime

Kendra Beard, News Editor

October 4, 2017

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When 11 year old Frank Giaccio from Falls Church, Virginia, sent a letter to the White House in August asking to mow the White House lawn, he probably wasn’t expecting the reply he received. The young boy said in his letter it would be...

Nation’s tallest dam causes thousands to evacuate

April 10, 2017

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In California February 10, the Oroville Dam had water spilling out and creating a hole 300 feet wide with a million gallons of water rushing out per second. The dam has two spillways, the primary and the emergency spillway, whi...

U.S. Navy Seal Killed in Yemen

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

February 17, 2017

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On Sunday in Yemen, two Americans were killed. One was decorated 36 year old Navy SEAL, William “Ryan” Owens. The other was an 8 year old girl, who was the daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki. Owens enlisted in the military in 1998 and w...

Trump inauguration held Friday

Garrett Coggin, Technology Editor

February 3, 2017

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The new president of the United States was inaugurated on Friday, January 20. The amount of people that attended the inauguration was far less than Barack Obama in 2009. It also generated 80,000 fewer Metro rides by 11:00am th...

Fort Lauderdale shootings

Heather McConnell

February 3, 2017

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Friday afternoon the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was on edge after 26 year-old Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six in a shooting. “The area was crowded with newly-arrived passengers retrie...

London’s workers battle for safety

Baily Williams

February 3, 2017

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Everyday Londoners use London's underground railroad to go from one place to another, but as this 24 hour strike has forced closed stations and roads around Victoria to Waterloo & City lines, all other lines will be s...

Protect and serve

Abbey Hammons, Business Editor

November 29, 2016

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Missouri has a strong Air Force base, the biggest base in Missouri, in Fort Leonard Wood. Fort Leonard Wood has been in Missouri since 1940 and there are 2000 soldiers located at the base. At Fort Leonard Wood soldiers complete ...

Hurricane Matthew hits east coast

Chloi Garrison, Photo Editor

November 28, 2016

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Although there are many hurricanes that rip through the world every year destroying homes Hurricane Matthew was predicted to be a very dangerous storm with destruction comparable to hurricane Katrina. Matthew reached category fi...

New York shaken by bombings

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

October 12, 2016

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  September 17 an explosion shook New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood when a bomb suspected to be in, or behind, a dumpster went off. Thankfully, there were no fatalities, although 29 people were injured in the expl...

The man who climbed Trump Towers

Heather McConnell, Copy Editor

September 19, 2016

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On Wednesday, August 10, 2016,  in south Manhattan, a 20 year-old man from Virginia climbs Trump Towers looking to discuss political matters with Donald Trump. The event took place around 3:30 in the afternoon. “Excuse my matter of ap...

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