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Disaster films prepared us for a crisis – but not for relentless boredom

In the Corona crisis, many of us found boredom a challenge. Photo: prospect composite Nobody said it was going to be boring. We expected fire and brimstone, the collapse of civilization, food wars and wild-eyed neighbors foaming at the gills. What we got instead was rolling messages, lesson plans, celebrity …

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Do you have interesting news from the animal world? Edition of February 14, 2019

I think one of the delisting issues is the rush to hunt / catch immediately after delisting. This email from Dennis Simon at MN DNR captures this onslaught very practically. It’s an email that Dennis Simon, head of the Wildlife Management Section, sent to several other DNR managers on April …

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10 websites from the early 2000s that you forgot because all you need is one little “badger badger badger” in your life sometimes

Survey time: what was that? first website you ever visited? It’s Thursday so it seems like an appropriate subject what we all seem to love so much with this whole “throwback” thing; That is probably also the reason why I just landed on a trip into the Internet memorial lane …

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Medieval Times is slated to open in Scottsdale in July

(Photo from the Middle Ages) PHOENIX – If you have an appetite for the Middle Ages here in the valley, dinner will come. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament announced this week that it is expecting an opening for its Scottsdale Castle in late July and has released menu and pricing …

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President Obama signs anti-smoking law

06/22/2009 ?? – President Obama knows all too well how difficult it is stop smoking, and today he spoke shortly before of his struggle to break the habit sign a law He hopes that he will also help others to put out their cigarettes. “Every day 1,000 young people under …

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Dashcam video shows moments surrounding the fatal shooting of a woman by a Blackwell officer

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please see the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. BLACKWELL, Oklahoma – Dash camera video from a fatal shootout in May now shows moments before, during, and after a …

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Sex with teen ends up ex-teacher in jail

A 52-year-old former teacher convicted of sex offenses was sentenced a third time Tuesday to an additional two years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old girl. This girl, whose name is protected by court order, is at the center of two recent offenses against Brett …

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Justin Kripps, Cam Stones team for seventh career 2-man bobsleigh medal

Justin Kripps from Summerland, BC, and Cam Stones from Whitby, Ontario, won their seventh World Cup medal together as third in their second two-man bobsleigh race of the season on Saturday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The Canadians had a two-minute run time of 12.84 seconds on a fast track that …

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Mayor Brown: Blue Jays playing in Buffalo require permission from the Government of Canada

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – If the 2020 Toronto Blue Jays were to play home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, it would need government approval, Mayor Byron Brown said, told by the Buffalo Bisons. The bisons are the AAA daughter of the Blue Jays. “I spoke to bison management. They …

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COVID-19 Ontario: Increase in new infections, with more than 1,200 registered cases

TORONTO – Ontario reports a spike in new COVID-19 infections, with more than 1,200 cases logged on Friday. The 1,250 new infections represent an increase from Thursday’s report when 994 cases were recorded. This is the first time in three consecutive days that the province has added more than 1,000 …

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