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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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Universal Music Buys Publishing Rights to Bob Dylan Catalog

December 17, 2020

Bob Dylan sold his entire song catalog to Universal Music, “The New York Times” reported. The legendary singer-songwriter has penned more than 600 songs and their rights now belong to Universal. Dylan’s early career made him a folk music hero. […]

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Humpback Whale Surprises Tourists Near Statue of Liberty

December 16, 2020

A humpback whale was spotted in New York Harbor near the Statue of Liberty, NBC News reported. The marine mammal spent hours swimming along the city shoreline, surfacing every minute or so for breath. Long ago, whales left land and headed back to sea. […]

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Lifestyle News

Biden’s Foot Injury Underscores Importance of Exercise as We Age

December 7, 2020

President-Elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr., fractured his foot while playing with his dog, “Major,” BuzzFeed reported. Biden was taken to an orthopedic specialist where a CT scan showed hairline fractures. Tai chi improves balance and is easy exercise for all ages. […]

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