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Black History Month: Celebrating African American Achievement

Black History Month: Celebrating African American Achievement

Melinda Weenig, Newspaper Staff

February 5, 2016


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This month is Black History Month, where we celebrate all that African Americans have been through. We look at the good that has come from tough times and how now we have equality and opportunities as Afro-Americans. The one who started it all is the one and only Carter G. Woodson. He worked hard by...

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Early Spring

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Early Spring

Sydney Johnson, Editor In Chief

February 2, 2016


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Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerged from his hole early in the morning on Tuesday, Feb. 2, without seeing his shadow.  The pint-sized weather predictor indicates the onset of an early spring.  But don't throw on the flip-flops just yet.  The rodent meteorologist's predictions...

How Does the Iowa Caucus Work?

How Does the Iowa Caucus Work?

Sydney Johnson, Editor In Chief

January 22, 2016


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On Feb. 1, 2016, residents of Iowa's nearly 2,000 voting precincts will take to the polls to vote for their favorite Republican or Democratic candidates. This process determines each party's nominee for the national conventions. The sole purpose of the caucus is to choose delegates based on the...

Politics, Which Side are You On?

Politics, Which Side are You On?

Justin Kahl, Newspaper Staff

January 11, 2016


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Most of the youth in America base their opinion of the political party that they support off of their parents views. It is not until we grow older that we really decide for ourselves who we identify with and in turn would like to vote for. But, how do you know the difference between the two: Democrat...

‘Miracle’ Saves Holiday Road

‘Miracle’ Saves Holiday Road

Britney Daramola, Newspaper Staff

December 9, 2015


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Seeing a dark, unlit forest in Lynn Creek Park would have been a tragedy for the people of Grand Prairie this holiday season. But with Joe Pool Lake's water levels on the rise over the Thanksgiving break, the bright glow from the annual light display at the park was in jeopardy due to a tem...

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