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September 18, 2012

By Danielle Church News Editor The story: A woman in Georgia is being sued because her four year old daughter’s playhouse is too pink. The homeowners association of her Mill Haven neighborhood are the ones that are filing the lawsuit. They said they don’t have a problem with the playhouse itself, but ...

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September 11, 2012

By Anna Boratyn Executive Opinion Editor| The Story: England’s King Richard III, who died in 1485 during the War of the Roses, an English Civil war  may be buried under a parking lot in Leicester, England, according to the Los Angeles Times. Richard III is known for his role in the Shakespearean tr...

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May 16, 2012

By Anna Boratyn Executive Opinion The story: Patricia Krentcil, a mom who allegedly put her six-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, now has an action figure, sold at $29.95 by Herobuilders.com, a company that specializes in customized action figures. CEO Emil Vicale admits that the action figure “doesn’t...

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May 2, 2012

By Nabi Dressler Executive News Editor The story: Mahogany Mason-Kelly, a student at Lamar University in Texas, got herself caught by the police on April 25 after she made fun of them by tweeting, “I still gotta warrant in pearland..those pigs will NEVER catch me!!!...NEVER!!!” Mason-Kelly had ou...

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April 23, 2012

By Nabi Dressler News Editor The story: UCLA accidentally told 894 high school seniors they got accepted; they're actually still on the waitlist. My take: I can't begin to explain how awful I feel for these students. Disappointment, especially on this scale, has to be really hard to deal with. Just imagine working your butt off for academics, sports and clubs for four years, a...

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April 23, 2012

By Jenny Johnson News Editor The Story: Mad scientist chef Heston Blumenthal and Damien Hirst where the first to create United Kingdom's popular treat, Jaffa cakes, into a lick-able wallpaper. Engine, a communications firm in London, were the first to have 1,325 McVitie's Jaffa Cakes posted to...

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March 26, 2012

By Kiley Walsh Opinion Editor The Story: A woman in Dallas is done with people bottling up their anger. As a solution to this problem, she has created an "anger room." The Anger Room is a room that Donna Alexander has created after years of verbal abuse while working in a call center. The room lets peo...

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March 19, 2012

  By Nabi Dressler News Editor The story: Girl Scouts in Tyngsborough, Mass., sold cookies outside a Walmart in Hudson, N.H., or so they thought. When the troop leader, Dianna Mines, went to a bank to make the deposit of the $258 the troop had earned, she learned someone used four counterfeit $20 bills to "pay" for cookies. These Girls Scouts were raising the money for a May hiking trip...

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March 10, 2012

By Kiley Walsh Opinion Editor The Story: A recent flood in New South Wales was the most rain hit in 38 years. While people have evacuated in Griffith, a town of about 25,000 people, and in Forbes, a town of 7,000 people, a new type of species have come to like all the rain: wolf spiders. The wolf s...

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March 6, 2012

By Anna Boratyn Features Editor Chaminiature The Story: A new, tiny chameleon has been discovered in Madagascar.  The new species, Brookesia mirca, is just over an inch long,  can fit on a match tip. Scientists believe that the chameleons are the result of island dwarfism, which results because of limi...

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March 5, 2012

By Nabi Dressler News Editor The story: Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Fl. created fools of themselves when the custodian misspelled "leaping" in the high school sign; ironically, it read, "Laeping to Literacy" for an upcoming night where parents could learn how to help their teens become better readers. My Take: Hey, this is what they invented that problem-inducing auto-correct for,...

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February 15, 2012

By Matt Bajkowski Sports Editor The Story:  An 85-year-old Alaska woman used a shovel to beat back a moose that had stomped her 82-year-old husband and then charged her, the Anchorage Daily News reports from The Last Frontier. Here'sthe full story! My Take: I've always heard the saying, that in some p...

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