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Who Won the Hockey Game?

February 16, 2014

Nearly everyone has heard about the Olympic hockey match won by the U.S. in an overtime shootout victory on February 15th 2014. Although not the same importance as the "Do You Believe in Miracles?" match of 1980 (ask your teacher about it) this game did manage to create major emotion swings in everyone watching. The final score was 3-2, won in an overtime shootout by


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World AIDS Day

December 03, 2013

December 1 was World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day started in 1988 by the World Health Organization as a means of raising awareness of AIDS. It is estimated that around 34 million people worldwide suffer from AIDS, with the majority living in Africa and the Caribbean. AIDS was first named and described in 1982 by...


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Government Shutdown

October 08, 2013

On October first the U.S. Federal Government shut down all of its non-essential activities. The shutdown represents about 17% of total government work and has left thousands of people without work, and millions of others in a state of uncertainty. The shutdown is the result of an impasse between the Democrat...


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Bullying Prevention Month

October 02, 2013

October is bullying prevention month around the U.S. In 2006 the PACER center for children with disabilities pushed for the first week of October to be named as National Bullying Prevention week. In 2010 it was expanded to the whole month of October. Bullying can take many forms, from...


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