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Viva Fidel

Viva Fidel

Tyler Beam, Paw Staff
January 6, 2017
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  On November 25, 2016, Fidel Castro of Cuba had died. Castro died Friday at 90. His brother, Raul Castro, announced his death in a televised statement.   "I say to the people of Cuba, with profound pain I come here to inform our people, our friends of America and the world, that toda...

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Julia Timan
January 6, 2017
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The attack on Pearl Harbor is an event that has been and will be remembered by all for years and years to come. This day will go down as “A date which will live in infamy” and for good reason too- more than 2,000 American soldiers died in the attack and 1,000 more were wounded. Even with The...

Hamilton Cast Provides Criticism to Vice President Mike Pence

Hamilton Cast Provides Criticism to Vice President Mike Pence

Linnea Foote, Social Media Editor
January 6, 2017
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On November 18th, future vice-president Mike Pence visited Broadway to see the show Hamilton, and received criticism from not only the audience, but the cast as well. A musical based on the work of immigrants and their contributions to a community and nation, Hamilton has become a nation-wide success a...

Rosetta Space Probe Crashes into Comet

Rosetta Space Probe Crashes into Comet

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor
January 6, 2017
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After 12 years in space the Rosetta Space probe crashed on a distant comet. Its job was to put a spacecraft on the comet to gather information, behavior and chemical composition. Laurence O’Rourke said “sleep well Rosetta. You leave a legacy for generations to come.” The ESA or the Europ...

Starbucks to Sell Princi Pizza and Italian Food

Starbucks to Sell Princi Pizza and Italian Food

Brielle Rapach, Social Media Editor
January 5, 2017
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  Due to its tasty beverages, free wifi, and relaxing environment, Starbucks has become a major staple for WMC students in both studious and social ways.  Mostly known for its coffee, there’s no questioning the popularity and success of Starbucks coffeehouses.  How would this popularity cha...

One small step for environmentalists, one giant leap for Native Americans

One small step for environmentalists, one giant leap for Native Americans

Linnea Foote
January 5, 2017
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After months of peaceful protests, members of the Standing Rock Sioux, as well as other Native American tribes and environmentalists, have succeeded in preventing the Dakota Access Pipeline. The particular endeavor would cross beneath Lake Oahe, which is not only a source of drinking water for Native Am...

Cubs Make it to the World Series for the First Time in 71 years

Cubs Make it to the World Series for the First Time in 71 years

Jake Werth, Assistant Sports Editor
January 5, 2017
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The Cubs have now officially ended the longest World Series drought of 71 years in the MLB after their 4-3 NLCS win over the Dodgers. In their last World Series appearance in 1945, there were still no people of color in the league (Jackie Robinson joined in 1947), and World War II ended one month ea...

Google Announces Fact Check Feature

Google Announces Fact Check Feature

Nick Leloia, News Editor
January 5, 2017
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In the past week, Google unveiled their new “Fact Check” feature. This will come in the form of a new label for stories and articles that can be found in a Google News search. The “Fact Check” tag will be joining the likes of other tags including “In-Depth”, “Opinion”, and “Wikipedi...

Hurricane Matthew Tears Through The South

Hurricane Matthew Tears Through The South

Madison Donaldson, Assistant Webmaster
January 5, 2017
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On September 25, 2016, a storm began that nobody could imagine. Hurricane Matthew began in the Cape Verde islands and made its way through the Caribbean, Haiti, Cuba, and finally the U.S. Once it got to the U.S. it was a category 1 hurricane with over 75 mph winds tearing through the Southern states. ...

Stephen Hawking 1,000 Year Prediction

Stephen Hawking 1,000 Year Prediction

Megan Kuhles, Managing Editor
January 4, 2017
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Stephen Hawking says “Humanity won’t survive another 1,000 years on Earth because of, you know, the usual suspects, climate change, nukes and robots.” The best chance at survival is to leave Earth, the only place we know and establish colonies on other planets. Stephen said ¨Althoug...

New Species of Dinosaur Discovered in Australia

New Species of Dinosaur Discovered in Australia

Julia Timan, Broadcast Director
January 4, 2017
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  A new species of dinosaur, the Savannasaurus elliottorum, has been discovered in Australia. This is a very important discovery because dinosaur fossils are rarely found in Australia, so this discovery can help paleontologists get a better understanding of how dinosaurs spread around the world milli...

October 21st Cyber Attack

October 21st Cyber Attack

Holly Wagner, Webmaster
January 4, 2017
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On Friday October 21st, hacked home devices caused widespread internet outages. According to UsaToday, the victim of the attack was, Dyn, New Hampshire-based company that manages internet traffic. At 7:10 ET, users on the East Coast were blocked from Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Tumblr, Reddit...

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