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How to take a 20,000 Dollar Selfie

How to take a 20,000 Dollar Selfie

Abigail Rec, Staff Writer
May 18, 2015
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Two U.S. tourists were arrested by authorities in Italy after defacing the historically significant Colosseum Amphitheater in Rome. The two American women were reported by other tourists on March 9th, having been caught carving their initials into a wall with a coin. According to a daily Italian newspaper...

Baby Found Alive After Spending 14 Hours Trapped in Car

Baby Found Alive After Spending 14 Hours Trapped in Car

Katie Sciortino and Dan Cretella
May 18, 2015
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An 18 month old baby and 25 year old mother were found stuck in an icy river in Utah. Reports say that the two were trapped in their car in the river for 14 hours. Police said the vehicle was a four door Dodge passenger car.  It was found upside down and on its side by a fisherman at 12:24 p.m.  The...

Private Messaging Apps Threatened in UK

Private Messaging Apps Threatened in UK

Dan Cretella, Staff Writer
April 8, 2015
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Private messaging apps are under siege in the UK after Prime Minister David Cameron announced his goal to reduce the threat of terrorism to the UK. "Are we going to allow a means of communications which it simply isn't possible to read?" asked David Cameron, earlier this month. The answer is no,...

Ohio Terrorism Suspect Arrested by FBI

Ohio Terrorism Suspect Arrested by FBI

John Lisanke, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015
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20 year old planned to bomb the Capitol and shoot lawmakers as they fled The plan: Set off pipe bombs to put lawmakers and employees in a panicked state and then gun them down with an assault rifle as they ran across his path and that of an accomplice. This was the plan, the FBI says, of 20-year-old...

Tragedy Strikes U.S. Ski Team

Tragedy Strikes U.S. Ski Team

Dan Cretella, Staff Writer
February 26, 2015
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Two U.S. skiers were killed in a tragic avalanche at the American National Training Base in Soelden, Austria in early January. The two skiers, Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle, were skiing recreationally after their training session was canceled that day. According to DailyNews, Astle and Berlack...

Virtual Traffic Lights Could Lower Car Accidents

Virtual Traffic Lights Could Lower Car Accidents

Brandon Walker, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015
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A new innovative project of virtual traffic lights on the windshield of cars could revolutionize car safety, commute, and traffic control. For most drivers on the road, traffic is a hassle. Not only is it bad when drivers are in a rush, but drivers are inevitably prone to aggressive driving. Aggressive...

President Obama Delivers His Second to Last State Of The Union Address

President Obama Delivers His Second to Last State Of The Union Address

Emilia Haycock, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015
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In his annual State of the Union address Tuesday January 20th, President Barack Obama issued several proposals that would be very difficult to pass in the new Republican-led Congress. These proposals include a child-care tax credit, free community college, and paid family leave. Obama also said that...

Georgia Executes Mentally Disabled Man

Georgia Executes Mentally Disabled Man

February 24, 2015
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Warren Lee Hill murdered his girlfriend in 1985 and was serving a life sentence for that crime. In 1990, while imprisoned, Hill killed again, the victim this time being a fellow inmate. For the second time he killed, he was sentenced to death.   With an IQ of only 70, and after being on death...

Craigslist Ad Leads to Tragic Deaths

Craigslist Ad Leads to Tragic Deaths

Dan Cretella, Staff Writer
February 23, 2015
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A Georgia couple’s journey to their dream car came to a tragic end earlier this year, when they were shot to death. Elrey “Bud” Runion and his wife June Runion were found shot in the head on Monday, January 26th, in McRae, Georgia. The couple had responded to an ad posted on craigslist, an...

“If this rifle could talk.”

“If this rifle could talk.”

Abigail Rec, Sports Editor
February 23, 2015
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Cnn.com pondered the possibilities. One would imagine that it would speak of its companion, their wild excursions and hunting expeditions. Perhaps it would reminisce about riding on horseback with its owner, wedged in a saddle holster. The imaginative possibilities are endless, but the humbled accounts...

Ice Melts: Recent Researches by Rutgers Unsettle Previous Theories

Ice Melts: Recent Researches by Rutgers Unsettle Previous Theories

Riccardo Chianella, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015
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Every day, each person in the world uses about 80-100 gallons of water. Considering that there is about 7 billion of us, it is incredible how much water we use every day. A lot of the water we have comes from glaciers and icebergs, melting everyday because of a combination of natural phenomena and pollution.   “Every day I use about 1 or 2 gallons of...

Free Climbers Make History Summiting Yosemite’s Dawn Wall

Free Climbers Make History Summiting Yosemite’s Dawn Wall

Ryan Forbes, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015
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One of climbing’s most difficult challenges was only a dream for Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. But after nineteen days of climbing, they were able to summit the Dawn Wall of Yosemite national park. At the summit, Caldwell and Jorgeson were met by family, friends, and a slew of reporters. The...

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