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CARY KENNEDY | The public education candidate has the base. Is that enough to win the primary?
Kennedy and her husband sent her own kids to private school through 8th grade ... That early June gathering at the Kennedy headquarters and others like it after she crushed the state assembly marked a high point in her campaign. The back-and-forth over ... read more
Lewistown students work to straighten out creek controversy
Since the flood, students ... exceptional circumstances. A Fish, Wildlife and Parks official noted that the plan may not be effective in the long run. For now, students at least hope to build bird and bat boxes to combat insect issues. “It’s going to ... read more
Ellsbury Embraces His Roots
There are just so many things that sports offers young kids that they can take away." Jacoby Ellsbury ... each semester a student finishes, each step that might seem small to people unfamiliar with the reservation, but that is exceptional to those who ... read more
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Cloning Cows From Steaks (and Other Ways of Building Better Cattle)
They now had exceptional steaks back on the hoof in male ... Contribute to National Geographic's ongoing food coverage by submitting your photos to Your Shot, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect ... read more
The New York Times
Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight took questions Tuesday on the popular ... There is probably a danger zone in which a candidate's supporters take for granted that he'll win the election and so don't turn out to vote, but the election is nevertheless close ... read more
Read John Kerry's Northeastern University Commencement Address
Michael Dwyer—AP By Katie Reilly May 6, 2016 Secretary of State John Kerry gave the commencement address at Northeastern ... follow everything that’s come before you, particularly the student speakers. And I want to thank Annika and Ben, and I want ... read more
The anguished life of Michael Dorris
In the final, tortured months of his life, Michael Dorris lived one life by day and another ... it was while driving two of her biological daughters back to Minneapolis from a family gathering last Thanksgiving in her hometown of Wahpeton, N.D. that ... read more
Who was John Africa?
It permitted John ... I can take care of that for you.' And we started." As Leaphart dictated, Glassey typed what later became known as The Book or The Guidelines - 300 pages that laid out the tenets of Leaphart's anti- technology, back-to-nature views. read more
The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy
I belonged to a new generation that believed in getting ahead through merit, and we defined merit in a straightforward way: test scores, grades, competitive résumé ... the financial gurus take a seat at the casino; and it’s heads they win, tails ... read more
ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back.
As stepped-up security has made going back and forth across the border more difficult ... Schoolteachers cried as they tried to comfort students whose parents were suddenly gone. There was standing room only at a prayer vigil that drew about 1,000 people ... read more