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The Russians would have built a blinding laser by satellite | Kiowa County Press

A strong enough laser beam could blind spy satellites. MuthuKutty/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA Iain Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder Russia is building a new ground-based laser facility to interfere with satellites orbiting overhead, says a recent report in The Space Review. The basic idea would be to dazzle the optical sensors …

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Flood watches in effect in southern Colorado on Thursday | Kiowa County Press

As monsoon moisture continues to pour across the state, the National Weather Service issued flood and flash flood watches for a wide swath of Colorado on Thursday, potentially continuing through the early hours of Friday. . Much of the drought-stricken state has received beneficial rains since the start of the …

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Feeling connected improves mental and physical health | Kiowa County Press

Connecting can mean sharing a hearty laugh. Klaus Vedfelt/DigitalVision via Getty Images Dave Small, Metropolitan State University A woman and her fiancé are joking and laughing together while playing video games after a long day. A freshman interrupts the verbal harassment aimed at a neighbor, who expresses his gratitude as …

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Why are drug names so long and complicated? | Kiowa County Press

Having multiple prescriptions is hard enough to keep track of, let alone ones with complicated names. Hill Street Studios/Stone via Getty Images Jasmine Cutler, University of South Florida At some point in your life, you will likely find yourself with a prescription from your doctor to fill. While it’s important …

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How not to solve the problem of climate change | Kiowa County Press

This direct air capture plant in Iceland was designed to capture 4,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. Climeworks 2021 via AP Photos Kevin Trenberg, University of Auckland When politicians talk about achieving “net zero” emissions, they are often relying on trees or technology which can extract carbon dioxide …

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Is monkeypox a pandemic? | Kiowa County Press

Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, which are the ovals and circles seen in this electron microscope image of the skin of someone infected with monkeypox. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regnery/CDC Kathryn H. Jacobsen, University of Richmond Monkeypox is the latest global public health threat to make headlines. Most …

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Curious Kids: What do molecules look like? | Kiowa County Press

A nanographene molecule imaged by non-contact atomic force microscopy. Patrik Tschudin/gross3HR/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY Christine Helms, University of Richmond curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] What do molecules look like? – …

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A Case of Retirement in the Age of Fire | Kiowa County Press

After the 2018 wildfire in Paradise, California, many fire-damaged homes were razed to the ground. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Emily E. Schlickman, University of California, Davis; Brett Milligan, University of California, Davisand Stephen M. Wheeler, University of California, Davis Wildfires in the American West are getting worse larger, more frequent and …

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Cooking at Home – Applesauce Cookies | Kiowa County Press

Applesauce Cookies – USDA Makes: 12 servings This simple spice cookie is made with applesauce. Ingredients 1 cup of sugar 1/2 cup margarine (or butter or shortening) 1 egg 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose) 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 1/2 cups …

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Migraine sufferers have treatment options beyond pain medication | Kiowa County Press

For some, too much medication can make migraines worse. peterschreiber.media/iStock via Getty Images Plus Danielle Wilhour, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Migraines currently affect more than one billion people worldwide and are the second cause of disability in the world. Nearly a quarter of American households have at least …

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Browser cookies make people more cautious online, study finds | Kiowa County Press

Cookie notifications are becoming a ubiquitous aspect of online life. Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/picture alliance via Getty Images Elisabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University Website cookies are online monitoring tools, and the commercial and government entities that use them prefer that people don’t read these notifications too closely. People who read the notices …

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How hot is it for the human body? | Kiowa County Press

Long-term exposure to high heat can be fatal. Mark Wilson/Getty Images W. Larry Kenney, Penn State; Daniel Vecellio, Penn State; Rachel Cottle, Penn Stateand S. Tony Wolf, Penn State Heat waves are becoming supercharged as the climate changes – which last longer, become more frequent and simply get hotter. A …

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How the News Affects People’s Expectations and Drives Economic Change | Kiowa County Press

Immediate reactions to announcements about the future can significantly affect the future economy. Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Christopher Gortz, University of Birmingham News of a big pay rise might have you booking the nearest fancy restaurant for a slap-up meal to celebrate, or encouraging you to go shopping before your raise even …

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1970s-style stagflation is now playing in the minds of central bankers | Kiowa County Press

Shutterstock John Hawkin, University of Canberra “Stagflation” is a bad word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world saw it was in the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut off supplies to the United States …

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Second Colorado State Patrol vehicle hit in two days | Kiowa County Press

Following another incident earlier this week on Wednesday where a Colorado State Patrol motorcycle and a local tow truck were hit during an accident investigation near Colorado Springs, yesterday morning another CSP vehicle was was hit while assisting a stranded motorist. Colorado State Patrol car badly damaged in crash June …

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What is the reduction? Electricity Market Expert Explains | Kiowa County Press

The California Independent System Operator’s control room, which manages the flow of electricity on the state power grid. Rolf Schulten/ullstein bild via Getty Images Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida Fading has special significance in power supply systems. It describes any action that reduces the amount of electricity produced to …

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What is a heated dome? | Kiowa County Press

The first day of summer 2022 sent temperatures soaring across much of the United States. National Weather Service William Gallus, Iowa State University A heat dome occurs when a persistent region of high pressure traps heat over an area. The heating dome can span multiple states and persist for days …

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Does tougher schools make students safer? | Kiowa County Press

In this 2016 photo, students pass through a security checkpoint at William Hackett Middle School in Albany, NY, with guards, bag inspections and a metal detector. AP Photo/Mike Groll Elizabeth K. Anthony, Arizona State University The first real possibility of federal gun legislation in decades was sketched out by a …

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Support mental health in rural America | Kiowa County Press

The value of the sharing of experienced experiences (Family Features) In many parts of the country, a better understanding of mental health has led to greater awareness of its importance. Take-all description of emotional, psychological and social well-being, mental health affects the way people think, feel and act, according to …

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Managing heart health for better brain health | Kiowa County Press

(Family Features) The same risk factors that help make heart disease the leading cause of death worldwide also impact the growing global prevalence of brain diseases, including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and Madness. According to the American Heart Association, the worldwide death rate from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is increasing …

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Why You Should Travel Alone This Summer | Kiowa County Press

Prepare your selfie face. Soloviova Liudmyla/Shutterstock Claire McCamley, University of Huddersfield When you think of booking a summer vacation, you might think of trips as a couple, with friends, or with family. The thought of going on vacation alone can be daunting, if not unattractive. This raises all sorts of …

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Cooking at Home – Old Fashioned Bread Pudding | Kiowa County Press

Old Fashioned Bread Pudding – USDA Makes: 6 servings This old-fashioned bread pudding can be made in the microwave, so you don’t need to turn on the oven. Enjoy! Ingredients 5 slices of white or wheat bread 2 tablespoons margarine or butter 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup sugar, white or …

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AP News Summary at 11:43 p.m. EDT | National Associated Press

1/6 panel: Repeatedly says he lost, Trump refused to go WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has been told time and time again: There was no voter fraud that could have swayed the 2020 presidential election. But in the eight weeks since his loss to Joe Biden, the defeated President relentlessly …

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Cooking at Home – Mushroom Steak Fajitas | Kiowa County Press

Mushroom Steak Fajitas – USDA Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 45 minutes Bring another helping of veggies and important nutrients to your plate with this veggie-filled twist on classic fajitas. We’ve upped the veggie bar by sautéing savory mushrooms and tossing them with steak for an umami-rich, flavorful punch. And …

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The officer who shot and killed the ex-detective will not be charged | National Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas police officer who fatally shot and killed a former police detective during a fight will not be charged with a crime, officials said. The Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office are investigating Lionel Womack’s November shoot and found …

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Wages: why don’t they keep up with inflation? | Kiowa County Press

david spencer, University of Leeds Rising inflation has been a huge concern over the past few months, and this has been compounded by the fact that wage inflation has not kept pace. some workers in high-paying jobs have benefited from higher bonuses and anti-inflationary wage increases – it has just …

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The Forgotten History of Memorial Day | Kiowa County Press

Preparing to decorate graves, May 1899. Library of Congress Richard Gardiner, Columbus State University In the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a vacation originally from former Confederates and helped spread it across the country. The holiday was Memorial Day, an annual commemoration originating in …

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Curious Kids: Where was the world’s first zoo? | Kiowa County Press

Interior view of Polito’s Royal Menagerie, Exeter Change, Strand, Westminster, London, 1812. Heritage Images/Hulton Archives via Getty Images Michael J. Renner, Drake University curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] Who created …

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What is a medical or medical abortion? | Kiowa County Press

The mifepristone pill is an option for medical abortion that can be purchased online and used at home. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images Lauren Owens, University of Michigan; Claire Brindis, University of California, San Franciscoand Daniel Grosman, University of California, San Francisco Abortion access is making headlines after Politico released …

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Curious Kids: Could people breathe the air on Mars? | Kiowa County Press

Artist’s impression of an astronaut walking on Mars. But what if the astronaut was not wearing a space helmet?cokada/E+ via Getty Images Phylindia Glove, University of Florida and Amy J. Williams, University of Florida curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …

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What is monkey pox? | Kiowa County Press

Monkeypox causes lesions that look like pus-filled blisters, which eventually form a crust. CDC/Getty Images Rodney E. Rohde, Texas State University On May 18, 2022, Massachusetts health officials and the Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention confirmed a single case of monkeypox in a patient who had recently traveled to …

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Bad news for the 2022 hurricane season | Kiowa County Press

A satellite image of ocean heat shows the strong loop current and swirling eddies. Christopher Henze, NASA/Ames Nick Shay, University of Miami Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even more ominous is a current of warm tropical water that loops …

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A living wage increases economic productivity while reducing poverty | Kiowa County Press

Anna Barford, University of Cambridge and Jane Nelson, Harvard Kennedy School It can be difficult to see a way out of the current cost of living crisis. Prices continue to rise, and there are fears that if nothing changes, many families will face serious financial hardship. The effects of this …

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More Mass Shootings Happen at Grocery Stores | Kiowa County Press

Racial hatred is a factor in 13% of grocery store mass shootings. John Normile/Getty Images Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Denley, Metropolitan State University An apparently racially motivated The attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, left 10 people dead on May 14, 2022, with the teenage suspect …

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What is the Dead Pool? A water expert explains | Kiowa County Press

The white tub ring around Lake Mead, shown on January 11, 2022, is about 160 feet tall and reflects falling water levels. George Rose/Getty Images Robert Glennon, University of Arizona Journalists reporting on the state and future of the Colorado River increasingly use the phrase “dead Pool. “That sounds ominous. …

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New eye drops can help older people see better | Kiowa County Press

Almost all people begin to develop blurred vision once they reach their 40s and 50s. demaerre/iStock via Getty Images Robert Bitner, Pittsburgh University of Health Sciences When people reach their 40s and beyond, their near vision begins to deteriorate. For many people, increasing the font size on a phone or …

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Will new vaccines be more effective in fighting coronavirus variants? | Kiowa County Press

Dozens of coronavirus vaccines are in clinical trials in the United States João Paulo Burini/Moment via Getty Images Vaibhav Upadhyay, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Krishna Mallela, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus The first three coronavirus vaccines were granted emergency use authorization more than a year ago. …

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What is a Latter-day Saint temple? | Kiowa County Press

The Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints along the Capital Beltway in Kensington, Maryland. Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images Taylor Petrey, Kalamazoo College The temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often referred to as the Mormon Church, have long been a site of …

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Cooking at Home – Chicken Pozole Soup | Kiowa County Press

Chicken Pozole Soup – USDA Makes: 6 servings This traditional Mexican soup has a deep flavor using a whole chicken. Hominy can be found in the canning aisle of the grocery store. Ingredients 1 chicken (whole, skinless and cut into pieces) 8 cups of water 1/2 cup onion (chopped) 1/4 …

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Muscogee documentary looks at the free press

Pauly Denetclaw is Diné and ICT’s new political correspondent based in Washington. She joins the newscast and gives us insight into Indigenous politicians. Rebecca Landsberry-Baker is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation and has been working on a new documentary since 2019. The documentary is about the Muscogee Nation and …

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Christians have many opinions on the resurrection of Jesus | Kiowa County Press

Resurrection of Christ depicted in a 14th century fresco in Chora Church, Istanbul, Turkey. LP7/E+ Collections via Getty Images Jason Oliver Evans, University of Virginia Every year, Christians from all over the world gather for Easter Sunday worship. Also known as Easter or Resurrection Sunday, Easter is the last day …

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The information age is beginning to transform fishing around the world | Kiowa County Press

A researcher at the Oceana advocacy group uses GPS data to track the activity of fishing boats. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images Nicholas P.Sullivan, Tufts University People in the developed countries of the world live in a post-industrial age, working mainly in service or knowledge industries. Manufacturers are increasingly relying …

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Do you need a second reminder? | Kiowa County Press

The CDC recommends the second booster for people over age 50 who received their first booster at least four months earlier. Scott Olson via Getty ImagesNews Katelyn Jetelina, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston At the end of March 2022, the American Food and Drug Administration authorized a …

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Electrifying homes to slow climate change | Kiowa County Press

LED bulbs are just the start. Smith/Gado/Getty Images Collection Jennifer Weeks, The conversation the latest reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change show that to avoid massive loss and damage from global warming, nations must act quickly to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is that experts …

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Curious Kids: what is a dwarf planet? | Kiowa County Press

Pluto, the largest of the dwarf planets. This image was taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI Vahe Peroomian, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it …

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What is a 529 Education Savings Plan? | Kiowa County Press

A 529 plan can pay up to $10,000 per year for tuition at K-12 schools. MoMo Productions/DigitalVision via Getty Images Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University The college savings plan known as “529” is often touted as a smart way to save for a child’s college education. But these plans …

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Cooking at Home – Oatmeal Banana Cookies | Kiowa County Press

Oatmeal Banana Cookies – USDA Makes: 25 small cookies With whole grains, fruit and no added sugar, these cookies are a healthy and tasty treat. Ingredients 1 cup mashed bananas (use overripe bananas) 1 cup quick oats 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt 1/4 cup water raisins (1/2 cup, optional) sunflower …

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Which countries have nuclear weapons and where are they? | Kiowa County Press

A US Air Force jet aircraft test drops a B61-12 bomb in December 2021. This bomb may contain a nuclear warhead for use in wartime. Los Alamos National Laboratory Miles A. Pump, Middlebury and Vasilii Tuganov, Middlebury The Russian invasion of Ukraine raised public fears about use of nuclear weapons …

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Can my electric car power my home? | Kiowa County Press

Think of your car as home power on wheels. Tesson/Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Seth Blumsack, Penn State As manufacturers introduce new models of electric vehicles, the demand for them continues to grow. Sales of new electric vehicles in the United States roughly doubled in 2021 and could double …

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How fast can we stop the Earth from warming up? | Kiowa County Press

The ocean retains heat much longer than the land. Aliraza Khatri’s photography via Getty Images Richard B. (Ricky) Rood, University of Michigan Global warming does not stop suddenly. If people everywhere stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, the stored heat would continue to warm the atmosphere. Imagine how a radiator heats …

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The 2020 census miscounted Americans | Kiowa County Press

Census takers went door-to-door in 2020, as in previous years, seeking to make the count as accurate as possible. AP Photo/John Raoux Aggie’s Yellow Horse, Arizona State University The census taken in the United States every 10 years is supposed to count everyone. But that doesn’t really matter to everyone. …

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Almanac | News, Sports, Jobs

By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, March 25, the 84th day of 2022. There are 281 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On March 25, 1931, in the so-called “Scottsboro Boys” affair, nine young blacks were taken off a train …

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Who are the Jesuits ? | Kiowa County Press

Venezuelan priest Arturo Sosa Abascal, second from right, receives congratulations after being chosen as the new superior general of the Jesuits in 2016. Franco Origlia/Getty Images News via Getty Images Dorian Llywelyn, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences For centuries, Jesuits have worn many hats: missionaries, educators and …

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Why pregnant women should get vaccinated against COVID-19 | Kiowa County Press

Pregnant women are at significantly higher risk from COVID-19 than from the vaccine. Emilija Manevska/Moment via Getty Images Stacy Pots, UMass Chan School of Medicine The Conversation broadcasts a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers operating on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. You can find all the …

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Schools to stop serving free meals to all students | Kiowa County Press

About 30 million students eat school meals daily. JGI/Jamie Grill/Tetra Images via Getty Images Marlene B. Schwartz, University of Connecticut Public schools have been serving free meals to all students since the COVID-19 pandemic first disrupted K-12 education. In March 2022, Congress rejected calls to maintain the federal funding needed …

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China’s balancing act on Russian invasion of Ukraine explained | Kiowa County Press

A friendship far from weakening? Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images Joseph Torigian, American University Russia has few friends in the international community after its invasion of Ukraine. But China, which shares a 2,672 mile (4,300 kilometer) border with Russia, is among a handful of nations that have refused to condemn …

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The Russian economy is heading for collapse | Kiowa County Press

Ordinary Russians face the prospect of higher prices as Western sanctions against invading Ukraine have sent the rouble plummeting. It led to uneasy people queuing at banks and ATMs on Monday in a country that has seen more than one currency disaster in the post-Soviet era. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) Eric …

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Why daylight saving time is unhealthy – a neurologist explains | Kiowa County Press

Changing clocks twice a year can be more than just a half-yearly inconvenience. Carol Yepes/Moment via Getty Images Beth Ann Malow, Vanderbilt University As Americans prepare to put their clocks forward one hour in mid-March, I prepare for the annual ritual of media stories on disruptions to daily routines caused …

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Could the invasion of Ukraine trigger a global financial crisis? | Kiowa County Press

Nasir Aminou, Cardiff Metropolitan University The Russian assault on Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities has heightened uncertainty in the global economy. To condemn Putin’s war, Western leaders announcement some restrictive economic measures to target Russian financial institutions and individuals. The sanctions include: the withdrawal of certain Russian banks from the …

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The war in Ukraine changes the geopolitics of energy | Kiowa County Press

A woman holds a bloodstained portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest at the Russian consulate in Montreal on February 25, 2022. Andrej Ivanov/AFP via Getty Images Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington Russia’s war against Ukraine will profoundly change the global energy landscape and its geopolitics. Pieces …

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CDC COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines Clarified | Kiowa County Press

The CDC’s new recommendations have caused consternation among the public, the media and even among doctors. Justin Paget/DigitalVision via Getty Images Guillaume Petri, University of Virginia In December 2021, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their guidelines for how long people should self-isolate following a COVID-19 …

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How to Donate Responsibly to Ukrainian Causes | Kiowa County Press

These charity leaders have teamed up to raise funds on March 3, 2022 for refugees fleeing Ukraine. Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images Beth Gazley, Indiana University When Russia invaded UkraineI answered like many Americans: by doing charitable donations. I was able to make my donation with confidence because I …

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Can rich countries stop buying Russian oil? | Kiowa County Press

Oil tanks fill up on the Russian tanker Mendeleev Prospect in Primorsk on the Baltic Sea. Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images Amy Myers Jaffe, Tufts University One option the United States and other nations have to increase pressure on Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine is to reduce …

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US-EU Sanctions Will Hit Russian Economy | Kiowa County Press

Russians in Moscow and elsewhere flocked to ATMs to withdraw cash, fearing the ruble could plunge further due to Western sanctions. AP Photo/Victor Berzkin David Cortright, Notre Dame University and George A.Lopez, Notre Dame University The Biden administration, in extraordinary and swift cooperation with allies over a three-day period, doubled …

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Can churches be protectors of public health? | Kiowa County Press

The relationship between public health and faith is much older than the COVID-19 pandemic. Fred de Noyelle/Godong/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Andrew Garner, Hartford International University for Religion and Peace In the past two years of living with COVID-19, many churches have had to think differently. Congregations across the …

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Cooking at Home – Portabella Caps Spinach and Herb Quiche | Kiowa County Press

Spinach and Herb Quiche Portabella Caps – USDA Makes: 4 servings Preparation time: 45 minutes Here is a tasty, healthy and quick version of the breakfast quiche. Use portabella mushroom caps instead of high fat pie crust to make individual quiches. Ingredients 4 portabella mushrooms (3 inches in diameter) cooking …

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Curious children: why do people have diarrhoea? | Kiowa County Press

Whatever its cause, diarrhea is uncomfortable. Rapeepong Puttakumwong/Moment via Getty Images Hannibal Person, University of Washington curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] Why do people have diarrhoea? – AAA, 10, Philadelphia …

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Cooking at home – Gazpacho | Kiowa County Press

Gazpacho – Cold vegetable soup – USDA Makes: 6 servings Preparation time: 25 minutes Take a trip to Spain in your own kitchen! Gazpacho, a Spanish favorite, is a refreshing pureed vegetable soup topped with extra virgin olive oil for a smooth finish. Ingredients For the soup: 3 slices of …

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Cooking at Home – Red Beans and Rice | Kiowa County Press

Kidney Beans and Rice – USDA Makes: 8 servings This tasty dish is a Monday night tradition in many homes. This vegetarian recipe uses dried beans, onion, pepper and spices. Ingredients 2 cups kidney beans, dried 8 cups of water 1 1/2 cup onion (chopped) 1 cup celery (chopped) 4 …

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How Joe Rogan Became the Goliath of Podcasting | Kiowa County Press

Joe Rogan’s ability to appeal to young male listeners is especially powerful in today’s fractured media environment. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Image Matt Sienkiewicz, Boston College and Nick Marx, Colorado State University Comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan is caught in a spiral of controversy. It all started when “The …

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Dogs can be trained to detect COVID-19 | Kiowa County Press

Florida International University researchers have successfully trained One Betta, a Dutch Shepherd, and three other dogs to detect COVID-19 on face masks. The dogs were successful 96-99% of the time. Joe Raedle/Staff/Getty Images North America Kenneth G. Furton, Florida International University; Julien Mendel, Florida International Universityand Kelvin J. Frank Jr., …

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Why Community College Students Drop Out When They’re Almost Finished | Kiowa County Press

Six out of 10 community college students do not graduate. FatCamera E+ via Getty Images Benjamin Skinner, University of Florida; Justin Ortagus, University of Floridaand Melvin Tanner, University of Florida Community colleges are designed to make college more accessibleagain 6 out of 10 community college students cannot reap the full …

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What is walking meditation? | Kiowa County Press

Thich Nhat Hanh leads a meditative walk in Paris. Godong Group/Universal Images via Getty Images Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College For Thich Nhat Hanhthe late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, walking was not simply a way to get from place to place, or an activity to be reserved …

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US blood supply at 10-year low | Kiowa County Press

Blood donations have plummeted as blood needs skyrocketed. ExperienceInteriors/E+ via Getty Images Anna Nagurney, Amherst University The blood supply in the United States is now at its lowest level since more than a decade. Many of the country’s blood centers currently have only one one day supply of certain blood …

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Cooking at Home – Sweet and Sour Vegetables | Kiowa County Press

Sweet and Sour Vegetables – USDA Makes: 6 servings Lemon juice, honey, soy sauce and pineapple juice form the basis of this delicious sweet and sour sauce. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 tablespoon of honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon soy sauce (low sodium) 1/4 teaspoon of ginger 1 cup pineapple …

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What is a Bomb Cyclone? Atmospheric scientist explains | Kiowa County Press

A bomb cyclone hits the east coast of the United States on January 4, 2017. NOAA/ACEI Esther Mullens, University of Florida A bomb cyclone is a large, intense mid-latitude storm that has low pressure in its center, weather fronts, and a range of associated weather conditions, from blizzards to severe …

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Curious Kids: How many bones do penguins have? | Kiowa County Press

Specialized anatomy means that flightless penguins are master swimmers. Christopher Michel , CC BY-SA Julie Sheldon, University of Tennessee curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] How many bones do penguins have? …

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What is the best mask for COVID-19? | Kiowa County Press

Not all masks offer the same level of protection for you and those around you. Martin Barth/EyeEm via Getty Images Christian L’Orange, Colorado State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines on masks and respirators several times over the past two years and released its …

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Eads Middle School Knowledge Bowl teams on the road | Kiowa County Press

Teams from the Eads Middle School Knowledge Bowl recently traveled to Flagler for the fourth competition of the season. Both teams returned to Eads with materials as the seventh grade team won the first place trophy and the eighth graders finished second in their division. Eighth graders Eric Murdock, Sophie …

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What is bio-engineered food? Agriculture expert explains | Kiowa County Press

Most soybeans grown in the United States are genetically modified, so products containing them may be required to carry the new “bioengineered” label. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images Kathleen Merrigan, Arizona State University The United States Department of Agriculture defines bio-engineered foods as a food that “contains detectable genetic material …

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Curious Kids: Why do plants grow straight? | Kiowa County Press

Allium schoenoprasum, better known as chives. Andreas Rockstein/Flickr, CC BY-SA Beronda L. Montgomery, University of Michigan curious children is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to [email protected] Why do plants grow straight? – Sara H., 5, …

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The major challenges for supply chains in 2022 | Kiowa County Press

Avigator Fortuner/Shutterstock Edward Sweeney, Heriot Watt University As Christmas approached, there was a lot of anxiety on the shortages festive meals and gifts. Trade frictions was already at the heart of the Brexit debate, and supply chain issues have been greatly aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, a shortage …

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Ocean heat reaches record levels, with major consequences | Kiowa County Press

Rain from a tropical storm overwhelmed a dam in Thailand and caused widespread flooding in late September. It was just one of the disasters of 2021. Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Kevin Trenberg, University of Auckland The world witnessed record climate and weather disasters in 2021, destructive flash floods …

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Approaching 2022 with hope | Kiowa County Press

If hope seems overdone this winter, you’re not alone. photo alliance via Getty Images Molly Jackson, The conversation Six months ago, it was easy for many Americans to think that COVID-19 was on the defensive. Vaccinations have been ticking like checked case numbers. The summer sun made getting outside really …

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Indigenous news outlets and nonprofits provide more in-depth coverage – press enterprise

By KATIE OYAN PHOENIX (AP) – Tristan Ahtone, a member of the Kiowa tribe, recalls his beginnings in journalism more than a decade ago and his ideas on indigenous topics. His bosses would say things like, “We published an aboriginal story earlier this year. Do we need another? Fortunately, he …

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What is 5G? An electrical engineer explains | Kiowa County Press

Telecommunications companies around the world are expanding their next-generation, or 5G, networks. Guo Shining/VCG via Getty Images Prasenjit Mitra, Penn State 5G stands for fifth generation cellular network technology. It is the technology that enables wireless communication – for example, from your cell phone to a cell tower, which channels …

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Cooking at Home – White Bean Bruschetta | Kiowa County Press

White Bean Bruschetta – USDA Makes: 4 servings Try this tasty bruschetta with crispy bread topped with white beans, tomatoes and spices. Served as an accompaniment or as an aperitif, it is sure to please everyone! Ingredients 1 whole wheat French baguette, cut into 12 thin slices on the bias …

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USDA Update – January 5, 2022 | Kiowa County Press

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: JANUARY 17, 2022 – CLOSURE OF THE SERVICE CENTER – BIRTHDAY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JANUARY 30, 2022 – FODDER PROGRAM FOR BREEDING 2021 – January 31, registration deadline. MARCH 15, 2022 – 2022 Deadline for election and registration to the ARCPLC Disclaimer: The information in …

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Oklahoma Court Upholds Death Sentence for 2009 Murders | State News

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A state appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and death penalty of a man on death row, ruling that the southwestern Oklahoma territory where the murders were committed was not an Indian country because the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache reservation located there was officially dissolved by Congress. The …

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