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Hey, new parents – go ahead and “spoil” this baby! | Kiowa County Press

How to soothe a crying baby? Try everything. Tripod/Getty Images Amy Root, West Virginia University When a baby cries, parents often wonder whether to soothe the baby or let him calm down. If they respond to every sob, won’t the baby cry more? Isn’t that spoiling the baby? I hear …

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American Legion Post 125 Hosts Annual Veterans Day Dinner | Kiowa County Press

American Legion Post #125 held its annual meeting and dinner at the Kiowa County Community Building on Eads Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Commander Dan Richards opened the meeting after dinner. The minutes of the previous meeting and the financial report were submitted and approved by the Legion members. There were …

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Curious Kids: What Makes Someone Indigenous? | Kiowa County Press

Participants in the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Parade in New York, October 15, 2022. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Torivio Fodder, University of Arizona 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 makes …

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Indigenous languages ​​make their way into public schools | Kiowa County Press

James Gensaw, a Yurok language teacher at a high school in far northern California, goes over a few words with a student. Mneesha Gellman, Author provided Mneesha Gellman, Emerson College Every time November rolled around, James Gensaw, a Yurok language teacher at a high school in far northern California, received …

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What are the stakes of this election day | Kiowa County Press

People volunteer at an Alaska Native polling place on November 2, 2022 in Anchorage. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Amy Lieberman, The conversation As Election Day approaches, uncertainty and concern over potential chaos – from violence at polling stations to candidates refusing to accept defeat – keep going up. Problems that have …

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2022-10-31 | Press release | Redbed Plains Wind Farm Celebrates Five Years of Renewable Power Generation in Grady County

The Redbed Plains Wind Farm has been safely providing renewable energy since 2017, powering the equivalent of more than 22,000 average Oklahoma homes each year. Tuttle, Oklahoma, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) and Connor, Clark & ​​Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L infrastructure) together commemorate the …

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Curious Kids: How was Halloween invented? | Kiowa County Press

In 1952, kindergarten students leave school in Los Angeles, eager to celebrate Halloween.Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis via Getty Images Linus Owens, Middlebury 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 was Halloween …

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Feud with tribes threatens re-election of Oklahoma governor | National Associated Press

ADA, Okla. (AP) — Many of the 39 Native American tribes based in Oklahoma have played a role in state politics for decades, often behind the scenes. They became bigger and more outspoken gamblers when voters approved Las Vegas-style gambling in 2004. The budgets of several major tribes exploded along …

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Cooking at Home – Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce | Kiowa County Press

Vegetarian Spaghetti Sauce – USDA Makes: 6 servings Combine oregano and basil with fresh and canned vegetables to make your own spaghetti sauce, perfect for any pasta dish. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions (medium, chopped) 3 garlic cloves (chopped) 1 1/4 cups zucchini (sliced) 1 tbsp oregano (dried) …

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What are tactical nuclear weapons? | Kiowa County Press

This Russian short-range cruise missile, the Iskander-K, can carry nuclear warheads over several hundred kilometers. Photo by Russian Defense Ministry press service via AP Nina Srinivasan Rathbun, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Tactical nuclear weapons burst onto the international scene as Russian President Vladimir Putin, faced with …

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Is the pandemic over? | Kiowa County Press

Life is more normal now than it has been in years as people remove masks and social distancing. Stefan Tomic/E+ via Getty Images William Hauk, University of South Carolina; Lisa Miller, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campusand Wayne Au, University of Washington, Bothell of President Joe Biden statement that “the …

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Is the pandemic really over? | Kiowa County Press

Life is more normal now than it has been in years as people remove masks and social distancing. Stefan Tomic/E+ via Getty Images William Hauk, University of South Carolina; Lisa Miller, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campusand Wayne Au, University of Washington, Bothell of President Joe Biden statement that “the …

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Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read | Kiowa County Press

Book banning campaigns often distort the way young readers consume and process literature. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Trisha Tucker, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Banned Books Weekan annual event that teachers and librarians across the United States mark with a combination of distress and challenge, is back. The …

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Is your gas stove bad for your health? | Kiowa County Press

Jonathan Levy, Boston University Cooks love their gadgets, from countertop slow cookers to instant-read thermometers. Now there is growing interest in magnetic induction cooktops – surfaces that cook much faster than conventional stoves, without lighting a flame or heating an electric coil. Some of that attention is overdue: induction has …

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Dear Dietitian – Busting 7 Nutrition Myths | Kiowa County Press

Dear readers, A country song once said, “It’s easier to sell a lie than to tell the truth.” I sometimes have this feeling about nutrition education. There seems to be more misinformation about nutrition than ever before. Here are some interesting nutrition myths you may have heard in the past. …

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Should we vote early in the 2022 midterm elections? | Kiowa County Press

A voter fills out their ballot at an early voting location in Massachusetts. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Howard Manly, The conversation and matt williams, The conversation As the political campaign for the midterm elections intensifies, millions of voters are considering how they should vote on November …

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Why are some people magnetized by mosquitoes and others indifferent? | Kiowa County Press

Mosquitoes need to feed on blood to reproduce. But how do they choose who to feed on? boonchai wedmakawand/Moment via GettyImages Jonathan Day, University of Florida It is rare to attend an outdoor party in hot weather without hearing people complaining about mosquitoes. They walk away, sit in the smoke …

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Curious Kids: Do humans really need other species? | Kiowa County Press

Science shows that humans are happier and healthier around other animal and plant species. Artur Debate/Moment via Getty Images Tom Langen, Clarkson 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] Can humans …

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Did Twitter ignore basic security measures? | Kiowa County Press

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko was Twitter’s chief security officer. What he claims to have found there is a security nightmare. Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images Richard Fornon, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Former Twitter security chief Peiter “Mudge” Zatko filed a whistleblower complaint with the Securities and …

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What’s going on with the Greenland Ice Sheet? | Kiowa County Press

A turbulent meltwater river dumps a million tons of water a day into a mill, where it cuts through the subglacial environment and eventually reaches the ocean. Ted Gifford Alun Hubbard, University of Tromsø I stand at the edge of the Greenland ice cap, mesmerized by a breathtaking scene of …

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Journalists discuss history of ‘land grabbed’ universities at press freedom conference

In “Land Grab Universities”, the 2022 Conference on Freedom of the Press by Daniel W. Kopsjournalist Tristan Ahtone, a member of the Kiowa tribe, and historian Robert Lee will explain how indigenous lands expropriated by the Morrill Act of 1862 formed the basis of the university land-grant system. The conference, …

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Curious children: what are wormholes? | Kiowa County Press

Solutions to Einstein’s famous equations in the 20th century describe “wormholes” or tunnels through spacetime. Mark Garlick/Science Photo Library via GettyImages Dejan Stojkovic, University at Buffalo 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 …

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Kops Freedom of the Press Conference 2022 – Land grabbed universities

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 5:15 p.m. Johnson Museum of Art, wing lecture hall Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 114 Central Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA All in-person tickets for this event have been claimed. We encourage register with eCornell to broadcast the conversation in real time. Land grabbed …

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New restrictions on abortion care will have psychological damage | Kiowa County Press

Without full access to reproductive health care, traumatic birth experiences will undoubtedly increase. urbazon/E+ via Getty Images Rachel Diamond, Adler University “I’m struggling a bit this morning,” said one of my clients at the start of our session on the morning of June 24, 2022. “I just heard on the …

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Curious children: why do animals have tails? | Kiowa County Press

Dogs use their tails to communicate.Eastimages/Moment via Getty Images Michael A. Small, Binghamton University, State University of New York 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 animals have tails? – …

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What is dynamic pricing? | Kiowa County Press

Ticket prices for a coveted show can skyrocket. gilaxia/E+ via Getty Images Ovunc Yilmaz, University of Colorado Boulder Whether you’re booking a last-minute plane ticket or looking to get to a lackluster pre-season football game, you might encounter what’s known as dynamic pricing. Using this strategy, companies adjust their prices …

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Curious Kids: When was conversation invented? | Kiowa County Press

Humans are the only animals that express their thoughts in complete sentences. Oliver Rossi/DigitalVision via Getty Images Richard Futrell, University of California, Irvine 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] When was …

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How is monkeypox spread? | Kiowa County Press

Vaccination can help reduce the risk of monkeypox infection. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images Rebecca S.B. Fischer, Texas A&M University Monkeypox is caused by a virus which, despite periodic outbreaks, is not thought to spread easily from person to person and historically did not stimulate long chains of transmission within …

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What is neoliberalism? | Kiowa County Press

President Ronald Reagan, pictured here speaking in Moscow in 1980, was an early adopter of neoliberalism in the United States Dirck Halstead/Liaison Officer Anthony Kammas, University of Southern California Neoliberalism is a complex concept that many people use – and abuse – in different and often contradictory ways. So what …

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Cooking at Home – Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata | Kiowa County Press

Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata – USDA Makes: 6 servings Cooking time: 25 minutes Preparation time: 10 minutes This egg dish provides a quarter-cup serving of vegetables for breakfast and uses reduced-fat cheddar cheese and skim milk to keep fat low. Prep and cook in about 30 minutes makes this recipe …

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Cooking at Home – Blue Corn Bread | Kiowa County Press

Blue Corn Bread – USDA Makes: 12 servings This traditional Native American dish uses blue cornmeal and sprouted wheat. Many health benefits have been noted for different sprouted grains, and the ingredient can be purchased already sprouted or you can sprout the wheat yourself at home. Ingredients 3 cups of …

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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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