Dec. 13, 2018 - Federal, state, and local partners are assessing and analyzing California's deadly wildfire season. CAL FIRE released an update on Tuesday tragically reporting 86 deaths due to the Camp Fire in northern California. And the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has analyzed data on carbon dioxide emissions in California because of multiple wildfires this season.
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|Students give voice to rare music first played at Auschwitz|
Dec. 4, 2018 - Fourteen student musicians enrolled in the University of Michigan recently made history.
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Sept. 21, 2018 - Douglas Brinkley eloquently delivered the Keynote Address at last Friday's Student News Net Symposium.Read More
- Why is Rosa Parks called the 'Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?
- What prepared Rosa for the action she took on Montgomery City Bus #2857 on Dec. 1, 1955?
- Why was the life Rosa led such a courageous one?
Douglas Brinkley, author of Rosa Parks: A Life, speaks at the Student News Net Symposium on Sept. 14, 2018..
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Wreaths Across America: from Arlington to France
extraordinary: adjective; special, amazing, not ordinary, awesome;
NASA spacecraft to land on Mars today
windward: adjective; related to something that is facing the wind;
Hurricane heads for Hawaii
Today In History
December 131950: Tom Vilsack, former Governor of Iowa, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1925: Dick Van Dyke, actor and comedian best known for his roles in the movie, Mary Poppins, and the television shows, Diagnosis Murder and The Dick Van Dyke Show, was born in West Plains, Missouri.
1818: Mary Todd Lincoln, the wife of President Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States, was born in Lexington, Kentucky. She died in Springfield, Illinois on July 16, 1882.
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Students give voice to rare music first played at Auschwitz
Dec. 4, 2018 - Fourteen student musicians enrolled in the University of Michigan recently made history.Read More