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  By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu
By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu
Nov. 15, 2017 - A visit to a doctor in the fall will likely include a question. Has the patient received his or her flu vaccine yet? Reflect on the facts. The vaccine prevents millions of cases of influenza, millions of medical visits, and thousands of hospitalizations.
 
  • By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    Nov. 15, 2017 - A visit to a doctor in the fall will likely include a question. Has the patient received his or her flu vaccine yet? Reflect on the facts. The vaccine prevents millions of cases of influenza, millions of medical visits, and thousands of hospitalizations.

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  • Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Nov. 7, 2017 - Kelly Sullivan is a teacher and a mother. She spends her days guiding and nurturing the next generation. She is also the granddaughter of Albert Sullivan. He was one of the five Sullivan brothers killed together on Nov. 13, 1942. Their ship, the USS Juneau, sank during the Battle of Guadalcanal during WWII. Kelly is carrying on their legacy of sacrifice, service, and loyalty. The 75th anniversary of their ultimate sacrifice is next Monday. Learn about the Sullivan brothers and the museum that honors them. Kelly and the U.S. Navy are keeping their story alive, inspiring young and old alike.

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  • November NPS Getaway: Wupatki National Monument

    November NPS Getaway: Wupatki National Monument

    Nov. 3, 2017 - Since 2009, the National Park Service (NPS) has featured Getaway destinations. These sites are chosen from their network of more than 400 national park sites. The goal is to help people find new places. They can connect with nature, history, family, and friends. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, visit Arizona's Wupatki National Monument. It is November's Getaway destination.

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  • Seattle sights are simply stupendous

    Seattle sights are simply stupendous

    Oct. 24, 2017 - More than one million tourists and visitors flock to Seattle each year to go to the Space Needle. It was built in 1962 for the World's Fair. Its observation deck is at 520 feet. From that perch, the panorama of the Pacific Northwest is breathtaking. Downtown Seattle, Mount Rainier, and Puget Sound are all within view. But visitors should also look down. Sitting near the base of the Space Needle is the Chihuly Garden and Glass. It's an indoor-outdoor exhibition of spectacular Chihuly studio glass art.

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  • Ron Campbell brings drawings to life

    Ron Campbell brings drawings to life

    Oct. 20, 2017 - Ron Campbell grew up in Australia. He grew up in the 1940s and 1950s. He was always drawing. He had an epiphany after watching a 'Tom and Jerry' cartoon on television. His mother told him the animated characters were just drawings, Ron said to Student News Net on Wednesday during an exhibition of his art. Many of Ron's paintings from the Beatles TV Cartoon Series (1965-1969) and the Yellow Submarine were on display. The Yellow Submarine is an iconic 1969 Beatles movie.

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  • Rosie flexes her muscle in Michigan in riveting rivalry with California

    Rosie flexes her muscle in Michigan in riveting rivalry with California

    Oct. 16, 2017 - Forty-three original Rosies were part of 3,755 Rosies who gathered Saturday. They gathered at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. They were there to set a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Rosie the Riveter. A friendly rivalry with California for the record is keeping sales of Rosie apparel sizzling.

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  • Hispanic Heritage: Adm. David Farragut and Juan Herrera, Poet Laureate

    Hispanic Heritage: Adm. David Farragut and Juan Herrera, Poet Laureate

    Oct. 11, 2017 - Riders riding the DC Metro enter and exit at stops. Two are the Smithsonian Station and the Capitol South Station. Other stops have unusual names - Farragut West and North. Adm. David Farragut was the U.S. Navy's first admiral. He was an American of Hispanic descent.

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  • ArtPrize finalist: Thousands of pennies create A. Lincoln

    ArtPrize finalist: Thousands of pennies create A. Lincoln

    Oct. 6, 2017 - Abraham Lincoln has been on the front of the penny since 1909. Lincoln's image was chosen that year to honor the Centennial of his birth. It's been on the penny ever since. Richard Schlatter, artist, used about 24,500 pennies to create his stunning portrait of Lincoln. He used pennies from every year from 1909 to 2017. He is one of 20 ArtPrize finalists out of more than 1,300 entries.

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  • Oct. 4, 1957: Sputnik and Space Age launches

    Oct. 4, 1957: Sputnik and Space Age launches

    Oct. 4, 2017 - Sixty years ago today, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite.

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  • Conservation is priceless

    Conservation is priceless

    Oct. 2, 2017 - The Department of the Interior (DOI) issued a new report last week. Visiting one of the hundreds of national parks, refuges, monuments, and other public lands managed was an extremely popular activity in 2016.

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  • Edna Griffin and Rosa Parks held nation accountable

    Edna Griffin and Rosa Parks held nation accountable

    Sept. 22, 2017 - Edna Griffin in Des Moines, Iowa and Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama sat to stand up for their civil rights. Edna sat at a lunch counter in 1948. Rosa Parks sat on a city bus in 1955. Both were African American women. They held the nation accountable. They changed American history.

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  • Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Hands-on, heads-up, hearts-in learning permeates INSPIRE Day

    Sept. 18, 2017 - The Norman Borlaug Boyhood Home in Cresco, Iowa served as an outdoor classroom Friday for more than 250 fifth graders.

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  • Cassini

    Cassini's final plunge into Saturn has begun

    Sept. 12, 2017 - The Cassini spacecraft is in its last orbit around Saturn, Orbit #293. The final plunge has begun.

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  • September 11, 2001: a date to never forget

    September 11, 2001: a date to never forget

    Sept. 11, 2017 - The names of nearly 3,000 people who were murdered on Sept. 11, 2001 are being read at Ground Zero today. Ground Zero is in New York City.

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  • By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    Nov. 15, 2017 - A visit to a doctor in the fall will most likely include a question. Has the patient received his or her annual flu vaccine yet? Reflect on the facts. The vaccine prevents millions of cases of influenza, millions of medical visits, and thousands of hospitalizations.

    Read More
  • Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Nov. 7, 2017 - Kelly Sullivan is a teacher and a mother. She spends her days guiding and nurturing the next generation. She is also the granddaughter of Albert Sullivan. He was one of the five Sullivan brothers killed together on Nov. 13, 1942 when their ship, the USS Juneau, sank during the Battle of Guadalcanal during WWII. Kelly is carrying on their legacy of sacrifice, service, and loyalty. The 75th anniversary of their ultimate sacrifice is next Monday. Learn about the Sullivan brothers, the museum that honors them, and how Kelly and the U.S. Navy are keeping their story alive, inspiring young and old alike.

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  • By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    By the numbers: Flu vaccine prevents the flu

    Nov. 15, 2017 - A visit to a doctor in the fall will likely include a question. Has the patient received his or her flu vaccine yet? Reflect on the facts. The vaccine prevents millions of cases of influenza, millions of medical visits, and thousands of hospitalizations.

    Read More
  • Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Sullivan Brothers: a legacy of sacrifice, service and loyalty

    Nov. 7, 2017 - Kelly Sullivan is a teacher and a mother. She spends her days guiding and nurturing the next generation. She is also the granddaughter of Albert Sullivan. He was one of the five Sullivan brothers killed together on Nov. 13, 1942. Their ship, the USS Juneau, sank during the Battle of Guadalcanal during WWII. Kelly is carrying on their legacy of sacrifice, service, and loyalty. The 75th anniversary of their ultimate sacrifice is next Monday. Learn about the Sullivan brothers and the museum that honors them. Kelly and the U.S. Navy are keeping their story alive, inspiring young and old alike.

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If the population of the United States is 320 million, what percent of that number is represented by the population of Ireland?
about 15 percent
about 5 percent
about 1.5 percent
 
 
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