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    Week of January 07, 2019
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    January 7 2019

    sniffles

    noun

    runny nose because of a cold, other infection, or an allergy;

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    January 8 2019

    hypocritical

    adjective

    noted by having the quality of behaving or speaking in a superior way that conflicts with previous actions;

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    January 9 2019

    alloy

    noun

    a metal that is a mixture of two metals such as bronze composed of copper and tin;

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    January 10 2019

    epidemiologists

    noun

    scientists and/or doctors who are trained to track infectious diseases and determine the origin of outbreaks;

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    January 11 2019

    paratrooper

    noun

    a military person trained to jump out of airplanes using a parachute;

   
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  • Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears Remembering the people of D-Day as 75th anniversary nears
    Jan. 11, 2019 - The 75th anniversary of D-Day is June 6, 2019. Student News Net will be posting a series of stories honoring people of D-Day. Fred Bahlau was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne. He "dropped" behind enemy lines on D-Day.
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  • Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000 Rare 1943 copper penny could bring $200,000
    Jan. 9, 2019 - In 1942 and 1943, copper was needed to make war materials. World War II (1939-1945) was raging. In the United States, millions of pennies were made by coating steel with zinc. The pennies were called steelies. A small number of copper pennies were made in error. In 1947, Don Lutes, Jr., a sixteen year old student in Massachusetts, received one. It was in his change after purchasing lunch at his high school cafeteria. That coin will go up for auction Thursday by Heritage Auctions. It could fetch more than $200,000.
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