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Snot Good For You?

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

Pick your boogers, and eat them too. Why? Although considered a vulgar habit, snacking on your nose-pickings is good for your health. Scientists have discovered that ingesting boogers is good for your teeth and your overall health.

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I Skip

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 2 comments

I have been asked several times how I manage a part-time job, a full-time job, school, and being the assistant editor of The Spectator. Well, it is quite simple. It’s all about time management and solid budgets.

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Celebrate Friday the 13th With a Tattoo

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

noun: triskaidekaphobia



  1. extreme superstition regarding the number thirteen.
  2. is fear or avoidance of the number thirteen. It is also a reason for the fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia. The term was used as early as in 1910 by Isador Coriat in Abnormal Psychology.
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An Opinion on #TakeAKnee

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Heartland News, Sports, Voices | 2 comments

I’ve only attended a few major sporting events in my lifetime, but each time I’ve witnessed sports fans buying hot dogs, sitting, talking on the phone, or even using the restroom during the National Anthem. So when the country went into a rage over NFL athletes kneeling during the National Anthem, I was a little surprised.

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Mindful Movement

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, Voices | 0 comments

As the American education system continues to change and evolve, we must innovate through the lens of a scientist.  What can we do as educators to better our society? 

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Shade Tree Mechanics

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Community News, Heartland News, The More You Know, Voices | 0 comments

When was the last time you were driving down I-55 and your lovely Tritan engine decided to throw a spark plug just for giggles and skittles? It has probably not occurred in your world, and if it has, you completely understand the pain and agony of repairing this minor issue that causes such big problems. Regular vehicle maintenance can solve a lot of heartache in the long run, but there isn’t really a guide as to when to do most upkeep.

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