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Author Archive for: ‘Sarah Parrott’

New Cholesterol Guideline Means Positive Change For The Future

High cholesterol effects a multitude of Americans, all of different ages, races, genders, and backgrounds, and has been linked to a variety of other health issues, including obesity and heart problems. As such, guideline changes concerning cholesterol effect many people, and since the last change occurred in 2004, this one is causing more than a few waves of confusion and …

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Gold iPhone Proves Profitable for Apple

Apple has really run into a golden opportunity when it comes to their latest selection of colors for the iPhone 5S, with their gold colored option being, by far, the most popular choice for consumers. Perhaps Apple has cracked the code; perhaps consumers have all along been pining for nothing more than the irresistible glimmer of gold when it comes …

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Michelle Knight Speaks Out About Castro’s Abuses

For those who may have forgotten or who need a quick refresher on the terrible things that have happened this year, despicable, disgusting human being Ariel Castro held three women captive in his house, where he did unspeakable, horrible things to them for ten years. They were finally freed after one of the women, Amanda Barry, made a daring escape …

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Grand Canyon Mine Halted Due to Financial Restraints

The Grand Canyon is perhaps best known for its role as an amazing, awe-inspiring sight of nature’s beauty and power, a beautiful American landmark that brings flocks of tourists (and their wallets) to areas that might not otherwise have a chance at much revenue. A lesser-known aspect of the Grand Canyon, however, is the multiple mining projects that go on …

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Cincinnati Gunman Scares University of Cincinnati Campus

As a college student, this writer can attest to how scary it is to hear about shootings on college campuses and face the reality that such threats could become a reality at nearly any point. Those fears also surfaced for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Cincinnati when reports of a person with a gun were called in …

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Walmart Glitch Meant Temporary Great Deals For Lucky Shoppers

The superpower that is Wal-Mart is famous because of its incredibly low prices, but even the most loyal of wally world’s customers must have been shocked when they saw the unbelievable deals that occurred on the store’s website early this morning, which priced electronics and other goods, usually worth up to $600, for under $9. And unbelievable, it was; the …

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Typhoon Yolanda Puts Philippines In Danger

Typhoon Yolanda, which is heading towards the Philippines, is being internationally referred to as Haiyan, and it looks like it’s going to cause a lot of damage. It has been projected that the storm will reach “super typhoon” level over the course of the next 48 to 60 hours as it makes its way to the Philippines. The storm is …

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Wine Shortage Looms Across The Globe

Just in time for Halloween, a spooky threat looms across wine enthusiasts world-wide; the threat of a global wine shortage. Thanks to a popularity spike in both the United States and China, people are drinking more fermented grape juice than the market can keep up with. Consumption has quadrupled in both of these areas over the past five years, while …

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Little Elm Lockdown:Threat Prompts High School Lockdown

Students, staff, and faculty members at Little Elm High School in the aptly named town of Little Elm, Texas were given a shock this morning as the school was placed under lockdown. The school was informed of a threat that had supposedly been posted on a social media platform, and the administration was quick to lock down the school and …

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Oscar Pistorius To Face Gun Charges In Murder Trial of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius was an incredibly inspiring man. Being a double amputee below the knee on both legs, it seemed out of the question that he would be able to run, much less competitively. He went on to show the world and its assumptions wrong, however; the South African native has brought home multiple gold and silver medals from multiple Paralympic …

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Daylight Saving Ends On November 3

While many Americans are knowingly looking forward to Halloween festivities this Thursday, a lesser known reason to celebrate is also coming to the population this week. On Sunday, an extra hour of sleep awaits the American public, just as sweet to college students, working parents, and other members of the sleep-deprived masses as any piece of candy could hope to …

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JFK Gravesite Has Eternal Flame Restored

The eternal flame at John F. Kennedy’s gravesite is a somewhat lesser-known national treasure, but none the less a heartwarming symbol of unyielding hope in the face of danger and persecution. The spot was incredibly popular shortly after Kennedy’s death, and while it is not as popular now, it still maintains a steady flow of tourists, making Arlington National Cemetery …

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