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U.S. says it will stay in Black Sea despite Russian warning

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Tundra - Clipping

Science Diarist Ted Schuur is in Alaska's northern latitudes, using ordinary garden clippers and canning jars to conduct cutting edge climate research.
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-- Jun 24, 2016




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



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This week's word in the news: JAYWALKING

DEFINITION:
Walking across a street outside of marked cross-walks and not at a corner, and/or against a signal light.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A jaywalking pedestrian died early Sunday when a Cadillac Escalade slammed into him as he crossed East Colfax Avenue in a dimly lit area, Aurora police said.
The Denver Post -- 06/20/2016