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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.
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►Mexico restricts soft drink TV ads to fight obesity
Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.
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National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch is a national, nature-watching program created for people of all ages. Through the program, you’ll gain first hand experience with plants and animals in their natural environment and share details that help National Wildlife Federation track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide. In return, the Wildlife Watch website keeps you up-to-date on wildlife news and facts, and new ideas for attracting wildlife to your backyard and community.
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This week's word in the news: FRACKING
An abbreviated and altered term for hydraulic fracturing, which is the process of injecting a high-pressure fluid (usually water mixed with sand and “trade secret” chemicals) into subterranean rocks to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
A new campaign ad that features the "Flat Earth Discussion Group," cheese by-products and a man with a sock puppet takes a humorous look at Colorado's fracking battle, but some voters aren't laughing.
►The Denver Post -- 07/28/2014
Word of the Day for July 31, 2014
Quote of the Day for July 31, 2014