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Olympian with Hawaii ties slides from bobsledding to book writing

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Being an Olympian can be expensive. It’s why an athlete with Hawaii ties is trading in his bobsled for the written word. Nathan Ikon Crumpton is a veteran in skeleton, a winter sliding sport where a person races a sled lying face down and head-first on a track. He went viral during …

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Cozy up with these 7 children’s books emphasizing empathy, overcoming differences | News

There is a short, but informative biography of the real woman who inspired the book: Saudi human rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, who was imprisoned for daring to learn to drive a car. Co-written by Loujain al-Hathloul’s sister, Lina Alhathloul, the book has incredibly beautiful illustrations as well as a short letter to readers about summoning …

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England subdue Senegal to book France clash in World Cup quarters

England set up a titanic World Cup quarter-final against holders France as Jude Bellingham’s masterclass inspired a 3-0 win against Senegal in the last 16 on Sunday. Gareth Southgate’s side survived a nervous start at the Al Bayt Stadium before Jordan Henderson and Harry Kane put Senegal to the sword with a pair of clinical …

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Kihei Clark Moves Up in the All-Time Record Books at Virginia

Kihei Clark’s decision to return for a fifth year was met with mixed reactions by those who follow UVA basketball. May the doubters and haters be silenced. Clark is playing some of the most efficient basketball of his UVA career, averaging nearly a career-best at 10.7 points per game on a career-high 42.3% shooting. He …

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Missouri library system accuses Ashcroft of book banning over proposed rule change

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – St. Louis County Public Libraries are clashing with Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft over his proposed rule change for libraries and their inclusion of age-appropriate materials in their collections. Ashcroft, a Republican considering running for governor in 2024, wants libraries to adopt written policies establishing age-appropriate guidelines for adding …

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RACHEL’S RUMINATIONS: Book offers guidance on mastering menopause with grace and dignity – Park Rapids Enterprise

Last spring, I was hostessing a girls’ weekend with college friends and during one of our saunas I asked the group for ideas on hormone related topics for the weekly blogs I write for my website. One of my friends suggested an article focusing on health concerns for postmenopausal women. Lo and behold, “Beyond Menopause: …

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Appalachian prison book project seeks notebook donations

The Appalachian Prison Book Project, a Morgantown nonprofit group that provides free reading materials to inmates, is looking for donations as the holiday season arrives. Composition notebooks are in high demand. “Once you think about how little access there is behind bars to things like paper, office supplies and notebooks where you can keep collections …

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