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Incredible meteor shower creates a light show 

April 21, 2016
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I was fortunate to observe an incredible meteor shower March 23-27, 2016 in the night skies over Nebraska, Iowa and Illinois. I didn’t know what it was at first. The colorful flashes of light pierced the sky at such speed it was hard to register at times. When I finally realized that it was...

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Colorado blizzard car test: which cars got stuck the most?

April 21, 2016
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A recent trip to Colorado revealed a surprising fact which will be influencing my future car buying decisions. On March 23, a terrible blizzard struck Colorado Denver area and Colorado Springs. A multitude of car crashes caused the authorities to close down roads and...

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GMO lists: Products and Countries

October 5, 2015
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GMO lists: Products and Countries

Since GMO producers have fought and won the labeling laws, you will not find GMO labels in U.S. stores. Instead, look for specific products and check where they are from. These two lists might help.       Source: Cook County Farm Bureau

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Cook County Headlines Pro GMO Campaign

September 29, 2015
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Cook County Headlines Pro GMO Campaign

GMO feed the starving children of India, there is no proven health risk associated with consuming them, they preserve nature, improve quality of life and yield foods with more...

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Peace poem by Montessori preschoolers

September 21, 2015
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What is peace? By Iris Room children in Wheeling, IL Peace is loving Peace is hugging Sitting nicely on the line Being quiet, sharing pictures Thinking everything is fine...

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Pay it Forward – You Try

September 6, 2015
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Paying for someone at the tall or at Starbucks are the most simple examples of acts of random kindness also known as “paying it forward”. This idea started probably...

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