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    Tips for Summer Travel with Your Pet

    Family Features The warm summer months call for some fun traveling with loved ones, however, trips can be less fun if four-legged family members aren’t able to come along. Pet parents already know not to leave pets in the car on a hot day, but there are other factors...
  • Los expertos dicen que los niños frecuentemente no se dan cuenta cuando tienen un problema de vista, por lo que los exámenes son esenciales. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Se invita a los padres a que hagan examinar la vista de sus hijos este verano

    Suzanne Potter/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service Los expertos en la materia dicen que el verano es una temporada excelente para que le revisen la vista a tus hijos, como parte de su examen físico general para el regreso a clases. En las escuelas se exige el examen de la...
  • Last year, Glacier National Park experienced record high attendance. Photo Credit: Wesley Fryer/Flickr

    Interior Department Mulls Privatization in National Parks

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service HELENA, Mont. – National parks in Montana and across the country expect big crowds as Americans celebrate the Fourth of July and summer rolls on afterwards. But public-lands advocates are concerned about the combination of park maintenance backlogs that now total more than $11...
  • Yellowstone's grizzly bear population has bounced back from dangerously low numbers since the mid-1970s, but environmentalists think the iconic predator of the American West still needs federal protections to be "out of the woods." Photo Credit: Nathan Rupert, FlickrCC

    Is the federal government’s decision to take Yellowstone’s grizzlies off of the endangered species list good news or bad news for the iconic bear?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk It depends who you ask. The majority of environmental and wildlife advocates would prefer to keep endangered species protections in place for Yellowstone’s grizzlies, which they consider to be still at risk. Meanwhile, many ranchers, hunters and libertarians applaud the Trump administration’s decision...
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    La Devoción a San Benito

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Un santo muy venerado dentro de la comunidad católica internacional, su fecha de celebración es el día 11 de julio. Se le adjudican muchos dones espirituales, los creyentes afirman que es un espíritu protector que cubre de gracias a los fieles devotos. Es un...
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    5 Steps to Keep Your Car Prepared for Summer Heat

    Family Features Taking proper care of your vehicle is important all year, but summer heat brings a unique set of challenges to your car’s air conditioning system, tires, brakes, battery and more. To ensure your vehicle is prepared to safely handle the summer elements and to help avoid breakdowns,...
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    How Your Pet May Improve Your Health

    Family Features When you’re sick and your cat curls up on your lap, you might think you feel a little better. If you take your dog to work, you may notice that the day is less stressful. Or if you travel with your four-legged friend, maybe you think you...
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    ¡Feliz Cumpleaños Cancer!

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  • Dylan Husted won the Judge's Choice Award at Babson College's Climate CoLab contest and
went onto to launch the game as a start-up devoted to helping people fight climate change. Photo
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    What are some ways people are using games to help reduce their carbon footprints?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Environmental advocates and organizations are increasingly employing gamification—defined by Merriam-Webster as “the process of adding games or game-like elements to something…so as to encourage participation”—to get people to learn about environmental problems and take action to reduce their carbon footprints and overall impact....