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HOPE.
In letters that reached to the sky, He wrote it. Some don’t see. Some can’t see. Not without help.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie "Bambi" as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a month during his year-long jail sentence in what conservation agents are calling one of the largest deer poaching cases in state history.

The U.S. Department of State has awarded Elizabeth Cochran a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study in Meknes, Morocco during the spring 2019 semester.

"You light my fire, let this Lamborghini light your fire, baby." So said Pastor John Gray when he gave his wife a Lamborghini Urus last Sunday—a gesture that sparked some criticism of his spending habits, the Houston Chronicle reports.
But Gray, an associate pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Greenville, SC, is defending the $200,000 buy.

If you bought a lottery ticket in Howell, you might want to check your numbers
Lotto 47 ticket 01-02-07-08-11-26 is worth a jackpot of $3.73 million, according to Michigan Lottery officials. But the ticket hasn't been claimed yet.
It was purchased at the Sunoco gas station at 763 South Michigan Ave.
If it's yours, you can contact the Michigan Lottery at 517-373-1237 to make an appointment to claim the money. The ticket is valid for a year.
Each Lotto 47 play is $1…

Irish Spring, it’s the soap that’s known for its fresh scent and also for drying out your skin immediately. But, for Luke Bryan, it’s his favorite. And, for Caroline Bryan, it’s the perfect object for her harmless prank.

Undergraduate students will save 50 percent on tuition when they register for summer classes offered at McKendree University’s Lebanon, Ill., campus or online.

When we surveyed a 1,000 people who had had premarital sex with the partner they eventually married, we found that the degree of sexual involvement directly correlated with dissatisfaction in communication. The more sexually involved the couple was prior to marriage, the more they now feel: disregarded in their views and opinion by their spouse. …

How cash-strapped are you? If you can spot the money bag in this drawing, maybe you'll find some other funds in the days to come!

The Museum’s Immerse program provides a completely immersive, week-long learning experience for students in schools from the West Michigan region. The experience is crafted and led by the visiting teachers, leveraging the interpretive exhibition spaces, Museum artifacts, and various Museum programs. Immerse is intended to help students jump start their development as problem solvers, innovators, storytellers, and empathetic contributors who value diversity
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By Katie Serbinski, MS, RD Once Halloween comes and goes, parents often are reminded it’s not just the spooky holiday that presents our children (and us) with sugary treats. The reality is that many celebrations from October through the New Year are accompanied by sugar, sugar and more sugar. It’s the
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DIDCOT, UK (FOX 8)— A parrot has fallen in love with his owner’s Amazon Alexa and uses it to order purchases while she’s away.
The Sun reported that Rocco the African Grey has bought treats including ice cream, strawberries, watermelon, raisins and broccoli.
Rocco has ordered other items as well including light bulbs, a kettle and a kite. The bird also asks Alexa to play music.

McKendree University Apparel and McKendree Bearcats Gear from the tremendous McKendree Bearcats fan store. Our McKendree Apparel and merchandise shop will help fans prepare for football, basketball, baseball, and lacrosse season.

Since the 1960s, Brazilian foreign policy has an undistinguished history, and has gradually been reduced to the pursuit of ideological leftism. This was not always the case. During the imperial reg…

Whether you're on performance 1 or 21, sweaty stage makeup and layers of hairspray take a toll on your hair and skin. Read on for top tips from dermatologists and dancers to get you through Nutcracker season.

Wives, even though 1 Peter 3:1, 2 recommends unconditional respect as a way to win a disobedient husband, you may have fears giving your husband unconditional respect. If so what might be one of those fears? Please share it with us. In Hosea 3:1, God calls Hosea the prophet to unconditionally love his adulterous wife. The …

Watch Volbeat perform “Evelyn” live from Telia Parken in Copenhagen. Recorded 26 August 2017. New live album “Let’s Boogie! Live from Telia Parken” OUT NOW. ...

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2018 was an undeniable year for millennial interest in finance, financial planning, saving and budgeting. With so many looking for ways to save, budget and plan for the future below are over ten tips from savings, loan and investment experts to help millennials set themselves up for success in 2019.

To learn how business leaders think about their products, attendees participated in a consumer behavior exercise with whiskey at the center.

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Results of research into 2012 mass deaths offer insights into reef health and throw up further questions