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Squirrels: Friend or Foe?

The answer to that question depends on who you ask. From forests to cities, eastern gray squirrels are one of the most common species of squirrel found in the United States. They are fun to watch as they frolic and … Read more

Climate Strike
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On Strike for the Climate!

A year ago, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sat alone at the Swedish capital. She had a message for world leaders. Take action on the climate crisis! This year, Thunberg did not protest alone. Millions … Read more

Jackie Robinson
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Civil Rights and Baseball

Jackie Robinson once said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” How did Jackie Robinson change lives? As the first African American to play Major League Baseball, he … Read more

Gran incendio de Chicago
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How Did the Great Chicago Fire Start?

Take a look at the picture. Can you imagine seeing a fire that large in your community? That’s what happened in Chicago in October of 1871. Chicago was growing fast. Many people lived downtown, and … Read more