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Here are some news stories for the start of the week and a way to see how your own federal tax dollars, medicare and social security taxes are being allocated. Please go here for the quick calculator.

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In one of my college classes, my professor, Dr. Luke Tripp, continually admonishes us to think critically. Elements of critical thinking according to Dr. Tripp include: Definition of the problem or question, looking at assumptions, concepts, data, information, analysis, interpretations, inferences, conclusions & implications. He goes on to list standards of critical thinking including: Clarity, […]

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We took a break from everything and are now back at it. Please accept our apologies for not updating for well over a week. So after some R & R we got back to work on Friday & Saturday, will do a bunch of school work on Sunday and back to work for the week […]

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Yes, we watched the show… while doing our usual studying for school and musical instrument practicing. And it was a good show. The highlight for us was the Cirque Du Soleil segment, which was extraordinary!

Below is a good mix of news stories and a short video by Cirque Du So-lei. Have a great week!

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We hope you like the many new science stories. None of us are all that happy about rising fuel prices. I was listening to an economist on the radio a few days ago on this issue, and he said that it is the usual consequence of an improving economy. More demand in our country and […]

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