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Calisthenics V. Weight Training Focus News 

Calisthenics V. Weight Training

By: Gavin Gilbert What is the one burning question that plagues the mind of all muscle-desiring ‘bros’ around the world?   “Should I lift weights, or do bodyweight exercises?”   And the answer to that question lies within another question: what are you trying to do?   If you really just wanna throw on muscle and serious mass, and aren’t particularly worried about strength, hit the weights. If you’re looking to not be quite so big, but have a lot of functional strength, use your own weight (calisthenics).   Lifting…

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Coffee Bean Crisis News Opinion 

Coffee Bean Crisis

Rising costs of most items is expected. Normal necessities to the average American like healthcare, food prices, and gas become more expensive all the time so it’s no wonder, yet still a bit of a surprise, that soon the cost of something as simple as coffee is expected to rise as well.   Smuckers, a company who owns both the Cafe Bastello and Folgers brands announced on January 11 that they plan to raise their prices by at least 6% percent to account for  what they cited as “sustained increases…

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Classic Game Gets a Modern Remake News 

Classic Game Gets a Modern Remake

This coming fall, a new monopoly game will hit the shelves with very new game pieces. For the first time in the game’s 82 year history, Hasbro is allowing fans to vote on what pieces to include in the new version. On the website, VoteMonopoly.com, there are 64 options to choose from. Only eight of these pieces are classics such as the boat or car. The other 54 are new pop culture pieces such as hashtags, emojis, and bunny slippers. The new version will cost approximately $20 once released. This…

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New Chairman News Politics 

New Chairman

The Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman, Rob Gleason, on January 3rd, announced his intentions to not appeal another term as State Party Chairman. He mentions that 53 county courthouses are under Republican control, and that he cannot think of a better time to celebrate more than a decade of working for the best organization in the country. As he continues, he states that after his reelection in 2013, that he is confined with his family and friends, but this would be his final term as Chairman. Gleason is proud of…

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Copy Bird Editorials News Tech Time 

Copy Bird

Today, across the internet, people express their thoughts and feelings. Although, there is a time when you ask yourself whether it is the proper basis of your belief or not. The sad thing today is that people tend to believe everything we do, post, and think. If you think about it, are “tweets” actually copyright protected? On Twitter, the terms of service clearly state that tweeters own anything that they post on the service, but the 140 character limit puts a hold on on making it impossible for their work…

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The History of Dabbing Editorials News 

The History of Dabbing

It’s the new dance move that’s taking the world by storm. Celebrities, politicians, and people everywhere are doing it. The trending dance move is called dabbing. According to Wikipedia, dabbing is “a dance move in which the dancer simultaneously drops the head while raising an arm and the elbow in a gesture that has been noted to resemble sneezing.” At Northern Bedford County’s last Dance-A-Thon, teacher Mr. Black took a photo of everyone dabbing to try to break the record of most people dabbing. Sadly, the record wasn’t beaten, but…

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Trooper Killed in Line of Duty News 

Trooper Killed in Line of Duty

By: Xiara Long On Friday, December 30 Pennsylvania State Trooper Landon Weaver was shot and killed in the line of duty by Jason Robison. Trooper Weaver responded to a possible PFA violation at Robison’s home where he lives with his mother. Upon arrival, Robison explained that he had been texting his ex-girlfriend. Once Trooper Weaver informed Robison that texting his ex-girlfriend was a violation of the PFA, he told Robison to go out on the porch and he would try to contact his supervisor to work something out. Instead of…

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Zuckerberg Plans to End All Diseases News 

Zuckerberg Plans to End All Diseases

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are committing $3 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate basic scientific research. That includes creating research tools from software to techniques they hope will ultimately lead to scientific breakthroughs.   The goal is to “cure, prevent or manage all disease,” in the next 8 or so years. They understand that this might sound crazy, but point to how far medicine and science have come in the last century for example vaccines, statins for heart disease, chemotherapy, and so on.   Zuckerberg said, “It…

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Cutting Careers News 

Cutting Careers

In this recession, stores are expected to see losses, plummets in stock prices, and company worth.  The large corporation, Macy’s, has hit rough times recently.  Their stock plummeted over 10% as their sales dipped over 2%. The company has already closed some recently, but Macy’s wants to shut down 63 stores between the start and the middle of 2017.  The stores have seen losses for a while and they are going to restructure their management as well as close about 10% of their stores. The 63 stores closing their doors…

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Foreign Ford No More News 

Foreign Ford No More

The car company Ford is not going to be building its next manufacturing plant in Mexico as they had previously revealed.  Instead, the company will invest 700 million dollars in Michigan to create the plant.  The large investment will create 700 new jobs.  The CEO, Mark Fields, says that it is a “vote of confidence” in Trump and his initiative to create more jobs in the United States. Creating the plant in Michigan will also save Ford roughly 900 million dollars since they announced last year that it would take…

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