April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, designed to bring awareness to the issues of child abuse and neglect. A national organization that works with families, children, and courts to determine the best interests of children is CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates. According to their website, the Dependency and Neglect Advocacy Program […]

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October 20, 2017 | NPR · The Colorado seventh-grader was unimpressed by the options her parents had to test water in their home. So she created a sensor-based device using chemically treated carbon nanotubes to do it faster.
 

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October 20, 2017 | NPR · The billboard and TV spot shows a Nigerian beauty pageant winner using a product called Natural Fairness Body Lotion. Critics are describing the ad as “colorist” and tone deaf.
 

October 20, 2017 | NPR · The military has some 20 missions across the continent. Most are not combat operations. But the deaths of four soldiers in Niger illustrate the dangers as the U.S. troops venture into the field.
 

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October 20, 2017 | NPR · Yorgos Lanthimos’ deadpan film explores the friendship between a cardiologist (Colin Farrell) and an odd young man (Barry Keoghan) with mysterious intentions.
 

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October 20, 2017 | NPR · Bannon, the man who helped steer and engineer President Trump’s recent political success, underwent an evolution during his time in — of all places — Hollywood.
 

October 20, 2017 | FA · A heart surgeon develops a strange relationship with a teenage boy in Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film. Reviewer Justin Chang says The Killing of a Sacred Deer is an “unnervingly strange” horror movie.
 

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October 20, 2017 | NPR · Their overnight surprise mixtape release comes with an honorable mention for one of Atlanta’s instrumental sonic architects.
 

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October 20, 2017 | WXPN-FM · This year marks the 30th anniversary of her album Solitude Standing, and the 25th of 99.9F°.
 

October 20, 2017 | FA · The Nashville-based singer-songwriter has a new album that explores the joys of long-term commitment. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the collection is her most personal and accessible to date.
 

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