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How To Prevent Erosion

Erosion can have long-term impacts affecting future generations and our water quality, so it’s great to do what we can to prevent it now.

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Praise Be 'American Gods'

My expectations were high for American Gods. It’s adapted from one of my favorite novels by one of my favorite writers, Neil Gaiman.

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Nature’s Brain Ticklers: What Do You Want to Know?

Over the years, this column has featured various topics from making a difference to information on ecology and sustainability, such as energy efficiency, wildlife, plants, water, transportation, stars, weather, gardening, green building, and much more.

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We just paid our taxes — are they making the U.S. and the world safer?

While we don’t know how much President Donald Trump paid in taxes this year, or even if he paid any at all, most of the rest of us just filed

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Mt. Kessler Opens Newest Attraction

People of all ages and ability levels can now have fun learning at the (relatively) new Kessler Mountain Outdoor Classroom and Nature Center in the old Smokehouse building off of Hwy 62/MLK Blvd.

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The Switch Chronicles Pt. II: The Conclusion

A few weeks ago, I told the tale of my perilous and epic journey in search of the latest Nintendo console, The Switch. They are notoriously difficult to get a hold of due to their high demand. Today I am happy to report a resounding success. The Nintendo Switch now sits comfortably atop my Xbox One.

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Fayetteville High School Students Bringing Their Lit Mag To Night Bird

Members from Connotations, a student-produced lit mag out of Fayetteville High School, will take the podium Tuesday, April 25, at Nightbird Books, for a round of readings.

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Discover Green Cemeteries For Earth Day

Earth Day is a popular time to “green” our lives, but there is also the option of a green death.

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Anxiously Awaiting Nothing

You know that feeling you get when you reach the top of a roller coaster?

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Arkansas Mass Executions And Christian Nonviolence

Arkansas is set for a mass execution of eight people within a 10 day period, starting April 17.