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Education

District 214 Announces that Most Students Beginning the 2020-21 School Year Will “Participate Remotely”

482 Following the footsteps of Stevenson High School District 125, Township High School District 211, Barrington 220 School District, Arlington Heights School District 25 and more; Township High School District 214 has announced that high […]

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Education

District 25 Announces 2020-21 School Year Will Start 100% Remotely, But Provides No Details on How Remote Learning Will Be Robust

406 Students from District 25 in Arlington Heights will begin the 2020-2021 school year learning remotely, involving a 5-hour instructional day with 2 1/2 hours of live interaction between teachers and students, according to email […]

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Education

Stevenson High School 2020-21 School Year Will Begin with Remote Learning with the High School Campus Mostly Closed

544 Stevenson High School students will begin the 2020-2021 school year remotely when the Fall Semester begins in August 2020 with the campus and building off limits to most students, according to an announcement shared […]

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Gov

Another Asian Giant Hornet in Washington State — Queen in Washington and British Columbia; Habitats May Be Ideal in Areas East of Mississippi River As Well

394 The discovery of a queen Asian Giant Hornet in northeast Bellingham, Washington marks the fourth Asian Giant Hornet discovered in Washington state and in the United States. The introduction of the Asian Giant Hornet […]

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Biz

Smart Agriculture: Better Yields with Smarter Calculations, Less Resources and Less Human Labor

98 Smart agricultural machines: Agras T16, DOT, RIPPA™ (Robot for Intelligent Perception and Precision Application), Sweeper, Robotics in plant nurseries, GreentBot, FarmBot, EcoRobotix, John Deere Autonomous Tractor. Smart agriculture is completely revolutionizing the farming industry. […]

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Spring Art Pops Up in Windows and on Sidewalks and Driveways in Arlington Heights and Across America During Stay-at-Home Order

1,269 Happiness, creativity, and adaptation arose from the lockdown aspects of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Arlington Heights and across America late March and Early April 2020. Artwork became more noticeable, and colors more vibrant with […]

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Healthy & Fit

Argonne National Laboratory’s Efforts In Fight Against Coronavirus; Scientists Build Outbreak Models, Discover Critical Protein That Lets Coronavirus Hide from Immune System

896 Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and a supercomputer are helping in the fight against the coronavirus. Dr. Stephen Streiffer of Argonne spoke with via Skype. Scientists discover critical protein that lets virus hide from […]

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Smart

Set Clocks Forward 1 Hour on Sunday March 8, 2020 for Daylight Savings Time; and Change Smoke Detector Batteries, Timers for Outdoor Lights

137 Change Your Clocks Overnight When Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday in March, turn clocks forward 1 hour to Daylight Saving Time (-5 GMT/UT) or Central Daylight Time (CDT). “Spring Forward”… Daylight […]

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Science

SpaceX CRS-20 Launch to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral

94 Watch SpaceX launch its 20th resupply mission (CRS-20) to the International Space Station, carrying 5,600 pounds of science investigations and supplies. NASA TV coverage starts Friday, March 6, at 11:30 p.m. EST. Launch is […]

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Education

District 211 School Board Votes to Make It Possible for Transgender Students to Gain Unrestricted Access to the Locker Room of Their Gender Declaration

509 The Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board on Thursday night voted to grant transgender students unrestricted access to the restrooms and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify. CBS 2’s Tara Molina […]