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Fact checking trending in 2012

By Kaley Fowler

October 29, 2012

By Kaley Fowler and Charles Jefferson, Metro Editor and Contributing WriterFact checkers abound in the 2012 presidential election, and they are casting new light on polls and political statements in an effort to properly inform the public.According to Bill Adair, editor of the fact-checking website PolitiFact.org, verifying facts has become crucial in this year’s election because of the vast amount of available information....

Wolves embrace change this season

By Lindsey Woods

October 3, 2011

The Chicago Wolves have made quite a few changes since last year’s training camp. In addition to a new head coach and new assistant coach, most of the players are also new. During the summer, they switched their National Hockey League affiliation from the Atlanta Thrashers to the Vancouver Canucks.The Wolves training camp started last week, and their season opener will be on Oct. 8 in San Antonio.On June 27, the minor league...

Fresh Moves to launch in May

By HermineBloom

April 25, 2011

For those living in the Austin and North Lawndale communities, “default food” is pizza or McDonalds, according to Shawn Jackson, who’s the principal at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne Ave. and an Austin resident.“I’ve looked at the kids coming in, and a lot of them don’t even eat breakfast or they substitute [breakfast] with junk food,” Jackson said.To combat this inequity, a mobile market, known as F...

Medvedev asks for resignations from Russian Olympic officials after performance in Vancouver

Dmitry Medvedev

By By Wikinews

March 11, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev, the president of Russia, has called for the resignation of some of the country's Olympic officials who prepared athletes; this call follows the country's poorest-ever performance in Vancou...

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