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Will Covid-19 Improve the Environment and Keep the Planet Healthy?

Margot Carlson

May 26, 2020

Due to the coronavirus having a dramatic change in people's everyday lives, there have been improvements in greenhouse gas emissions and the air quality. Experts say this will not be enough to have lasting effect on climate change.  As the virus rapidly spreads throughout America, the government ...

Wayzata Students and Their Freetime

Alexis Herman

May 21, 2020

As school is now being taught through ELearning many of the Wayzata students have had free time to try new activities. Freshman Zach Burstein said he has worked out more and is enjoying it, his favorite exercise being a back squat. He said it makes him feel really good and energized.  Freshman...

Meat Shortages On The Horizon

Mia Sodt

May 12, 2020

Meat facility officials warn of upcoming meat shortages in the United States. According to USA Today and The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting at least 4,400 workers have fallen ill at 80 meat plants, causing 28 to close for at least one day. The US Department of  Agriculture told T...

States Rushing to Reopen

Chinmay Goyal

May 11, 2020

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing guidelines, but health officials warn that it is too early. According to CNN over the next few days, at least 31 states will partially reopen. The Washington Post said many of the reopenings will probably be chaotic and risky, since they are...

Asian Murder Hornets Found in the United States

Alexis Herman

May 11, 2020

Asian giant hornets, the world's largest species of hornet, have recently been spotted in Washington state. These hornets can potentially be deadly. The Washington State Department of Agriculture verified the United States first sightings of the Asian giant hornet, which is a 2-inch-long insect tha...

Pentagon Declassifies Three Leaked US Navy UFO Videos

Alexis Herman

May 11, 2020

On Monday April 27th, the Pentagon released three unclassified videos, to the public, showing "unidentified aerial phenomena" in an attempt to "clear up any misconceptions" regarding whether the videos are real.  The USA Today reported that of the three videos, the first was leaked in 2007 and di...

“Murder Hornets” in the United States

Lauren Elliott

May 8, 2020

Dangerous two-inch long insects known as “murder hornets”, or Asian giant hornets, have been found in Washington state.  ABC News said the first sighting of the hornet in the U.S. was December 2019 when the state Department of Agriculture verified two reports near Blaine, Washington. Accord...

Doctors Race To Find Coronavirus Vaccine

Mia Sodt

May 8, 2020

Because of the world-wide pandemic, scientists are racing to find a vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as possible. According to Time Magazine,  an affordable vaccine needs to be found, and a plan must be created for everyone to get the vaccine. Time Magazine reported that if they can discover a...

The Toll on First Responders

Francisca Aravena

May 5, 2020

Health care workers are facing a high mental toll with the coronavirus pandemic. On March 23 the medical journal JAMA surveyed healthcare workers in China that were in charge of Covid-19 patients and reported that over 71.54% reported distress according to Time Magazine. Increase worry for health care...

Coronavirus Causes Minnesota Meat Plant to Shut Down

Rachel Weber

May 4, 2020

On Monday April 20 the JBS SA meat plant located in Minnesota shut their doors due to a Coronavirus outbreak among workers, springing a new concern regarding possible meat shortages. According to the TwinCities Pioneer Press Pork processor JBS USA announced the closure of its Worthington plant in so...

Pug Tested Positive With Coronavirus

Margot Carlson

May 3, 2020

A pug belonging to a family in North Carolina has been the first dog in the United States to be diagnosed with the Coronavirus.  According to CNN three members of the family were already diagnosed with the virus when they noticed that their dog (Winston) had been unusually coughing and skipp...

Kim Jong Un Undergoes Surgery

Alexis Herman

April 30, 2020

Kim Jong Un, Supreme Leader of North Korea, reportedly received a cardiovascular  system procedure on April 12, and now his current health is unknown. According to NBC News, speculation about Kim's health escalated after he failed to attend his grandfather's birthday celebrations on April 15 D...

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