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Behind the scenes of Scientology

Stephanie Pedrotti Photo Editor stephaniepedrottiesg@gmail.com Scientology is a religion founded by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1955. Scientologists believe in “truth,” they don’t think that we were put on this earth by a “God,” and they believe that “the ultimate goal of Scientology is true spiritual enlightenment and freedom for all.” People who practice…

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Year of the Rooster

Alexis Faley Staff Writer Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival, is a celebration that affects the lives of millions of people worldwide. It is a time when people gather together to appreciate one of the world’s richest and most historic cultures. So what exactly is Spring Festival? Why is it significant and how…

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Mosquitoes: How to prevent breeding and disease

Andrew Kovacs Staff Writer andrewkovacsesg@gmail.com The American Mosquito Control Association held their 31st annual conference on Feb. 1 and 2 at the Blue Water Convention Center. More than 100 people attended the event, including 20 speakers. The speeches covered a variety of topics revolving around the control of the mosquito population. Mosquitoes can be a…

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Obama says goodbye

Robert Burack Sports Editor/Webmaster bburack16@gmail.com After eight years of holding the most polarizing job in the world, Barack Obama took center stage to address the nation one last time. The speech took place Wednesday, Jan. 10, from his hometown of Chicago. “It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched…

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Movie theater opens near SC4

  Therese Majeski Copy Editor thereseagnes@gmail.com   Sperry’s in downtown Port Huron, unoccupied for well-over a decade according to the Times Herald, is now home to the self-described “boutique” theater, Sperry’s Moviehouse. “Our theater has been open for just over a month. It opened on Dec. 15,” said assistant theater manager Kaitlyn Szczepkowski. Szczepkowski also…

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Furry friends educate families

Earth Fair 2016 a hoot Mel Buskirk Copy Editor Earth Fair took place this past Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at Goodells County Park. Hundreds of people attended each day to learn about the environment, local ecosystems, and techniques to be more eco-friendly. Attractions included beekeepers, a show on birds of prey, petting…

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Educational environmental fun

Free Earth Day Fair in St. Clair County Mel Buskirk Copy Editor Nations of people worldwide will be holding celebrations for the 46th annual Earth Day this Friday, April 22. Though it will be a week after Earth Day, the people of St. Clair County will have their own festivities to celebrate the planet we…

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Fighting the tax on feminine hygiene

Michigan bills to ease monetary menstruation woes Jamie Koebke Business Editor The fear and panic that sets in when you think you’ve started your period in public and aren’t sure if you have a tampon, is unlike any other panic that is felt. You run to the bathroom just to realize that you don’t have…