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    Keeping Your New Year Resolutions
    2 weeks into the New Year, How are your resolutions coming? Every year at the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve, our slate is wiped clean. People feel like the weight has been lifted and they can start a fresh new path. So we set New Year...
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    The modernization of nails - Quality versus price
    Although manicured nails and proper grooming has dated back to the Ancient Egyptians, the world today has put a new spin on the act of nail grooming. Acrylic nails started in the early 80's and popularity grew through the late 90's. Soon...
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    Bully talk
    As parents, educators, or just humans, everyone should be concerned about the high rate of bullying going on today. It is in the school systems and cyberspace – both having equally detrimental effects on present and future generations.There...
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    The band POEM blows away crowd at Yucca Tap Room
    Finding a bar/venue that has a great atmosphere and doesn’t cost you your life savings to gain entry into is a hard thing to do in recent times. Many bars have a cover that starts at 10 dollars and then a beer will take an additional 5 bucks...
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    Secular college: a bar to heavy to press?
    I do not just decide to run a marathon and run one the next day. No training, no shoes, no running gear. That would be stupid. Physical training is similar to spiritual training in that some situations, like going to college, would be choosing to...
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    Day of the Week Correspondences : Improve your life
    *Chart at bottom!* For thousands of years, astrologers, witches, magicians, philosophers, shamans, witch-doctors, and spiritualists have all considered the fact that the cosmos, planets, and stars tend to play an important part in our lives; not...
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    Sibling fighting
    “Give it back, it’s mine!” “I want to watch that show!” “I’m telling, Mom!” “That’s not fair!” We all have heard similar phrases like this before and way too often. And sometimes we...
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    Save a life by adopting a dog
    They are everywhere... Loving, vulnerable kind dogs who needaffectionate homes.You may see someof them on television,in the local newspapers,orat your local animal shelter. Sometimes you may even see them on the streets or on the side of a highway...
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    Jasper County Religion: standing out in a field full of weeds.
    After the flood waters ravaged through Colfax and many other towns, leaving the towns in almost certain ruins, many Volunteers, town leaders, and local churches answered the call of need for many residents. Gathering supplies, clothes, and food to...
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    Going "green" with house cleaning
    Did you know that “ADHD, pediatric cancer, male infertility rates are at an all time high and being linked back to products like chlorine bleach and ammonia” says Dee Ferguson, owner of A Green Way home Cleaning, LLC. That is crazy! It...
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    Colfax-Mingo JV football team starts season with a loss.
    The Colfax-Mingo JV football team opened the season Monday night at home against Nevada. Unfortunately, for the JV team they decided to share the same fate as the Varsity team did against Nevada, last Friday night. The CM JV football team lost...
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    Affordable childcare may ease poverty
    One of the things that may ease poverty is affordable childcare. It is a travesty that many European countries have affordable childcare options whilethose in the United States are lacking. In the United States, daycareis one of the options for...
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    Colfax-Mingo football kicks off-season with a visit to Nevada.
    Friday August 27th, the Colfax-Mingo football team kicked off the official start to the 2010 football season. For lack of better word, the weather was 'perfect' to start the season. It was clear out with a slight breeze and a very...
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    Colfax-Mingo finishes first week of new school year.
    Back to school, back to school was the song many students were singing Monday after a two day delay due to flooding. Colfax-Mingo started school Monday August 23rd, while it was previously scheduled to begin Thursday August 19th. Hwy 117, the main...
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    The Iowa State Fair and non-stop fun for a day.
    The Iowa State Fair opened for the current year on Thursday August 12th and scheduled to run through Sunday August 22nd. This year’s slogan for the fair is Non Stop Fun. A tough slogan to live up to for an event that has seen as many 1,000...