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It’s stated, “There’s an increasing amount of evidence that singing releases endorphins, serotonin and dopamine – the ‘happy’ chemicals that boost your mood and make you feel good about yourself. Scientists believe that’s one of the reasons why people report being on a high during choir sessions and continuing to feel positive, uplifted and motivated afterwards.”

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As we salute Dr. Martin Luther King’s 93rd birthday today and commemorate the MLK National Holiday on Monday, we ruefully reflect on a year of protests outside the murder trials of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and anti-Asian violence in Atlanta. Coupled with critical race theory classroom conflict and Voting Rights legislation politics, race relations are precariously positioned, it appears.

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GOSHEN — On Monday, a snow front came through northern Indiana, causing hazardous road conditions at times. Overall snow accumulation was relatively light, but did cause some disruptions for t…

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Much like my contemporaries as a student at Hampton and Columbia universities in the 1970s, my hairstyle was an afro, as the lengthy locks were called and popularized by Black Power activists such as Angela Davis, Huey P. Newton and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, among others, to symbolize the “Black is Beautiful Movement” of that era.

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Because of the infrequency in time and location of total solar eclipses, scientists historically have had difficulty studying broad, controlled data collections on eclipse-related animal behavior. But with the advent of smartphone technology, researchers are looping in citizen scientists to help record the effects of solar eclipses. 

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