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A rally Wednesday evening on the east lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day attracted more than 200 people offering support for addicts and praying for life solutions.

The 29th annual Aloha International Steel Guitar Club convention commenced Thursday morning downtown Winchester with a brief address by Mayor Shon Byrum, a group hula dance and an emotional tribute to longtime member Leonard T. "Trouble" Zinn.

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Each year, about 8 million tons of flowers are dumped into India’s rivers. As flowers hold a sacred place in Hindu rituals, they are often thrown into the Ganges, India’s holiest river. Unfortunately, pesticides and other chemicals from these flowers are mixing with the water, exacerbating a…

You know the number three stitched on the back of Chance the Rapper’s denim jacket? How about the bright bomber worn by Lil Yachty? They’re all crafted at the hands of Emma McKee, hip-hop’s first (and only) cross-stitch artist. Armed with a needle and thread, the self-proclaimed “Stitch Gawd…

Cuba is world-renowned for its cigars. But there’s a deeper story behind their creation. As per a tradition that started in 1865, storytellers, or “lectores,” stand at a platform reading to hundreds of cigar makers every day. Texts range from magazine articles and news stories to dramatic re…

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In this reel, climb, soar and fear for our lives with six adrenaline-pumping athletes. We go sky racing with a competitive paraglider, walk a tightrope between two mountains, and scale the toughest ice climb on the planet.

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After President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted from Ukraine in 2014, he left his luxurious estate behind—including a private zoo. Fearing for the lives of the abandoned animals, zoologist Sergey Grigoryev came to the rescue, visiting the ex-president’s compound with the plan of checking in for…

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Before “American Idol,” “The Voice” or “The X Factor,” there was Amateur Night at the Apollo. Based in Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Amateur Night is a talent competition recognized for launching the careers of icons like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown and Billie Holiday. But, before…

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For nearly half a century, Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina has made a name for itself as the epicenter of good ol’ time hollerin’. But what exactly does hollerin’ entail? Well, before cell phones, cats or electricity, farmers had to rely on the strength of their voices to carry messages acro…

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For most of his life, runner Aaron Yoder has been steadily moving forward. Then, he took a turn. After an injury prevented him from competing in races, Aaron searched for a way to keep up his love for the sport without impacting his knee. He discovered backwards running, finding that running…

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In this reel, we stay afloat with stories of five incredible swimmers. We make our way through the Mississippi River with a former Navy SEAL, meet a synchronized swimmer smashing stereotypes, and get our adrenaline pumping with a champion cliff diver.

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By integrating data and engineering with craft, Janet Echelman builds large-scale art that changes human interaction with urban landscapes. Made out of high tech fiber originally created for NASA, Echelman’s sculptures use natural elements to create an interactive experience for onlookers. S…

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This is Madagascar’s mossy leaf-tailed gecko. With the ability to grow up to six inches in length, these creatures possess an incredible camouflage that allows them to blend right into their forest habitats. They can scatter their shadows, making their outline nearly invisible to predators. …

While most people are prepping for the royal wedding, we’re doing it GBS style. In this reel, we take a very British tour across the U.K. We meet the Queen's perfect proxy, crack the code of London’s legendary taxi test and pour ourselves a perfect cuppa tea.

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Susan and Mitchell Bence of Watseka, Ill., are in Washington, D.C., this week for President Donald J. Trump's Inauguration Week. Today they sent some photos of events they've attended this week. 

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  • By DAVID L. SHAW dshaw@fltimes.com Finger Lakes Times www.fltimes.com

GENEVA, N.Y. — At least one Genevan will be in attendance Jan. 20 when Donald J. Trump is inaugurated as our nation’s 45th President.

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  • By PAT HUGHES News-Gazette features editor

    Kids today don't always realize just far reaching the internet really is, a youth educator working with the Indiana State Police (ISP) recently said while discussing a newly formed education initiative designed to reduce on-line victimization of youth.

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  • MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates. Such experiments included giving hepatitis to mental patients in Connecticut, squirting a pandemic flu virus up the noses of prisoners in Maryland, and injecting cancer cells into chronically ill people at a New York hospital.