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Child Abuse Prevention Month: Walk A Mile in Their Shoes

Britt Young, News Editor

April 24, 2012

Sunset Plaza in Norfolk, NE decided to do a tribute to the people that were abused as children.  Do you think you could walk a mile in their shoes? The little gallery included shoes from Sugar Ray Leonard, the famous boxer and Dave Pelzer, the author of the book: A Child Called It. Each table...

The House of the Scorpion: The Little Clone that Saved Society

Britt Young, News Editor

March 27, 2012

A young boy is born with a secret that is hidden, the only thing that can reveal this hidden knowledge is the marking on his foot.In the House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer, Matteo Alacran is born in a very strange way.  He is born in a cow, and he is the only baby that survive the incubation proce...

Illegal to Hit a Prisoner, Legal to Hit a Student?

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2012

In the state of Nebraska, animal cruelty can get a person a one thousand dollar fine and six months in jail. In Nebraska, spanking can be considered child abuse if it causes harm or mental distress.  However, in 19 states, it is legal for teachers to spank children as a form of punishment in schools. The...

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