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Bottom Line trivia

TX. Candy Canes

The average candy cane boasts 60 calories; to burn those calories off, you need to walk for 16...

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The TX. 10: Most annoying Christmas songs

TX. Annoying music

1. “All I Want for Christmas” — Mariah Carey 2. “Last Christmas” — Wham 3. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas” — Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters 4. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” — Frank...


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Beloved humbug returns to stage in time for holidays

The Ghosts of Christmas return to haunt the Terrace Plaza Playhouse in its production of “Scrooge: A Christmas Carol.” Kim Florence returns for his 21st year as the title character, Ebenezer Scrooge at the Washington Terrace theater. The rest of the cast, as well as the technical crew,...


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Debate not just arguing — it's 'sport for the mind'

TX. Debate

Speech and debate.  Typically, when most people hear these words, they imagine two main things, the first being that debate is simply arguing — going one-on-one with someone else with lots of tension and very little work. You yourself may have even been told that you’d be good...


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Holidays remind us 'It’s A Wonderful Life'

TX. Wonderful Life

“I owe everything to George Bailey. Help him, dear Father.” “He never thinks about himself, God; that’s why he’s in trouble.” “George is a good guy. Give him a break, God.” “Please, God, something’s the matter with Daddy.” The...


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Bottom Line trivia

TX. Candy Canes

The average candy cane boasts 60 calories; to burn those calories off, you need to walk for 16 minutes or bike for 8 minutes.


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'Stranger Things' so much more than sci-fi

Action Hero Girls

I’ve always been a sucker for films made and set in the ’80s. Growing up, I rooted for Daniel in “The Karate Kid,” wished I had missed school with Ferris in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” and rewound the ending scene of “Dirty Dancing” more times...


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Vikings and tigers and bears, oh my!

TX. Mascots

Sometimes it’s an animal, sometimes a specific type of person, and sometimes the name seems a little odd, but we all know and love our high school mascots. From warriors to tigers, these well-known faces play an important role in a high school’s identity. What exactly is a mascot? Well,...


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Bottom Line trivia

TX. Aardvark

A native of Africa, the aardvark — or “earth pig” — uses its long and sticky tongue to eat termites.    


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The TX. 10: Worst bones to break

TX. Broken bones

1. Femur 2. Spine 3. Skull 4. Wrist 5. Hip 6. Collarbone 7. Ankle 8. Pelvis 9. Tailbone 10. Jaw — London Maynard, Bear River High 


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Kindness can turn around bullying, suicide rates

TX. Kindness

I remember when I was young, my elementary school held a “Random Acts of Kindness Week.” Each day we were challenged to do a random act of kindness. I would do things like compliment my friends, hold the door open for others, and help teachers carry supplies to their classrooms. At the...


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