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HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

HPV vaccine now recommended for boys

November 3, 2011


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[media-credit id=3 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] For years, the Gardisil and Cervarix vaccines were referred to “one of the girl shots.” However,  doctors have recently recommended that boys receive the vaccine as well. “My parents made me get it,” said Kelly Shrader. “Guys should g...

‘Let’s Jump!’ Kids and schools across America attempt to break world record

October 11, 2011


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Guinness World Records is well-known for it's yearly publications holding all of the current world records. Every year, thousands of people attempt to break their records from, but not many of them succeed. This year, National Geographic Kids partnered up with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage...

Carlmont Waves Goodbye To The First Quarter

September 29, 2011


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After students and teachers at Carlmont worked for over a month, the first quarter comes to a close. While the progress reports print, students and teachers look forward to the excitement that second quarter has in store. With homecoming, holiday breaks, and finals coming their way, the students and...

East Coast slammed by natural disasters

East Coast slammed by natural disasters

September 1, 2011


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From the unexpected earthquake to the flooding hurricane, the East Coast of the United States has been struck by various amounts of damaging natural disasters in August. On August 23 in Mineral, Virgina, a record 5.8 magnitude struck the East Coast, rattling citizens of almost all the New Engl...

Preacher predicts new judgement day

Preacher predicts new judgement day

May 24, 2011


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The same preacher who wrongly predicted the end of the world would come on May 21 has now announced a new date of total detonation. Last week, Harold Camping, a California preacher, predicted that the world would come to an end this past Saturday. However, not even one catastrophic happened on...

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

LAPD arrested suspects in beating of Giants fan

May 22, 2011


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According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles detectives have taken into custody a suspect in the beating of Giant's fan Bryan Stow outside the Dodgers Stadium in March. On March 31, Stow, 42, was walking through the Dodgers Stadium parking lot with a few friends after the Dodgers-Giants opening...

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

President Obama confirms Bin Laden’s death

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATED, 12:30AM PST) - Osama bin Laden's body has been buried at sea. WASHINGTON (8:45PM PST) - President Obama made an unscheduled announcement to the US late Sunday night. Osama Bin Laden's death was first reported by CNN's John King late Sunday night. He also reported that he has been ki...

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

President Obama expected to address nation shortly about Osama Bin Laden’s death.

May 1, 2011


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(UPDATE, 8:44PM PST): Obama concludes his announcement. (UPDATE, 8:40PM PST): President Obama confirms Osama Bin Laden's death to the nation. Obama said Bin Laden was killed by US agents in Pakistan. "Justice has been done," Obama said. (UPDATE, 8:36PM PST) - President Obama's speech began an hou...

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

April 10, 2011


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[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="alignleft" width="251"] After receiving your permit, the next thing on your mind is to get your license. Though, there are a few steps you have to take before you can drive alone. Driving lessons are not only mandatory before you take your license test, but ...

Tahoe: best snow in 40 years, and what it means for the rest of California

Tahoe: best snow in 40 years, and what it means for the rest of California

April 4, 2011


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As was apparent a few weeks ago in Belmont, and every where else in the bay area, precipitation in California is anything but lacking. Record-breaking systems are passing not only throughout the coastal regions of the Golden State, but also the mountainous inland areas and Lake Tahoe resorts. Just as...

Guiness World Record: Longest Wave Surfed

Guiness World Record: Longest Wave Surfed

March 25, 2011


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An incredible feat of athleticism was performed when 13 time Panamanian surfing champion Gary Saavedra set a Guinness World Records for longest time and distance surfed on open water. The previous record was held by England's Steve King who surfed for one hour, six minutes back in 2006. Saavedra set...

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

Fourth Japanese nuclear power plant erupts

March 14, 2011


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SOMA, Japan -- On Tuesday, more radiation is gushing from damaged reactors at a nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. Yukio Edano, Chief Cabinet Secretary, said that a fourth reactor was on fire and more radiation was released. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister, warned residents that there are mor...

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