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March 25, 2017

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The Paradox: Vitamin D and Sunlight

By Wendell Fowler Sun is necessary for life. Many of us depend on the sun for our only source of vitamin D, which has been thrust into the national spotlight as crucial, preventing osteoporosis and cancer. The major function of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D aids in the absorption of calcium, helping to maintain strong bones. Recent research suggests D may provide protection from...

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Harbert named Teacher of the Year at Clinton Young

Clinton Young Elementary Teacher of the Year Sarah Harbert was inspired to become an ELL (English Language Learners) educator after traveling and living abroad in Costa Rica and...

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Henderson earns Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Christopher Leigh Henderson, who is finishing his junior year at Franklin Central High School, will earn an Eagle Scout award on June 8 at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Henderson joined Cub Scouts at the age of 10 and earned his first Tiger Badge....

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Wilson scholarship established to help Southport grads

Throughout his 33 years as a Perry Township educator, Jim Wilson helped countless children go to college and reach their full potential. Now, thanks to scholarship established in his memory, he will continue that mission for many years to come. Jim Wilson, who passed away in April, was orphaned by the age of 12. He worked his way through college to achieve his dream of becoming a teacher. The fulfillment of this dream resulted in a...

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PMMS Boys' Track Team Goes Undefeated

The Perry Meridian Middle School boys

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