Karen Smilanich Oothoudt‎

Lots of changes happening around us.  Today's Talkbacks came from the following classrooms:

  • Mr. Adams - 4th Grade at Northern Elementary in Bemidji
  • Mr. Linders - 5th Grade at RJE Middle School in Grand Rapids
  • Mrs. Teigte Class from near Two Harbors
  • Mr. Holmes - 5th Grade Roosevelt Elementary in Virginia

We also heard from our friend Ed Dallas in Deerwood.

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NPR News

Sunday is the first night of Hanukkah, and that means Jews around the country will be frying up potato latkes, celebrating the ancient miracle of the oil that burned for eight nights.

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has responded to recent allegations of sexual misconduct by posting a lengthy statement online, in which he denies wrongdoing and says he welcomes an impartial investigation by the producers of his show Cosmos.

George Sarelakos emerges from the sea lugging a giant tire. Another two divers surface — with a shopping cart and a netted bag bulging with a cassette player, cans and lots of plastic.

It takes six more people to heave this all onto the main pier of the Greek island of Poros.

'Well-Read Black Girl' Turns Books Into Community

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Many top literary prizes nominate black women, but few of those women have actually won awards. It's been 25 years since literary titan Toni Morrison became the first and only black woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, and 35 years since Alice Walker became the first black woman to receive the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Color Purple. Five years later, Morrison became the second and, to date, only other black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Beloved in 1988.

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