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Wednesday: Learning

Editors at Bartlett’s work to keep up with what’s quotable

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK — Books and speeches, lyrics and interviews, impulsive tweets and sworn testimony: Keeping up with all the words issued over the past decade might overwhelm anyone, but even more so if it’s your job to keep up. “Clearly, the speed of ...

Tuition help offered to aspiring teachers

LANSING — Michigan will offer a $10,000 annual fellowship to 2,500 students as an incentive to teach in the state. The awards, included in the state’s budget that began Oct. 1, are for college students on track to become educators and will be given to students once they are admitted into ...

Demand soars for kids’ books addressing violence, trauma

By CLAIRE SAVAGE Associated Press Report for America CHICAGO — As the new school year swings into gear, some students carry heavier worries than keeping up with homework: Demand has been growing steadily for children’s books that address traumatic events such as school ...

Pumpkin farms adapt to improve soil, lower emissions

ATLANTA, Illinois — This Thanksgiving, your pumpkin pie might have a lower carbon footprint. On the central Illinois farms that supply most of the world’s canned pumpkin, farmers are adopting regenerative techniques designed to reduce emissions, attract natural pollinators like bees and ...

Scary stuff

MARQUETTE — In the mood for an otherwordly tale or two: Two authors are scheduled to discuss their book, “Great Lakes Monsters and Mysteries,” at the next U.P. Notable Book List event set for Oct. 13. The Crystal Falls Community District Library, in partnership with the Upper Peninsula ...

Teen interest in long-lasting birth control soars after Roe

Sixteen-year-old Adismarys Abreu had been discussing a long-lasting birth control implant with her mother for about a year as a potential solution to increasing menstrual pain. Then Roe v. Wade was overturned, and Abreu joined the throng of teens rushing to their doctors as states began to ...