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It’s Banned Books Week here in the U.S., an annual event designed to raise awareness about intellectual freedom and celebrate the First Amendment. Launched in 1982, Banned Books Week has grown every year, with hundreds of libraries and bookstores now participating by holding events and displaying frequently banned books.

Updated at 1:11 PM

There are many ways to kill a spider and a Michigan man took it to new levels of idiocy.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 12:34 PM

Itís one of the most dismaying poll results Iíve seen: In October 2008, a month before they elected him president, 12 percent of Americans thought Barack Obama was Muslim. Seven years later, now that they know him better, 29 percent have the...

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 12:22 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to have flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that could have major implications for the possibility of life on the red planet.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Chillicothe Business College opened as Chillicothe Normal School and Business Institute in 1890, and continued operating until the 1950s. Here are some historical facts about the institution.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Students are back in the classrooms and many will be planning field trips with their schools. Regardless of your age, it may be time to plan a field trip of your own. In Linn County – within just a few miles of Chillicothe – there are...

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 11:36 AM

Fall has arrived and this season provides a great opportunity for being outdoors. If you’re looking for a great place to walk in town, you might want to check out these places.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 11:25 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Mars.

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Some people refer to the past as the “simple life.” But, whether you were curling your hair back in the olden days, ironing your clothes, getting dressed, visiting the dentist or simply making a telephone call, the process to do these...

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Stargazers around the world kept their eyes on the sky last night to catch a glimpse of a blood-red supermoon, a rare occurrence that won’t come around again until 2033 (and before last night, hadn't been seen since 1982.

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