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The Many Sides of Labor Day

Liz Naughton
Labor Day has always been an important day in my year. My mother taught me that I had to put away my white clothes on Labor Day as it wasn’t socially acceptable to wear white after Labor Day. The day marked the end of summer and the coming of fall, thus goodbye to my whites […]

Pours on the Prairie: Top Beers in the Midwestern States

Jamie Stewart
Iowa PseudoSue American Pale Ale – Toppling Goliath Brewing Company For me, the first thing I noticed about this PseudoSue American Pale Ale (5.8% ABV) brewed by Toppling Goliath Brewing Company, in Decorah, Iowa was its name. This American Pale Ale is named after the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.  The Brewer’s feel that […]

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America By Rail: The Most Scenic Train Trips in the US

Alana Armstrong
“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” —David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas When the early settlers, businessmen, and explorers of America traveled far, they traveled by train. Although they were on the trains for days, they would use the time to write, observe the country and meet fellow travelers. In reality, they would engage in […]

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New Mexico: Home to the most UNESCO Sites in the US

Alana Armstrong
New Mexico has more UNESCO Sites than any other state, which is pretty impressive when you understand the combination of natural phenomenon and cultural importance that must occur to create a site worthy of the UNESCO designation. In 1972, several international bodies united to create the World Heritage Convention. An agreement was drawn up to […]

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