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CDC: 1 In 68 U.S. Kids Identified With Autism

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years,” the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.

03/27/2014

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Ogilvie Schools Help We Day Movement Live On

The We Day movement continues on as Ogilvie High School felt motivated to wear orange on Wednesday, in honor of putting an end to bullying — orange is the bullying awareness hue. Teachers, staff and students participated, and the school embraced We Day as a 365-day commitment, according to school counselor Kelly Hallberg.

10/09/2013

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Fast Food Workers Try To Super-Size Their Wages

Heading into the Labor Day weekend, a growing labor movement is gaining traction across the United States. It’s a union-backed effort known as “Fight for 15” and it involves fast food employees who believe they should make $15 an hour.

08/29/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Measuring Gustavus’ Mustached Success

Men across the Gustavus Adolphus College campus sported mustaches throughout the month of November, hoping to raise men’s health awareness over the past 30 days, and if you ask assistant athletic director Jared Phillips, he’ll say the fuzzy inaugural Movember event shows potential for even more … growth.

12/01/2012

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Behind This Man’s Mustache Is A Victory Over Cancer

Steve Walsh wears his mustache well, and he should. He’s had a November mo for a few years now. “My dad had prostate cancer, and he was diagnosed with that in 2005,” Walsh said.

11/14/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Why Nearly 200 Gustavus Men Are Sporting ‘Staches

No, it’s not a mustache-only gang (although that’d be a sweet clique to be in). And it’s not Burt Reynolds look-alike month. Well, at least not intentionally.

11/10/2012

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