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Lego unveils ‘Women of NASA’ set with astronauts, scientists

Lego unveils ‘Women of NASA’ set with astronauts, scientists

ENFIELD — Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA. The 231-piece set features Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space. Also included in the set are figures of astronomer and educator Nancy Grace Roman and computer scientist Margaret Hamilton. Lego versions of the Space Shuttle Challenger, the Hubble Space telescope can be put together with the set. A miniature version of Hamilton’s workspace at […]

Precautions to EEE mosquito virus

Precautions to EEE mosquito virus

HARTFORD —  Eastern Equine Encephalytis (EEE) is carried by mosquitoes and they typically give it to birds or horses. But in rare cases it can be transmitted to humans. It is still a serious virus with a mortality rate of around 33 percent. If a mosquito with EEE were to bite you, there’s a 95 percent chance you won’t get the virus, and even if you’re unlucky enough to get it, there are varying degrees of what you’d experience. Most […]

The NFL can’t seem to shake a season of sluggish ratings

The NFL can’t seem to shake a season of sluggish ratings

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — The NFL is still contending with sluggish ratings half way into the 2017 season. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” through week six of the regular season is down 4% in viewership compared to last year; and the averages of Sunday afternoon games on Fox and CBS are down 7% and 14% respectively, according to Nielsen data. The NFL is down 6% overall this season and 16% in viewership compared to two seasons ago There has […]

High school teacher receives awesome surprise ‘thank you’ from former student

High school teacher receives awesome surprise ‘thank you’ from former student

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina high school teacher was eating at a restaurant when she was apparently spotted by a former student who ended up leaving her a touching note and a surprise. “When the kids leave my classroom I want them to love biology too. I want them to learn about the living world,” Amy Hamilton told WGHP. It’s something that has already left a huge impression on at least one student. Hamilton says Saturday night she […]

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