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Weather balloon launch a learning tool

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Junior high school students at Riverview Grade School reached for the sky — and then some — when they launched a weather balloon that aimed for the edge of the Earth's atmosphere Wednesday.

With science teacher Emily Dawson and a meteorologist from the National Weather Service leading the charge, the balloon was launched from the Caterpillar Inc. demonstration center in Edwards after a rain delay and traveled northeast before giving...


Reaching them young prevents problems later

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nutrition-006(Photo by Paul Gordon) A student at Manual Academy in Peoria pours a packet of sugar-free...