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News Briefs for the Week of March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017

Filed under All, Local, News

The Student Senate toy drive starts this Wednesday and runs for one week. The toys will benefit the children at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and Bronson’s Children's Care Unit. Please bring in new or excellent condition...

Starting Anew: The Uprooting of the PN Track Leaves a Melancholy Feeling Amongst Track Runners

Lexi Gavlas, Spotlight editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under All, All, Local, News, Showcase, Sports

On February 24th, 2017 the Portage Northern Track was uprooted following the construction plans of a new stadium in 2019.  Alexa Vanderhoff, Portage Northern Alum and Cross Country & Track Runner at Miami University of O...

Global Warming

Carter Landis, Sports editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under All, News

While most people in Michigan are enjoying the warm weather that has arrived early and unexpectedly, there’s a good chance a majority of those people don’t understand that this weather spells a serious threat to the stabili...

China reverses one child only policy; incentivizes second child

Lyndsey Case, Social Media Manager

March 7, 2017

Filed under All, News, World

For nearly four decades, China implemented a One Child Policy that only allowed Chinese families to have one child. This policy, which ended in 2015, was pushed harshly and strictly by the Chinese Government but did result in sl...

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting leaves 5 dead

Annie Malek, J1 staff writer

January 25, 2017

Filed under All, News

On Friday, January 6th, 2017, the vacationers at Fort Lauderdale Airport experienced a lot more than the warm temperatures and sunny sky. One man, Esteban Santiago (26), picked up his luggage from the baggage claim, went to the...

North Korea threatens the US

Ariana Hopkins, J1 staff writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under All, News

It is just the start of 2017 and the US is already hearing threats from other countries. Not only that, but Donald Trump has not even entered presidency yet and there are threats to the Trump Administration. Most recently,  North Korea’...

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