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What Job Interests You?

October 19, 2023

The world of careers is always changing. New kinds of jobs are popping up every day. When journalists want to learn more about something new, they go straight to the source: They interview an expert. J unior Journalists, we want…

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TFK Press Club

What's Needed?

October 12, 2023

Journalists can help their communities through their work. They can report on local service efforts, which can inspire people to make donations or volunteer. Journalists can also look for a story that has been underreported, such as a small community…

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Animals

A Puffin Comeback

October 12, 2023

Atlantic puffins have made a comeback in Maine. More of these seabirds have been able to raise chicks. This has happened two years in a row. There are 3,000 puffins in Maine. They live on rocky islands off the coast.…

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Coco's Big Win

October 12, 2023

Coco Gauff is a Grand Slam tennis champion. On September 9, she won the 2023 U.S. Open. Gauff is its youngest American winner since Serena Williams. She’s only 19 years old. Some doubted that Gauff could win. “That just put…

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Science

Tremors on the Moon

October 12, 2023

Fifty years ago, NASA sensors recorded vibrations on the moon. Scientists recently discovered what’s causing some of these “moonquakes.” In 1972, the Apollo 17 mission ended. The astronauts returned from the moon. Their landing craft stayed behind. Scientists have studied…

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Entertainment

Frozen Fun

October 12, 2023

Disney’s Frozen: Forces of Nature is a family podcast. It’s based on the movie Frozen. Emily Everhart runs the show. She spoke to TFK Kid Reporter Abhijay Potluri. She said the podcast was inspired by all the fans of the…

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Entertainment

What's on the Menu?

October 12, 2023

Grasshoppers. Ice cream. Meat. Can you guess which one ninjas liked to snack on? You can find out in Rachel Levin’s colorful book Who Ate What? It tells you what different people have eaten throughout history. It covers many communities…

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Health

Give Gratitude

October 6, 2023

The holiday season is a time of gratitude. But what is gratitude? And why is it important? Gratitude is the feeling of appreciation. It’s being thankful for what you have. Practicing gratitude is important. It can help you feel better…

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Showing Gratitude

October 6, 2023

There may be many people you are thankful for. It can be your parents or teachers. Or even your friends. How do you show your appreciation to others? Here are a few ways that you can express gratitude to those…

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Media Literacy

Google It!

September 29, 2023

Need information quick? Google it. Google is a company based in California. It created technology for searching the Internet. Most Internet searches use Google. The name has come to mean “look it up on the Internet.” This year, Google turns…

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Technology

Smarter Machines

September 29, 2023

Google is teaching robots to be more like people. Some can play ping-pong. They can fetch a bag of chips from the kitchen drawer. But here’s the amazing part: They learn how to do these things on their own. At…

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Health

Let's Go Birding

September 22, 2023

Joan Strassmann likes to share fun facts about birds. Have you heard of northern flickers? Do you know how these birds get their young to leave the nest? The parents shriek, nonstop. How about American coots? They sneak eggs into…

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Entertainment

Birdwatching Basics

September 22, 2023

Birdwatching is a safe, free, outdoor hobby. A great thing about birding is that anyone can do it. That includes kids. “It’s one of the easiest hobbies to step into,” Tina Phillips says. “All you need is a little bit…

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Health

Your Hero Story

September 8, 2023

What do Luke Skywalker, Mulan, and Harry Potter have in common? Their stories follow the hero’s journey. That is when someone goes on an adventure and overcomes a crisis. That experience changes the hero for the better. You could be…

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United States

Fires On Maui

September 8, 2023

On August 8, wildfires swept through Lahaina. The town is on the island of Maui. That is in Hawaii. Homes and businesses were destroyed. The fires may have been sparked by fallen power lines. The grass was dry because there…

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