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The One That Got Away

Indica Michaelis, Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under World News

Don't make the same mistake Robert Ross made last week fishing in the waters off of Loreto, Mexico.  Robert caught a record-breaking 430 pound yellow-finned tuna.  It would have beaten the previous set record by 3 pounds.  Would have--but didn't, because Robert made a huge mistake.  By the time the...

Have Selfies Gone Too Far?

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under World News

Recently, a fifteen-year-old boy in India died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie. Ramandeep Singh was posing with his father's .32 caliber pistol on Friday evening when he accidentally pulled the trigger, according to the police department in Punjab state. The safety...

Chelsea transfer news: Rome Player Radja Nainggolan

Stephen Pagano, Reporter
April 5, 2016
Filed under World News

Rome midfielder Radja Nainggolan has denied the thought that people have been having that he might leave to Chelsea this summer. The Belgium midfielder, age 27, said that to be one of the top targets for Chelsea as the blues attempt to rebuild their team after a troublesome season. He is highly rated according to his Italy manager Antonio Conte. According to Radja Nainggolan h...

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan died

Donna Botelho, Reporter
March 10, 2016
Filed under World News

Former first lady Nancy Reagan died on March 6th. She was very well known for her "Just Say No" campaign against drugs. Also, obviously as a first lady. She died in her home at the age of 94 because of heart failure. It was a peaceful death. Of course condolences go out to all of her family because...

Titanic 2?

Donna Botelho, Reporter
February 23, 2016
Filed under News, World News

The famous Titanic sank in April, 1912. We all remember that, along with the romantic movie that came along with it. It sank because of an iceberg 400 miles off of Newfoundland, Canada. And we've all heard about the infamous second ship coming out, but don't hold your breath just yet! The new ship...

WEED CARROTS???

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
January 28, 2016
Filed under World News

Just when you thought drug smuggling couldn't get any more creative, on January 14th, a truck was seized at the border of Mexico that contained carrots.  These carrots weren't ordinary carrots though.  In fact, they were not carrots at all.  Instead they were packages wrapped with orange tape to make...

Murder Witness Says He Was The Target

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under World News

Fear struck for residents on the Big Island of Hawaii when a local man, Valentine Kapiolani Gonsalves, Jr., 42, was with his nephew Keith Gonsalves when he allegedly shot and killed his nephew while the two were in a vehicle in Hilo at 11pm.   Valentine was charged with first and second-degree murder,...

Terrorist Attack On Paris

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
December 7, 2015
Filed under World News

The terrorist group known as ISIS struck Paris, France on November 13, 2015  with devastating attacks that came out of nowhere.  The attacks consisted of mass shootings, hostage taking, and suicide bombings.  The attacks in total took the lives of 130 innocent people along with 368 injured.  It wasn't...

France launches attack on Syria With the help of Russia

Steven Pagano, Reporter
November 19, 2015
Filed under World News

I'm sure all of you know already that last week was one of the most horrific weeks for France as ISIS attacked France's capitol Paris. There were a number of places that these terrorist attacked. One of them was at a soccer stadium during a game between France and Germany when the person blew himself...

Weird Object Found 1,500 Light Years Away

Stephen Pagano, Reporter
November 3, 2015
Filed under World News

Quite recently NASA, along with the help of the Kepler Space Telescope, discovered a strange object near a star called KIC 8462852. Scientists say its unlike anything we've ever seen. It's so strange that astronomers can't completely deny the fact that it could be signs of an alien civilization. They...

Brazilian Referee Goes Insane!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under World News

And he's going for the goal, passing it on to Rodriguez, passing it to Conto, and he makes it in. GOAL! Oh no! What's this? The referee is bringing out a firearm? How unusual and very dangerous! RUN! Yes, it was the start of a low-league soccer game. Throughout the game a team on the bleachers decided...

100-year-old man sets five world records at San Diego track meet

Connor Richards, Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under World News

A 100-year-old Santa Clara man set five world records Sunday as temperatures climbed to 100 degrees. Don Pellmann set records in the high jump, the long jump, 100-meter dash, shot put and discus during an all inspiring performance that lasted nearly five hours at the San Diego Senior Olympics. Pellmann,...

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