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Need a Last-Minute Campsite or Glampsite for Memorial Day?  We Got You.

Need a Last-Minute Campsite or Glampsite for Memorial Day? We Got You.

Memorial Day weekend—the unofficial start of summer—is a notoriously busy weekend for camping. Coveted sites can sell out months in advance, and that can be tough if you’re a last-minute trip planner. But there are still some serene spots within two hours of DC that haven’t been snagged—yet. Even better: many of these are glamping …

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Breastfeeding ‘Super Mom’ Saves Pet Goose From Eagle in Heroic Video

Breastfeeding ‘Super Mom’ Saves Pet Goose From Eagle in Heroic Video

Moms have a reputation for multitasking, usually with little fanfare. But one Canadian mother inadvertently encapsulated the chaos of motherhood in a video that went viral this week. Caitlin Oakley, a mother of three in Vancouver Island, Canada, was breastfeeding her infant daughter when she was called to action Monday night. She heard the family’s …

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5 things to know for May 19: Ukraine, Buffalo shooting, Stocks, Baby formula, Soccer

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine In a show of support for the Ukrainian government, the US has reopened its embassy in Kyiv after it …

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Here’s why we are having a baby formula crisis

The baby formula crisis of spring 2022 has been like a “slow motion car crash” whose unfolding paralyzed the country, according to an expert in supply chain management at Arizona State University. Hitendra Chaturvedi, a professor of practice in the WP Carey School of Business, said the shortage of infant formula that left store shelves …

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Today In Johnson City History: May 19 | Living

May 19, 1887: The Comet reported several news items of interest to area residents. Readers learned that “A Military company will be organized at the City Hall tonight. Al (sic) interested are invited to attend.” “Mrs. Hannah Massengill, one of Sullivan county’s (sic) oldest citizens died last Tuesday.” “The Johnson City Foundry and Machine Works …

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How to help as Mesquite Heat Fire burns 1,500 acres near View, Texas

VIEW — All JB Merritt could do was sit in the shade of the View Baptist Church parking lot with his five dogs – a sixth puppy in his SUV, with the engine running on another 100-degree-plus day – and wait. A wildfire that started late Tuesday afternoon along US Highway 277 between Coronado’s Camp …

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As avian influenza spreads in birds, conspiracy theories about the disease infect the internet

Chicks hatch from their eggs. Credit: Otwarte Klatki/Andrew Skowron. CC BY 2.0. As H5N1 avian influenza spreads in birds around the United States and elsewhere, causing farmers to cull tens of millions of chickens and other farmed birds, baseless conspiracy theories about the intensity of the bird flu and its origins are spreading with it. …

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