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The Corvallis School District is well into construction on Garfield Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and Cheldelin Middle schools, which are just a fraction of all the planned updates in the district’s $200 million facilities bond program, passed in 2018.

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For snatching moments between carpools or meetings, get him a portable console: the Nintendo Switch. It’s a versatile hybrid game console that easily pivots between a big-screen TV and on-the-go portable. Its initially slim game library is now stellar and includes a good mixture of must-have Nintendo franchise like Zelda and Mario titles as well as exclusives, indie titles and even some decent PC ports.

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While the app library for Oculus’ new headset is small, it’s the best wireless option available — perfect for remaining untangled in a small living room or den. But it provides an immersive VR experience with great controls and full positional tracking — no phone, PC or game console, and costs $400, which isn’t bad. There’s no better mobile VR experience than the Oculus Quest, and its full-motion untethered design feels like the future.

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The connections between former President George H.W. Bush — who died Friday night at the age of 94 — and Aggieland began in 1977. Bush made his first official trip to the Texas A&M campus when he was asked to deliver a prestigious national award to the public university for a new program created to combat economic illiteracy.

Growing up as an English speaker in the United States, I rarely thought about language. But after living and working in Costa Rica (where I met my future husband), I knew when I got pregnant that I wanted my kids to be bilingual. The second my first daughter was born, I instituted a no-English-at-home rule. I didn’t realize it at the time, but this meant adding a whole new level of difficulty to my life as a brand-new mom. Not only did I breastfeed the baby at all hours of the night and day, read every parenting book in existence, and struggle with self-care, I also spoke only Spanish to my daughter — all the time. I was so determined to stick to my goal that on days when I was super exhausted, I wouldn’t speak at all because I didn’t know the right words in Spanish.

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A library in Ankara, Turkey, gives new meaning to the notion that books are timeless. Garbage collectors in the country’s capital have opened a public library comprised entirely of books once destined for the landfills. The library, located in the Çankaya district of Ankara, was founded after sanitation workers started

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In today’s technology-obsessed world, getting kids to read more actual books is certainly a worthy goal. Libraries in Los Angeles are trying a new program to ensure young readers log more hours devouring books. Los Angeles County is working with local schools to ensure that all students are signed up for

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Dolly Parton is one of the warmest, sweetest stars to ever take the stage. However, despite her nurturing and loving nature, the country singer never had children of her own. On a recent appearance on the “Today” show, Matt Lauer spoke to Parton about her decision not to have children. Parton’s response

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About 30 Lebanon-area residents turned out on May 23 to meet five candidates who are competing to become the new director of the Lebanon Publi…

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The Lebanon Public Library hosted a science and crafts day in the community room on July 21 as part of its summer reading program. 

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A 2015/16 budget for the Lebanon Public Library has been drafted with a request for increased staff hours, and will be presented to the Lebano…

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