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CULTURE

Here’s how college entertainment districts in the region manage culture, safety | News

The debate over whether to allow a special use permit for a Campus Corner bar and restaurant is over, but the question remains whether the area will follow in step with other entertainment districts in college towns. Established in 1917, Norman’s Campus Corner has a longstanding history as a vibrant gathering place for University of […]

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SCIENCE

Ukraine’s scientists continue to work as kind of ‘resistance’

Anton Vlaschenko often hears shelling outside his office in Ukraine’s second-largest city of Kharkiv, not far from the front lines of the war. He sometimes even sees smoke rising from Russian tanks hit by missiles. But the 40-year-old zoologist continues his work, dissecting and labeling bat tissue, as he probes the disease ecology of the […]

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CULTURE

Library culture wars trickling down to local Idaho politics | Local News

The entrance to the Meridian Library is shown on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Book challenges and library fights are becoming more prevalent nationwide and are trickling down to the local level. Brian Myrick / Idaho Press Meridian Library District Board of Trustees members watched during their April 20 board meeting as four Meridian residents “served” […]

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CULTURE

Newsom: Democrats need ‘counter-offensive’ in culture wars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom faulted his own political party Wednesday for setbacks in the nation’s culture wars and urged Democrats to launch a vocal “counter-offensive” to protect rights from abortion to same-sex marriage. At an appearance at a Planned Parenthood office near downtown Los Angeles, Newsom warned that the US Supreme […]

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