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    Homestead House renovation

    The white clapboard Homestead house received some much-needed attention as veterans and their families came together as part of the Back-to-Work Bootcamp for veterans to renovate the old staple of Maine West history. Occurring Oct. 6- 7, the Back-to-Work Bootcamp aimed to accomplish two goals: renovating the Homestead farm house located beyond the stadium along…

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    THEFT IN THE RISE

    In the past few years, large retail chains have experienced an increase in theft, severely cutting into profits. Target, for instance, predicts that losses related to stolen merchandise will add up to a staggering half billion dollars by the end of 2023. Shoplifting has even caused businesses such as Whole Foods, Target and Walmart to…

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    Government shutdown?

    To postpone the looming government shutdown for another 45 days, Congress signed a bill on Oct. 1 that would temporarily fund the federal government. This bill, known as a stopgap spending bill or a continuing resolution, provides funds for government agencies up until Nov. 17, provided that the House, Senate, and White House leaders all…

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    Trump Indictment

    For the first time in American history, a past president has been indicted on felony charges – with charges coming in two states and in the federal courts. On Aug.14, a grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia, indicted former president Donald Trump and his co-defendants with 41 state charges, cementing Trump’s fourth indictment so far…

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    Student Scientists Honored for Service and Achievement

    By Anna T., news reporter A celebration of the work they’ve put in and their love of science, Science National Honor Society inductees prepare to be officially inducted on March 3 at 7 p.m. in  the Maine West Auditorium. Science National Honor Society is devoted to forming and recognizing the future’s scientists in a high…

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    Social Science Classes Restructured for the Masses

    Amidst the waves of change overtaking West, a new financial literacy course will be offered to juniors and seniors, and US History will shift to sophomore year.  The one-semester financial literacy course requirement will impact this year’s freshmen, and some sophomores will start taking AP US History next fall.  With the additional upperclassmen course requirement…

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