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Distracted parenting

By Amy Gawry In April, the U.P. Children’s Coalition put on a conference for family and human services professionals called Strengthening Families Through the Protective Factors Framework. While some of the conference content was specific to training service providers, one session’s topic discussed an issue that’s relevant to anyone who interacts with children—the overuse of […]

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The robots are coming

by Laura Farwell The November 7 Copper Country FIRST Lego League (FLL) Tournament at Houghton Elementary School offered more fanfare than usual. Event organizer Melody Doig, with numerous volunteers, added a new twist to this year’s state qualifying tournament: a suspenseful scrimmage among middle school FIRST Technology Challenge (FTC) teams and a spectacular demo with […]

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