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Defining fascism

Dennis Prager’s editorials [June 7 and 14] state his belief that we are fighting a second civil war. I would respectfully suggest that Mr. Prager needs to research the definition of fascism.

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Health Capsules: July 5

Summertime safety behind the wheel For drivers in the St. Louis area and nationwide, particularly new teen drivers between the ages of 16 and 17, the summer travel season – often called the “100 deadliest days,” when teens are out of school – is the most hazardous time of year. Statistics from the American Automobile Association [AAA] Foundation for Traffic Safety show that teen drivers are three times more likely than adults to be involved in a deadly crash, and that risk climbs by 15 percent for them during the summer. Over the past five years, more than 1,600 people ...

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Scholarship sweepstakes offered

Pepper spray maker SABRE is offering a $15,000 scholarship for high school students and college freshmen through its Safe is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes, which is set to run through Sept. 1.

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Mature Focus: July 5

More fatty acids, please While previous research has linked seniors’ dietary intake of certain polyunsaturated fats to better brain health, two new studies suggest that a wider range of fatty acids in the blood may also help to promote healthy aging and enhance cognitive abilities. The two studies, conducted at the University of Illinois, provide evidence that consuming both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may help to prevent age-related deterioration of certain parts of the brain. In both studies, the researchers looked for patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood of adults between the ages of 65 and 75. ...

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