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Merle Haggard (Finally!) Receives High School Diploma

Merle Haggard is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and has received numerous other honors, but this may be the most unexpected of them all. The 78-year-old country icon finally got a diploma from Bakersfield High School over the weekend, more than 60 years after dropping out.

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Sacred Heart
Pictured: (Front row from left) Leon Jiang; Jack Lucchesi; Shelby Bain; Jessica Schibi; Taylor Thomas; Tori Migliazzo; and John Oh. (Second row from left) Tyler Kempf; Zach Parsons; Julianna Bourgeret; Rachel Ulbrich; Travis Holt; Max Martin; and Emma Rollings; (Third row from left) Will Prenger; Christina Stratton; Adrianna Belles; Anna Callis; Ava Cox; Camren Hayden; and Sam Eicholz. (Not pictured: Kolin Brace)

Sacred Heart Inducts 22 Students Into National Honor Society

The Sacred Heart School Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 22 new members on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Sacred Heart Church.  Inductees, comprised of sophomores and juniors, were selected on the basis of service, academics, leadership and character

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Irwin Horwitz
KPRC

Fed-Up Professor Quits, Fails Entire Class

Irwin Horwitz is not your typical college professor.

Horwitz failed every one of his students in his strategic management class at Texas A&M Galveston and then sent them all a blistering email letting them know they'd be receiving an F, while also ripping their behavior to shreds and revealing he's done teaching the course.

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Zac Brown You Think You Know

You Think You Know Zac Brown?

The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.

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George Jones Museum
Pictured L-R: Moe Bandy, U.S. Rep Marsha Blackburn, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Tennessee Lt. Gov Ron Ramsey, Nancy Jones, WSM-AM Host Bill Cody, Naomi Judd, John Rich. (Courtesy of Webster PR)

George Jones Museum Opens Up

Nashville, Tenn. (April 24, 2015) – Some of the biggest stars in country music turned out for a red carpet event Thursday, April 23, to commemorate the grand opening of the George Jones Museum, celebrating the life and work of one of the icons of country music

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UCM 3-D Map
Holly Carneal demonstrates the use of the three-dimensional tactile map of the UCM main campus. (Courtesy of UCM)

UCM Develops 3-D Map For Blind

WARRENSBURG, MO (April 27, 2015) – For Holly Carneal, a social work major at the University of Central Missouri, college life presents the daily challenges faced by many college students. However, as a blind student, Carneal and her guide dog, Stella, face the additional challenge of learning to navigate campus without the benefit of being able to read a traditional printed campus map

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Rubik's Cube
DGCubes, YouTube

Teen Smashes World Record, Does Rubik’s Cube in 5.25 Seconds

You may accomplish a lot in your life, but chances are everything you do will pale in comparison to this.

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UCM Update

Tonight and tomorrow, KMOS-TV features programs related to the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, the war that defined generations.

At 8:00, "The Draft" - Race, class, culture - the draft in the 1960s and 1970s was a lightning rod that lit up every schism in American society

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Pass the Salt
Matthew Abeler, YouTube

Dad Finds Perfect Way to Stop Kids From Checking Their Phones

If you're like the rest of the breathing population, then you are probably a slave to your smartphone.

In this clever short film called Pass the Salt, one dad decides to turn the tables on his kids, who are way too involved in their phones to pay him any mind while they share what should be a nice family meal.

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UCM Update

Marcia Clemens, administrative assistant in Extended Studies at the University of Central Missouri, received the UCM Outstanding Support Staff Member Award at the group’s annual breakfast April 16.  Annette Charles, chair of the awards committee, presented the award to Clemens, who was nominated by her peers

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