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Canada is burning and America is choking on her smoke

Canada's wildfires are sending smoke billowing south, thanks to the jet stream and changes in the location of high pressure systems across the US. All that smoke has led to air quality alerts around the US — from the Pacific Northwest to the Upper Midwest.

FROM THE NEWSROOM: What does the Greek crisis really mean for Europe down the road? Good question.

Should we get used to reading serious literature on smartphones?

Clive Thompson, who just read War and Peace on his iPhone, on whether massive texts and the latest tech work well together.

The strong connection between gender equality and a kickass national women's soccer team

Want to have a kickass women’s national soccer team? Fix your gender inequality.

FROM THE NEWSROOM: By a wide margin, the Greeks have said "No" to the latest austerity deal offered by its European counterparts. But the big unanswered question remains: now what?


An MTSU student who was inspired to set Pearl Harbor to music will be the guest on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with student composer Blair Boothe will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 6, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 12, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Boothe, a senior from Culleoka, Tennessee, majoring in instrumental music education, introduced “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy” in an April 30 performance by the Columbia Winds at Columbia Central High School.

Despite protests, Ontario is going forward with a newer, more modern sex ed curriculum. These girls helped make it happen.

There’s a battle afoot over sex education in the Canadian province of Ontario. The government says it’s overhauling its sex ed curriculum — which it hasn’t done since 1998 — to prepare kids for issues like tolerance and consent.