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...Hooper, and Sam Smith and also the team called the "Rubber Band Rappers" consisting of Carly Johnson, Olivia Easley, Jaycee Tauriainen, and Marcus Dunham. The Rubber Band Rappers were the highest scoring junior level team from...

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Schools
Competition draws talent, unique building materials

...problem was for them to create a contraption that could ring a bell, turn a fan blade, raise an object, stretch a rubber band, spill a container of beans and burst an inflated non-latex glove. And all that in a matter of 30 seconds. The...

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Schools
Man dies in boat accident

...his guide's drift boat in the Amber Drive area shortly before 5 p.m. on June 8 when the rope broke, much like a rubber band, and recoiled into him, according to Alaska State Troopers. "The fact that it was stretched out so much with that...

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Boating safety should go beyond law

...could gain lethal force. "It's just like stretching a rubber band, and the end will have the maximum velocity," Parsons...kinetic energy, and it's mostly stored at the end of the rubber band." Parsons said it would be difficult to calculate how...

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news
New CEO: Challenger's change at top shows its progress

...10, and her three teammates huddled around a cardboard rocket ship. Their mission was to hold an egg in place using rubber bands, a plastic bag and other materials so that the egg wouldn't break when the rocket rode a string from the roof into...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072210/new_680842480.shtml
News
Lavender's Lovely

...just above the leaves, leaving a good long stem for drying. Place a few stems together and bundle them with a thick rubber band. Hang lavender bundles, upside down, in a warm (not humid) place, away from sunlight. It will take about 10 days...

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Food
Scallions often confused with spring onions

...farm-fresh scallions. Look for scallions that have a firm white base and bright green heads. Store them unwashed (with the rubber bands removed) in a plastic bag in the refrigerator's crisper drawer. If stored properly, expect fresh scallions to keep...

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People
Raising leeches a brisk business

...knows it's much more valuable than that. He slips a rubber band off the aluminum and unfolds it. He likes what he sees...a piece of turkey liver in the fold and wraps a heavy rubber band around the whole works. He tosses the trap in the pond...

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Outdoors
Lady Liberty: Nikiski woman has a blast despite occasional dousing

...a smidge over 5-foot-1 and about 120 pounds -- so she has to cinch up the one-size-fits-all gown with a rubber band or hair tie. Still, a grimy ring of enduring gray encircles the bottom 3 inches of the outfit. "Today they will...

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News
Students construct simple machines, develop teamwork

...though it was sidelined on game day. Each arm had bolts drilled through it at intervals of about an inch. The team used rubber bands and a calibration system they developed just a day before the event, to put the arm under more or less spring-loaded...

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