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National Night Out

Every August, communities across the country have events for National Night Out. National Night Out is “America’s Night Out Against Crime.” This event helps people learn how to reduce crime. National Night Out has another … Read more

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Special Coins Honor Women

The United States Mint makes coins. The Mint recently announced a new four-year program. It will honor women who did important things in the United States. Their images will appear on quarters starting in January, … Read more

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Summer Travel: How Does GPS Work?

A Global Positioning System (GPS) is a system with three parts: satellites, ground stations, and receivers. More than 30 satellites circle Earth. They send out constant signals. Ground stations use radar to track the satellites. … Read more