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NASA sent Juno to Jupiter in 2011. It got back works of art

NASA sent Juno to Jupiter in 2011. It got back works of art

NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while for Juno to get there — but it delivered. The images were taken by the spacecraft on its 16th close flyby on October 29, NASA said. Juno traveled for years, not reaching Jupiter until July 2016. The spacecraft was launched…MORE

Russia proposes UN resolution to preserve INF treaty

Russia proposes UN resolution to preserve INF treaty

Russia has submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly in support of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The resolution follows the United States’ decision to withdraw from the landmark agreement of the final days of the Cold War arms race. “The unilateral actions by the US on effectively initiating a procedure of…MORE

New Jersey law says wild animals can’t be used in circuses

New Jersey law says wild animals can’t be used in circuses

Wild animals won’t be performing at circuses in New Jersey anymore. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday making it illegal to use wild and exotic animals in traveling acts. “Nosey’s Law” is named after a 36-year-old African elephant with arthritis that suffered abuse while traveling the country with a circus, the governor’s office said in…MORE

Salt Lake City chosen as U.S. nominee for 2030 (or beyond) Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City chosen as U.S. nominee for 2030 (or beyond) Winter Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee has announced Salt Lake City will be its choice in a bid for the Winter Games in 2030 or beyond. “We won!” Governor Gary Herbert cheered, holding hands in victory with Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Council Chairwoman Erin Mendenhall and others. “This has been the culmination of a significant…MORE

Dog found starving looks completely different now

Dog found starving looks completely different now

It’s been a month and a half since two starving dogs were found at a home in Bryant, and the difference is amazing. Jenny, the doberman rescued from the home in late October, visited the Jackson County Sheriff’s office Thursday morning. When Jenny was found after a complaint to Jackson County animal control officers, she…MORE

Traveling high school softball team director faces statutory rape charge

Traveling high school softball team director faces statutory rape charge

A Blount County man has been charged with statutory rape in Hendersonville. Kenneth Smith, age 45, was arrested at his residence in Maryville on Thursday after Hendersonville police began investigating earlier this week. Authorities said they received a report that a female had been sexually assaulted by a director of a traveling high school softball…MORE

Mother posts video of fight unfolding at school

Mother posts video of fight unfolding at school

A video showing a brawl inside of a Midstate high school is garnering attention. The mother who posted the video says the fight was between the boy who bullies her son and a friend of her son who sticks up for him. Jessica Rowell says the fight broke out while she was at Beech High…MORE

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